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Thirty-seven (37) photos were identified
in 2021.

(Ostrom Camera - From the museum collection)

 
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Wedding of Pearl (Picker) & Martin Lindeman

Martin Lindeman married Pearl Picker on December 23, 1941.

Attendants were Raymond Lindeman and June Picker.

Identification of N-550 was made by Charles Lindeman, son of the couple; Ed & Arlene Pinske; and Dr. Kathryn Kelly

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Braun / Krueger Wedding

Lula E. Brown and Elmer A. Krueger were married October 4, 1941 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bismarck Township.

N-544 was identified by Lois Braun

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Stark - Zachow Wedding

Wilmar Zachow and Mildred Stark were married November 26, 1942

N-542 was identified by Gary Zachow (son) and Ron Zachow (nephew)

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Schwarzrock / Schulz Wedding

Martin H. Schulz married Lorraine Schwarzrock on October 22, 1940.

N-541 ID was made by Joan Roepke

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Ahrens Family of Winthrop

Walter & Joanne Ahrens with their children Scott and Rise

N-538 was identified by Mary Ann Marquardt, Linda Nordang,

and Irene Leske

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Zarnott - Streu Wedding

Pearl Zarnott & Raymond Streu were married September 9, 1942

N-535 was identified by Mary Zarnott

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Elton & Marvel (Jaus) Vorwerk

Marvel Jaus & Elton Vorwerk were married June 6, 1944,

and farmed near Gibbon.

N-534 was identified by Wally & Joann Vorwerk, Lois Bode,

Dr. Kathryn Kelly, and Edith Ulrich

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Brelje & Doering Wedding

Helen Brelje & Alvin Doering were married November 11, 1942

N-530 was identified by Jolene Nordlund (Gibbon), and

one anonymous person.

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Martin & Ione (Olson) Roeker

Martin Roeker & Ione Olson were married August 26, 1942

N-529 was identified by Curtis Olson and Gene Berg

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Winthrop High School - 1950

Part of the yearbook staff.  L to R: Assistant Editor Inez Habeck,

Faculty Advisor Miss Marian Mueller, Editor Wayne Sletten

N-528 identified by Barbara Howland Morris and Becky Briggs

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Matt Mayerle Family - 1961

Photo of Matt & Mildred Mayerle and their daughter Kathy

on Kathy's Confirmation Day

N-527 was identified by Kathy's classmate, Junell Lofthus

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Vernett (Draeger) & Walter Mueffelmann

Wedding was June 18, 1944

N-525 was identified by their daughter, Vivian Grisham (Gaylord), and by Irene Leske

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Waldemar & Ruth (Lindeman) Grewe

Ruth Lindeman & Waldemar Grewe were married December 20, 1942

N-524 was identified by the couple's daughter, Kathryn, and by

Diane Isakson

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Family of Ben & Lillie Roepke

Probably taken in the mid-1960s

Back row: Virgil & Joan Roepke, Arnold & Lois Roepke,

Sharon & Glendon Roepke, Doris & Maynard Roepke,

Loren Roepke (not yet married)

Front row: Melvin & Adeline Roepke, Lillie & Ben Roepke,

Ordell & Willmer Roepke

N-523 was identified by Loren's daughter, Chellie Skoog (Alaska),

and Ramona Meyer

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Meffert - Witt Wedding

The wedding of Lucille Meffert & Reuben Witt took place

November 21, 1941

N-522 identified by Earl Doering of Sarasota, FL

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Marriage of
Ambrose Frank & Eleanora Denton

Wedding was November 25, 1942

N-513 was identified by Anonymous

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Selda Sifferath & Edwin R. Bahr

Selda & Edwin were married December 18, 1942

Selda's maiden name was Lickfett

N-518 was identified by Becky Briggs (Eagan)

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Lucille Abraham & John Henry Rick

John Henry & Lucille (Abraham) Rick

Photo taken about 1944

N-511 was identified by Marge Lindstrand (Winthrop),

Betty Huelskamp (Winthrop), and

Einar & Marlys Nelson (Mankato)

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Swenson - Nelson Wedding

Lennart V. Nelson and Genevieve M. Swenson were married

June 11, 1944

N-509 was identified by Becky Briggs (Eagan)

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Wold - Bonderson Wedding

Henry F. Bonderson and Alma J. Wold

were married August 28, 1942

N-498 was identified by Becky Briggs

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Wolter / Mathwig Marriage

The wedding of Arnold Mathwig & Rufina Wolter took place

November 14, 1941

N-494 was identified by Lorraine Rucks

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Helen Hanch & Martin R. Hahn

