BioM: Wiltjer, Lucille (1948)

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Surnames: Wiltjer, Steinke, Borreson, Rauchau, Shepard, Sheets

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/19/1948

Wiltjer, Lucille (Marriage - 14 Aug. 1948)

Miss Lucille Wiltjer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wiltjer of Abbotsford, became the bride of Eugene L. Steinke, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Steinke of Curtiss, Saturday afternoon at 2:20 o’clock at the Evangelical Lutheran church at Curtiss, Rev. Gilbert Borreson reading the marriage ceremony.

Attending the bride were her sister, Miss Jeanette Wiltjer, and Mrs. James Rauchau of Highland, Ind., and Mrs. Earl Shepard of Abbotsford, Wisconsin. The groom’s attendants were his brother, Oakley, and Neil and John Sheets, of Curtiss. William Wiltjer, brother of the bride, and Dale Steinke, cousin of the groom, ushered.

The bride wore a gown of brocaded satin fashioned in princess style with elbow-length sleeves and shirred bodice. Her finger tip veil was edged with lace and caught to a heart-shaped tiara of seed pearls and silver beads. She carried a heart shaped bouquet of white and red roses. The bridesmaids were all gowned identically in princess style chiffon. They carried colonial bouquets of red roses and white carnations. Miss Wiltjer and Mrs. Shepard both wore blue. Mrs. Rauchau was in fuchsia.

A reception and dinner followed at the home of the bride’s parents, with 125 attending.

Following a wedding trip to Chicago and Highland, Ill., the couple will make their home in Abbotsford, Wisconsin.

The bride is employed at the Danielson cleaning plant at Abbotsford and the groom is at the Laabs cheese factory at Curtiss.



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