Rasmussen, Mr./Mrs. Walter (40th – 1975)

BioA: Rasmussen, Mr./Mrs. Walter (40th – 1975)

Transcriber: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

Surnames: Rasmussen, Krze, Denk, Jeitz

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) Oct 1975

Rasmussen, Mr./Mrs. Walter (40th – 1975)

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rasmussen of Greenwood celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, October 25, 1975. They were married October 5, 1935 at Waukegan, Illinois. Two hundred people attended the event which was held for friends and relatives in Greenwood at the Legion Hall. Music was played and lunch was served.

Walter Rasmussen, son of Adolph and Ethel Rasmussen, was born August 16, 1909 in Houghton, Michigan. He came to Wisconsin at the age of four. He received his education in Greenwood and Madison schools. Since owned and operated the Elmdale Cheese Factory, where he and his wife reside.

His wife, the former Julia Krze, daughter of Cyril and Agnes Krze, was born April 26, 1908 (Obit says 1918) in South Chicago. She came to Wisconsin at the age of ten and attended Greenwood schools. She now operates a grocery store located at the cheese factory.

The couple had three daughters, Mrs. John (Shirley) Denk, Waukesha, Mrs. Gene (Ethel) Jeitz, Minneapolis, and Patricia, Patricia, also of Minneapolis; two sons, Roy, Greenwood, and Gary, Stevens Point. They also have 15 grandchildren. They were all present.



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