BioA: Kuehn, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert (Golden - 1964)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Kuehn, Seibold, Fischer, Stephan, Hodnett, Egbert
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 19, 1964
Kuehn, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert (Golden - 11 November 1964)
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Kuehn of Greenwood celebrated their golden wedding anniversary November 7, at an "open house" held at their home from 2 to 5 p.m.
Approximately 150 relatives, neighbors and friends attended. Each guest was presented with a gold leaf. Their granddaughter Miss Jean Stephan was in charge of the guest book. Their grandsons, Allan Hodnett and Dennis Stephan served refreshments.
Vases of pink and yellow ‘mums and gold colored candles decorated the table, which was centered by an anniversary cake, baked by the honored couple’s daughter, Mrs. Harold Hodnett, and decorated with yellow roses and topped with a miniature bride and groom and golden coins with "50 years" inscribed on it.
Mrs. Kuehn wore a corsage of yellow roses and white carnations and her husband a yellow carnation boutonniere, presented them by their nine granddaughters and three grandsons. Rev. Orval Egbert led in prayer and gave a short sermon.
Present for the occasion were their five children and their families; Norbert Kuehn and Mrs. John (Ivalyn) Stephan of Waldo; Harold Kuehn of Owen; Mrs. Harold (Eileen) Hodnett of Withee; and Evan Kuehn of Marshfield.
Other guests came from Kiel, Waldo, Plymouth, Kohler, Deer Park, Eau Claire, Medford, Port Edwards, Owen, Withee, Marshfield, Greenwood and surrounding area. The honored couple was presented with many gifts, a purse of money and many congratulatory messages.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Kuehn were born in the Town of Warner, received their education here, he in the Decker School and she in the Braun Settlement School.
He was born August 31, 1893, to Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Kuehn, and has lived on the farm northwest of Greenwood all his life. Mrs. Kuehn, the former Lena Seibold, was born March 4, 1894, to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Seibold. They were married November 11, 1914, in the Trinity parsonage in Greenwood, by the Rev. L. A. Fischer.
The hobbies of Mr. and Mrs. Kuehn are hunting and traveling. He also enjoys fishing and dealing in horses. She is interested in doing fancy work. Both are in good health. They are members of Immanuel United Church of Christ. Mrs. Kuehn is an honorary member of the Immanuel Women’s Guild.
After their marriage they resided on the present farm, which has been in the Kuehn ownership for 86 years. They retired from farming in 1958, but have remained on the farm since.
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