BioA: Copeland, Mr./Mrs. William (Gold – 1970)


Surnames: Copeland, Novak, Brandt, St. Germaine, Rosenthal, Fleming, Peterson, Delano, Ireland

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Sep 1970

Copeland, Mr./Mrs. William (Gold – 20 OCT 1970)

The Golden Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. William Copeland was celebrated with open house from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Municipal Hall, Dorchester, Sunday, September 6, 1970.

The event, which will occur October 20, 1970, was observed earlier to permit attendance of 12 of their living children.

Present were LaVerne and William of Springfield, Missouri, Marvin of Rockford, Illinois, Leon of Fox Lake, Raymond of Curtiss, Larry and James, Edgar, Mrs. Donald (Ruth) Novak of Medford, Mrs. Wayne (Mildred) Brandt of Marshfield, Mrs. Edward (Nora) St. Germaine of Love Park, Illinois, Mrs. David (Doris) Rosenthal of Elroy, and Mrs. Gerald (Anna) Fleming of Dorchester.

Children not present were Milton of Concord, California, Glenn, Alameda, California, Mrs. Donald (Joyce) Peterson of Sharon, and Mrs. Frank (Margaret) Delano of Buffalo, New York.

The Copelands also number 52 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren among their descendants.

Relatives and friends attending the open house were from Marshfield, Hewitt, Kewaskum, Superior, Illinois, and Missouri, and neighboring communities.

Jessie Ireland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Ireland, was born November 9, 1904, in Abbotsford (Clark Co., Wis.).

Mr. Copeland, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Copeland, was born October 10, 1901 in the town of Mayville (Clark Co.). Their marriage took place in Abbotsford.

They lived in Appleton for a short time, and three years in Stetsonville, before moving to Dorchester. For many years, Mr. Copeland worked for the Soo Line, and later years for Meyer's Manufacturing Corporation, and Neal Smith, Inc. He still works part time for the latter.



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