Wedding was December 10, 1942

N-492 was identified by Anonymous

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Wolff / Kamps Wedding

Myrtle Wolff & Lloyd Kamps were married April 12, 1942

N-488 was identified by Lois Lucas

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Methodist Church Confirmation
Winthrop, MN

Confirmation Class of 1944

Students l-r:  Verda Hagg, Loyd Jacobson, Geraldine Woods

Rev. Gerald Morgan is seated

N-485 was identified by Bonita Messner

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Ostermann / Quast Wedding

Alvin Quast and Sivella Ostermann were married November 8, 1942

N-471 was identified by Becky Briggs

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Vieregge - Erickson Wedding

Anita Vieregge & Lloyd E. Erickson were married December 20, 1942

N-469 was identified by Becky Briggs

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Confirmation Class
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Gaylord, MN  -  1955

L-r: Back row - Cyril Brinkman, Wallace Lind, Pastor George Matthiae, David Battcher, Thomas Spriggs

Middle row - Darleen Helriegel, Beverly Franke, Joanne Heinrich, Janice Senske

Front row - Robert Bauer, Robert Seemann, Earl Pomplun

N-388 was identified by Rodney Lind at the 2021 Sibley County Fair

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Krueger Sisters

Sisters Yvonne Krueger and Marilyn Krueger (l-r) about 1954 or 1955.

N-369 was identified by Marilyn (Krueger) Witzel

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Four Roepke Children

The four oldest children of Loren & Gladys Roepke.  Left to right: Roger Roepke, Noreen Roepke, Marlen Reopke, Darlene Roepke

Photo was taken in 1946

N-321 was identified by Joan (Roepke) Dose, the youngest Roepke child

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Three Siblings

L - r:  Ernie Michaelis, Lois Michaelis, Ruth Michaelis

Parents are Richard & Elsie Michaelis

The photo was taken about 1944

N-278 was identified by Lois' son, Keith Herrmann

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Barke / Davis Wedding

The wedding of Meta Barke and Jennings Davis took place

August 24, 1946.

L-r: Elroy Hegewald, Dorothy Just, Groom Jennings Davis,

Bride Meta Barke, Lois Davis, Martin Verkuilen

N-143 was identified by Susan Davis-Fry and Linda Hegewald Kopf

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Vinkemeier / Steinborn Wedding

Left to right: Gordon Steinborn, Mabel Vinkemeier,

Viola Vinkemeier (bride), Arnold Steinborn (groom),

Myrtle Vinkemeier, Marvin Steinborn.

S-384 was identified by the couple's daughter, Mavis Grussing

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Ericson / Lindberg Wedding

The wedding of Wesley G. Lindberg and Muriel C. Ericson took place November 7, 1945.

Attendants were Orall Gustafson and Marilyn Gustafson.

S-219 was identified by Marion Gustafson Frazier, Gail Gustafson Anderson, and Jane Gustafson

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Zollner / Gitter Wedding

L-R: Leo Grosam, (Wilbert) Raymond Voltin (Ray), Hilary Gitter (groom), Marie Zollner (bride), Vernita Berle, Delores Borth.

The wedding took place May 14, 1946.

S-207 was identified by the wedding couple's daughter

Lorraine Mathiowetz, Redwood Falls

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Boehlke / Richards Wedding

Left to right: Gordon Richards, Shirley Boehlke, Derold Richards,

Gail Payton Richards (groom), June Boehlke (bride),

Phyllis Boehlke, James Burgstahler, Cleo Richards

The wedding was January 4, 1946

S-176 was identified by Audrey Rath

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Michelson / Koterba Wedding

Marriage took place October 3, 1944

Left to right: Raymond (aka Todd) Manderscheid, Edward Koterba, groom Cyril (Cy) Koterba, bride Joyce Michelson,

Margaret Reinert, Arlene Michelson

Ring bearer is Gordon Koterba, flower girl is Elayne Glaeser

S-72 was identified by Julie Hallquist (Hector), and Becky Briggs (Eagan)

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Arlene Schwingel & Gottfried Kober Wedding

Adults l-r: Dorothy Jean Saltee, Ruth Kober, Arvilla Kober, Katherine Schwingel, Arlene Schwingel (bride), Gottfried Kober, Jr. (groom), Gottlieb Kober, Robert Trebelhorn, Rudy Gorr, Lennard Trebelhorn.  Ring bearer is Jimmy Kober.

The wedding took place at Zion Lutheran Church, Winthrop, MN on July 19, 1944.

S-64 was identified by Ruth Gorr, Irene Leske, Gary Kober,

and Jesica Conrad