BioM: Schmidt, Catherine I.E. (1939)
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Surnames: PHELPS SCHMIDT REINHARDT SUSA

----Sources: : Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 11/16/1939

Schmidt, Catherine I. E. (12 NOV 1939)

Marriage vows were exchanged Sunday between Miss Catherine Isabell Ethel Schmidt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Schmidt, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), and Franklin Eugene Phelps, Greenwood, route 1, at a ceremony performed at 2 o’clock in Trinity Lutheran Parsonage, Loyal, with the Rev. J.C. Langholz officiating.

For her marriage the bride wore a royal blue crepe dress with gold trim and a headdress of tiny pompons and blue peppergrass with a white ribbon. She carried a bouquet of lilies and white chrysanthemums.

Attending the bride were Miss Nelda Reinhardt, maid of honor, wearing a wine crepe dress, and Miss Rosetta Phelps, bridesmaid, in a royal blue dress. Both attendants had accessories of gold and wore corsages of lilies and white pompons.

Clinton Phelps was best man and Edward Susa attended as groomsman.

Immediate friends and relatives attended a wedding supper and reception at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Phelps, Greenwood, route 1. The dining room was decorated for the occasion in blue and white with a white wedding bell over the table. The wedding cake, which formed the centerpiece for the table, was baked by the groom’s grandmother, Mrs. George Noll.

Mrs. Phelps attended Greenwood High School for two years and the groom was graduated from the Neillsville High School with the class of ’38.

Mr. and Mrs. Phelps are now at home to friends at his parent’s home, where he I engaged in farming.

Those who attended the wedding dance and shower were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Phelps, Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. William Schmidt and daughters, Lorean and Mabel, and John Brink, Oakfield; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ballard and sons, George and Robert, Rosendale; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Smith, Ripon; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ratsburg, Loyal; and Mrs. Edwin Ratsburg and daughter, Brandon.

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