BioA: Martens, Mr./Mrs. Emil (65th – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Martens, Kuester, Roth, Duwe

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 05 Nov 1975

Martens, Mr./Mrs. Emil (65th – 2 Nov 1975)

Mr. and Mrs. Emil Martens, Colby, who were married November 2, 1910, at Peace Lutheran Church, now St. John’s in Riplinger, observed their 65 wedding anniversary Sunday by attending services with members of their family at Zion Lutheran Church in Colby.

Mr. and Mrs. Martens were surprised during the afternoon, with relatives and friends dropping by to offer congratulations.

The Martens originally operated a farm in the Town of Unity until they retired 22 years ago to their present home in Colby.

Five children were born to the Martens: Mrs. Helmuth (Pauline) Kuester, Gresham, John who died in 1962, Caroline, Sussex, Mrs. George (Bernice) Roth, Unity, and Mrs. Carl (Delores) Duwe, Sussex.

They have 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.



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