Obit: Florkowski, Frances (1946)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Zukowski, Florkowski, Zasacki, Piwoni, Twarowski, Pawczukiewicz

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 05/16/1946

Florkowski, Frances (7 MAY 1946)

On Tuesday, May 7th, 1946 at nine o’clock in the morning at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church at Thorp, Clark Co., Wis., Miss Frances Florkowski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Florkowski of the Town of Worden became the bride of Felix Zukowski, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Zukowski of the Town of Withee.

The ceremony took place before an altar beautifully decorated with palms and flowers, a white robe led to the altar.

The bride entered the church on the arm of her father wearing a gown of white silk marquisette over white ninon. Her long veil was held in place by a pearl crown. She carried calla lilies and wore a diamond set locket, a gift of the groom.

Mrs. Jos. Piwoni, sister of the groom, was matron of honor and wore a blue brocaded net over ninon satin and carried white roses and pink carnations.

The bridesmaids were: Miss Evelyn Zasacki of Chicago, a cousin of the bride, and Miss Stella Twarowski and Miss Mary Pawczukiewicz, girl friends of the bride. Their dresses were of pink brocaded net over ninon satin and they carried the same kind of flowers as the matron of honor. All wore blushers to match their gowns and each wore pearl necklaces a gift of the bride.

The groom was attended by his two brothers, Julius and wm., and a cousin Felix Zukowski. The groom and his attendants wore navy blue suits with white carnation boutonnieres.

The bride’s mother wore a navy blue ensemble and the groom’s mother light blue. Both wore corsages of pink and white carnations.

Both the bride and groom are graduates of the Thorp High School.

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the PNA Hall, which was decorated with pin, white and blue streamers. Music for dancing was furnished throughout the afternoon and evening by the Nightingale Orchestra.

After a honeymoon trip to Northern Wisconsin the couple will reside in Chicago, where the groom is employed.

Out of town guests who attended the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zasacki, daughter Evelyn and son Leon of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Babulski of Nebraska; Mrs. Mary Hoffman, Mrs. Theresa Dettlof and son Bob, of Chicago; Lucas Haybo, Mr. and Mrs. Florian Burzynski, Mr. and Mrs. John Brandt and Mrs. Kathryn Warminski of Gilman; Mr. and Mrs. John Florkowski and children of Curtiss.



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