BioM: Griebenow, Molly (1943)

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Surnames: Griebenow, Schelhorn, Mitchell, Hansen, Harris, Kitzle, Perot, Max, Burger, Hughes

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 05/20/1943

Griebenow, Molly (15 MAY 1943)

Saturday afternoon at four o’clock, Miss Molly Griebenow became the bride of Frederick B. Schelhorn, son of Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Schelhorn, Glenside, Pa. Officiating at the service was Rev. Ronald Ortmayer. Miss Georgina Mitchel, who had been the bride’s roommate at Lawrence College, was the maid of honor. She was gowned in white chiffon, with ? lace bodice and wore a white chiffon hat. She carried a bouquet of white roses and snapdragons. Gowned alike in white marquisette with high neckline were the bridesmaids, Miss ? Harris, Wauwatosa, and Miss Margie Kitzle of Owen. They carried bouquets of colorful spring flowers and wore white tulle picture hats.

The best man was Paul Hansen, Yakima, Wash., a classmate of the groom. The ushers, Keith Max, Lewisburg, Ohio, and Jules Perot,, Shreveport, La., were classmates of the groom. The men of the bridal party were all attired in white coast with dark blue trousers and wore white boutonnieres.

Miss Betty Burger of Evanston, Ill., a sorority sister of the bride, sang "Ave Maria," and "I Love You Truly." She wore a pink gown and her corsage was of pink and white roses. The sister of the bride, Mrs. R. Hughes, played the organ.

The bridal gown was of white satin, and a full length veil of illusion ? in lace fell over here shoulders.. The bride carried a shower bouquet of Calla lilies and wore a string of pearls, a gift from the groom.

A navy blue gown and hat with white accessories and corsage of white gardenias was worn by Mrs. Griebenow. The mother of the bridegroom wore a gown of Alice blue and dark blue hat with white accessories and a corsage of white gardenias.

A reception followed the wedding ceremony in the Guild Hall which was beautifully decorated with pink and white spring flowers. At 6 o’clock a dinner was served to out of town guests at the Woodland.

Guests from away were: Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Schelhorn, Glenside, Pa., Mrs. Clara Weirich, Prairie du Sac; Miss Peggy Bannan, Des Plaines, Ill; Wm. McPherson, Syracuse, N.Y.; Miss Jane Fletcher, Chicago, Ill.; Miss Ruth Shields, Chicago, Ill.; ? Chamberlain, Des Moines, Ia.; Mrs. Alice Mauel, Wausau; Miss ? Warns, Withee; Miss Vivan Richardson, Wausau; Servel Moore, South Carolina.

Mrs. F.B. Schelhorn, a graduate of Owen High School and Lawrence Conservatory of Music, taught music at Minoqua the past year. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, national professional musical sorority. Mr. Schelhorn graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1939 and received his Master’s and PHD degrees at the Institute of Paper Chemistry at Lawrence College, Appleton. Their new home will be in ?, New Hampshire, where Mr. Shelhorn will be engaged in War production work.



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