BioA: Baehr, Mr./Mrs. Harry (Gold –1966)
Surnames: Baehr, Heideman, Alger, Miller, Rabaka, Beckman, Englebretson
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02 Jun 1966
Baehr, Mr./Mrs. Harry (Gold – 17 MAY 1966)
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baehr, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, May 15. The day began by attending services at St. John's Lutheran Church in Withee.
At noon a dinner was served by the Lutheran Ladies Aid of the church to 121 guests. Afterwards a nice program was held in the church to honor this wonderful couple. Their 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren sang, "Put on Your Old Gray Bonnet."
Other songs were sung by the following:
Sharon Heideman – "Beyond the Sunset."
Jack Alger – "Silver Threads Among the Gold."
Janice Miller played an accordion solo, "Let Me Call Your Sweetheart."
Janet Baehr played an organ solo.
Mrs. Norman Baehr gave a reading.
Mrs. Herman Rabaka also gave a reading.
The Rev. Leroy Urman gave a talk suitable to the occasion.
Open house was held at the Baehr farm at 2 p.m. About 200 guests were served a delightful luncheon.
Harry Baehr, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. August Baehr, and Clara Beckman, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Beckman, were married May 17, 1916 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Thorp, by Rev. Schwagerbager.
Mr. and Mrs. Baehr are still living on the farm where he was born 75 years ago. They have six children, Kenneth of Altoona;, twins – Norman of Mosinee and Norbert of St. Paul; Mrs. (Romilda) Englebretson, Mrs. (Ina) Miller and Mrs. (Elaine) Alger.
Visitors at open house were from Altoona, Abbotsford, Loyal, Eau Claire, Franklin, Greenwood, Colfax, Hayward, La Farge, Boyd, Kiel, Medford, Milan, Mosinee, Thorp, Stanley, Withee, Rhinelander, Owen, all of Wisconsin.
Out of state guests from Chicago, Roselle, Ill., St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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