Wedding Anniversary Announcements & Reporting
Compiled and transcribed by Michael R. Reilly
Lake Five - Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Loew celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Sunday. Waukesha Freeman, Thursday, December 22, 1910
Golden Wedding - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hawes
From 3 to 5 o'clock friends and neighbors
called to offer congratulations. The Ladies Aid of the M. E. church, of which
Mrs. Hawes has been a member for more than thirty years, and president for many
years, presented her with ten dollars in gold. The children's gift to their
parents was $100 in gold.
Ten children were born to this worthy couple, all of whom are living and all were present at the golden wedding, but one son, Walter, the great distance and his work preventing. The sons and daughters are: Mary, wife of W. H. Kramer, bookkeeper at the General Motors Works, Janesville; William, proprietor of Meadowbrook farm, Pewaukee, who married Miss Irene Edwards; Lewis, proprietor of Highland View farm, Lisbon, and who married Miss Ida Ochempa; Lydia, widow of the late Lewis Schock, East Troy; Caroline, widow of the late Dr. J. D. Lee, Menomonie, who made the supreme sacrifice in the recent war; Fred Jr., , superintendent of an electrical crane plant in Huntington, Ind., whose wife, formerly Miss Maud McCasen, passed on Oct. 9th at her home in Huntington, leaving her husband, two children and an aged father and mother of Plainville, Wis.; Walter, professor of chemistry in Spokane High School, at Spokane, Wash., unmarried; Elmer, salesman for the La Crosse Plow Works, who married Miss Beulah Faust; Luella, wife of Victor Hammond, a steel structural engineer, employed by the government at Newark, N. J.; Martha, wife of Edward Carmiff, employed as conductor on the N. W. R. R.. The grandchildren are; Harvey and Howard Hawes, Gladys, Delores and Maurice Kramer, Shirley and Fred Hawes, III. Boyd and June Carmiff.
Their ten sons and daughters have all been
successful in chosen line of work and as they gathered at this fiftieth
anniversary they became as little children, the mother gathering them into
dinner and after singing the Doxology, each one took his or her place at the
table as they did when children.
Waukesha Freeman, Thursday, October 21, 1920
Mrs. Hilger, who is spending some time with the Ernest Tempero family, celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary with members of her family on Friday evening and Sunday. Waukesha Freeman, February, 14, 1940
About forty relatives and friends enjoyed a delightful evening
on Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Chester Lingelbach that being their 25th wedding
anniversary. The home was prettily decorated with bouquets of garden flowers,
and silver bells and sprays of bridal wreath hung from the light fixture in the
dining and living rooms. An interesting program was planned and carried out by
the nieces and nephews of Mr. and Mrs. Lingelbach. It included songs by the
group, games, readings, also a mock wedding, Tom Thumb style, was put on by by
several of the smaller nieces and nephews. One of the nephews from Stone Bank
put on an Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy act, having manufactured his own
Charlie which he has named Blockhead. Arnold Koehler of Waukesha gave a very
amusing chalk talk featuring married life history of the honored couple. The
evening's entertainment was begun with a wedding procession through the dining
room to the front room to the strains of a wedding march played by Mrs.
Bertleson of Stone Bank. First in line was a junior bridesmaid, the small
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lingelbach of Merton; then came Miss Meta
Lingelbach, the bridesmaid of 25 years ago, followed by the bride and groom.
Several of the young women sang a few appropriate songs for the occasion.
Delicious refreshments were served late in the the evening. Mr. and Mrs.
Lingelbach received many nice gifts in honor off the occasion.
On Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. George Lees celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary by keeping an open house for friends to call. Between 45 and 50 guests called to congratulate them. They were the recipients of many beautiful bouquets of garden flowers and other more substantial gifts. They were assisted in receiving by their daughter, Miss Evelyn, and son, Elton, and Mr. and Mrs. John Morrissey of Footville. Waukesha Freeman, June 26, 1940
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Howard, Mr. and Mrs. William Zillmer and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Cutler Savage and family attended the sixty-second wedding
anniversary of Mrs. Howard's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. White, Waukesha, on
Sunday. About 50 relatives, including children, grandchildren, and
great-grandchildren, were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Burt Harris will celebrate their 25th wedding
anniversary on Saturday evening. Waukesha Freeman, October 30, 1940
Mr. and Mrs. Will Stone, daughters, Lorraine and Beulah, and Connie Anstey of Hartland, attended the fifth wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. David Kazmerchak in Milwaukee on Saturday evening. Mrs. Kazmerchak is the former Ruby Stone. Waukesha Freeman, December 11, 1940
Mr. and Mrs. William Metzger, Sr. Celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary by entertaining their children and grandchildren at their home on Sunday. Dinner was served at 6 p.m. with about 35 guests present. Waukesha Freeman, December 18, 1940
Charles Jeffery 20th anniversary. Waukesha Freeman, December 18, 1940