BioA: Schulz, Mr./Mrs. Ernst W. (Gold – 1971)


Surnames: Schulz, Kirchhoefer, Feind, Bauer, Brecher, Boss, Casanova

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Jul 1971

Schulz, Mr./Mrs. Ernst W. (Gold – 29 JUN 1971)

Mr. and Mrs. Ernst W. Schulz of Colby celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary Sunday, July 4th, 1971 with a special service at Zion Lutheran Church, a family dinner for fifty children and grandchildren at the Colby Hotel, and an open house at Zion Lutheran Gymnasium from 2 to 4 in the afternoon.

They received a colored portrait from their children and a money tree from their grandchildren to commemorate the occasion.

Ernst Schultz and the former Elsie Feind were married June 29, 1921 at Zion Lutheran Church by the Rev. A. Kirchhoefer. Mrs. Schulz’s brother, Julius Fiend of Rochester, Minnesota, who was an attendant at the ceremony, was present for the anniversary party.

They farmed west of Colby until semi-retirement in 1962, and they moved into the city of Colby in 1966.

They are the parents of nine children: Mrs. Maynard (Minerva) Bauer, Colby; Julius, West Allis, Calvin, Atwood; Mrs. David (Lucille) Brecher, Menlo Park, California; Mrs. Vernon (Elaine) Boss, Curtiss; Dr. D.W. Schulz, Shawano; Kenneth, Middleton; Mrs. Don (Grace) Casanova, Janesville, and a son, Allen who died October 11, 1933. They have 30 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Ernst was born January 23, 1890, the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Schulz. He lived on a farm west of Colby and was educated in the Colby School. He is a veteran of World War I, a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, of which he was president for ten years, clerk of the Town of Colby for 25 year, Coly High School Treasurer for 30 years, various offices of the Legion Post and director of the cemetery association. He enjoys playing card and gardening.

Elsie was born April 15, 1904, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Feind. She was educated in the Colby schools. Her hobbies are card playing, crocheting and sewing.



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