BioA: Cummings, Mr./Mrs. Eugene (Gold - 1947)
Surnames: Cummings, Alton, Bruneau, Jones, Long, Kampschror, McBride, Plangmann, Quammen, Reisinger, Strowd, Squires, Walters, Lowe, Baggs, Covert, Harrison, Peuse, Schultze, Thompson, Wolff, Sullivan, Weston, Adams, Huebl, Plangmann, Auble, Braswell, Henderson, MacLeod, Newton, Riggs
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 01 Jan 1948
Cummings, Mr./Mrs. Eugene (Gold - 11 DEC 1947)
Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Cummings, old time and well known residents of Dawson County, observed their golden wedding anniversary last Thursday.
With Rev. Marvin H. Adams officiating, a beautiful candlelight service was held in the Methodist Church at 7:30. Mrs. H. Huebl presided at the organ. The church was crowded with friends and neighbors, the altar was adorned with candles and flowers in tall candelabra, and on each side of the chancel were huge baskets of yellow and white mums, gifts of their children.
Eugene H. Cummings and Ella Aton were married Dec. 11, 1897 at Curtiss (Clark Co.), Wis., and came to Dawson County 38 years ago.
Just prior to the ceremony Mrs. Adams sang two beautiful numbers, "I Love You Truly" and "I Love Thee." Ushers at the service were Clyde Auble, Earl Baggs, Ray Covert of Terry, LeRoy Plagmann, Dr. J.H. Strowd and Ed Wolf.
Following the re-affirmation ceremony, a delightful reception was held in the church parlors. During the reception a charming "musicale" was enjoyed. Mrs. Foy Braswell sang "Love Brings a Little Gift of Roses." Mae Huebl accompanied. The Huebl ensemble presented a medley of beautiful old time numbers. Mrs. Colin MacLeod sang "Bless This House." Mrs. Tom Henderson sand "A Bicycle Built for Two." Mrs. Huebl, Mrs. Braswell and Mrs. Henderson sang "Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party."
A superb four tier wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs. W.W. Wood, Mrs. John Dickerson and Mrs. Clyde Auble..
Ladies assisting at the reception included Mrs. Harry Bruneau, Mrs. Vernie Jones, Mrs. O.O. Long, Mrs. Frank Kampschror, Mrs. F.C. McBride, Mrs. LeRoy Plangmann, Mrs. Leonard Quammen, Mrs. Marlyn Reisinger, Dr. Alice Strowd, Mrs. Ralph Squires, Mrs. John J. Sullivan and Mrs. Ruth Walters. Mrs. Ray G. Lowe was in charge of the guest book.
The beautiful appointed tea table was also adorned with a lovely centerpiece of yellow and white mums arranged by a granddaughter of the honorees. Presiding at the tea table were Mrs. Earl Baggs, Mrs. Ray Covert, Mrs. John Harrison, Mrs. Laura Pause, Mrs. Emil Schultze, Mrs. Hans Thompsons and Mrs. Ed Wolff.
A family dinner was enjoyed at a local lunch room at 5. Immediate members of their family present included Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Newton and two sons of Glendive, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cummings and family of Great Falls, and Miss Dorothy Cummings of Glendive. Other relatives included Mrs. John J. Sullivan and son of Chicago and Mrs. William Weston of Yakima, Wash, Mrs. Riggs and family from Wisconsin and Mr. Cumming's sister, Mrs. Rue Cummings, of Greenwood, Wis. (Dawson Co. Review, Glendive, Mont.)
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