BioM: Wohlleben, June L. (1948)

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Surnames: Wohlleben, Kinney, Berneman, Bivans, Whitten, Virgin, Harris, Korfhage

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/09/1948

Wohlleben, June L. (4 SEP 1948)

The marriage of June Lenore Wohlleben, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Wohlleben, and Elwyn George Kinney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burt C. Kinney of Fairmont, Minn., took place at the Methodist Church in Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) on Sept. 4th, 1948 at 3 o’clock.

Using the double ring ceremony, the Rev. James Irish read the wedding service. Yellow glads and baby mums with greens formed the decorative setting. Mrs. Gladys Berneman of Reedsburg, Wis., was organist, playing the traditional wedding marches and a short program of a classical prelude music white the guests were assembling. Mrs. Loran Bivans sang Alan Murray’s "I’ll Walk Beside You" immediately before the processional.

Miss Wohlleben, given in marriage by her father, was gowned in white satin. The bodice was styled with three-fourths length puffed sleeves and a yoke of sheer net. A crown of white satin held the bride’s shoulder length veil in place. Miss Wohlleben carried Gloriosa lilies and baby mums.

Maid of honor was Miss Eleanor Whitten of Champlin, Minn. a University of Minnesota classmate, Mrs. Benjamin G. Virgin of Madison, Wis., was a brides matron. The maid of honor wore a full skirted green faille with a net yoke and matching elbow length mitts, while the brides matron was attired in rust taffeta with a tulle overskirt and elbow length mitts. Bronze mums and yellow baby mums comprised the bouquets of the bridal attendants.

The groom’s brother, Mr. Gordon Kinney of Fairmont, Minn., acted as best man. The other attendants of the wedding party were Lee Harris of Park River, N.D., and M. Cameron Korfhage, of Winona, Minn., both friends of the groom.

For her daughter’s wedding and reception following the service, Mrs. Wohlleben wore a plum colored street length crepe with white hat and accessories

Mrs. Kinney, mother of the bridegroom, wore a powder blue crepe afternoon dress with black accessories.

Corsages for the mothers were of pale pink and white glads centered with Pinocchio roses.

Approximately one hundred guests were present for the reception. A buffet luncheon was served.

Going away costume of the bride consisted of a royal blue dress with white shoes and gloves and black hat.

After Sept. 20 the young couple will make their home at 915 Essex S.E., Minneapolis, Minn.

Mr. Kinney will continue his education in the fall at the University of Minnesota, where he has one more year to complete. The bride is a graduate of Minnesota University and is at present a city health nurse in Minneapolis.

Out of town guests, including friends and relatives, numbered about fifty.

 

 


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