BioA: Garbisch, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold (Golden - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Garbisch, Helm, Nowack, Hasz, Opelt, Wenck

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 5/21/1970

Garbisch, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold (Golden - 2 June 1970)

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Garbisch of Granton will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 30, at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Garbisch, with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. for all relatives, friends and neighbors. They were married June 2, 1920, at Mapleworks Lutheran Church by the Rev. Martin Hasz. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Helm and Marcus Garbisch and Ardina Helm Nowack were the attendants.

Arnold Garbisch was born August 18, 1897, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Garbisch in the Town of Grant. He attended school there and also the Granton School. The former Gertrude Helm was born February 20, 1900, to Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Helm in the Town of Lynn. She received her education in Lynn and at the Zion Lutheran School.

Following their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Garbisch farmed in the Town of York for 13 years, and then moved to Granton where he was employed in plumbing and electrical work for Lee Bluett. In 1948, Mr. Garbisch established his own electrical and plumbing business.

Mr. Garbisch’s hobbies are hunting, fishing, and gardening, and Mr. Garbisch likes to do sewing, rug making, quilting and also gardening.

Mr. and Mrs. Garbisch have three sons and two daughters, Leland and Marvin Garbisch and Mrs. Joyce Opelt, all of Granton, Mrs. Lorraine Wenck of Woodstock, Ill., and Erlin Garbisch of Slinger. There are 18 grandchildren and all are expected for the occasion. No invitations will be sent, all relatives and friends are welcome to attend the open house.



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