BioA: Netzer, Mr./Mrs. Robert (50th – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Netzer, Klinger

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 May 1975

Netzer, Mr./Mrs. Robert (50th – May 1975)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Netzer, who live at the Green Vista, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday at the Holiday Inn, Marshfield.

About 50 family members and relatives attended the dinner and a reception following.

Yellow roses comprised the centerpiece and wre worn by the couple, and the one original attendant, Mrs. Ann Klinger, Elgin, Illinois.

Mrs. Netzer (Mary Klinger) was born in Alsace-Lorraine, France, on May 2, 1903. She came to this country with her parents in 1907 and lived in Illinois.

Robert Netzer was also born in Alsace. Lorraine, France, on June 5, 1901. He came to the U.S. in 1924.

The couple was married in Elgin, Illinois on May 2, 1935. His occupation was a sausage maker and meat cutter. They lived various places, where he worked his train, and came to Owen in 1963 and operated the locker plant there. They retired and came to Abbotsford two years ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Netzer have four sons, Robert, Coloma, Francis, Marshall, Tom, Marshfield, and Lawrence, Withee. There are 26 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

The Netzer’s are members of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church here. They enjoy good health, and Mrs. Netzer likes Gardening and does fancy-work. Mr. Netzer also enjoys gardening.

Those attending the celebration came from Elgin, Illinois, Coloma, Marshall, Hales Corner, Marshfield, and Withee.



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