BioA: Awe, Mr./Mrs. John (Gold – 1974)


Surnames: Awe, Perman, Fiebling, Berger, Fredrick, Scheel, Wiggens, Nelson, Domer, Dahl, Nerban, Meissner, Schroeder

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 27 Jun 1974

Awe, Mr./Mrs. John (Gold – 18 JUN 1974)

Mr. and Mrs. John Awe, Longwood (Clark Co., Wis.), celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday afternoon, June 15, 1974, holding an open house for friends and relatives at the American Legion Hall in Owen from 2 to 5 p.m. About one-hundred thirty people greeted the honored couple.

Her for the occasion from Wednesday to Sunday were their daughter Virginia and family, Dr. and Mrs. Victor Perman and daughter, Jean, Joan and Karen, and Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Fiebling of St. Paul.

Other out of town guests coming especially for the celebration were a niece who was their bridesmaid, Mrs. Rudy Berger of Appleton, a niece, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Fredrick and Mrs. Andrew Fredrick of Appleton, Mr. and Mrs. Art Scheel of Downing, California, Mrs. Clarence Wiggens and Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Nelson and two sons of Farmington, Minnesota, Mrs. Bertha Domer and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Domer of Eau Claire, Mr. and Mrs. Werner Dahl of Cumberland, Mrs. Dede Nerban of Ladysmith, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Meissner of southern Wisconsin, and a host of friends from Colby, Greenwood, Abbotsford, Longwood, Withee, and Owen.

Mr. and Mrs. John Awe were married on June 18, 1924, in Thorp (Clark Co.). Following their marriage, they resided in Owen, where Mr. Awe worked in the oil dealer business with Ernest Schroeder. Later he worked in construction work, and retired in 1958. Mrs. Awe was a teacher for six years in the rural schools of Longwood, before her marriage.

For the past 20 years they have been residing in their home on a small farm in Longwood. They are members of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Longwood, and the American Legion and Auxiliary in Owen.




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