BioA: Jensen, Mr. & Mrs. Albert (Gold - 1961)




Surnames: Jensen, Christensen, Rynko, Calhoun, Oakes


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 03/16/1961


Jensen, Mr. & Mrs. Albert (Gold - 4 MAR 1961)


Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jensen celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary Saturday, March 4, 1961, by giving a ham and chicken noon dinner, prepared by Ladies Guild, to 120 relatives and friends at the Nazareth Lutheran Hall at Withee.  The tables were beautifully decorated with yellow flower centerpieces and a four tiered wedding cake baked and decorated by Mrs. Andrew Christensen.


From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. there was Open House with a short musical program and words of congratulations followed by a lovely lunch.  Mrs. Jensen wore a corsage of yellow roses on a dark green crepe dress, while Mr. Jensen wore a gold carnation with his charcoal gray suit.  These flowers were a gift of a close friend.


Albert Jensen was born in Denmark May 1884 and received his education in Denmark.  He came to America in 1906 and worked as a common laborer in Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska, until the time of his marrie to Elle Jensen in Omaha, Neb., March 4, 1911.


Ellen Jensen was born in Denmark March 17, 1885, and received her education in Denmark.  She came to America in 1908 and worked as a maid until the time of their marriage.  The day after their wedding they came to a farm in the town of Hixon in Clark County and farmed west of Withee for eight years.  Then they moved to a farm northwest of Withee, where they farmed for 36 years.  In 1957 they retired and bought a home in Withee.


Both Mr. and Mrs. Jensen are enjoying good health.  They are members of Nazareth Lutheran Church at Withee and the Danish brotherhood and Sisterhood Lodges.


There are six children: three sons, Earl of rural Withee, Jens and Edward of Chicago; and three daughters, Edna (Mrs. William Rynko) of Chicago, Marie (Mrs. Max Calhoun) of Libertyville, Ill., and Anne (Mrs. Ray Oakes) of Momence, Ill.  There are also 21 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.


Present for the celebration from out of town were Mrs. William Rynko and son Gene, Mr. and Mrs. John Nagel, Mr. and Mrs. Jens Jensen and daughters, Carol and Marlene, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Rynko and Keith Jr. and Cheryl, all of Chicago, Ill; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jansen and Richard, Ronald, Nancy, Kenneth, Gerald, Kathleen and Cynthia of Sauk Village, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Max Calhoun and Patricia, Warren, Craig, and Kevin of Libertyville, Ill.  Also present were Mrs. Juliane Frietag of Lake Forest, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Viggo Jensen and Mr. and Ms. Herman Buck of Minneapolis, Minn., and friends from Owen and Withee.



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