BioM: Stowe, Florence (1939)

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Surnames: Stowe, Braun, Olson, Wiegman, Gottschalk

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/02/1939

Stowe, Florence (Marriage - 22 Feb. 1939)

Miss Florence Stowe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Stowe, Unity, and Clarence Braun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Braun, Colby, were united in marriage at a ceremony performed at 3 o’clock Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Trinity Lutheran parsonage at Unity. The pastor, the Rev. J. A. Olson, officiated at the nuptial rites.

For her wedding the bride wore a wine velvet gown, completing her ensemble with a veiled wine colored turban and a shoulder corsage of pink talisman roses.

Miss Josephine Stowe, sister of the bride, attended as bridesmaid wearing a wine colored gown of street length. Gold sandals, a gold flowered headband, and a shoulder corsage of asters completed her ensemble.

The maid of honor was Miss Eleanora Wiegman of Colby, who was attired in a street length gown of rose crepe. Miss Wiegman wore silver sandals, a silver flowered headband, and a shoulder corsage of asters.

Attending the bridegroom were Mr. Harry Braun, his brother, and Carl Gottschalk, cousin of the bride.

Following the ceremony a wedding supper was served at the home of the bride’s parents. In the evening a wedding dance was given at Riplinger.

The groom was graduated with the class of 1935 at the Colby, Wis. High School. Mr. and Mrs. Braun will be at home to their friends immediately at Mr. Braun’s father’s farm in Colby.



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