Surnames: EVERS WHALEN GUNDERSON ARNOLD MESSER LOUGHEAD EVENSON
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/10/1948
Evers, Frances (Marriage - 4 Sept. 1948)
Of interest in this community will be the wedding of Miss Frances Evers of Menomonee Falls and David Whalen of Tomahawk. They were married at St. Mary’s rectory in Tomahawk Saturday, September 4 at 10:00 A.M.
Miss Evers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Evers and Mr. Whalen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Whalen of Tomahawk.
The bride was gowned in a white taffeta gown with off the shoulder effect, it was buttoned down the back to the waist with a bustle. The finger tip veil was edged in lace with a tiara of seed pearls and rhinestones holding it in place. She wore white taffeta mitts and carried a colonial bouquet of pink carnations.
The maid of honor, Miss Lila Mae Evers, sister of the bride, was attired in an aqua chiffon over taffeta gown. She carried a colonial bouquet of yellow, orchid and white mums, and wore a simlar bouquet in her hair.
The bridesmaid, Mrs. David Gunderson, Elm Grove, was dressed the same as the maid of honorm but in yellow.
Donald Whalen of Tomahawk was best man for his brother and Richard Arnold of Tomahawk was groomsman.
The bride’s mother, the former Kathryn Messer, wore a luggage tan crepe dress with dark brown accessories. Her corsage was of yellow mums. The groom’s mother was gowned in a rose linen dress with a corsage of yellow mums.
A wedding breakfast was served at the Midget Club at 12 o’clock for the wedding party and immediate family. A reception was held on the lawn at the Whalen home with about 200 guests in attendance, with dancing both afternoon and evening.
Relatives to attend the wedding from here were Mrs. Thomas Loughead, Mr. and Mrs. Ansel Messer and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Evenson.
The Register joins their many local friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy wedded life.
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