BioA: Mandel, Mr./Mrs. Ernst (50th - 1949)
Surnames: Mandel, Kademan, Dins, Molle, Celle, Lauber, Emond, Wilsman, Westphal, Moldenhauer, Schuman, Christopherson, Shay, Mannuel, Sebald, Wilke, Schuett, Kademan, Laack, Eslinger, Seelow, Kobs
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/16/1949
Mandel, Mr./Mrs. Ernst (50th Anniv. - 24 June 1949)
Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Mandel will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Friday, June 24th. Open house will be held on that day at the First Evangelical and Reformed church hall from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. for relatives and friends.
Mr. Mandel was born in Mishicott, Manitowoc county, Wisconsin, on Feb. 2, 1872, and came to the town of Green Grove when 22 years of age. He bought a 120 acre tract of land, 20 acres of which were cleared, which he farmed, in connection with doing carpenter work. Mrs. Mandel was born in Cleveland, Manitowoc county, and came to the town of Green Grove with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kademan, when two years of age. They were married on June 24th, 1899, and lived on the Mandel farm until 1907, when, because of his health, Mr. Mandel discontinued farming and carpentering and went into the cheese making business and operated a cheese factory in the town of Colby for 30 years. They retired from active work in 1926 and moved to the city of Colby, Wis.
While in the cheese business, Mr. Mandel won three first prizes on Colby cheese at the state cheese makers’ convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also invented the Mandel agitator which he patented and later sold to Damrod Bros. of Fond du Lac. This agitator was a great help in making cheese.
Mr. and Mrs. Mandel have three children - Albert, on the home cheese factory, Mrs. Albert (Edna) Dins of Colby and Harry Mandel of Unity. There are six grand children.
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----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/30/1949
Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Mandel observed their golden wedding anniversary Friday when they entertained relatives at a 4:30 dinner and midnight lunch at the First Evangelical and Reformed hall. Open house was held for friends from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. The hall was decorated with gold and white streamers and gold and white bells.
Out of town people here for the occasion were Mrs. Fred Molle, who is the only living attendant of the couple, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Celle, Mrs. Emma Lauber, Mr. Julius Mandel, Mr. Edwin Mandel, Mr. and Mrs. Luke Emond, Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Wilsman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Westphal of Two Rivers, Mr. Gustav Moldenhauer of Manitowoc, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schuman of Fort Atkinson, Mr. and Mrs. Armond Christopherson of Stanley, Mrs. Hattie Shay of Jackson, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mannuel and family of Heron Lake, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Francis Sebold and Richard Sebold of Sheboygan Falls, Mrs. Norbert Wilke of Plymouth, Mrs. Barbara Mandel and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Mandel and daughter of Princeton, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. George Schuman, Audrey Schuman, George Schuman, Jr., and Miss Sue Schuett of Arlington Hts., Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kademan and Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Kademan of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mandel of Boyd, Mrs. Minnie Laack of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Eslinger of Mishicott, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Seelow of Stratford, Mrs. Delos Kobs and children of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Kademan of Curtiss.
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