BioA: Lukas, Mr./Mrs. Frank #2 (Gold – 1969)

Transcriber: Pam Harders

Surnames: Lukas, Weideman, Wysocki, , Les, Bonds, Posen, Gresey

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Jun 1969

Lukas, Mr./Mrs. Frank (Gold – 3 MAR 1969)

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lukas celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, June 14, 1969, at their home at route 1, Abbotsford.

Dinner was served to about 60 guests at noon, and open house was held from 2 to 6 p.m.

The celebration of the event was postponed from the anniversary date of March 3, 1969 on account of illness in the family and weather conditions at that time.

The March 3rd date was observed at the 8 o'clock mass at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford, after which the honored couple received a special blessing. Both Mr. and Mrs. Lukas are members of St. Bernard's congregation.

Mr. and Mrs. Lukas have farmed in the town of Mayville for most of their married life. Two years ago they retired and just recently sold a parcel of land to Jerry Weideman of Abbotsford, but retained the house, and will continue to make that their home.

Mrs. Lukas, the former Anne Wysocki, was born and education in Chicago. Mr. Lukas, who was born in Denver, Colorado, came to thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) with his parents when he was two years old, and was educated there.

After their marriage on March 3, 1919 they lived for a year in Thorp, and then spent 12 years at North Chicago, Illinois, where Mr. Lukas was a machinist and a caretaker at a large apartment house, and managed a theater. After coming to Abbotsford, they farmed.

Mr. and Mrs. Lukas have one son, Norman, route 1, Abbotsford, and three living grandchildren, Joan, Gary and Patricia Lukas.

Mrs. Lukas has two brothers, Joe and Chester Wysocki, and two sisters, Mrs. C.J. (Blanche0 Gresey and Mrs. Joe (Estelle) Les, all of Chicago.

Mr. Lukas has two brothers, Mike and Peter Lukas, in Thorp; two sisters, Mrs. Ed (Rose) Bonds and Mrs. Stanley Posen, and two brothers, William and Tony Lukas, in Chicago, and one brother, Joe Lukas in Memphis, Tennessee.

Relatives and friends who were here for the festivitieis came from Memphis, Tennessee, Chicago, Englwood, Maywood, Illinois, Thorp, Marshfield, Dorchester, Colby, Abbotsford and vicinity.



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