Mr. and Mrs Earl Ritter
Pioneer Presho Residents Note 50th Wedding Date At Open House pub; lic jl. for 2. a or 3. you 4. you ,5. ; seat a iple c ;left MK. AXD MKS. W. EARL RITTER (Republic News Service Photo) man 1 By RepubhTNew. Service 'Christ the King Church and the; 1 ' PRESHO-Mr. and Mrs. W. Earl Altar Society and now an honorary Ritter, longtime residents of this^ember of the latter organization.,,^ community, were honored it an' She M a charter member of Valley j open bouse on the occasion of their ! Vl e w Ca mp 8591, Royal Neigh-i SOth wedding anniversary. Theirs of America. She joined theirv event was held Sunday afternoon.'fresho Federated Woman's Clubj^ Julys, in the social rooms of Christ! i" W22 and remained a member the King Church. ! unai " disbanded. On April 8, 1937, A Htfh Mass of Thanksgiv i n g: sne helped organize and was first was offered by the Rt. Rev. AJJP** aident °f Be««r Homes Exten- Gridy at 7:30 ajn. the same 8yl\-ester Schoenhard, nephew aub of! of! The Ritters have one daughter, Mrs. Ritter wa* organist w hi 1 C;Mrs. William Smithburg (Georgia), William Smithburg Jr., Patrick|and eight grandchildren, Susanne, with Moldeon and Larry Nelson servedjLoretta. William Jr. Betty Jane er the Mass. Thomas, Neil Kim, Jerry Jo and During the reception Mr. Schoen-i James, hard, pianist, played several selec-j . AHteUnf at the affair were Mrs. AllCC AnderSOn Albert Krier, Mrs. Syl v tn t er, ** w *' ««wv*iJWil Schoenhard, Mrs. Fred Feldhaus, D_____-_ D—"J-. Mrs. Raymond Miller. Mss Sus-j BBCOIIIGS DnQG anne Smithburg, Mrs. Everett Ter .!** www *" WM *** ***** ea and Misses Loretta and Betty T— Jane Smithburf.' lU Seated with the honored couple were Msfr. Grady, Mrs. Clara Schoenhard, Pierre, who wit hi Alice G . Anders on, daughter her la e husband Will were at- iMr . and Mrs . M Anderson Mr. Mr. of and FULLERTON, Calif. - 11 is. si . . tendants at.the Ritterwedduw, Mr. .'Mitchell, and BUI J. Kjer, son of and Mw. Charles Ritter, MineralJM,.. and Mrs. Alfred Kjer of Point, Wis.; Mr. and Mra. WiUiain ( Blunt, exchanged nuptial vows the Smithburg. Other guests at thej even ing O f June 29 at St. Mary's table were friends who also canie| Cathol i c churcn ln Fullerton, Calif. !i from toe Ritter's hometown of Ga-j Tb e Rev . j. w . Siebert offici .j, lena, m., to reside in the Presno! ated at the double ring ceremony, eommunity. They were Mr. and| Escorted by her uncle. N. J. lily. offici-J Mrs. H. W. Brodrecht. Mr. andiwatkins, the bride wore a gown of - Mrs. Raymond Brodrecht, Mr. and(j ce blue chiffon over white taf- of Mrs. August Schultz. Mr. andjf eU , and her fingertip veil was Mrs. Herman Dieflra, Mr. ana secured ^ a pe^i tiara. Mrs. Mrs. Frank Hemesath and Mrs.I - - - - Lester Lester Schoenhard. ed Mr. and Mrs. Ray Joran oflCalif, Hostesses were the Misses Clara icoup i e and Anna Hemesath. Mrs. Charles! A lawn reception followed jlnglewood. Calif, stood up for Leichtnam, Mrs. Sylvester Schoenhard, Schoenhard, Mrs. Louis Leichtnam, Mrs. Lyman Jessop, Mrs. Herbert Cole, Mrs. E. F. Hemesath, Mrs. Fred Feldhaus, Mrs. Raymond Miller, Mrs. Melvin Dolly. Mrs. Everett Terca, Mrs. Henry Brodrecht, Mrs. the at the home of Mrs.)visits Pearla Youles. The bride is a 1955 graduate of Notre Dame High School and has been living in California for the p:...t year. The bridegroom graduated graduated from Blunt High School in Raymond Brodrecht, Mrs. Vernon 194*! an d has been employed at in Schoenhard. Mrs. Albert Krier.JKwikseT Lo~cks""Manufacturing Mr.s. Dale Beale and Mrs. William| company at Anaheim, Calif., forito SmitnDun. ,the past six years. afternoon will make their home Out of town guests not previous-i The ly mentioned were Mr. and Mrs.Jm puii^rtc-n after "a"trip "to""the Macho Walters, Pierre; Shirley I Middle west Krier and Tommy Habben, Rapid: City. Married July 2, 1910, at Galena, HI., the Ritters farmer in that area until coming to Presho in March of 1917. In 1923 they moved to a farm two miles north of the city where they still reside. Prominent in community affairs both were members of the Columbus Columbus and Moonlight Clubs which have disbanded. Mr. Ritter served served two years on the Presho Independent Independent District board of education education and six years on the East An- run school board. He also served on the twonship board, resigning in 1953. Mrs. Ritter u a life member of Altar Society !