On Saturday evening, 77 relatives and friends gathered at St. Mary's parish
hall, Cascade, to help in the celebration of the 25th wedding anniversary of
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kohlman, well-known Cascade residents.
Dancing and singing provided entertainment and later a supper was served.
Hugh Crosby acted as toastmaster. Children of the celebrants were present
for the party. They are Mrs. James (Marty) Morgan, Cambridge; Earl, a
student at Oshkosh State Teachers college, and the twins, Ceil, who attends
St. Mary's Springs Academy, Fond du Lac and Nell, a freshman at Plymouth
The marriage of Mr. Kohlman and the former Miss Marion Smith, Town Russell,
took place Nov. 6, 1923, at St. Anne's Catholic church, St. Ann. Attendants
of the two who were present for this year's observance were: Mrs. Arthur
Barndahl, Fond du Lac; Mrs. Cathryn Haut, Newburg; Harry Smith, Town
Russell, and Val Kohlman, Malone.
The Kohlmans have spent all but six weeks of their married life in Cascade.
During that period, they lived in St. Cloud. Mr. Kohlman is cashier at the
bank in Cascade, and also has been on the school board for 18 years, having
resigned the past July. He served on the village board as trustee, was
village treasurer, and is an officer of St. Mary's church.
Out-of-county guests at the celebration were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schmidt and
Mary, Miss Jennie Cain, Mr. and Mrs. Will Murphy, Harold Kohlman and Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Hayland, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Kohlman, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Kohlman, Mrs. Ida Diedrich, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Barndahl, Mr. and
Mrs. Hugh Crosby and sons, Fond du Lac; Mr. and Mrs. L. Diedrich, Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Kohlman and Mrs. Clara Berens and Richard, St. Cloud; Mr. and
Mrs. Val Kohlman, Mr. and Mrs. John Karls and Roger, Malone; Miss Joan
Bartell, Mayville, and Beverly Haut, Newburg.
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