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  Oconto County Reporter
January 7, 1926

Marriage licenses -
Carl Wilke of Oconto Falls, to Esther Hodgins of Oconto Falls;
William Marith of the town of Brazeau to Margaret Fisher of Coleman.

Suring—Miss Gertrude McMonagle and Mr. Guy Anderson, both of this vicinity, were quietly married at the home of the bride’s parents at Kelly Lake Monday afternoon.

Oconto County Reporter
February 11, 1926

A pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Iron Mountain, Mich., Wednesday morning, Jan. 27, at nine when Miss John Lake of Iron Mountain became the bride of Thomas Wright, son of Mrs. Herman Schroeder of Suring.  (Miss John Lake is what is on the original notice)

Suring—Miss Catherine Stengel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stengel of How and J.E. Hoffman of Crandon were married February 2 at St. Paul, Minn.  They will make their home at Crandon.

Oconto County Reporter
March 11, 1926

The engagement of Miss Eleanor Holt, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Holt, to Donald S. De Witt, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. DeWitt, was formally announced Wednesday noon at a luncheon attended by relatives and close friends.

Oconto County Reporter
April 22, 1926

Marriage licenses -
Harold Petersen and Inez Hansen, both of Oconto;
Alfred Behm and Helena Stver, both of Underhill;
Charles Javanowski and Pauline Wisnski, both of Sobieski;
Oliver Shallow and Gladys Brabant, both of the town of Little River.

Oconto County Reporter
May 1, 1926

Melvin O’Neil, son of Mr. and Mrs. John O’Neil and Miss Violet Plump of the town of Little River, were quietly married at Menominee on March 1.

A marriage license was issued by county clerk Orr this week to :
Andy P. Caldie of Oconto Falls and Estelle McKeever of Lena .

Justice Joseph E. Fisher performed a double wedding ceremony Monday morning at his office when he united in marriage Miss Eureka Sellin and Conrad Imig of the town of Little River and Miss Mary Imig of the town of Little River and Emil Schneider of Kenosha.

Oconto County Reporter
30 September 1926
contributed by:  Ron Renquin


      The marriage of Miss Bernice McAllister and Peter REindl, both of Stiles, was solemnized Saturday morning at eight o'clock at St. Patrick's church, Stiles.  Rev. Schoettl tied the nuptial knot. The bride was attired in Robin's egg blue flat crepe, with large picture hat to match, and carried an arm bouquet of bridal roses.  She was attended by her cousin, Miss Myrtle Carey, who was attired in camel tan georgette with a hat to match.  Miss Carey carried a shower bouquet of roses and snapdragons.  The groom was attended by Francis McAllister, brother of the bride.

The house was prettily decorated for the occasion with a profusion of the season's flowers and leaves.  A wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents after the ceremony.  At six o'clock a wedding diner was served to relatives.  The bride was the recipient of many beautiful gifts.

People from out of town who attended the wedding were:  Mrs. Kate Loftus and son, Austin, of Chicago; Eldred Klauser of Oconto and Mrs. Anna Reindl and son, Joseph, of

Green Bay.Oconto County Reporter
November 18, 1926
researched and contributed by Richard La Brosse

Mr. and Mrs. James A. DonLevy of this city announce the marriage of their daughter, Clara Frances to Orrin Smith of Milwaukee.  The wedding took place at Milwaukee on Saturday, November 6.

Oconto County Reporter
December 1, 1926

Miss Edna Werth entertained a number of ladies, Monday evening, at a shower, complimentary to Miss Irene Pahi, who is to be married next week.

 Oconto County Reporter
December 16, 1926
researched and contributed by Richard La Brosse

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Young town of Oconto, announce the marriage of their son, Theodore, to Miss Doris Ragner of Kenosha.  The marriage took place at St. Thomas Church, Kenosha on Monday morning December 6.