BioM: Gault, Shirley Mae (1942)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Gault, Wyer, Gross, Rathloff, Farming, Whipple

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 28 May 1942

Gault, Shirley Mae (Marriage - 4 May 1942)

On Monday night, May 4, Miss Shirley Mae Gault, daughter of Mrs. Geraldine Gault, and John Thomas Wyer, son of J. T. Wyer of Chicago, were quietly married at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Blue Island, Ill., Rev. Father Gross sang the nuptial mass.

The bride wore a powder blue dress and hat with a long veil. Her accessories were navy blue, and her corsage was made up of white sweet peas.

Her attendant, Miss Margaret Rathloff, a friend of the couple, wore a tan dress with brown accessories. She wore a corsage of salmon pink sweet peas. Mr. Wyer was attended by George Farming an uncle of the bride.

A wedding breakfast was served at the George Farming home to the immediate families of the couple. Supper was served at the home of the groom’s sister, Mrs. Cass Whipple in Chicago.

The bride completed her high school course in the Neillsville high school in 1941. Since November of last year, she had been employed in Chicago.

The groom also was graduated for high school in 1941, finishing the course in Chicago. Until October of 1941, he was employed at Marshfield, going to the city at that time to take up employment in an electrical equipment factory. He made a favorable impression upon all who met him here.

Mrs. Gault was present for the wedding.

They are at home at 812 W. Belle Plaine Avenue, Chicago.



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