BioM: Finkle, Ethel E. (1939)

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----Sources: : Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 06/28/1939
Finkle, Ethel E. (25 JUN 1939)

Guests from Kansas and several Wisconsin cities were present at the wedding of Miss Ethel E. Finkle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Finkle of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), and Harold H. Jones of Elk City, Kansas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jones of that place. Elder Halladay officiated at the ceremony which took place Sunday at noon at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Withee.

In the bridal party were the bride’s sister, Miss Floraine Finkle, who served as maid of honor; the groom’s sister, Miss Marie Jones a bridesmaid; the bride’s cousin, Stewart Finkle who was best man, and the bride’s brother, George Finkle, who also attended the groom.

The bride’s gown was fashioned of white satin worn with a lace bolero. She wore a wreath of orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses. Pink marquisette gowned the maid of honor who wore white roses in her hair. The bridesmaid was dressed in peach chiffon. She also wore white roses in her hair.

Miss Mabel Baker of Withee, pianist, played the Wedding March from Lohengrin as the bridal party entered. Immediate relatives and friends attended the ceremony, and were present at the luncheon served at the home of the bride’s parents which was decorated with flowers, white wedding bells, and white and peach crepe paper streamers. Covers were laid for thirty-six.

The bride is a graduate of Highlandale Academy and both the bride and groom attended Madison College in Tennessee. Mr. and Mrs. Jones left immediately for Elk City, Kansas, where they will be at home to their friends after July 1 on the groom’s farm.

Guests from away included Mrs. Allison Russell and daughter Joan of Thayer, Kans.; Miss Marie Jones, Elk City, Kans.; Mrs. Olive Kasum and son Dennis of Milwaukee; Charles Grey and sons Calvin and Lyle, and Don Starky, all of Tomah; and Mr. and Mrs. George Elmer of Neillsville, Wis.

The photos below were contributed by Barbara O'Reilly:, who wrote:
This is my parents wedding announcement. One note of correction Alison Russell was actually Elizabeth Russell she was my dad's eldest sister. Olive Kasum was my mother's Aunt and George Elmer her uncle.



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