BioM: Kohlbeck, Jean Mary (1956)
Surnames: Kohlbeck, Fait, Kraus, Udulutch, Raczek, Altenhofen,
Fahey, Loertscher, Spencer
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 11/01/1956
Jean Mary (Marriage - 27 Oct. 1956)
Mr. and Mrs.
Marvin Fait are now at home to friends in Abbotsford and are living
in the Leonard Loertscher house on Fifth Street. Their marriage
took place at Stratford Saturday when the twin daughters of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Kohlbeck became brides.
Louise became the bride of Marvin Fait, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Fait, Sr., Aurburndale, and Miss Jean Mary is the bride of Jerold
Kraus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kraus, of Rozellville.
Joseph Udulutch performed the ceremony at 9:30 before a nuptial
High Mass in St. Joseph’s Catholic church at
Chantilly lace extended into the bouffant nylon over satin skirts
of the identically styled gowns worn by the twins. The lace bodices
featured Sabrina necklines outlined with iridescent sequins and the
long lace sleeves tapered to the wrists in points and closed with
lace covered buttons. Seed pearls and sequins embellished the lace
medallions that trimmed the tulle pillboxes that secured their
sheer illusion veils. Garnet rosebuds were caught in the white
satin streamers that extended from their cascade arrangements of
red and garnet roses.
the bride of Mr. Fait were her sister, Mrs. Ray Raczek, Idaho
Falls, Idaho, as matron of honor, and Mrs. Vernon Fait, a
sister-in-law, of Spencer, as bridesmaid.
lace jackets complemented the strapless, floor length frocks of
Nile green nylon net over taffeta worn by the bridal attendants.
Cummerbunds of taffeta marked the point where the lace bodices
joined the full net skirts. Their matching head dresses were of
horsehair braid trimmed with rhinestones and brief veils.
colored frocks designed along the same lines as her sister’s
aides were worn by the new Mrs. Kraus’ attendants - Miss
Catherine Altenhofen, Marathon, a cousin, as maid of honor, and
Miss Marilyn Kraus, a sister of the groom, as bridesmaid.
Each of the
four attendants carried a basket of yellow roses and yellow and
bronze pompons tied with contrasting ribbons.
Mr. Fait were his brother, Stanley, Jr., Marshfield, as best man,
and Vernon Spencer as groomsman. Ushers were Roger Altenhofen, a
cousin of the brides, of Marathon, and Jack Fahey,
mass, at which Terrance Kohlbeck, brother of the brides, was a
server, each bride placed a bouquet of blue and white carnations
before the statue of the Blessed Virgin.
of the day, following a breakfast in the church hall, were an
afternoon reception in the Grassl’s hall and a dinner for 225
guests at 4:30 o’clock in St. Joseph’s hall. A wedding
dance was held at Kraus’ hall, Rozellville.
marriage, the brides were employed in the offices of Employers
Mutuals, at Wausau.
Mr. Fait, a graduate of River Falls State College, is instructor of vocational agriculture and industrial arts at the Abbotsford high school.
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