BioM: Olson, Mae (1943)

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Surnames: Olson, Ziemer, Enge, Beland, Buss, Ruden, Mueller, Muehler, Biesner, Kramer, Schommer

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/09/1943

Olson, Mae (Marriage - 20 Nov. 1943)

In a ceremony performed November 20th in the parsonage of Immanuel Lutheran church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Miss Mae Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Einar Olson of Abbotsford, Wisconsin, and Tech. Sgt. Frederick B. Ziemer, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ziemer of Kankakee, Ill., exchanged nuptial vows before the Rev. Walter A. Enge.

They departed immediately afterward for Abbotsford to visit the bride’s parents, where they were guests of honor at a reception, followed by a wedding dance at Jerkwater hall. Though the couple was unable to have friends serve as their attendants at the wedding ceremony, they chose attendants for the reception. They were the bride’s sister, Miss Shirley Olson; the bridegroom’s niece, Miss Darlene Beland; and the bride’s brother, Ivan, and James Buss.

The bride was attired in an entrained white brocaded satin dress and wore a finger-tip veil attached to a coronet of orange blossoms. Her attendants wore identically-styled princess gowns of pink and blue brocaded satin, with flowered headdresses and shoulder-length veils to match. Miss Marlyn Ruden and Miss Viriginia Mueller served as table waitresses during their reception.

Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. William Ziemer, Mr. and Mrs. Hector Beland, Miss Darlene Beland, Kankakee; Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Muehler, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Muehler and family and Mr. and Mrs. Erick Beisner, Dorchester; Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Kramer and daughter, Violet, and Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Schommer and son, Harold of Colby, Wis.

The bridegroom is stationed at Peterson Field, Colo., and the couple will reside at nearby Colorado Springs for the present.

The bride is a graduate of the Abbotsford, Wis. High School, with the class of 1941, and has been engaged in war work. The bridegroom, a graduate of the Kankakee high school, has been in the army nearly three years. He was stationed in England for a time with the Eighth army air forces and has been awarded the Distinguished Flying cross, Air medal and an oak leaf with three clusters for service in the European theater of operation before Pearl Harbor.



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