Mr./Mrs. Fred Sr. (60th - 1948)
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/14/1948
Warns, Mr./Mrs. Fred Sr. (60th - 9 OCT 1948)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Warns, Sr., who have resided on their farm at Clark (Clark Co., Wis.) for the past 44 years, observed their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday with their children and families and other friends who joined them in their happiness on this celebrated occasion.
At noon a dinner was served to the immediate members of the family and relatives at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Warns, Owen. Later from two to four o’clock that afternoon a reception was held at the Jack Warns home at which time numerous friends called and congratulated the happy couple. They were also the happy recipients of many lovely cards and gifts from persons unable to attend.
The couple were united in marriage on Oct. 9, 1888, at Milwaukee, Wis. Sixteen years later they moved to their present home in the Town of Hixon. They had nine children, seven of which are still living and they and their families were all present at the anniversary party.
Among the guests honoring them were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Warns, St. Paul, Minn.; Betty Warns, Al Antolak, and bud, Anna and Phyllis Malchow, Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Felix Korner and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hartiheim and son and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Graverson, Menasha, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Janke and son, Appleton, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Warns, Jr., Stanley; Bud Warns, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Lavine and daughter and Miss Sylvia Wozafinna, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Warns, Mr. and Mrs. jack Warns and son Jack; Joe Warns, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Mauel, Mrs. N. Lehnen, Owen, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scheuermann and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thorson, Withee.
Re: BioA: Warns, Mr./Mrs. Fred Sr. (60th - 1948)
Contact: William (Bill) Graverson
Mr. & Mrs. Fred Warns Sr. were my Great-Grandparents on my Mothers side.
My Grandmother was Anna M. (Warns) Malchow. Anna was my Mothers - Mother and Daughter to Fred Sr. and Katherine Warns from the Owen-Withee Wisconsin area.
I was born in 1957 in Neenah, WI - Son to Raymond & Elizabeth (Malchow) Graverson.
Raymond T. Graverson - My Father (1913-1987)
Elizabeth Ann (Malchow) Graverson - My Mother (1924-2004)
Anna M. (Warns) Malchow - My Grandmother (Born - March 7, 1897 (1897 to 1984)
I was doing a simple unrelated search when I stumbled upon the name Fred Warns Sr. That naturally caught my attention and so I continued to follow through several links and wound up on your website. I have learned more about my Great Grandparents in the last 24 hours than I had in my entire life. It was a wonderful surprise.
I am looking forward to sharing this information with my 5 siblings, their families and a few of my remaining relatives. Thank you for providing this information via the internet. Your efforts are appreciated!
William (Bill) R. Graverson (1957-present) January 13, 2009 - Appleton WI
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