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This Anniversary was contributed by: Debi Daniel

Mr. And Mrs. T. Volk Are Wedded 35 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Volk, highly esteemed residents of the community, in company of three hundred relatives and friends, celebrated the thirty-fifth anniversary of their marriage last Saturday. The event was celebrated at Turner Hall and was featured with a dance for which Schellinger's Orchestra furnished the music.

The anniversary of their marriage occured on November 3rd, the nuptials being performed on that date in 1887 at St. Cloud. The couple then came to this city where they have since made their home. Five children were born of the union the oldest being Hubert Volk who is a member of the law firm of Martin and Volk of Waukesha. Leland, the next oldest is employed on a railroad and makes his home at Ironwood, Mich., while Theodore Jr., is at Macon, Georgia, where he is employed in the offices of the Chamber of Commerce; Mrs. Enola Hilleman and Mrs. Robert Suhrke are the other two children, both of them living in this city.

Mr. Volk has taken an active interest in municipal affairs here having served as city clerk for nine years and as city treasurer for four years. For the past six years he has been municipal judge. He is a member of the firm operating under the name of the Plymouth Cigar Company and follows his vocation as a cigar maker. Both Mr. and Mrs. Volk have a wide circle of friends in the community and are held in high esteem by all.

One of the features of the celebration Saturday was a grand march which was led by Mr. and Mrs. Volk. Next in line were Mrs. Louis Wessendorf of Sheboygan Falls and Tom Franey of this city who were the attendants of the couple when they were wed thirty-five years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Volk received many gifts from their friends and a number of beautiful floral offerings as well as a host of cards and messages tendering felicitations to the happy couple.

Those from out of town who attended the celebration were: John Wieman, Jr., Henry Goesling, Gus. Kallit, John Bruns, Mr. and Mrs. August Federer, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pommerich, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Lange, Mr. and Mrs. Behnke, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schwalbe, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Edler, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brockmann, all from Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. James Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Steinhardt, Miss Katherine Mack of Cascade; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wessendorf and Ellen and Louis Wessendorf, Jr., Sheboygan Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Syron, Mr. and Mrs. Art Iserloth, Miss Dona Brieske, of Glenbeulah; Mr. and Mrs. Alan Fiedler, De Pere; Mr. and Mrs. August Dassow, and Gerhardt Dreymiller, Elkhart Lake; and William Cairns of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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