S: Our 50th Wedding Anniversary
BC: to be continued...
FC: 50th Wedding Anniversary | Our Story
1: Once upon a time.... Ronald Lee Schoening born to Bernice and Max Schoening on August 13, 1941 met the girl of his dreams... Elrena Alvina Schauer born to Elsie and Ordwin Schauer on September 3, 1941. They met in August 1960. While out on the dance floor that October, Ron proposed to Elrena. It was made official with the ring in December of that year. They were married on August 26, 1961 at 2:00 in the afternoon at Zion Lutheran Church in Green Isle, Minnesota.
2: Ronald Lee Schoening | Ron and his mother | Ron and his father
3: Ron and Rick
5: Elrena A. Schauer
9: I do...
10: beautiful bride
14: Our First Home | Bloomington, Minnesota
16: Along came Scott David June 15, 1964
18: 4540 W 111th Street Bloomington, MN 1966-1994
20: Next... The arrival of Paul Ronald November 28, 1966
22: all because two people fell in love....
24: Ron and Elrena
25: Through the years
26: Oxyolk Cabin 1971-1989 | Trout Lake Home 1989-2000
27: At the lake | LeechLake 2000
28: Relatives | Schoening Relatives | Ron and Bernice | Rick, Bernice, Ron and Max
29: The Schoening Relatives from Germany | Ron, Emil, Max, Vera, Paul, Elsie Schauer, Elrena & Ordwin Schauer | Ron and Vera | Ernst | Elrena, Ron, Lore and Bob | Ron, Ernst and Dorthea | Dietrich, Max, Elrena and Charoletta | Dietrich, Charoletta, Ron and Elrena | Charoletta, Jorg, Erika, Gerd, Erna, Ron, Paul, and Elrena
30: Dietrich, Charoletta, Thorston and Petra | Max, Anna, Gabby and Vera | Ron and Hannahlore | Elrena, Jurgen and Ron | Scott, Jill, Ron, Elrena, and Dorthea | Rosie, Jurgen, Tante Trudi, and Ernst (Jr.) | Photos taken in July of 2000. The family was together in Hamburg , Germany to celebrate Tante Trudi's 100th Birthday.
31: Ron's Outdoor Holiday Displays
32: 1996 Moved to: 18827 86th Place North Maple Grove, MN 55311
34: THE Schauer | The Schauer's | Gerald & Corine, Ordwin & Elsie, Ron & Elrena | Elsie, Ordwin, Elrena, Scott, Paul and Susan
35: back row: Peter, LeRoy, Scott, John Front Row: Sally, Sue, Grandma Schauer & Sharon | Elrena & Julie Schrupp | Ron, Elrena and Elsie 90th Birthday | The Schauer's 1991 | Susan, Elsie, Julie & Elrena 4 generations
37: The family grows... | September 16, 1989 Scott David Schoening marries Jill Larrie Johnston | December 5, 1992 Paul Ronald Schoening marries Lori AnnLeopold
38: ...and grows... GRANDchildren | Ryan 1993, Nicholas 1995 | Matthew 1996, Hannah 1998
40: R | yan | 9.27.93 | James
41: N | icholas | 11.1.95 | Lee
42: Matthew | 4.8.1996 | Bryce
43: Hannah | 12.17.1998 | LouAnn
44: Our Pride
45: & Joy | with great grandma schauer a.k.a. oma
46: Ron & Elrena's 40th Wedding Anniversary and 60th Birthday's 2001
47: 2008 | Ron and Elrena's 50th Wedding Anniversary and 70th Birthday's. | Family | one of God's masterpieces | 2011
48: The Great Outdoors
49: Ron's Retirement Trip to Alaska 1999
50: WORK HARD
51: PLAY HARD | Always a new adventure
52: Jesse | Simeon
53: Simeon | “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” - Ben Williams | Simeon | Simeon | Granddoggie's.... | Jake | Trooper
54: Winter Texan's | 100 West Moore Rd #29 Pharr, Texas 78577 | We are now.... | 2009
55: with good friends | Good Times | Mary Jo, Karen, & Elrena | Stuber's, Schoening's, & Holst's | Gib, Kathy, Ron, Elrena, & Pat | Norma, Margret, Roger, Lil (Oxyoke Lake) | Ron, Rhoorda's & Raser's | Herb & Karen, Elrena & Ron
56: EMBARKING ON A ONCE IN A LIFETIME
58: 70th | Ron August 13th & Elrena September 3rd 2011
59: 70 | 70
60: 50 | Happy 50th Anniversary 8.26.2011 | "A life without love is no life at all." | years
61: 50 | years | We celebrated by having a surprise party with family and friends, and an Alaskan cruise planned for August of 2012.
63: Mom and Dad, We are so happy that you have been able to spend 50 wonderful years together. We wish you many more years of health and happiness. Thank you for being such great role models and for being such supportive, giving parents and grandparents. We all love you very much! Love, Your kids and Grandkids