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Mr. & Mrs. Fred K. Orvis, 50th Anniversary, 1943


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 9/16/2013 at 21:49:12

Mr. & Mrs. Fred K. Orvis, 50th Anniversary, 1943
St. Olaf, Ia. - Mr. and Mrs. Fred K. Orvis, well-known St. Olaf residents, observed their golden wedding anniversary at their home here over the weekend. A family dinner was followed by open house in the evening.

Mr. Orvis was born Feb. 3, 1871 [date may be 2/8/1871], at Elgin, Ill. His wife, the former Mary Embretson, was born Sept. 14, 1873, on a farm in Clayton County. The couple was married Feb. 5, 1893, at Elkader.

Mr. Orvis was station agent for the Milwaukee Railroad for 45 years and at present is cashier of the Farmers' State Bank here. He has also been town clerk for many years.

They are the parents of three children: Floyd, Mrs. Alvin Larson, and Allison, all of St. Olaf. They also have four grandchildren. The celebrants are enjoying good health.

~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Monday evening edition, February 8, 1943


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