BioA: Stigen, Mr. and Mrs. Nordahl T. (40th - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Stigen, Pederson, Schultz,
Gress, Northup, Metcalf, Tomten
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 28, 1958
Stigen, Mr. and Mrs. Nordahl T. (40th - 17 August 1958)
A wedding anniversary celebration took
place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nordahl T. Stigen on Rt. 1,
Greenwood Saturday in honor of their 40th
Anniversary. An open house was held in the afternoon,
followed by a buffet supper. Their wedding cake was
three-tiered, decorated in red and white, and topped with a
miniature wedding bell. In the evening a dance was held at
the American Legion Hall in Neillsville.
Mr. and Mrs. Stigen were married August
17, 1918, in Winona, Minn. She was the former Ella Pederson
of Westby. They have made their home in Clark County for the
past 20 years.
Present for the celebration were; all
eight of the couple’s children and 15 of their 18
grandchildren. It was the first time in 17 years that they
hve all been together. Their children are: Archie Stigen,
Winamac, Ind.; Wesley Stigen, Chicago, Ill.; Argil Stigen,
Rockford, Ill.; Mrs. Howard (Joyce) Schultz, Greenwood; Mrs. Robert (Gwenevere) Gress, Neillsville; Robert Stigen, Neillsville; Mrs.
Gary (Shirley) Northup, Marshfield; Mrs. Irving (Patricia) Metcalf
Janesville. Also present was Mrs. Stigen’s sister, Mrs.
Martha Tomten of Mindoro.
Other guests were from Neillsville, Abbotsford, Curtiss, Greenwood, Mindoro, Westby, Arpin, and Eau Claire.
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