BioM: Herkert, Virginia A. (1949)
Contact:  Stan
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: HERKERT VOLOVSEK SMRECEK STAUT

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 06/03/1949

Herkert, Virginia A. (1 JUN 1949)

Miss Virginia Ann Herkert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Herkert, 2005 Washington Av., became the bride of Alphonse F. Volovsek, Willard (Clark Co., Wis.), on June 1, 1949, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Volovsek, Curtiss (Clark Co.), are the parents of the groom.

The Rev. Edward Hartung solemnized the 9 a.m. Nuptial High Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Mrs. John Smrecek Jr. was matron of honor for her sister. Miss Irene Herkert, another sister of the bride, and Miss Betty Volovsek, sister of the groom, were bridesmaids. Mary Ann Staut, niece of the groom, was flower girl.

Tony Volovsek, Willard, was his brother’s best man. The groom’s other attendants were John Volovsek, another brother, and James Herkert, brother of the bride.. Eddie Volovsek, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

A chiffon gown with a bouffant skirt ending in a long train was worn by the bride. Her full length veil of imported illusion fell from a crown of seed pearls and bugle beads. An orchid centered the cascade bouquet of roses and carnations.

The bridal aides were gowned in orchid, yellow and blue ninon, respectively, styled with marquisette yokes and bouffant skirts. They wore sweetheart bonnets which matched their gowns and carried cascade bouquets of carnations and roses.

The bride’s home was the scene of a reception, dinner, and supper for 135 guests.

Mrs. Volovsek is a graduate of Marshfield High School and Mr. Volovsek attended Willard schools.

The newlyweds will live on a farm at Willard, where the groom is engaged in farming.

Out of town guests were from Loyal, Greenwood, Willard, Milwaukee, Janesville, Curtiss, and Spaulding, Neb.

 

 


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