BioA: Meihak, Mr. and Mrs. Albert (Golden - 1980)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Meihak, Baumann, Quast, Peepgrass
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/25/1980
Meihak, Mr. and Mrs. Albert (Golden – 23 September 1980)
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meihak recently celebrated their golden anniversary, the occasion being hosted by their six children. A family dinner was held on Friday, September 19, at the Kozy Kitchen Kafé in Neillsville. An open house was held on Saturday evening at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Ruth Meihak, Rt. 1 Neillsville. A three-tier, gold-leafed cake with a 50-year ornament on top decorated the table.
The couple were married at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville, on September 23, 1930, by the Rev. William Baumann. The original attendants, Mrs. Fred (Dorothy) Quast and Werner Meihak of Marshfield, were both present for the anniversary.
Both Albert and Ella Meihak were born and went to school in the Neillsville area and lived in the surrounding area all of their lives. They now reside at 408 Clay Street. The couple enjoy good health. Albert likes to play cards and watch baseball games. Ella like to read, knit and sew.
Six children were born to them. They are Donald, Neillsville; Dale, Wabasha, MN; Albert Jr., Ft. Atkinson; Mrs. Henry (Christine) Peepgrass III, Denver, CO; Monna, Anaheim, CA; and Linda, Bloomington, MN. All six were present or the celebration. They also have fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Guests from out of town came from Marshfield, Oshkosh, Hayward, Shawano, Lake Mills, and Madison and also from Cost Mesa, CA, Rollingstone, MN, and Saskatoon, Canada, Many relatives and friends from the surrounding area also attended.
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