BioM: Stenseth, Marguerite (1945)

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Surnames: Stenseth, Heldt, Haritos, Boese

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/23/1945

Stenseth, Marguerite (16 AUG 1945)

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Minneapolis was the scene of a lovely midsummer’s wedding, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 16th, 1945 at 3:30, when Miss Marguerite Stenseth of St. Paul, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Stenseth of Owen, was united in marriage with Pfc. Norbert Heldt of Albert Lea, Minn., by the Rev. Martin Cornell.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a lovely gown of white silk marquisette and lace fashioned in princess lines with train and a fingertip veil of tulle with seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of white gladiolas and gardenias.

Matron of honor was the bride’s sister, Mrs. Trifon Haritos who wore a princess style gown of blue net and taffeta, and carried a bouquet of pink gladiolas and roses.

The groom was attended by his cousin, Leo Boese of Halloway, Minn.

Mrs. Carl Stenseth, mother of the bride, wore aqua crepe and a corsage of gardenias. Mrs. Harry Heldt of Albert Lea, mother of the groom, wore blue crepe and a corsage of gardenias.

A wedding dinner for members of the immediate families was held in the Mirror Room of the Curtiss Hotel in Minneapolis.

Mrs. Heldt was a graduate from the Comptometer School in St. Paul and was formerly employed in the Wilson Co. office in Albert lea. In the past 3 years she has been employed in the office of Armour and Co. in St. Paul.

Pfc. Heldt, a member of the U.S. marine Corp, spent 2 ½ years in the South Pacific and is a veteran of the Solomon, Marshall and Marianas Campaigns. He is now stationed in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

The young couple will spend 2 weeks at a cottage in Northern Wisconsin.



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