FORMER ASSEMBLYMAN FRANK L. KERSTEN DIES
LA CROSSE TRIBUNE FRIDAY APRIL 7, 1950 PAGE 8
Former Assemblyman Frank L. Kersten, 80, who served in the legislature 1925-29, died Wednesday night here.
Kersten served as chief of state oil inspectors for several years following his legislative terms.
A brother, the Rev. Theodore Kersten of Stockbridge will officiate at Catholic funeral services here Monday. Also surviving is a sister, Miss Anna Kersten, also of Stockbridge.
CENTRALIA ENTERPRISE AND TRIBUNE MAY 13, 1899
—The following applications for
marriage licenses have been filed with
the county clerk this week: William
H. George and Miss Lillian Anders,
both of Nekoosa; Clemens Michalski
and Miss Christiana Bretten, both of
Bakerville; Wilbur Jerome Bell, of
Nekoosa, and Miss Minnie Binneboes^,
of South Centralia; Frank L. Kersten,
of Chilton, and Miss Margaret Goggins
of Grand Rapids
CENTRALIA ENTERPRISE AND TRIBUNE MAY 20, 1899
The Kersten-Goggins Nuptials
Last Wednesday, May 17th, witnessed
the marriage of Mr. Frank L.
Kersten, of Milwaukee, and Miss
Margaret Goggins. daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Hugh Goggins, of Grand
The ceremony took place at the
Roman Catholic church in Grand Rapids
at nine o'clock ir. the forenoon,
Rev. W. F. VanRoosmalen officiating.
The bride was attended by Miss
Genevieve Hayes, her young and attractive
looking- neice, daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. D. J. Hayes, of Milwaukee,
and the groom by Mr. Lucas
Starr, of Green Bay. Miss Charlotte
Gibson presided at the organ and Mr.
Frank L. Steib acted as usher.
Special invitations had been extended
to former Calumet county
people who now reside in the twin
cities, and who were well acquainted
with both the bride and groom during
their residence in Chilton. Among
those thus favored were Dr. and Mrs.
0. T. Hougen, Dr. and Mrs. R. H.
Sweetman, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Wipperman,
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Vincent
and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Paulus.
Otherwise the puests were restricted
to relatives of the bride and groom.
The marriage ceremony was followed
by a reception and wedding
feast at the home of the bride's
parents. The home was beautifully
decorated with smilax, roses and
carnations and the repast was
all that could be desired.
The groom is the second son of
Theodore Kersten, the Chilton banker,
who at one time, on account of his
prominence in the democratic party,
was nominated for state treasurer on
the democratic ticket. Frank L. Kersten
is now the vice president and general
manager of the Ransom Gas
Lighting company and has his residence
in Milwaukee. The bride is the
second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh
Goggins, of Grand Rapids, but during
le past two or three years has made
ec home with her sister, Mrs. D. J.
Hayes, at 1426 Cedar street, MHwaucee.
The bridal party took their departre on the
2:40 train over the G. B. &
V. R. R. Their immediate destiuaion
was purposely shrouded in mystery,
in order that no memento of their
recent union might follow them. It
vas given out, however, that they
would be "at home" at Milwaukee
after June 1st.