BioM: Giese, Frieda (1947)

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Surnames: Giese, Podevels, Neitzel, Notbohm, Christiansen

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/05/1947

Giese, Frieda (Marriage - 31 May 1947)

Miss Frieda Giese, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Giese, and Harold Podevels, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Podevels, exchanged marriage vows at the Peace Lutheran church, town of Frankfort, Saturday, May 31st, Rev. Notbohm reading the marriage ceremony. Ruth Neitzel of Edgar was maid of honor and the bridesmaids were Mrs. Melvin Podevels of Milwaukee and Lorinda Giese. The groom was attended by Arvin Podevels of Edgar, his cousin, and his two brothers, Melvin Podevels and Albert Podevels, Jr.

The bride was attired in a satin gown, embroidered bodice with three rows of lace around the neck, buttoned down the back, net skirt with long train, hearts of embroidered satin. A fingertip veil hung from a crown of seed pearls. Her shower bouquet consisted of red roses and white carnations. She also wore a string of pearls, a gift of the groom. Miss Neitzel wore a dress of yellow marquisette, Mrs. Podevels, pink, and Miss Giese, blue. All three had bouquets of mixed flowers. They also wore pearl necklaces, a gift of the bride.

A reception was given at the home of the bride’s brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Christiansen, the home being decorated with pink and blue streamers for the occasion.

After a wedding trip to Northern Wisconsin, the couple will be at home at Colby, Wis., R. 1, where the groom is engaged in farming.

The wedding day was also the birthday of the groom’s mother.



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