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Surnames: Strohbehn, Echrohe, Hall, Saman, Solterbeck, Creswell, Ziegher
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Thursday, October 8, 1936
COUPLE OBSERVE GOLDEN WEDDING
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Strohbehn, Of New Plymouth Observe 50th Wedding Anniversary
NEW PLYMOUTH (Special to the Independent-Enterprise)
The outstanding social event of the season was the golden wedding celebration of Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Strohbehn in the social room of the Baptist church Sunday. The room was
decorated with lavender crepe paper, ropes hung with fine silver ribbon. The table was
shaped with michaelmas daisies in low bowels and single roses in bud vases. A five tier
wedding cake rested on a large mirror framed with white nut baskets and had a place car on
Covers were laid for fifty. The following program arranged by Miss Phyllis Strohbehn was
given during the dinner.
Grace, Rev. P. Glenn Garner; piano solo, Mrs. H. Solterbeck; “Exciting moments at the
Strohbehn’s” a story by Mrs. N. S. Felthouse, who was a nurse at the arrival of all five
babies; guitar solo, Ben Strohbehn, Jr.; piano solo, Shirley Solterbeck; “toast to my
dad,” Morley Strohbehn; banjo and piano instrumental, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Echrohe; “Silver
Threads Among the Gold,” and medley of popular songs twenty-five years ago; Reading, “A
Heap of Living,” Miss Phyllis Strohbehn.
Besides the hosts and family those present were Mrs. Addie Hall and Mrs. Fred Saman of
Moscow, Mt. and Mrs. Ben Strohbehn, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Hall, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Solterbeck
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Solterbeck and family, all of Payette, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Hall of Eagle, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Creswell, Miss Phyllis Strohbehn and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Echrohe all of Boise, Mr. and Mrs. P. Glenn Garner and family, Mr. and Mrs. N. S.
Felthouse, Gus Ziegher and Wayne Hall.
The afternoon was spent at the ranch where Mr. and Mrs. Strohbehn have lived for