THE STRATFORD JOURNAL, MAY 5, 1949
C.E. ASCHENBRENNERS TO OBSERVE SIXTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Mr. and Mrs. Casper E. Aschenbrenner will observe their sixtieth wedding
anniversary Sunday, May 8. Fifty-four of their sixty years of married life
have been spent in Stratford, they moving to the village in 1895 from
Mr. and Mrs. Aschenbrenner were both born in Austria, he in 1867 and she in
1868. Mr. Aschenbrenner came to this country in 1883, settling in Blenker,
Mrs. Aschenbrenner came to this country in 1883, a year earlier, settling
at Manitowoc. They were married at Blenker May 8, 1889, and for a time
lived at Marshfield prior to coming to Stratford. Mr. Aschenbrenner had
been an employee of the Connor company since they moved to Stratford in 1895.
There were thirteen children born to Mr. and Mrs. Aschenbrenner. Two,
Olive and Casper died when they were small, and Carl drowned nineteen years
ago at Fond du Lac. The other children are Edward of Rochester, New York;
Casper, Sand Point, Idaho; Rudy, Victor and Mrs. L. P. Smith of Milwaukee;
Frank of Loana; Mrs. C. E. Wesslen, Athens; Mrs. A. J. Wix Stratford and
Aloys of Schofield.
A Thanksgiving High Mass will be celebrated at St. Josephs Catholic church
in observance of the occasion.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Aschenbrenner extend congratulations to
them and wish them many more happy years of married life.