BioM: Hall, Betty Avonell (1951)
Surnames: Hall, Borchert, Hoffmann
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 07/05/1951
Hall, Betty Avonell (Marriage - 30 June 1951)
Attired in a dress of white all over lace white taffeta and wearing a white Dutch bonnet trimmed with rhinestones and a corsage of pink roses and white baby chrysanthemums, Miss Betty Avonell Hall of Pikeville, Kentucky, exchanged nuptial vows with Donald Carl Borchert of Colby in Zion Lutheran church, Colby, Wis., Rev. O. Hoffmann performing the ceremony Saturday afternoon at 4:30 P.M.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Borchert, father and mother of the groom, attended the couple. The latter was attired in a navy blue sheer dress with which she wore white accessories and a corsage of pink rosebuds, and white pompoms. The bride also completed her ensemble with a string of pearls, a gift of the groom.
Following a dinner served the bridal party and immediate relatives at the church parlors, the couple departed on a short honeymoon. For traveling, the bride chose a navy crepe suit with white accessories.
The bride is a graduate of the Pikeville High School and was formerly employed at the Williamson Electric Appliance office of Pikeville, Kentucky, and the groom graduated from the Colby High School in 1945. He was in the United States Naval Reserve and spent eleven months overseas. Later he attended DeForests Training Center in Chicago and graduated as a radio engineer. At present, he is employed as an engineer at Station WKTY, at La Crosse where the couple will occupy an apartment and will be at home to friends after July 15th.
Out of town guests were from Wausau, Milwaukee, Fort Atkinson, Rothschild, Withee, Unity, Green Grove and Colby, Wis.
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