BioA: Cowles, Mr./Mrs. Lawrence (Gold – 1975)


Surnames: Cowles, Worth, Bannach

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 22 Oct 1975

Cowles, Mr./Mrs. Lawrence (Gold – 11 OCT 1975)

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cowles, route 5, Stevens Point, were honored at a reception and dinner at the Blue Top Supper Club in Stevens Point on Saturday evening, October 4, 1975. The event was hosted by their children: Mrs. Joseph E. (Dolores) Worth of 717 Fieldcrest, Stevens Point, and Dr. Mary Cowles, Lexington, Kentucky.

About 75 guests were present for the occasion, coming from Loyal, Milwaukee, Muskego, South Byron, Westfield, Lexington, Kentucky, Homewood, Geneva, and Wheaton, Illinois, and Stevens Point. Table were decorated with fall flowers, candles, and an anniversary cake.

Mr. and Mrs. Cowles were married on October 11, 1925 in Waukegan, Illinois. After their marriage they lived in Loyal (Clark Co., Wis.) and operated the Loyal Tribune. In October 1951 they sold the newspaper and in January 1952 started the Loyal School & Office Supply, which business they operated until July 1971. The Cowles moved to their present home in 1972.

Mr. Cowlse was born in Dodge County, Wisconsin. His parents were Hattie and Edward Cowles. He received his education in Fond du Lac County before coming to Loyal in 1923.

The former Loretta Bannach is the daughter of Clara and John S. Bannach, Loyal. She was born in Stratford and received her education in Stratford, Loyal and Wausau before her marriage. At Loyal she assisted her husband in operating the business which they owned.

Mr. and Mrs. Cowles are members of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point. They have two grandchildren, Karl and Joey Worth of Stevens Point.



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