BioM: Zumstein, Helen (1950)
Surnames: Zumstein, Kwiatkowski, Sobkowiak, Greshner, Marek
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/24/1950
Zumstein, Helen (19 AUG 1950)
The wedding of Helen Zumstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zumstein, Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), to Edward Kwiatkowski, son of Mrs. Victoria Kwiatkowski, Milwaukee, took place at 10 a.m. Saturday morning in the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Owen. Father Raymond Bornbach read the nuptial ceremony.
Attending the couple were Kathleen Zumstein, a sister of the bride, as maid of honor, and bridesmaids were Helen Kwiatkowski, sister of the groom, and Shirley Sobkowiak, cousin of the bride,. Johnny Greshner, a close friend of the couple, attended the groom as best man.
The bride approached the altar for her marriage wearing a lovely gown of white organza, with a chentille and ruching protruding above the cowl with a flying panel on each side having a trim chentille lace and a long sweeping train over slipper satin. Her veil was of imported illusion veiling with three rows of stitching at the hem. It was caught up at the sides to a matching lace crown beaded with seed pearls and rhinestones. She carried a cascade boquet of white roses.
The maid of honor wore a gown of orchid organza with matching lace cowl and four skirt panels. She also wore matching gauntlets and a braided crown. She carried a bouquet of yellow gladiola and roses. The two bridesmaid’s gowns were of creme de menthe green organza styled identical to that of the maid of honor. They carried cascade bouquets similar to that of the maid of honor.
The bride wore matching rhinestone necklace and earrings, a gift of the groom, while her attendants wore rhinestone necklaces as gifts of the bride.
The bridegroom, his best man and ushers Edward Zumstein, brother of the bride, and Leo Marek, a close friend, all wore formal summer attire of black trousers and white jackets.
A dinner was served at noon to the bridal party and immediate relatives at the home of the bride’s parents.
Following the two week honeymoon trip the newlyweds will reside in Milwaukee where both are employed.
Out of town guests included Mrs. Emma Mullen, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wojtowicz and son, Boscobel; Mr. and Mrs. Bud Burkhalter, Kendall; Mr. and Mrs. Verne Hagemann, Mauston; Mrs. Mike Sobkowiak, Mr. and Mrs. LeLand Carter and family, and Mrs. Floyd Pike and family, , Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Larson, La Crosse; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pike, Mrs. Walter Marckewks, Mrs. Joseph Marchewski, and Misses Angeline, Julia, Theresa and Helen Kwiatkowski, Florence Buss and Leonard Jasinski, Milwaukee; and Marcia Buss, Marshfield.
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