BioM: Davis, Flossie (1930)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Davis, Schmidtke, Murrell, Madler, Dankemyer, Schroeder, Longenecker, Livesay, Vandeberg, Litke

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) July 3, 1930

Davis, Flossie (Marriage - 25 June 1930)

A very pretty home wedding took place on Wednesday evening, June 25, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Davis in the town of Fremont, when their daughter, Miss Flossie Davis became the bride of Mr. Otto Schmidtke of the town of York.

Miss Catherine Heusler of Loyal and Miss Donna Davis, sister of the bride were bridesmaids and Mr. Victor Greunke and Mr. Clare Davis, brother of the groom, were best men.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. Geo. W. Longenecker of Neillsville.

The bride’s dress was of ivory satin, and the bridesmaids wore pink chiffon and blue chiffon. The bride and the bridesmaids carried shower bouquets of roses and sweet peas. The groom and best men wore blue serge suits with black cravats.

The wedding march was played by Mrs. Wm. Schmidtke.

About 60 relatives and friends were present at the ceremony, among them, the mother of the groom, four brothers and three sisters one of them, Mrs. Clara Murrell, coming from Menasha, Mrs. Joe Madler and Mrs. Leo Dankemyer of Fremont, six nephews and nieces of the groom, also Misses Alice and Gladys Schroeder, cousins of the groom, from Denver, Colorado. All of the bride’s family were present except a sister, Mrs. Chas. Schwanebeck, of Sherwood, who could not attend because of illness.

The groom was brought up in the vicinity of Granton and has been employed for eleven years in the Greunke Cheese Factory in the town of York. He is considered a very efficient and reliable man in every way. The bride has always lived at home. She is a young lady of fine personality and greatly admired by all who know her.

After the ceremony the entire bridal party drove to Marshfield to have pictures taken and on their return to the home of the bride, a bounteous and delicious wedding supper was served. The following young ladies, waited on tables: Pauline Madler, Leonore Livesay, Minnie Vandeberg, Adeline Litke.

The bride and groom will spend their honeymoon on a trip which will take in Yellowstone Park and the Pacific Coast. On their return the groom will resume his work at the Greunke Factory.



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