BioM: Hoffman, Winnifred (1953)

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Surnames: Hoffman, Kerkseick, McMahon, Neva, Ewert, Tyznik

----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 12 Jun 1953

Hoffman, Winnifred (Marriage - 6 June 1953)

At a nuptial High Mass in Christ The King Catholic church, Spencer, at 9 o’clock Saturday morning, June 6th, Miss Winnifred Hoffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hoffman, Unity, exchanged vows with Frederick Kerkseick Jr., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Rev. McMahon performed the double ring ceremony. The groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Kerkseick Sr. of Viroqua.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of imported French organdy over white bridal satin. The basque bodice was made of eyelet embroidered organdy styled with portrait collar and long fitted sleeves coming to points over the wrists. The full skirt extended into a long train. The finger-tip veil of French illusion fell from a tiara of pearls and sequins. She carried a colonial bouquet of red roses and white carnations tied with white ribbon.

Miss Janice Neva, Kensal, North Dakota, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a yellow taffeta gown with a marquisette overskirt. The bodice was styled with a sweetheart neckline, puffed sleeves with marquisette ruffles. A yellow sweetheart bonnet completed her attire. She carried a bouquet of white carnations and blue violets tied with a yellow ribbon.

Attending the groom was the bride’s brother, James Hoffman as best man. Ushers were Calvin Ewert, Unity, and Henry Tyznik, Colby, Wis.

The bride’s mother wore a grey suit with white accessories. The groom’s mother wore a white suit with black accessories. Both had corsages of pink roses and white carnations.

Dinner was served to relatives and friends in the basement of the church and a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents in the afternoon.

Mrs. Kerkseick is a secretary at the Wisconsin Ice and Coal Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The groom is also employed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After a honeymoon trip to Niagara Falls they will reside at 2408 State St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

For her going away outfit the bride wore a pink suit with white accessories.

The bride is a graduate of the Unity High School.

Guests from out of town were from Kensal, North Dakota, Minneapolis, Minn.; Brillion, Viroqua, Milwaukee and Park Falls.

The Register joins their local friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy wedded life.



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