BioA: Johnson, Mr./Mrs. Jacob (Gold - 1972)


Surnames: Johnson, Green, Neitzel, Bochina, Schiszik, Schaus, Brecke, Olson

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 17 Aug 1972

Johnson, Mr./Mrs. Jacob (Gold - 5? AUG 1972)

The Memorial Hall at Dorchester was the scene of a lovely party given by the children of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Johnson on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday, August 5, 1972.

Music for dancing was furnished by Archie and Al. Mr. Johnson was postmaster in Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.) for 10 years, and Mrs. Johnson was postal clerk in the same post office for 25 years. They presently own a tavern, Jake's Bar, in Curtiss.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Johnson enjoy good health. Mrs. Johnson, the former Lucy Green, was born October 21, 1896, the daughter of Ben and Sarah Green, and received her education in the Curtiss, Abbotsford and Ashland schools.

Mr. Johnson, son of Ale and Karen Johnson, was born January 21, 1894, and was educated in the Curtiss schools.

Mrs. Johnson wore a corsage of pink roses and white carnations edged in gold. Mr. Johnson had a carnation boutonniere trimmed with gold.

A buffet supper was served to 250 guests. The tables were beautifully decorated in keeping with the occasion.

Mrs. Lawrence Neitzel, Abbotsford, the former Edith Green, was the bridesmaid 50 years ago, and was present at the party.

The Johnsons have two sons, Laverne of Rochelle, Ill., and Lyle of Curtiss, and four daughters, Mrs. Joe Bochina, Madison, Florida; Iris, Mrs. Earl Schiszik, Curtiss, Ramona, Mrs. Glen Schaus, Kaukauna, and Sharon, Mrs. Myron Brecke of Stetsonville. They have 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Guests came from many place, include Mr. Johnson's sister, Clara (Mrs. Ole Olson) of Canada, and her son and daughter-in-law. Others were from Arizona, Wyoming, Chicago, Florida and many other relatives and friends.



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