BioA: Eslinger, Mr./Mrs. Carl (Golden - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Eslinger, Johanek, Seelow, Lutz, Plansky, Staral, Hilliard, Pozega, Zell

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/17/1976

Eslinger, Mr./Mrs. Carl (Golden – 9 June 1976)

Neillsville area residents since 1930, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Eslinger of Rt.2, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 5, with an open house and dance at the American Legion Hall.

Carl Eslinger and the former Stella Johanek were married June 9, 1926, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Mishicot by the Rev. Edward Zell. Their attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Steve Johanek, Mrs. Paul Seelow, Mrs. Alvin Lutz, Mrs. Richard Plansky, Clarence Staral, Charley Johanek and Edward Johanek. Charley and Edward Johanek are now deceased.

Mrs. Eslinger was born in Kewaunee County on November 11, 1908 and attended schools there. She worked in the Two Rivers aluminum factory and also in Chicago before moving to this area and has been employed as a nurse’s aide at Memorial Home for many years. Mr. Eslinger was born February 28, 1904, Manitowoc County where he received his education. He, too, worked in an aluminum factory, and farmed formerly in Kewaunee County. The couple came to Clark County in 1930 and have farmed here since that time.

The Eslingers are parents of a daughter, Mrs. Arlene Hilliard of Rt. 2 Neillsville. Another daughter, Joyce Eslinger Pozega, is deceased. There are three grandchildren, Steve and Dennis Pozega and Kevin Hilliard, and three great-grandchildren, Raye Ann, Steve and Tammy Pozega.

People attending the anniversary observance came from Virginia, Chicago, Il., White Bear Lake, Mn., Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Mishicot, Oshkosh, Green Bay, Kewaunee, Algoma, Chippewa Falls, Alma Center, Black River Falls, Marshfield, Stratford, Loyal, Greenwood, Chili, Granton, Humbird and Neillsville.



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