BioA: Scheel, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph (Gold - 1966)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 30 June 1966
Scheel, Mr. and Mrs, Ralph (28 June 1916-26 June 1966)
A dinner was served to 94 members of the immediate family of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Scheel Sr., Sunday, June 26 at K Corners in honor of their Golden Anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Scheel were married June 28, 1916 at Milladore.
The couple have lived on the same farm all their married life in the town of Beaver, where Mr. Scheel still farms.
They are parents of six sons who are Ralph Jr., Neillsville; Arthur, Greenwood; Walter, Murray, Gary, and Wayne, Waukesha; three daughters, Mrs. Dennis (Naomi) Colby, Loyal; Mrs. Lester (Norma) Framton, Lombard, Illinois: and Mrs. Arthur (Joyce) Prior, Mundelein, Illinois. One daughter, Mrs. Fritz (Elizabeth) Boyette died in May of 1960. They have 56 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. This was the first time in 17 years that the whole family was gathered together at one time.
One of the original attendants, a sister of Mrs. Scheel, Miss Elfreida Thomas, Miladore was present. The other attendant, Frank Scheel, who resides in Tennessee was not able to attend.
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