Notice in the Mason City (Cerro Gordo, Iowa) Globe Gazette; Tuesday, May 16, 1939; p. 16, column 6:
ANNIVERSARY OF THE RHUBEES CELEBRATED
Golden Wedding Observance Held in Buffalo Center
BUFFALO CENTER - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rhubee celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their home in northeast Buffalo Center.
Miss Anna Bendo of Toledo and Frank Rhubee were married at Carroll. They made their home at Coon Rapids until 32 years ago when they moved to a farm in this vicinity and one year ago moved to their home in Buffalo Center.
While living in Coon Rapids Mr. Rhubee was engaged in the stock buying and meat market business.
Mr. Rhubee was born in Plezen, Bohenmia, and came to this country when a young man.
Eleven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Rhubee and all were present for the family reunion Sunday.They are Charles of Hillman, Minn.,; Mrs. Don Smouse of Coon Rapids, Mrs. Henry Lingerman and Mrs. Fred Seivertsen of Grand Meadow, Minn., Mrs. Glen Curtis of Swea City, Albert, Elmer and Kenneth Rhubee and Mrs. Floyd Danger of Thompson, Mrs. Harold Bohl and Frank Rhubee, Jr., of Buffalo Center.
Other relatives present were Mrs. Rhubee's two sisters, Mrs. John Visner of Coon Rapids and Mrs. Jake Fiala of Eagle Grove.
Mrs. Walter Schumacker and daughter, Janice, Coon Rapids were present as were Mr. and Mrs. Royal Armstrong and son, Charles of Clara City, Minn., Alfred Visner of Coon Rapids, Mrs. Frank Sigler of Glidden, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Niles Smith of Jordan, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Rhubee's two great-grandchildren, Janice Schumacker of Coon Rapids and Charles Armstrong of Clara City; Ord Curtis and the Rev. and Mrs. Gauger of Buffalo Center.
Open house was held from 2 to 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, at which time many friends and neighbors called.
The honored couple received gifts and a family dinner was served by the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Rhubee and a huge three tier wedding cake was used as a centerpiece on thedinner table.