BioM: Plunkett, Jean Carol (1971)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Plunkett, Madson, Ketchum, Moe, Ramharter, Boos, Baker, Hagen, Spry, Lyberg, Dachel, Brist, Hanson, Zawadski

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 5/20/1971

Plunkett, Jean Carol (Marriage - 1 May 1971)

Miss Carol Jean Plunkett became the bride of Steven R. Madson in a ceremony performed by Fr. Lawrence Zawadski on May 1, at 1 p.m. in Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls. A reception was held at Bresina’s Country Villa.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Patrick H. Plunkett of Chippewa Falls. The groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Madson, are also of Chippewa Falls. Both young people are graduates of Chippewa Falls Senior High and are employed in the city.

For her wedding the bride chose a floor-length, empire-styled gown of sheer organza and venise lace fashioned with cavalier-shaped sleeves and a mandarin neckline. Lace embellished the Madonna mantilla of sheer bridal illusion forming the train of the gown and sweeping to chapel length.

Mrs. Beth Ketchum of Eau Claire served as her sister’s matron-of-honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Kathy Moe, Miss Sandy Ramharter and Miss Jane Boos, all of Chippewa Falls. The attendants wore floor-length culottes featuring chiffon empire-styled bodices and multi-print skirts in purple and lilac and orchid and lilac. Bishop sleeves and Peter Pan Collars accented the bodice. Harmonizing picture hats of sheer braid completed their attire.

Bestman was Patrick Baker of Chippewa Falls. Groomsmen were Patrick Plunkett, brother of the bride, Ed Hagen and Thomas Spry, all of Chippewa Falls. Larry Ketchum of Eau Claire, the bride’s brother-in-law, and Joel Lyberg of Chippewa Falls, the groom’s uncle, served as ushers.

Diana Dachel was the flowergirl; the ringbearer was Dwayne Dachel.

Soloist Mrs. Kenneth Brist sang, “A Time for us,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” and “We’ve Only Just Begun.” She was accompanied by organist, Angela Hanson, who also played, “Theme from Love (ink blotch here).”

The newlyweds honeymooned in southern Wisconsin.



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