CarrolDailyTimesHerald IA - 20 Jan 1947 p3 - 50th Anniv John Stangls
John S+angls, Dedham, Are Wed 50 Years DEDHAM—Mr. and Mrs. John Stangl were entertained at dinner at the Brown Derby in Carroll Sunday on their golden wedding anniversary. The group of 40 was seated at one long table decorated with gold streamers extending from a four- tiered wedding cake which formed the centerpiece. A bouquet of cut flowers stood at either side of the cake. Mrs. Stangl wore a corsage of yellow rosebuds on her dark dress. Mr. Stangl had a white carnation boutonnier. After dinner, the group returned to the family home for an evening 6f cards and other entertainment. * * * "Mr. and Mrs. Stangl were' the parents of 20 children, 14 of whom are living. They also have 25 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Five sons served in the armed forces during World war II. Mr. Stangl, born at Dubuque, la., in 1876, was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Stangl. Mrs. Stangl was born Antoinette Pille at Arcadia in 1879. They were married by the late Rev. Father Joseph Schulte in St. John's parish at Arcadia. * * * The greater part of their married life has been spent in Carroll county. Four of their children were unable to be with them on their gold- Carroll (Iowa) Times HeraM, Monday, Jan, 30,1M? A HOME FOB ANNIVERSARY . . . Ten of Mr. and Mrs. John Stangl's 14 children were with them when the Dedham couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. All of the children are shown with their parents. Bottom row (left to right) Mrs. Janet Goul, Mrs. Adelaide Niehaus, Mr. and Mrs. Stangl, Mrs. Marikay Mendez; centrr row—Clem, Mike, Mrs. Isobell McDonald, Mrs. Caroline Smith, Oswald and Clarence; top row—Patrick, Wilson, AJyce Claire, Clayton and Bill. *********** en wedding day: Mrs. Caroline Smith and Mrs. Marikay Mendez of Holly, Mich.; Alyce Claire of Hollywood, Calif., and Wilson Stangl, C.P.O., of the U. S. navy, Corpus Christi, Tex. S /lrs. George J. Hess Gives Courtesy tor Miss Mae Griffin Mrs. George J. Hess entertained night as a courtesy for Miss Mae Griffin of Albuquerque, N. Mex., formerly of Carroll, who is visiting the M. L. Collison family. The group of ten included friends of floating candles and flowers which carried out the color note. Pinochle Club Met Sunday Night Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Witt were informally at her home Saturday ! centerpiece was an arrangement who took nurse training at St. hogtg ^ fche pinochle club at theIr Anthony hospital here when Mxss I home lagfc n , hfc Mr ^ Mrg Gnffm did. Mrs. Hess presented | Frank plster ^ on Wh rf Miss Griffin with a gift. 1 ° r Lunch was served at the dining room table which was decorated in a patriotic color scheme. The and Mrs. Paul Bachman, low. The group was seated at the dining room table for lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Bachman will entertain in two weeks.