BioA: Morrow, Mr./Mrs. Merton N. (Silver – 1970)


Surnames: Morrow, Frodle, Oates, Sauer, Metzger, Schulte, Larson, Tesmer, Loos

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 16 Jul 1970

Morrow, Mr./Mrs. Merton N. (Silver – 9 JUL 1970)

Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Merton N. Morrow of Virginia Beach, Virginia, were entertained on July 9, 1970, honoring the Morrows on their 25th wedding anniversary.

A dinner and dance were held at the Village Plaza in Spencer, with music provided by the Don Frodle trio. The tables were decorated with pink carnations and silver candles. The decorated wedding cake, centerpiece for the occasion, was baked and decorated by a friend. The couple received many lovely gifts.

Mr. and Mrs. Morrow were married July 9, 1945, at the First Evangelical and Reformed Church at Colby (Clark Co.,Wis.), with Rev. Oates, Marshfield, performing the ceremony. The attendants were Mrs. Herbert Sauer, Colby, matron of honor, Mrs. William Metzger, Wisconsin Rapids, and Miss Audrey Schulte, Colby, as bridesmaids. Serving as best man was Wilbur Larson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and groomsmen were Herbert Sauer, Colby and Sylvester Tesmer, Colby.

All attendants except Wilbur Larson were present for the anniversary celebration.

Mrs. Morrow is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Loos, Colby. Mr. Morrow is a former resident of Spencer, Wisconsin. Mr. Morrow has served with the U.S. Navy for 28 1/2 years, and is presently stationed at the U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia.

The couple are the parents of two children, Suzette and Jerry. The Morrows had been visiting in the Colby area with relatives and friends during the past three weeks.

Friends and relatives who attended the anniversary celebration were from DePere, Wisconsin Rapids, Rib Falls, Athens, Wausau, Unity, Stratford, Spencer and Colby.



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