BioA: Kissling, Mr./Mrs. Ernest (Silver- 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kissling, Pepper, Kapfer, Lee, Meddaugh, Schumacher, Buddinger, Murphy, Nulton

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/26/1975

Kissling, Mr./Mrs. Ernest (Silver – 8 June 1975)

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kissling celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary recently at the home of his mother, Mrs. Harry Kissling with between 75 and 100 relatives, friends and neighbors in attendance.

The afternoon and evening were spent visiting, playing cards, and having a good time. Refreshments were served, followed by a supper with loads of food, a wedding cake was the table center piece, Ice cream was served with the wedding cake.

The couple were presented with many gifts, cards and gifts of money.

Jane Pepper, daughter of the late Everett (Irma) Pepper, and Ernest Kissling, son of the late Harry Kissling and Mrs. Harry (Alice) Kissling, were united in marriage June 8, 1950 at the Neillsville Methodist Church, with the Rev. Virgil Nulton officiating. They were attended by her sister, Betty Pepper Kapfer and Leon Kapfer.

They are the parents of two children, Michael of Neillsville and Vicki, a student at Winona (Minn.) College.

They both graduated from Neillsville High School. Ernest was raised in this vicinity and attended Cunningham rural school before entering high school. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Navy and served for around 1 1/2 years, when the war ended. He was stationed at Seattle, Wa.

Mrs. Kissling has been employed at the Clark County Highway office the past six years. Ernest has been employed by a building center in Marshfield homes for about 20 years.

They purchased the Cannonville School when the rural schools were sold and have made a home of it.

Relatives from away in attendance were his sister and brother-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Ell (Skip) Lee and family, Green Bay; his uncles: George and Lee Meddaugh, Iron Ridge; her mother, Mrs. Everett Pepper; a sister and attendant, Mrs. Betty Kapfer and daughter; a brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Pepper and family and Mrs. Frank Schumacher, all of Janesville; another sister, Mrs. Shirley Buddinger of Sycamore, Il.; William Murphy, De Kalb, Il.; and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kissling and family, Ann Arbor, Mi.; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kissling, Appleton. Another brother and sister-in-law, of Mrs. Kissling, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Pepper and family, Rapid City, S. D. were unable to attend.




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