Golden Wedding Plans Are Made By Hammonds
Posted By: Kathy (email)
Date: 7/2/2012 at 13:59:43
Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa April 1956
Ionia - Mr. and Mrs. Owen P. Hammond will observe their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday at the Baptist Church in Chickasaw with open house from 2 to 5 p.m.
Mrs. Hammond, the former Iva Dell Hayden, and Owen P. Hammond were married March 28, 1906 at the home of her mother, Cora Hayden, in Chickasaw.
Mr. Hammond was a salesman for 23 years for the Jacob E. Decker and Sons of Mason City and 5 years as farm service director for the Des Moines Register and Tribune before his retirement. Ward B. Hammond, Cerro Gordo County Auditor, is a brother to Mr. Hammond.
The couple lived in Charles City for 27 years until moving to their old home in Chickasaw seven years ago. Mrs. Hammond is a past matron of the Excelsior Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is a member of the RNA,Women's Relief Corps and Bethesda White Shrine, all of Charles City.
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