BioA: Ridderbusch, Mr./Mrs. Fred (Gold – 1972)


Surnames: Ridderbusch

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Jul 1972

Ridderbusch, Mr./Mrs. Fred (Gold – Jul 1972)

There will be an open house Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Abbotsford City Hall to celebrate the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ridderbusch. Friends and neighbors are invited to attend.


BioA: Ridderbusch, Mr./Mrs. Fred #2 (Gold – 1972)


Surnames: Ridderbusch, Rundle, Neidhold, Libsack, Piehler

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1972

Ridderbusch, Mr./Mrs. Fred (Gold – Jul 1972)

A family dinner and open house highlighted the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ridderbusch, which was observed Saturday, July 20, 1972.

Children and grandchildren of the honor couple, and their attendants, Mrs. Earl (Velda) Rundle, Wausau, sister of Fred Ridderbusch, and Alvin Neidhold, Weyauwega, brother of Mrs. Ridderbusch, were present at the noon dinner at the Colby Hotel. The open house was held at the Abbotsford City Hall.

The former Viola Neidhold were married November 30, 1922 at the bride’s home by Rev. Walter Piehler. The couple farmed in the Town of Holton from 1922 to 1957, where Ridderbusch served 10 years as assessor before moving to their present home at 430 Spruce Street, in Abbotsford. He served as assessor in Abbotsford for two years.

Ridderbusch was born July 12, 1894 at Birnamwood, Wis., spent one year in France during World War I, a year in Germany while he was in the Army in 1918, and was a First Lieutenant in the Wisconsin National Guard for 13 years.

Mr. Ridderbusch has been active in the Abbotsford Sportsman Club for many years. He served as secretary for the club and promoted and helped build the Abbotsford Sportsman’s Dame.

He is presently enjoying fair health and for recreation plays cards and watches television.

Mrs. Ridderbusch, born April 30, 1897, is also in fair health, does gardening and spends time reading. The couple are members of the Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford.

For the occasion, Mrs. Ridderbusch was present with a corsage of yellow roses and her husband a yellow rose boutonniere.

All the children were present for the celebration. They are: Mrs. Ralph (Joyce) Libsack of Bremerton, Washington; Dale Ridderbusch, Abbotsford; Roy Ridderbusch of Seattle and Neal Ridderbusch of Milwaukee.

Out of town guests attending the anniversary celebration were from Chicago, Milwaukee, Weyauwega, Wausau and the state of Washington.



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