BioA: Juzwiak, Mr. & Mrs. Walter (Gold - 1959)


Surnames: Juzwiak, Hennessey, Wojtkiewicz, Panek, Stier, Wiesnieski, Dombrowski, Piwoni


----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.)  07/09/1959


Juzwiak, Mr. & Mrs. Walter (Gold - 28 JUN 1959)


The children and grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Juzwiak of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) honored their parents and grandparents by inviting relatives, neighbors and friends to a Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration on Sunday, June 28, 1959, at St. Hedwig’s Church in Thorp.  A solemn high mass of Thanksgiving at 8:30 was celebrated by Rev. Discher.  The honored couple was escorted by two of the original attendants, Mr. Joseph Wiesniewski and Mrs. Anton Dombrowski (sister of the bride) to the altar decorated for the golden anniversary, to renew their original vows.  St. Hedwig’s choir sang under the directed of Mr. Al Ciolkosz.  As Mr. and Mrs. Walter Juzwiak were leaving the church their 2 ½-year-old great-granddaughter, Mary Hennessey, present her great-grandmother with a bouquet of 50 yellow roses, which was a gift from their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Dinner for approximately 125 relatives and out of town guests was served at 12:30 p.m. in St. Hedwig’s Parish Hall.  A reception began at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served to 450 relatives, neighbors and friends, followed by dancing to the music of the Bloomer Dutchman Orchestra.  At 11 p.m. lunch was served and a five tier wedding cake, decorated for the occasion and baked by her granddaughter, Mrs. William Hennessey, was cut by the honored couple and given to the guests.


For the morning celebration the bride of fifty years was attired in a champagne wool lace dress with matching accessories and wore a yellow rose corsage.  The groom of fifty years wore a blue gray suit and had a yellow rose boutonniere.  The sons and sons-in-law also had a yellow rose boutonniere, while the daughters and daughters-in-law wore a yellow rose corsage, and other relatives and guests wore a beautiful golden leaf.


In the evening the bride of fifty years wore a beige silk brocaded dress with matching accessories.


Walter Juzwiak and Florence Piwoni were united in marriage at St. Stanislaus Church in Lublin, Wis. on June 28, 1909.


All of their 8 children, 18 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren were present for this Golden Wedding Anniversary and are as follows:  Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Juzwiak and children, James and Joyce of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wojtkiewicz (Lottie) and son Frank Jr. of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Malen Juzwiak and children Betty, June and Malen Jr., Thorp; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Panek (Helen) and children Diane, Paulette and Allen, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Juzwiak and children Frank Jr., Kenneth and Janice of Ft. Dodge, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Stier (Viola) and children Robert, Richard, Ronald, David, Debbie and Denise of Detroit, Mich.; Raymond Juzwiak and Walter Juzwiak Jr., at home; Mr. and Mrs. William Hennessey, granddaughter Roselyn Wojtkiewicz and children William Jr., Mary and Timothy of Chicago.


Out of town guests were as follows: Miss Harriet White, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph White, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wisniewski, Mr. and Mrs. George Weisman and daughter, Mrs. Joseph bona, Mr. Conrad Walkowicz, Mr. Robert Bula, Miss Patsy Piwoni, Master Erwin Sattlemaier, Mrs. Kate Ness, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jesse, all of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmakcer, Des Plaines, Ill.; Mrs. Marcella Major, Deerfield, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Schesny and son, Milwaukee; Mr. John Piwoni, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Piwoni, Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Al Olechno, Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Piwoni, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Okonski and son, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Piwoni and family; Mrs. Hackiewicz and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lewan, Gilman; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stewart, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Piwoni and family; Mrs. Hackiewicz and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Prasnichi and family; Mr. and Mrs. Victor Dombrowski and family, all of Gilman; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kotowski and family, Mr. Casey Yaron, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reyzer, all of Lublin; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kodl and family, Stanley, and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Harycki and family, Greenwood.



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