BioM: Embke, Elizabeth (1943)

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Surnames: Embke, Steleter, Laesch, Baumann, Stelter, May

----Source: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 16 Dec. 1943

Embke, Elizabeth (Marriage - 11 Dec. 1943)

The marriage of Miss Elizabeth Embke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Embke, town of York, and Frederick Stelter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stelter, Sr., Neillsville, took place on Saturday, December 11, at 2:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Neillsville, the single ring service being used. The Rev. Arthur Laesch of Granton performed the ceremony, in the absence of the Rev. William A. Baumann, pastor of the church.

The bride wore a medium blue suit and she carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums. The bridesmaid, Miss Rosalie Stelter, Madison, sister of the groom was attired in a navy blue suit and carried yellow and white chrysanthemums. The groom’s attendant was a friend, Roland May of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The bride’s mother chose a dress of light colored jersey, while the groom’s mother wore a dress of navy blue. Each wore a corsage of white and rust chrysanthemums.

The bride has been employed as waitress at Wagner’s Café. The groom is a graduate of the Neillsville High School and is engaged in farming.

In the evening, a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents in the town of York. A dinner was served at 6 o’clock to 50 guests.

The couple went to housekeeping at once on the groom’s farm, R. R. 3, Neillsville. Miss Alvina Stelter, Milwaukee, sister of the groom was here to attend the wedding.



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