Surnames: GORDEE HELLER RODER ALPERSTETT HORN
----Sources: : Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 06/23/1943
Heller, Armella (19 JUN 1943)
Wearing traditional white satin for her wedding, made with a long train and trimmed with lace and satin brocaded flowers, Miss Armella Heller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Heller, Stratford, exchanged wedding vows with Calvin Gordee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gordee, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), in a ceremony read by the Rev. T.E. Blaufuss in the Ebenezer Reformed Church in the town of Cleveland (Marathon Co.?), Saturday, June 19, 1943, at 2 p.m.
The bride’s veil of illusion was caught to a satin and lace tiara bordered with seed pearls and she carried a bouquet of pink roses and swansonia.
Attendants were Miss Verla Gordee, Greenwood, sister of the groom, maid of honor; Miss Beulah Gordee, Greenwood, sister of the groom, and Miss Helen Roder, Marshfield, bridesmaids; William Heller, Stratford, brother of the bride, best man; Earl Gordee, Melvin Alperstett, Everett Gordee and Norman Horn, Ushers.
The maid of honor was attired in a dress of blue marquisette brocaded with white flowers and the bridesmaids wore similar gowns in pink. All carried arm bouquets of carnations and sweet peas and wore gold crosses, gifts of the bride.
A wedding dinner and reception for 50 guests followed at the home of the bride’s parents and a wedding dance was held that evening at the Merry Ol’ Gardens at Longwood. The Heller home was decorated with blue, pink and white streamers for the occasion and the table was centered with bowls of red roses flanked with candelabra.
Mr. Gordee is employed as cheesemaker at the Federation Cheese Factory at Greenwood. Mrs. Gordee is a graduate of the Stratford High School with the class of 1942.
Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schwarze and family, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Heim and daughter, Marie, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gordee, Norman Horn, all of Greenwood; Mrs. Mark Graveen and children, Antigo; Miss Irene Heller, Bay City, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Anton Heller, Aurora, Ill.
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