BioA: Langrehr, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. (Golden - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Langrehr, Viergutz, Porath, Hasz

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/28/1968

Langrehr, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. (Golden - 20 March 1968)

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Langrehr of Rt. 1, Granton, were honored Sunday on their Golden wedding anniversary, which occurred March 20. A candlelight dinner was given at the home of their son in Marshfield, with their daughter, Mrs. Victor (Gloria) Porath of Granton, assisting.

Mr. and Mrs. Langrehr were married March 20, 1918, in the Mapleworks parsonage by the Rev. Martin Hasz. Their attendants, both deceased, were Violet Langrehr, sister of the groom, and Arthur Viergutz, brother of the bride.

Mr. Langrehr was born February 11, 1896, in Belvidere, Ill., son of the late Ernest and Edith Langrehr. He received his education in the Town of Lynn. He is a veteran of World War I, having served from May 1918, to July 1919. Most of his military career was spent in France. His hobbies are hunting and fishing.

Mrs. Langrehr was born February 17, 1898, in the Town of Lynn. She is the daughter of the late Albert and Albertina Viergutz. She attended the Town of Lynn School and the Mapleworks Parochial School. Before her marriage she did housework in Rochester, Minn., and clerked in stores in Chili and Granton. Her hobbies are gardening and flowers.

They have spent their married life in the Town of Lynn, with the exception of seven years when they lived in Marshfield and Beloit. Besides farming, Mr. Langrehr worked as a machine shop operator and store clerk. Mrs. Langrehr worked for many years as a presser in dry-cleaning establishments. They retired in 1961, built a home and moved to Lynn in 1963. Both are enjoying good health.

They are the parents of two children, Lawrence of Marshfield; and Mrs. Porath of Granton. Also have four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.



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