BioA: Feuerstein, Mr. and Mrs. Martin (Golden - 1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Feuerstein, Frank, Noll, Freund, Burr, Hoffman, Bruhn, Negaard, Cline, Kufel, Steiner, Robinson, Keston, Halbach, Carroll, Bisson, Gerhartz, Winkels, Yakish, Henseler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/04/1979

Feuerstein, Mr. and Mrs. Martin (Golden – 2 October 1979)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Feuerstein, Neillsville, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, September 29, with relatives and friends attending a 4:30 mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

As Father Joseph Henseler celebrated the mass, Ronald Resong served as organist. Three granddaughters, Kristine and Linda Frank and Sarah Noll, carried the offertory gifts to the altar. The original attendants were present for the occasion, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Burr, Marion Feuerstein and Edwin Freund.

Mrs. Feuerstein wore a teal blue dress with a corsage of white sweetheart roses and lilies of the valley. He wore a navy-blue suit and a while rose boutonniere. The couple were married October 2, 1929, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Bakersville. Father Herbert Hoffman performed the ceremony.

Martin was born in Marshfield and attended schools there. He was employed by Lang and Sharmann until he came to Neillsville the year before his marriage when he and Earl Bruhn started operating the B&F Machine Shop. He retired in 1971. Since then, Martin has enjoyed his hobby shop at his home and also enjoys fishing. He has been on the Neillsville City Council the past 15 years. He is known as “Max” to his many friends. He also likes to run the big steam engine in various parades.

Mrs. Feuerstein, the former Susie Freund, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Freund, was born in McIntire, Iowa. She came with her parents to Wisconsin in 1916. She attended schools in Iowa and Bakersville. She enjoys their vegetable and flower garden, and her hobbies are needle work and crocheting Afghans.

A 6:30 dinner was served to the family and relatives on Saturday evening at the Wildcat Inn. The cake top was made by their daughter, Lorraine, using some of the ribbon from the bridal bouquet of 50 years ago. On Sunday, September 30, a reception was hosted by their children and grandchildren from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Wildcat Inn.

Their children are Mrs. Gilbert (Cynthia) Frank, Oshkosh; Ms. Lorraine Noll, Two Rivers; Mrs. John (Kathryn) Negaard, Stevens Point; and Mrs. Kier (Janet) Cline, Evanston, Ill. They also have 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Out-of-town guests included Mr./Mrs. Gilbert Frank & children, Mr./Mrs. Peter Frank, Mrs. Mike Kufel and Jeff Steiner, of Oshkosh; Mr/Mrs. Steve Frank and Mrs. Rick Robinson & two sons, Appleton; Mary Frank, New Rochelle, N.Y.; Lorraine Noll & children, Two Rivers; Mr./Mrs. John Negaard & son, Stevens Point; Marion Feuerstein, Mrs. Walter Freund & sons, Mr./Mrs. Norman Freund & son, Mr./Mrs. Myron Freund & children, Mr./Mrs. Kenneth Burr, all of Marshfield; and Mr./Mrs. Merlyn Freund, Junction City.

Also present were Mr./Mrs. Kier Cline & children, Evanston, Ill.; Mrs. Charles Cline, Wichita, Kan; Mr./Mrs. Vincent Kesten, Riceville, Ia.; Mr./Mrs. Fritz Halbach, Stacyville, Ia.; Mr/Mrs. Ed Carroll, Austin, Mn.; Mrs. Ed Bisson, Owatonna, Mn.; Mr./Mrs. Eugene Gerhartz, Waterloo, Ia.; Mr./Mrs. Marvin Winkels, LeRoy, Mn.; and Mr./Mrs. Robert Yakish, Bloomer. And many local friends and neighbors attended the event.



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