BioM: Vinger, Shirley (1947)
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Surnames: THOMPSON VINGER KAVANAUGH PHINNY HISCOX

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 12/??/1947

Vinger, Shirley (29 NOV 1947)

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Joseph Thompson, whose marriage took place Saturday, Nov. 29, 1947, at United Lutheran Church, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), will make their home at 1431 N. Delanarb St., Indianapolis, Ind.

The Rev. Theodore M. Nelson read the marriage service for the former Shirley Vinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Vinger, Greenwood, and Mr. Thompson, whose parents are Dr. and Mrs. E.A. Thompson, Baltimore, Md.

Mr. and Mrs. William Kavanaugh, Greenwood, brother-in-law and sister of the bride, were best man and matron of honor, respectively. The bridal party also included Miss Doris Phinny, Indianapolis, Ind., bridesmaid, Kay Susan Kavanaugh, Flower girl; and George Hiscox, Chicago, groomsman.

The bride wore a royal blue suit styled with ermine collar and cuffs, a matching hat with two rhinestone clips holding the veil, short white gloves, and black opera pumps. She carried a small bouquet of white carnations.

The matron of honor’s champagne colored suit was styled with a ballerina skirt and short jacket. She wore a fuchsia feathered hat and black accessories. Miss Phinny wore a beige gabardine tailored suit and brown accessories. Both attendants had corsages of yellow carnations pinned to their shoulders. The flower girl wore a blue pleated skirt and white sweater, tam and gloves. She carried a small basket of mums.

A 6 p.m. dinner was served to relatives and close friends at the Woodland Hotel, Owen, Wis.

The bride is a graduate of the Greenwood High School and the American Academy of Arts in Chicago. She is employed as an artist at L.S. Atres Studio, Indianapolis. The bridegroom is now attending Baltimore College of Commerce. He is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College of Baltimore and a veteran of five years’ service with the Air Force.

Our of town guests at the wedding were Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Thompson, Baltimore, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Al Martinson and family, and Mrs. Nora O’Hara, Eau Claire; Mrs. Ella Olson, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Victor Vinger and son, and Mrs. Ed Ragatz, Stanley;, and Mrs. Herman Olson, Neillsville; Miss Doris Phinny, Indianapolis, Ind.; and George Hiscox, Chicago.

 

 


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