BioM: Knoop, Lila (1943)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Knoop, Karl, Reif

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 17 June 1943

Knoop, Lila (Marriage - 12 June 1943)

The marriage of Miss Lila Knoop, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Knoop, Route 2, Granton, and Brooks Karl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karl, Route 2, Neillsville, was solemnized at the Zion Lutheran church, Fremont, on Saturday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. G. Reif performing the double ring ceremony.

The bride’s dress of white net over taffeta had a finger tip veil and she carried a bouquet of red roses and swansonia with white ribbons.

The matron of honor was Mrs. George Wagner, sister of the bride. Her dress was of brocaded silk organdy and her shoulder corsage consisted of red roses and swansonia. The bridesmaid, Miss Clarice Winters, a friend of the bride, was dressed in aqua taffeta and she also had a shoulder corsage of red roses and swansonia. Arnold Karl attended the groom ad George Wagner acted as usher.

The bride’s mother was dressed in solider blue crepe with a shoulder corsage of red roses and ferns. The groom’s mother had a paisley rayon crepe dress and her shoulder corsage also consisted of red roses and ferns.

A wedding supper was held at the home of the bride’s parents, 19 guests being in attendance. The house was decorated with pink, white and aqua streamers with a large wedding bell in the center. The church was beautifully decorated with baskets of flowers.

Before her marriage, the bride was employed at the Roddis Veneer Company in Marshfield. The groom’s occupation has been farming. Mr. and Mrs. Karl have gone to housekeeping on the groom’s farm near Neillsville, Wis.



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