BioA: Thompson, Rev. & Mrs. T.O. (Gold - 1952)


Surnames: Thompson, Gumm, Rohan, Mani, Manson, Bacheller, Carah, Malum, Morrison, Folstad, Bolton, Hubble, Sheets

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 18 Sep 1952

Thompson, Rev. & Mrs. T.O. (Gold - 9 AUG 1952)

Rev. & Mrs. T.O. Thompson of Cameron celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 9, 1952. A dinner was served for relatives and close friends in the Methodist Church parlors at 4:30 p.m., the Methodist Ladies Aid serving. Rev. Rohan pronounce the blessing.

Miss Annette Gumm played a piano solo between courses and the bride and groom of 50 years ago also gave brief greetings to the guests.

The room and tables were artistically decorated with garden flowers in gold and white.

The bride wore a gold metallic gown which she tailored herself. Her corsage was of white carnations and daisies tied with a gold bow.

An opern house, attended by friends of the community, was held between the hourse of 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

The buffet luncheon was attended by Miss Freda Mani of Barron and Mrs. Mary Jane Manson of Balsam Lake. Mrs. E.K. Bacheller, St. Paul, cut the four tiered anniversary cake. This cake, as well as all other pastries, were made by Mrs. John Thompson, daughter-in-law of the couple. Mrs. Paul Carah of Rice Lake and Mrs. Elmer Malum poured.

Mrs. Blanche Morrison of Barron sang "Through the Years" and "A Perfect Day," accompanied at the piano by Mrs. A.J. Folstad.

The Thompsons were married in Holbrook, Neb. Rev. Thompson held various ministerial charges in Minnesota and Wisconsin, the last 26 years having been spent in Cameron, where they have a host of friends.

Their daughter Verna, now Mrs. O.F. Bolton of Sonora, Calif., and their son John and family of Elkhorn were present and assisted witht he celebration.

Mrs. Josie Hubble and Miss Evangeline Sheets were among the out of town guests present.

(Taken from Rice Lake Paper)

Editor's Note: Rev. Thompson was pastor of the Methodist Church here in the 1920's



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