BioM: Smith, Eunice Darlene (1955)
Surnames: Smith, Ystad, Henninger, Reams, Roder, Olson
----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/16/1955
Smith, Eunice Darlene (11 JUN 1955)
Miss Eunice Darlene Smith became the bride of Neil Arland Ystad of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) , at 2 p.m. Saturday. The ceremony was performed in the Loyal Free Methodist Church by the pastor, the Rev. J.R. Putt. Parents of the nuptial couple are Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Smith, Loyal, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ystad, Greenwood.
A white floor length taffeta skirt and lace bodice with net yoke trimmed with pearls and sequins formed the bride’s gown. A crown style headpiece of pearls and rhinestones held the fingertip lace trimmed veil. Her flowers were red roses centered with a white orchid.
The gowns of the maid of honor and the two bridesmaids were all similarly styled. The honor attendant, Miss Donna Mae Smith, Beaver Dam, cousin of the bride, wore yellow and carried a French nosegay of yellow tinted carnations; the aides, Miss Luella Henninger, Loyal, cousin of the bride, and Miss Venita Reams, Minneapolis, wore mint green and carried nosegays of green tinted carnations.
Carla Rae Smith, sister of the bride, and Gwen Ystad, sister of the groom, were flower girls, and wore gowns of tiered yellow taffeta, with yellow net yokes, yellow tie backs, and rhinestone trimmed crowns of net. They carried nosegays of yellow tinted carnations.
Ronald Ystad was his brother’s best man, while Roger Ystad, an another brother, and Richard Smith, a cousin of the bride, were groomsmen. Ushering duties were performed by Darrel Roder, cousin of the bride, and Norbert Olson, cousin of the groom.
Ted Nelson sang, "Precious Lord Hold Our Hands" and "The Lord’s Prayer." He was accompanied by his wife, a sister of the bride.
The bride’s mother wore a suit of pink tweed and white accessories, and the groom’s mother wore a suit of pink linen with white accessories. Each wore a corsage of white carnations and yellow roses.
A reception was held in the community room of the Citizen’s State Bank, and supper was served in the parlors of the Free Methodist Church.
The bride is a graduate of the Loyal High School and has been employed at the Loyal Tribune office. The groom attended Clark County schools and has been employed at the Gordon Randt Cheese Factory.
The young couple left last week for Seattle, Wash., where they plan to make their home.
Guests attending the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Nelson, Seattle, Wash.; Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Hughes, Chicago, Ill.; Miss Venita Reams, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Makel, Milwaukee; Miss Delores Paulsen, Menasha; Mrs. Jessie Smith and Beverly, Twyla, Donna and Richard Smith, Beaver Dam; Mrs. Bernard Dodte, Neillsville; and many others from Greenwood, Spencer and Loyal.
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