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From The Past - 1946
Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Rusch, Oconto Falls, are announcing the engagement
and approaching marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Agnes to Richard
Talbot, son of Mrs. E.M. Talbot, Milwaukee. The wedding will
place some time in June at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in
contributed by Richard La Brosse
OCONTO FALLS, Wis. – Mr. and Mrs. (nee Francis Tomaski) Joseph Wojner, Oconto Falls,celebrated their golden wedding recently at their home here with all of their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren present. There were about 50 relatives andfriends at dinner.
The Wojners were married 50 years ago May 10 (1896) at Mahoney, Pa., by the Rev. D.A. Browman. They lived at Mahoney for four years while Mr. Wojner was employed in a coal mine. Later they moved to northern Michigan, where he worked in an Iron mine. They lived there for 16 years before coming to Oconto Falls 30 years ago. Mr. Wojner was in business here for 15 years, retiring ... years ago. They are both enjoying good health.
They are the parents of 12 children, Those living are six sons: John, Norway, Mich., Stanley, Kenosha, Mike, Paul and Walter at Oconto Falls, and Edward of Milwaukee, and three daughters, Mrs. Vanne (Anna) Couillard, Oconto, Mrs. John (Agnes) Bond of Oconto and Mrs. George (Julia) Lohrie, Kembridge, Wis. They also have 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A mass in their honor was celebrated at St. Anthony church. July 1941
Howard Eslien was appointed by Mayor T.C. Tait as a
member of the Oconto Falls Hospital Board at the regular meeting of the
City Council held Tuesday evening. He succeeds Harry Bauman
a letter addressed to the Council had stated that he desired to be
of further service on this Board. The appointment was
the council. Mr. Eslien’s term expires on July 31,
appropriation of $ 100 as salary for the secretary of the Board of
was also approved. The “Cota” house,
which has been the property
of the city for the past four years was sold for $ 1500. This
was made by mr. Eslien in behalf of a client, whose name has not been
at this writing. The salary of the assistant chief of police,
Hammond was increased to $60 per month. It was also voted to
the offices of the city treasurer, city clerk, and Water and Light
to the first floor and the WPA office to the second.
Emil Lifke, 68, of Underhill, Edward Quandt, 71, Suring and Edward Kierchoff, 59, were laid to rest during the past week.