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Attic Treasures
page 1936
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These short articles are posted in the hopes of adding otherwise unknown aspects to family histories. They contain numerous individual names and describe the everyday life activities in Oconto County, Wisconsin's, past.
  Researched, transcribed and contributed by Richard La Brosse

June 1936—Coming as a surprise to many is the announcement of the marriage of Miss Marjorie Wilson, daughter of Henry Wilson of this city and Lieut Harry Ruhe at Chicago Heights, Illinois on Monday, June 1 at high noon.

Mrs. Frank Fictum, 52, passed away at her home in the town of Spruce on Wednesday, after suffering with a lingering illness.

Mr. Volk, 89, Still Enjoys Climbing

The number of years that have fallen on a man does not mean curtailment of activity to all men.  We are speaking of William E. Volk, Sr., who is 89 years of age.  Last week Mr. Volk climbed up on his barn to supervise a shingling job, so the little boy instincts live long in the heart of some.

Mr. and Mrs. (Lucy) Volk will be married 64 years in December.   Mrs. Volk is 84 years of age.  They plan on attending a homecoming celebration in Kewanee, their birthplace, on October 11th (1936). Both still have a keen zest for living, enjoying their children and grandchildren and the company of their friends.

Oconto Falls—Edwin Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Gibson, and a student at the University of Wisconsin will take part in the 1936 Haresfoot production, “Of Thee I Sing,” at the university this year.  This is the third production in which Edwin has taken part.

1936 Oconto Falls—A pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church by the Rev. Francis Melchoire when Veronica Coopman became the bride of Sanfor Vincent of Denmark.

1936 Lena—Ethel Jenquine and Henry Kushava of Lena were married at St. Charles Catholic Church in Lena.

1936 Oconto Falls—Viola Schlorf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schlorf, Oconto Falls, was married to Earl Rymer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Rymer of Sampson.

1936 Lena—Alice LeFevre and Earl Thompson were wed at St. Charles Catholic Church at Lena.

1936 Oconto—Asa J. Couillard, county treasurer for nine years, passed away at the Oconto Hospital of a serious heart ailment.

1936 Lena—Miss Beulah Vernosh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Vernosh of Lena, was united in marriage to Joseph Weber of Coleman.

1936 Oconto Falls—Arnold Warschkow of Oconto Falls and Lorraine Kleser of Milwaukee were married Nov. 14th at Milwaukee.

Oconto Falls—April 2, Eugene Behling, 14-year-old boy soprano, won first place in the amateur contest at Lena, conducted by Miss Marjorie Lubin at the Milk Pool Recreation hall.

Oconto Falls—The final meeting of the board of education for the year 1935-1936, was held in the high school office at 8:30 Thursday.  Officers elected for the coming year were, Edward Hostak, president; Max Boldt, vice president; O.H. Richter, secretary.  The first Friday of each month was set as the regular meeting night.  Byron Foster’s request to use the Washington playground under the N.Y.A. was granted, and Mrs. D.G. Cooke was hired to fill the teacher training vacancy for the school year 1936-37 at a salary of $ 135 per month.


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