BioA: Empey, Mr./Mrs. George (Gold - 1964)


Surnames: Empey, Paul, Baronsky, Schauss, Brechlin, Brunner

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Oct 1964

Empey, Mr./Mrs. George (Gold - 30 SEP 1964)

Mr. and Mrs. George Empey, route 1, Abbotsford, were honored on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary when relatives and friends attended the open house held for them Sunday afternoon at the home of their only son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Eldred Empey, route 1, Abbotsford.

Mrs. Empey, the former Hattie Paul of Stetsonville, and George Empey of the town of Holton were married at Medford Sept. 30, 1914.

After their marriage the couple farmed in the town of Holton on the farm where Mr. Empey was born, which they operated until his retirement.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Empey are members of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Milan.

The Empeys have one son, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Empey has two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Nellie) Baronsky of Abbotsford, who was a bridesmaid at the wedding fifty years ago, and Mrs. Exie. Schauss of Rib Lake.

Mrs. Empey has three sisters, Mrs. Ed (Ella) Brechlin of Abbotsford, Mrs. Gust (Emma) Brechlin of Dorchester, and Mrs. Walter (Louise) Brunner of Stetsonville, and two brothers, Edgar Paul and Henry Paul of Stetsonville.

Among the relatives who were her for the open house were the two sisters of Mr. Empey and the three sisters and a brother, Edgar Paul, of Mrs. Empey, two sisters-in-law of Mrs. Empey, Mrs. Berth Paul of Stanley and Mrs. Rose Paul and her daughter and children of Stratford, and three nieces of Mr. Empey, Mrs. Albert Marske and family of Rib Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wallner of Cudahy and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kern and family of Waukesha. Other relatives and friends came from Medford, Stetsonville, Dorchester, Abbotsford and vicinity.

Mr. and Mrs. Empey were also guests of honor at a dinner party Sept. 30 at the Colby Hotel, given by the Holton Homemaker's Club, of which Mrs. Empey is a charter member. The club presented Mrs. Empey with a corsage of bronze mums and Mr. Empey with a boutonniere which they wore again at the open house occasion.



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