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Flash From The Past - 1950
Miss Marilyn Matravers nas been named Valedictorian of the 1950 graduating class at Ocoonto High School. Miss Virginia MacFarlane and Donald Holt are Salutatorians, each having and average of 93.47.
Atty. James A
Martineau, Oconto, was named ninth district
commander of the American Legion at a district meeting held in Little
Robert Yakel has been selected by the Suring village board to be Suring's new marshall.
George Anker of
Suring has sold his tavern to Louis
Strehlow of Hayes.
GILLETT, Wis. – With their children and grandchildren and Mrs. Lang’s original bridesmaid, Mrs. Sarah Annen, Fond Du Lac, sister of Mrs. Lang, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Lang Sr. of this village celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary at their home here Sunday.
A 12 o’clock wedding dinner and a 6 o’clock buffet supper were served to about 37 relatives. Mrs. Lang, the former Lucy Hegner, was born in Fond Du Lac county May 15, 1861. Mr. Lang was born in Washington county April 6, 1856.
They were married at the Holy Trinity church at Kewaskum on June 30, 1885. In 1895 they came to Gillett where Mr. Lang started a blacksmith and wagon shop. Mr. Lang held the office of village treasurer for 47 years.
The couple are the parents of seven children.
Jack and Myron
Elliot of Grand Haven, Mich. have purchased
the factory of the E.M. Smith Glove Company here and will take over the
plant October 15.
Mr. and Mrs. Querine Routheau, 229 Second St, Oconto, observed their golden wedding anniversary Sunday. The event was held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars clubhouse
The fears of
worried parents were confirmed Monday
when Mr and Mrs Jake Libassi, Suring, received word that their son,
Vincent, (Jimmy) Libassi had been killed in Korea.
Old times were recalled at the William Stewart home at 239 Madison at over the weekend when his brother, Frank and wife, arrived from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. It was their first time together in 53 years.
An eight o'clock
mass in the St Charles Church in Lena
Sunday morning will begin the day of the golden wedding anniversary for
Mr and Mrs James Alsteen.
Mrs. Myrtle Goddard, 63, a widow, was severely burned last Wednesday when her home in the town of Breed was destroyed by fire.
PFC Ruth H.
Hischke of Suring, is attending an aviation
specialist course in the Technical Training Center, Chanute Air Force
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