BioA: Haire, Mr./Mrs. Herbert R. (Gold - 1966)


Surnames: Haire, Pacholke, Rogers, Waveland, Jessup, Shugars, Christiansen, Thorson, Rasmussen, Pingel, Erickson, Eisch, Lutsey, Kolacinski, Pope, Powers, Christopherson, Gender, Sydow,

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08Sep 1966

Haire, Mr./Mrs. Herbert R. (Gold - 23 AUG 1966)

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert R. Haire of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) and Minneapolis, Minn., celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, which was August 23, 1966, by two events.

On Sunday, August 21, there was a celebration at the home of their son, James, in Minneapolis, and on Sunday, August 28, an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. in the United Church of Christ at Owen. Decorations for both occasions were in gold and yellow.

Mrs. Haire had a yellow rose with gold leaves and bow corsage, and Mr. Haire a boutonniere. They received many gifts, floral pieces and a purse of money, and were greeted by many friends and relatives from nearby communities, and by their own children and their families – two sons, two daughters, 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

All of the children reside in Minnesota. They are Russel, Minneapolis; James, Edina; Mrs. Audrey Pacholke, Richfield; and Mrs. Edna Mae Rogers, Minneapolis.

Others among the guests at the open house were Mr. and Mrs. Owen Jessup, Waveland, Mississippi and Danville, Indiana; Mr. and Mrs. Amos Shugars, Clearwater, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Christiansen and Roy Thorson, Milwaukee; Mrs. Amy Rasmussen, Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Al Thorson, Fond du Lac; Sadie Thorson, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Pingel, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thorson, Neenah; Ervin Thorson, Adolph Erickson, Colonel Eisch, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Lutsey, Russell Erickson, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Erickson and Annabelle Kolacinski, all of Larsen; Mrs. Oscar Pope, Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Powers, Prairie du Chien; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Thorsson, Circle Pines, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Christopherson, Thorp; Mrs. Ethel Bender and Mrs. Tillie Pacholke, Colby, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pacholke, Abbotsford.

Mr. and Mrs. Haire were married in 1916 in the German Lutheran Church at Rib Lake by Rev. Arthur Sydow. They made their home in and around Owen since 1921. Mr. Haire has been in the lumber business in Minneapolis. He was national hardwood inspector for three years, and in 1943, with his two sons, established his own lumber business, of which he is now chairman of the board.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Haire are in good health and both enjoy their hobbies, his of bowling and hers of travel and needlework. He has been an officer in the Minnesota State Bowling Association for many years.

Mr. Haire was born in Port Byron, Ill. June 26, 1893, to Mr. and Mrs. James Haire. He was educated there and at Davenport, Ia., and also lived in Owen before he married the former Lillian Thorson, who was born May 7, 1893 in Neenah. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Tobias Thorson, and she was educated in Glenwood City and Withee.

Both are affiliated with the United Church of Christ at Owen, and he also is affiliated with the Evangelical United Brethren Church in northeast Minneapolis, and whe with the Wisconsin Lutheran Church in Longwood.



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