News: Willard - Slovenian Club Picnic (Oldest - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Verschay, Volovsek, Gregorich, Bukovec

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/31/1975

Slovenian Club Picnic (Oldest – July 1975)

Honored at Willard – Mrs. Anna Verschay, 87; Mrs. Anna Volovsek, 87; Mrs. Mary Gregorich, 91; and Mrs, Louise Bukovec, 91, were honored as the oldest in attendance at the first picnic of a newly organized Slovenian Club at Willard. (There was a photo of the four ladies and looked pretty nice for their ages. Dmk)

Picnic Held at Willard:
The Slovenian Woman’s Union, combined with the newly organized Slovenian Club, held there picnic last Sunday at the open shelter in Willard. Their guests were the elderly of Willard, Mrs. Louise Bukovec, Mrs. Mary Gregorich, Mrs. Anna Verschay and Mrs. Anna Volovsek.

A potluck lunch and other Slovenian dishes the audience were treated to along with refreshments. Some dancing and other amusements were on the agenda. Music was furnished by the Frank Pakiz orchestra. Slovenian songs were also sung.




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