Bio: Telford, Delia (90th Birthday – Dec 1971)


Surnames: Telford, Asseline

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 25 Nov 1971

An "open house" will be held on Sunday, November 28, 1971 from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Bernard's Parish Hall, Thorp, in honor of Mrs. Delia Telford's 90th birthday.

Mrs. Telford is a lifelong resident of the Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) area. She was born December 4, 1881, the daughter of Jerry and Delilia Asseline. She had six brothers, Jerry, Albert, Edward, Layton, Gilbert, and Freddy, and one sister, Edna. Edward, Gilbert and Layton are still living.

She was married to Robert Telford on October 22, 1899, and they farmed in the Town of Reseburg until 1943, when they moved to her present home in Thorp. Mr. Telford passed away August 18, 1963.

They had three sons, George, who lives on route 1, Owen; Vilas and Raymond, who are deceased. There are 11 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Telford is still remarkable active, as she lives along and keeps her own home, besides occasionally working out doing light housework. She enjoys company and still cooks large meals for her guests. She has a garden and does canning, sewing and knitting.

There will be no invitations sent and Mrs. Telford requests no gifts, please.



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