BioM: Larsen, Jean (1952)
Contact:: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Larsen, Chadwick, Liskow, Kessler,
Harder, Kodet, Dartt, Aasen, Zic
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) October 23, 1952
Larsen, Jean (Marriage - 15 October
Miss Jean Larsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Larsen, became the bride of Robert Chadwick, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Millard Chadwick, on Wednesday, October 15, at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church, with Father Peter Zic
bride, who was given in marriage by her father, chose a ballerina
length gown of Chantilly nylon lace over heavy net and satin.
It was styled with a strapless bodice closed with a row of lace
covered buttons, and a lace jacket with long sleeves that came to
points at the wrists. Her three tiered nylon net veil
extended from a coronet headdress edged with seed pearls and
rhinestones. She carried a colonial bouquet of white assorted
flowers featuring carnations.
Miss Lillian Chadwick as her maid of honor wore a
federal gold gown and Miss Joan Liskow as bridesmaid was attired in
forest green. Their gowns were fashioned with velvet waists,
matching boleros and with ballerina length skirts of nylon net over
satin. They wore matching head dresses and carried colonial
shower bouquets of contrasting colors.
Louis Kessler and Rene Harder acted as best man
and groomsman respectively. Douglas Larsen, brother of the
bride and Kenneth Kessler ushered.
Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was
served to the immediate relatives at the home of the bride’s
parents and at 2:30 o’clock a reception for 140 guests was
held there. The home was artistically decorated with mixed
bouquets of American Beauty roses, pink carnations and gold
chrysanthemums. Green and gold streamers decorated the dining room.
The bride’s table was centered by a huge wedding cake, with
small bouquets of matching colors. The entire color scheme was
carried out in deep fall shades of green and
Following a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin
the young couple will be at home at Greenwood Route
bride was graduated from Neillsville High School and has been
employed at the First National Bank. The groom was also
graduated from the local high school and is engaged in farming with
Guests from out of town attending the wedding included the bride’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kodet of Belvidere, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Dartt, Wall, S. D.; and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Larsen and family of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Aasen of Juneau; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Larsen, Tyler, Minn.; and other relatives from Rib Lake, Greenwood, Owen and Loyal.
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