BioM: Elmhorst, Laura (Sept 2)

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----Source: Millie Lee's collection of personal news articles

VERNON WEGNER, LAURA ELMHORST MARRIED SEPT 2 Couple Will Live in Marshfield After Honeymoon

Mr. and Mrs. Henry ELMHORST Sr., Granton, announce the marriage of their daughter, Laura Mae, to Vernon H. WEGNER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur WEGNER, 500 N Maple St. The wedding ceremony was read in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Chruch at Granton, Sept. 2, at 2 p.m. by the Rev. William LAUTERBACH. Garden flowers decorated the altar for the occasion and Evelyn SAVAGE, a sister of the bride, sang "O, Perfect Love" and "The Twenty-third Psalm." Sprays of peach-colored gladiolas marked the family pews.

The bride wore a white formal frock of ninon inserted with lace and styled with a sweetheart neckline, long sleeves ending in points at the wrists, and a long skirt extending into a court train. A headdress of seed pearls held her finger-tip veil of illusion and she carried a shower bouquet of white gladioli and pink roses. Her pearl necklace was a gift of the groom.

Miss Verna ELMHORST, a sister of the bride, was maid of honor, while MIss Vera ELMHORST, another sister, Mrs. Edward WEGNER, sister-in-law of the bridegroom, and Mrs. Lloyd RIEDEL were bridesmaids. The groom's attendants were Harold CAPELLE JR., Herscher, IL, a nephew of the bride, Mr. WEGNER, the groom's brother, Harold LEMPKE, his cousin, and Loyd RIEDEL.

All four women attendants wore blue taffeta and net frocks fashioned with bracelet length sleeves and perky bows trimming the bouffant skirts. Their earrings were gifts of the bride and they carried white and peach gladiolas tied with blue tulle.

A reception for 85 guests was held at 5:30 o'clock in the church parlors festooned with blue and white streamers and decorated with bouquets of gladioli. Pink roses trimmed the three-tier wedding cake that centered the bride's table. A wedding dance and shower followed in the Eagles Hall after which the couple left on a week's honeymoon spent at Wisconsin Dells.

Both the bride and the groom were graduated from the Granton High School. Mr. WEGNER with the class of 1943 and his bride two years later. After Sunday, they will make their home with the groom's parents. Mr. WEGNER is employed in the office at the Roddis Lumber and Veneer Co.

Guests included Mr. and Mrs. George WITHEFT and son, Merlyn, Mr. and Mrs. Harold CAPELLE and son, Harold Jr., and daughters, Edna and Doris, Mr. and Mrs. Harry DORWIELER, Miss Emma DESENS, Mrs. Sophia KERBS, Arlington Heights, IL; Mr. and Mrs. John LUKE, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Erwin BRUCKSHEN and daughters, Ethel and Carol, Mr. and Mrs. Harold SCHNELL, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert BUSSE, Mr. and Mrs. Will WILDE and Grace and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred EICHMEN, Anita and ??? (name obliterated) BRUCKSHEN, all from Manitowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Henry LEMPKE, Loyal.

 

 


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