BioA: Trimberger, Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Golden - 1974)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Trimberger, Wang, Garbisch, Humke, Fravert, Toburen, Faber, Searles, Young, Schleef, Herbison, Koobyrian, Hillert, Buxton, Vickers, Johnson, Skar, LaBlah, Otis, Freestone, Mervin, Hughes, Zille, Rowe, Awe, Riedel, Lehmann, Eide, Sweiger, Kuester, George, Saxton, Boettcher, Anderson, Thiede, Baumgartner, Gerber, Schwanebeck, Struensee
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/27/1974
Trimberger, Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Golden - June1974)
Nearly 300 relatives, neighbors and friends congratulated Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trimberger at their golden wedding anniversary observance the afternoon of Sunday, June 16, at their church, Zion Lutheran in Granton, and in the evening at their home in Neillsville.
The event was hosted by their children, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Trimberger and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Trimberger, and six grandchildren, all of Neillsville.
A sister, Mrs. O. E. Wang, and a sister-in-law, Mrs. V. E. Trimberger, had charge of the guest book and gifts. Granddaughters Lisa Trimberger and Diane Trimberger assisted by Mrs. Lee Garbisch, served punch. The cake was cut by Mrs. Wayne Trimberger and Mrs. Eugene Trimberger, assisted by Mark Trimberger and Mrs. Garbisch.
A short program was presented. A mock wedding was staged by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Humke, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Fravert, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Toburen and Marilyn and Kathy Fravert. A song honoring the Trimberger’s was composed by Mrs. Norman Faber. As the Fabers were unable to attend, the composition was played by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Searles. Mrs. Zetti Young also composed a poem for them. Two clarinet solos, “Long, Long Ago” and “Abide With Me” were played by Rhonda Trimberger assisted by Susan Trimberger.
Pastor Everett Schleef of Zion Lutheran Church gave a short talk, and the Trimberger’s’ nephew, Pastor Dale Trimberger gave the table prayer.
Relatives and friends attending from away were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Trimberger, Albuquerque, N. M.; Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Wang, Danville, Il; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Herbison, Fargo, N.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Newt Koobyrian and Dr. and Mrs. Richard Hillert and family, Chicago Il.; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Buxton and family, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. William Vickers, Wayne, Mi.; Mrs. A. O. Johnson, Miss Isabel Skar and Mrs. H. LaBlah, Birchwood; Mrs. Edith Otis, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Freestone and Mrs. Lowell Mervin, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hughes, Ventura, Ca.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zille, Merrillan; Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Rowe, Mrs. Gladys Awe and Fred Awe, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Riedel, Wisconsin Rapids;
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hillert and Brian, Tomah; James Lehmann, Louisville, Ky,; Mr. and Mrs. Halver Eide, Mesa, Az., and Chili; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sweiger and Mr. and Mrs. Albin Fravert, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Fravert and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Toburen, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Humke and Marilyn, Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Kuester, Greenwood; Mrs. Madeline Johnson, Duluth, Mn.; Mrs. June George and Mrs. Palma Saxton, Milwaukee; the Rev. Dale Trimberger, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Boettcher, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Thiede, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baumgartner and Mr. and Mrs. Leland Gerber, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Schwanebeck and Max Schwanebeck, Pittsville.
Many attended from the Granton, Chili, Neillsville and Lynn areas as well.
A steak dinner was served to all by the Zion Ladies Aid Society, of which Mrs. Trimberger is a member.
The top half of the huge anniversary cake was taken to Memorial Home to be served to residents there. Mr. and Mrs. Trimberger have many friends at the home who were unable to attend the observance. Mrs. Richard (Erdine) Struensee made the cake.
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