BioA: Laabs, Mr./Mrs. Orville (40th – 1972)


Surnames: Laabs, Marquardt, Goffaud

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Nov 1972

Laabs, Mr./Mrs. Orville (40th – 18 Nov 1972)

Mr. and Mrs. Orville A. Laabs of Curtiss were surprised with a shivaree and party given by friends and their children in honor of their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday evening, November 25, 1972.

Mr. and Mrs. Orville Laabs were married November 18, 1932 in Curtiss. Honored guests included one of the members of the original wedding party, Norman Marquardt and his wife, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

A mock wedding and music were enjoyed by all. Guests included their children, Mr. and Mrs. James Laabs and daughter, Caroline and Ruth Jane, Bettendorf, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Goffaud, daughters, Debbie and Lori, Merrill, and friends and relatives from the surrounding area.




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