BioM: Marek, Elsie
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Marek, Holub, Martin, Chada, Habasek, Hejhal, Wittenborn, Karela, Matousek, Shramek
----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 24 Aug. 1939
Marek, Elsie (Marriage - 12 Aug. 1939)
Miss Elsie Marek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Marek of Merrillan, and Ervin Holub, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Holub, Sr., Neillsville, R. F. D. 1, were united in marriage August 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Black River Falls, the Justice of the Peace performing the double ring ceremony. There were about forty guests present.
The bride wore a floor length gown of white chiffon and carried a spray of salmon pink and white gladioli. Her shoulder-length veil was held in place with white velvet Gardenias. Miss Olga Marek, sister of the bride, and Miss Frances Martin, a friend, dressed in organdy, were brides-maids. Both carried Colonial bouquets. Joe Chada, Chicago, a cousin of the bride, and Edward Holub, the groom’s brother, were best men. The mothers of the bride and groom wore silk print dresses and carnations.
A wedding dinner was given at the home of the bride and a reception followed at Z. C. B. J. Hall, Black River Falls that evening and a shower and dance was held the following evening at Z. C. B. J. Hall in Levis, where many beautiful gifts were bestowed upon the couple.
Guests present for the dinner included: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Habasek, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Hejhal, Mr. and Mrs. John Chada and daughter, Irene, Mrs. Bessie Chada and son, Joe and Edward, Elmer Chada, Edward Marek and La Verne, Ray Wittenborn, all of Chicago; Mrs. Frances Karela, Brookfield, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Ladd Holub and daughter, Lorraine, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Holub, Jr., and daughters, Deloris, Ellen and Shirley; Mr. and Mrs. George Holub, Mrs. Marie Matousek, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shramek and daughters, Mildred and Dorothy, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Holub, Sr., all of Neillsville, Wis.
The bride has been employed in Chicago for the past several years. Mr. Holub is engaged in farming and drives a milk truck. They will make their home on his brother’s farm in Levis Township.
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