BioM: Loertscher, Carol Jean (1956)

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Surnames: Loertscher, Gosse, Valli, Reuter, Brost, Etten, Kraemer 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 12/06/1956  

Loertscher, Carol Jean (1 Dec. 1956) 

Miss Carol Jean Loertscher and Merle Gene Gosse, of Abbotsford, and Miss Joan Mae Loertscher and Daniel Louis Valli, of West Park, N.Y. were married Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. in a double wedding at Holy Rosary Catholic church, Medford. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Gregory Reuter officiated. 

The brides are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. E. Loertsch of Medford, Route 2. Mr. Gosse’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gosse, formerly of Abbotsford, now of Milwaukee, and Mr. Valli’s father is Louis Valli, of New York. 

The Gosses will live at Medford on Route 3. Mr. Gosse is a mechanic at Medford Motors, Inc. The Vallis will live in New York where Mr. Valli is employed as a technician with International Business Machines. 

The brides wore similar gowns of lace and tulle over satin. Pearl set head pieces held their finger tip veils and their cascade bouquets contained red roses. 

Serving as flower girl was the brides’ younger sister, Jeanne, and the ring bearer was their brother, Ronald. 

Attendants for Mr. Gosse and his bride were Miss Donna Gosse and Allyn Loertscher, sister and brother of the couple and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brost, Valgene Loertscher and Jack Gosse, Milwaukee, and the Misses Donna Etten, Dorchester, and Miss Pat Kraemer completed the wedding party. 

The maids of honor wore strapless, blue net over satin and the bridesmaids wore coral net over satin. In their bouquets were carnations tinted to match their frocks and white carnations. 

Dinner was served to 130 guests in Holy Rosary school auditorium and 250 guests were present for the supper. In the evening, a dance was held at Memorial hall, Dorchester. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gosse, Donna and Jack and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gosse, of Milwaukee, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Loertscher, of Abbotsford.



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