BioA: Ohlinger, Mr./Mrs. Charles (Silver – 1970)
Surnames: Ohlinger, Zrutskie, Schorer, Kunze, Kaiser, Dettman, Fricke, Knowles, Fullerton, Apfelbeck
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Jul 1970
Ohlinger, Mr./Mrs. Charles (Silver – 28 JUL 1970)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ohlinger of Abbotsford (Clark Co., Wis.) began the observance of their Silver Wedding Anniversary with attendance at a special mass Saturday evening, July 25, 1970, at 8 p.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford. Friends and relatives joined them there and at a social evening at the Abbotsford City Hall.
There was dancing to music by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zrutskie of Colby, who played at their wedding dance. A mock wedding was portrayed by couples from Athens, Mosinee and Abbotsford. William Schorer of Rockford, Illinois, and Donald Kunze of Colby were ushers.
Lunch was served at the close of the evening.
Charles Ohlinger and Joyce Schorer were married at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Colby, July 28, 1945. They farmed at Athens and came to Abbotsford in March of 1968.
Mr. Ohlinger is a truck driver for Francis Melvin, and Mrs. Ohlinger is employed at Modern Sleep in Unity.
The honored couple and their attendants were presented with corsages and boutonnieres, like those worn at the wedding, by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kaiser of Colby. Mrs. Conrad Dettman of Colby, mother of the bride of 25 years, was also presented with a corsage in the red and white color scheme used throughout the floral arrangements.
The attendants as the wedding and present at the silver anniversary observance were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Fricke of Colby, Hubert Apfelbeck of Abbotsford, and Mrs. William Knowles of Milwaukee. Gerald Ohlinger of Franklin Park, Illinois, was proxy for Ray Kunze, now in Alaska, and Mrs. Alberta Fullerton of Fox Lake had her daughter substitute for her.
Guests attending came from Ironwood, Michigan, Rockford and Franklin Park, Illinois, Two Rivers, Sheboygan, Milwaukee, Germantown, Boyd, Marshfield, Colby, Abbotsford, Chippewa Falls, Chili, Mosinee, and Athens.
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