The Daily Plainsman, Huron, South Dakota
handwritten Oct. 3, 1965
IROQUOIS PAIR OBSERVES 40TH WEDDING DATE
Iroquois - Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Fenner were honored
on their 40th wedding anniversary Oct. 3 at open house in Trinity
Hosts for the event were the couple's four children: Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Boy, Huron, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fenner, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Fenner, Iroquois and Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Fenner, Winner.
Rhonda, Donna and Susan Fenner, granddaughters of the honored couple, registered the 150 guests who called during the afternoon.
Alan and Wayne Fenner, Jerry and Vicki Fenner and Debra Boy, also grandchildren, served punch.
The four-tiered cake was made and decorated by Mrs. Hurley Johnson and was served by Mrs. Odis Dover, Mrs. Sam Haffner and Mrs. John Wintle. Mrs. Herbert Fenner, Mrs. Lovell Johnson and Mrs. Ray Miller were at the silver service.
Women assisting in the kitchen were: Mesdames Wayne Nelson, Hans Lorenz, Chris Thompson and Fred Oles.
Out-of-town guests were from Winona, Minnn, Huron, Cavour, Junius, De Semt, Mitchell, Arlington, Esmond and Carthage.