BioA: Pierce, Mr. and Mrs. Earl (60th - 1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Pierce, Stanley, Kaboski, Lubinski, Smith

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/15/1979

Pierce, Mr. and Mrs. Earl (60th – 10 November 1979)

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pierce, Neillsville, celebrated their 60th anniversary on Sunday, November 11, at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Stanley, Rt. 4 Neillsville.

The original attendants, Peter Kaboski and Agatha Lubinski, are both deceased.

Earl was born in Osseo and went to school at Humbird. Margarete was born in Jackson County and went to Sunny Side School. They were married on November 10, 1919, in Black River Falls by a retired minister who was a friend of the family.

For their special occasion of 60 years, Mrs. pierce wore a corsage of carnations and mums in fall colors. Earl wore a carnation boutonniere. A three-tiered anniversary cake was made by their daughter Lorraine Stanley. Special entertainment for the open house was given by their granddaughter, Shirley Stanley, who played the organ and accordion.

The Pierces have resided at 28 Clay St. for many years. Earl is retired and likes reading, TV and visiting with friends. Margarete likes gardening, cooking, canning, dancing and goes deer hunting every year.

Four children were born to the couple. They are Howard Pierce, Cataract; Theodore Pierce, Neillsville; Mrs. Lorraine Stanley, Neillsville; and Mrs. Frances Smith, Sparta. They have eleven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Out-of-town guests were nieces, nephews and grandchildren from Minneapolis, St. Paul; Princeton, Minn.; Madison; Oshkosh; Sparta; Richland Center; Black River Falls; Willard; Mead Lake; Granton; Eau Claire; Cashton and Prescott. And many friends from the surrounding area also were present for the open house.



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