BioM: Cosgrove, Charlotte Mae (1949)

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Surnames: Cosgrove, Tesmer, Hoffmann, Gries, Sazama, Fristad, Hemmy, Allmann, Schultz, Coull, Wescott, Morgan, Becker, Nelson

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/24/1949

Cosgrove, Charlotte Mae (Marriage - 18 Feb. 1949)

Miss Charlotte Mae Cosgrove, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merel R. Cosgrove, and Raymond G. Tesmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Tesmer, exchanged marriage vows at a 6:30 candlelight ceremony Friday evening, Feb. 18, at Zion Lutheran church at Colby, Wis., Rev. O. Hoffmann reading the marriage ceremony. Miss Audrey Gries was maid of honor and the Misses Janet Sazama and Verna Dean Fristad were bridesmaids. The groom was attended by Robert Hemmy as best man and Kenneth Cosgrove, brother of the bride, and Jerry Allmann, uncle of the bride, as ushers. Donald Schultz sang "The Lord’s Prayer" and "Oh, Promise Me." Miss Jane Coull was organist.

The bride was attired in a brocade satin gown with sweetheart neckline, court train. Her finger tip veil of illusion was worn with a tiara of seed pearls. She wore a necklace borrowed from the groom’s great aunt, Mrs. Harry Wescott. She carried a white satin Bible with a cluster of white roses. The maid of honor wore an old-fashioned gown of dusty rose with a low neckline, full skirt of faille material, and old fashioned-bonnet and three-quarter-length gloves. Miss Sazama and Miss Fristad wore dresses similar to that of the maid of honor only in lime green. Each carried a colonial nosegay of assorted flowers. The bride’s mother wore a gray silk print dress with pink and black accessories and her corsage consisted of pink and white carnations. The bride’s grand mother wore a black print dress with black accessories and a corsage of pink and white carnations. The groom’s grand mother wore a green dress with black accessories and a corsage of pink and white carnations. The groom and his attendants wore tuxedoes.

A wedding dinner was served in the church parlors where a four-tier wedding cake, with green and rose decorations, centered the table. Decorations were in green, rose and white.

Both the bride and groom are graduates of Colby, Wis. High School. They left immediately for South Carolina and will live at 705 Green St., Beauport, S. Carolina. The groom is in the U.S. Navy and is stationed at Passio Island, S. Carolina.

Out of town people here for the wedding were Mrs. Grace Allmann of Balsam Lake, Mrs. Chas. Allmann and Mrs. Maurice Morgan of Libertyville, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Allmann of Stevens Point, Mrs. Edwin Becker and son, Keith, of Oshkosh, Mr. and Mrs. Thorwald Nelson of Marshfield and Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Tesmer of Clearbrook, Minn.

 

 


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