BioA: Carlson, Lloyd & Ruth (50th Anniversary-1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Carlson, Brooke, Rankel, Herman

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (30 June 1983)

Carlson, Lloyd & Ruth (50th Anniversary-20 June 1983)

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Carlson of Dorchester celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 26 at the Sword in Colby. Carlson and Ruth Brooke were married June 20, 1933 at Peace United Church of Christ, the Rev. Rudolph J. Kalwitz officiating. An attendant at the 1933 nuptials, Lawrence Carlson, came from Prairie du Sac for the occasion.

The Carlsons have three children, Mrs. Jerome (Arlene) Rankel, Abbotsford; Lyle Carlson, Dorchester; and Mrs. Joseph (Carole) Herman, Ladysmith. There are 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Carlson was born to Mr. and Mrs. Antone (Theresa) Carlson of Dorchester and his wife is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.R. (Pauline) Brooke.

Mrs. Carlson is a member of Hilltop Homemakers Club, the church choir, is Sunday School superintendent at the church and a librarian at Weix Library, Dorchester.

Her husband is a member of the Church Men's Club. They farmed in the Town of Mayville for many years before locating in Dorchester.

Elsie Bremer of Abbotsford decorated their original wedding cake and also cakes for their silver and golden anniversaries.



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