Bio: Amacher, Mr./Mrs. Hans – Honored at Dinner (18 Apr 1970)
Surnames: Amacher, Bremer, Laack, Graffunder, Busse, Daellenbach, Huss, Oehler, Mueller, Waldhart, Koerner, Miller, Schwenke, Rittenhouse, Kiester, Brown, Donovan, Fahrenbach, Sauer, Venzke, Zrutskie, Winkel, Laabs, Spars, Binning, Kohl, Johnston
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 23 Apr 1970
Mr. and Mrs. Hans J. Amacher, former owners of the Abbotsford Hardware Company, were honored with a dinner given by their former employees at the House of Dav-Ed, Abbotsford, Saturday evening, April 18, 1970. Forty-eight people was present.
Mr. Amacher was in the hardware business for 49 years and retired March 31 of this year.
He was given recognition of his part in building the Abbotsford Hardware Company and promoting Abbotsford.
The social hour was spent with stories reminiscing the past, with John Bremer acting as master of ceremonies. Arnold Laack, the longest employed, presented Mr. Amacher with an engraved diamond studded wristwatch, a gift from the final employees.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Hans Amacher, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Amacher, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Graffunder, Mr. and Mrs. John Bremer, Albert Busse, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Daellenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Huss, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Laack, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Oehler, Robert Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Waldhart, Mrs. Dorothy Koerner, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Miller, all of Abbotsford;
Mrs. Pearl (Schwenke) Rittenhouse of Owen, Mrs. Dorothy (Kiester) Brown of Mason city, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Donovan of Marshfield;
Mr. and Mrs. William Fahrenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Sauer, Mr. and Mrs. James Venzke, Mr. and Mrs. terry Zrutskie and Mr. and Mrs. Alex Winkel, all of Colby;
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Laabs of Curtiss, Mr. and Mrs. John Sparks and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Binning of Unity, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kohl of Spencer, and Mr. and Mrs. Neil Johnston of Loyal.
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