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Surnames: Griep, Gard, Schumann, Boan, Zickert, Ripke, Schuetzle, Peacock
----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 20 May 1943
Griep, Doreen (Marriage - 18 May 1943)
Miss Doreen Griep, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Griep of Beloit, Wis., and Claude R. Gard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gard of Neillsville were united in marriage at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, at the Globe Lutheran Church, the pastor, Rev. Adolph Schumann performing the double-ring ceremony.
The bride wore a dress of white slipper satin, sweetheart neckline, long sleeves and tiny covered buttons at the back. Her long veil, lace-edged, was held in place y a seed pearl tiara. Her bouquet was made up of pink roses, white carnations, baby’s breath and silver leaves.
The maid of honor, Miss Pearl Elaine Griep, a cousin of the bride, wore a gown of pink taffeta with matching head veil and pink tiara. Her corsage was fashioned of pink and white carnations.
The bridesmaid, Miss Bernice Boan, wore a blue net and lace dress with a blue veil and matching tiara. Her corsage was identical with that of the maid of honor.
Harley Ripke acted as best man while Franklin Zickert was the usher.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Mrs. Griep wore a navy blue crepe dress with white lace collar and cuffs and a rose hat. She wore a silver leaf and pink carnation corsage, the groom’s mother wearing a navy blue and white polka dot dress with white accessories and a pink carnation corsage.
The occasion took place on the 25th wedding anniversary of the bride’s parents, and the birthday of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Fred Schuetzle, of Waterloo, Iowa.
A reception was held at the Lawerenz Sweet Shop at five o’clock was 27 guests were served.
Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Griep and sons, Dale and Elmer, Beloit; Herman Griep and son, Donald, Dixon, Ill.; Mrs. Fred Schuetzle, Waterloo, Ia.; Mrs. Clarence Peacock, Seneca, Ill.; and Mr. and Mrs. John Guard, Alma Center.
A dance, in honor of the couple, was given at Silver Dome Ballroom that evening.
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