BioM: Ulman, Elnora (1930)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Ulman, Mills, Shaw, Asplin, Huntley, Johnson, Edens, Schafer, Bauman


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 13, 2010


Ulman, Elnora (Marriage - 15 October 1930)


From The Good Old Days, compiled by Dee Zimmerman, from October 1930


A very pretty wedding took place at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Neillsville on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 2 o’clock by Rev. Bauman, when Miss Elnora Ulman, the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ulman of York, was united in marriage to Mr. Calvin Mills, the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Mills of Weston.


The bridal pair was attended by Mrs. Everett Shaw, sister of he bride as maid of honor and Miss Carol Asplin, cousin of the groom as bridesmaid.  The groom’s attendants were Mr. Everett Shaw and Lee Mills.


The bride was beautifully gowned in white satin and lace and wore a veil of white tulle caught with a bridal wreath. She carried a shower bouquet of yellow roses and baby breath.  The maid of honor was attired in pale green chiffon, the bridesmaid in pale pink chiffon.  They carried bouquets of pink carnations and baby breath. The groom and his attendants wore dark blue suits.


Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents for about 120 guests.  The rooms were beautifully decorated in white, pink and green.  The waitresses were Miss Carol Huntley, Miss Violet Johnson, Miss Hilda Edens and Miss Frances Schafer.


The bride has been employed in Neillsville for the past seven and a-half years, three years in the Merchants Hotel and the last four and a-half years in the Neillsville Bakery.


The groom attended Neillsville High School, graduating in the class of 1925. Since then he has carried on his father’s farm.  He has served as town clerk for a number of years and is now manager of the Farmers Livestock Shipping Association, and secretary-treasurer of the Weston Local of the Farmers Union.  He is a very ambitious young man, well qualified for his duties.


The evening of the wedding the young couple gave a wedding dance at Barton’s Barn. They will go to housekeeping on the groom’s father’s farm.        



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