BioM: Hansen, Maeta (Marriage - 1928)

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----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07/05/1928

Hansen, Maeta (Marriage - 30 JUN 1928)

The following account of the Nichols-Hansen wedding was taken from the Wis. State Journal, Madison, under the Stoughton News heading of the issue of Saturday, Mr. Nichols is the son of Mrs. W. B. Nichols of this city, but for the past few years has been employed at Wausau.

The wedding of Miss Maeta Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elius Hansen, and Harold R. Nichols, son of Mrs. Kathryn Nichols, Owen, Clark County, Wis., was solemnized at high noon today at the Central Christ Lutheran Church.

The wedding service was read by the Rev. Stener Turmo and Julian Mathison presided at the organ.

Preceding the ceremony, Harry Bender, Colby, brother-in-law of the groom sang "I Love You Truly" and at the close of the nuptial sang "At Dawning." Mr. Mathison used Lohengrin's wedding march as the processional and Mendelssohn's as the recessional.

The bride wore a dress of white crepe trimmed with Belgian lace. She wore a long white tulle veil arranged with a cap and caught with a band of brilliants. Her flowers were a bouquet of pin Premier roses showered with swansonia. The bride was given in marriage by her father.

Mrs. Gordon Voog, Edgerton, sister of the bride, attended as matron of honor. She wore a dress of orchid georgette.

The bridesmaids were Miss Margaret Lindman, a cousin of the bride, who wore pale yellow georgette, and Miss Betty Bronson, Oshkosh, who wore green georgette. Al three attendants carried arm bouquets of roses and sweet peas.

Little Miss Beverly Jane Leicht, Wausau, in peach taffeta and hat to match, acted as flower girl, carrying a basket of rose petals.

Erving Nichols, brother of the groom, was best man, and serving as ushers were Gordon Voog and Raymond Johnson, Wausau. Brice Bender acted as ring bearers, carrying the ring in a lily.

A wedding breakfast was served after the ceremony at Mrs. Anna Klaesson's Tea Shop. Fifty guests were present. A color scheme of yellow and green was carried out in the table decorations.

After a wedding trip through northern Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Nichols will go to Wausau to make their home at 807 Stewart Av. Mr. Nichols is employed at "The Bootery" in that city. The bride has taught in the Marathon County Normal in Wausau the past three years.

Guests from out of the city at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bender and children of Colby; Erving Nichols, Owen; Miss Betha Bock, Medford; Miss Betty Bronson, Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Johnson, Judge and Mrs. George J. Leicht, daughter, Beverly Jane, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Holmskog, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Sayer, Amil Ammentorp, Raymond Johnson, and Rex Short, all of Wausau, Mrs. H. C. Rasmussen, Mrs. Anna Hansen and Mr. and Mrs. George Hansen, all of Brooklyn; Mr. ( the rest of my copy was cut off)



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