BioM: Beilfuss, Bonnie (1943)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Beilfuss, Longenecker, Scott, Schoengarth, Rosekrans, Robbins

----Source: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 7 Oct. 1943

Beilfuss, Bonnie (Marriage - 1943)

A very pretty informal wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents on Thursday afternoon, at four o'clock, Sept. 30, 1943, when Lieut. Bonnie Fredericka Beilfuss of Neillsville and Cadet Harry W. Robbins of the Intelligence Department of the U. S. Army, Stillwater, Okla., were united in marriage. The Rev. George W. Longenecker officiated at the double-ring ceremony. Mrs. Jess Scott at the piano rendered a musical number, "Romance," when the bride was escorted to the altar by her father. The bride’s mother, Mrs. Beilfuss, and her aunt, Mrs. Schoengarth, sang an appropriate hymn. The bride’s attendant was Mrs. Bruce (Helen) Beilfuss, and Dr. Milton Rosekrans was the groom’s best man.

The young couple were attired in military uniforms. The bride carried a beautiful Colonial bouquet of roses. The lovely corsages of bride’s attendant and mother harmonized with their attire. The bride’s father and the best man wore boutonnieres.

The colore scheme of the decorations were white and gold, the flowers, chosen for this purpose being large white daisies and gold colored calendulas and California poppies, which adonred the arch and graced the several nooks of the room.

After the ceremony a luncheon was served to the guests consisting of the relatives and a few close friens of the bride.

Lieut. Bonnie Beilfuss Robbins, a dietian, was graduated from the Neillsville High Schooll and from the University of Wisconsin, where she receiced the degree of Bachelor os Science. While at the University she was afflicated with the Phi Omega Pi, national sority. She then entered the Swedish hospital at Seattle, Washingotn, completing her diatetics intership the following year. Since then she has been a member of the staff in the Swedish Hospital in Seattle, of Merrill-Palmer Instutitue of Detroit, Michigan, and of Elizabeth McCormick Foundation of Chicago. She is now in the Army of the U. S. Medical Department, Dietician, station hostpial, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Cadet Harry W. Robbins, whose parents are not living, was born in Symour, Indiana, where he received his early education. He attended college at Fort Wayne, Indiana and at St. Louis, Mo. He majored in foreign languages and in philosophy, receiving his Master’s degree. During his college career Mr. Robbins was actibe in athletics and military science and tactics. He was a member of the Epsilon Sigma Fraternity, a scholastic and professiohnal fraternity, and a honoroary member of the Phi Delta Fraternity. He was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla., where he ahd charge of officer’s candidate school. From Fort Sill he was transferred to Stillwater, Okla., where he was with the department of intelligence of the U. S. Army. After the ceremony on Thursday evening the young couple left for Fort Sill, Oklamhoma.



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