Ostrom Photos Identified Through
Area Newspapers - 2014

Unidentified Ostrom photos were first published in area newspapers in January 2006. 
Subscribers are asked to provide identifications to the Sibley County Historical Society.  Many photos have been identified through the newspapers.

We enthusiastically thank all newspapers participating in this project!
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Gaylord Hub
Lafayette-Nicollet Ledger
Standard-Gazette and Messenger (Gibbon & Fairfax)
Winthrop News

 

Fifteen (15) photos were identified in 2014

(Ostrom Camera - From the museum collection)

 

Bride: Amelia Dahms
Groom: Gustav Bleck

Attendants: Ella Lehman, Alma Black, George Black, and Henry Black

1916

N-16 Identified by Grace Bleck Fischer, Nicollet (granddaughter of the couple) and Geri Kiecker, Edgeley, ND (grandniece of the couple)

Bride: Theresa Regner
Groom: Charles Holm

Attendants on left: Hildegard Regner & John Knoff

Flower Girl: Catherine Regner

October 1956

S-360 Identified by Doris Moses, Gaylord

Emil & Henrietta Boettcher family

Front: Alvin, Emil, Henrietta, Selma

Back: Paulina, Arthur, Gustave Zuehlsdorf, Lydia

S-351 Identified by Karla Meyer, Duluth (granddaughter of Selma)

Irma Carlson & Edna Carlson (bride)
Richard Vanderwerf & Lester Vanderwerf (groom)

October 1955

Lafayette

S-337 Identified by Irma Carlson Raddatz

Joseph & Dora Brandel family

St. George - early 1950s

Front: Zita, Joseph, Dora, Viola

Back: Wilfred, Laurel, Francis, Norbert

S-333 Identified by Anita Hoffman, New Ulm, Marie Brandel, Bernie Bastian, Mankato, and Carolyn Bentz Johnson

Sharon L. Reese
Larrie S. Reese

Winthrop - June 1953

N-315 Identified by Betty Reese Henke, Gaylord & Greg Johnson, Winthrop

Bride Darlene Nelson & Groom Richard (Dick) Garson

Attendants: Gloria Nelson, Marlene Garson, Mrs. James Garson, Janice Meyer, James Garson, Phillip Hanevold, LeRoy Hauge, Gary Schiller

April 1955

Bernadotte

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S-304 Identified by Janice Meyer Ahlness, Mankato. She writes to us, "I usually check the paper at the North Mankato library. I was surprised to see a picture of myself in the Vintage Photo in that issue." She ends her note with, "Thanks for putting these pictures in the paper."

Bride Marilyn Seitz
Groom Cyril Dording

May 1951

Attendants: Bernadine Dording Whittet, Harold Reiner, Angeline Dording Broich, Peter Dording, Robert Goblirsch, Edmund Seitz, Donna Franta, and James Dording

Children: Susan Franta and Richard Broich

S-257 Identified by Dennis Dording (son of the couple)

Bride: Dorothy Vanderwerf
Groom: Kermit Sjogren

Lafayette - 1941

Attendants: Sylvia Vanderwerf & Clifford Sjogren

Flower Girl: Marlene Oscarson

S-246 Identified by Pat Ericson, Gibbon & Becky Briggs, Eagan

Henry & Grace Maiers family

Stewart, MN

Row 1: Patrick

Row 2: Sister Mary Jean, Grace, Henry

Row 3: Joseph, Virginia, Stan

Row 4: Brennan, Maureen, Madonna (Sister Gracemarie), Allan

Row 5: Genevive (Sister Gen), Grace (Sister Brendan/Brenda), Therese

Row 6: Paul, Jack, Ray, Loy 

S-238 Identified by Allan Maiers

Alex & Anna Sandquist Family

Lafayette, MN

Children l to r: Lorenda Sandquist Turner, Elmer, Reynold, Helen Sandquist Swenson, Donald and Rachel Sandquist Kellogg

(S-236) Identified by Dolores Lueck, Reynold Sandquist (Hopkins, MN) and Ethel Lund (Lilydale, MN)

Bride: Bessie Guggisberg
Groom: Linus Baumann

April 25, 1946

Attendants: Joe Baumann & Gertie Guggisberg Donahue

S-198 Identified by Janet Guggisberg Steffl (a cousin)

Stanley and Dorothy Hall
Wedding

Mid-1940s

Attendants on left: Stanley's sister Florence Hall Goebel & his brother David

Attendants on right: unable to identify

S-188 Identified by Janice Hall (daughter of David Hall), Hutchinson

Ed and Bertha (Stueber) Schultz Family

Stewart, MN

Children standing: Goldie, Elmer, Irene, Howard, & Myrtle

All lived in the Stewart, Buffalo Lake, or Gibbon area

S-136 Identification by Willard Braun (Winthrop) & Elva Bethke (Redwood Falls)

Anna Borchert & August Habeck

Sept. 10, 1931

Attendants: Esther Schuft & Ervin Habeck

S-23 Identified by Anna & August's daughter Inez Habeck Dascher (Buffalo Lake)

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