The Muscatine News Tribune 4 Mar 1963 page 5
Ralph VanAttas To Note 50th Anniversary Mr. Hnd Mrs, Ralph M. Van - Atta. 30 Hillcrest - Ave., . Davenport, Davenport, will observe their golden wedding anniversary March 11. Freida A. Monson and Mr. VanAtta were married March 11, 1913.' Mr. VanAtta was engaged in farming at Buffalo Prairie, III. until June, 1936, when they moved to Davenport. He was employed at Louis Hanssen'i and Sons Hardware store for a number of years until hii retirement retirement in May, 1962. They arc members of the Buffalo Buffalo Prairie Presbyterian church. Mrs, VanAtta is 'a member of the Order of Eastern Star at Buffalo Prairie and the While Shrine at Davenport. Mr. VanAtta VanAtta is a member of the Masonic lodge. The VanAttas have five children: children: Clifford, FuUcrton, Calif.;' Mrs Fred C. Bergcson, Jr., Davenport; Davenport; Gladys, 'Clinton; Wendell, Wendell, Costa Mesa, Calif.; and Donald, Woodland Hills, Calif. There are seven grandchildren. At present, the VanAttas are vacationing in California, slaying slaying with their son at 292 Villa - nova Road, Costa Mesa, Calif. They will celebrate by having a dinner with their family in California. California.