BioA: Reil, Ben & Edith (50th-1983)
Surnames: REIL OLSON BEHRENS LEIBELT
Reil, Ben & Edith (1983)
COUPLE WED 50 YEARS
Mr. and Mrs. Ben (Edith) Reil of 1552 Brooks Lane, Oshkosh, formerly of the Abbotsford and Colby areas, will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with open house for family and friends from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 11.
Ben Riel, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Reil of Abbotsford, and Edith Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olson, Colby, were married Sept. 12, 1933 in Zion Lutheran parsonage in Colby. Their only attendants were Helen Behrens and Clifford Leibelt.
Reil owned and operated Riel Electric for 30 years, retiring in 1973. Mrs. Reil worked for 25 years for American Excelsior Co. and at the Winnebago County Department of Social Services until her retirement in 1981.
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