BioM: Preller, Edna Marie #2 (1942)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Preller, Bauer
----Source: The Loyal Tribune, 05 February 1942
Preller, Edna M. (24 JAN 1942)
Preceding a 9 o’clock nuptial high mass in St. Elizabeth’s Catholic church in Milwaukee, Saturday morning, Jan. 24, 1942, Miss Edna Marie Preller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Preller of Abbotsford, exchanged marriage vows with Franklin Howard Bauer, son of Frank Bauer, Loyal. The Rt. Rev. Josaphat Muesig was celebrant of the mass. The nuptial music was played by an ensemble of violin, flute and pipe organ.
For the ceremony, the bride wore a white chiffon dirndl gown cut with a square neckline of silver scrolling. The torso waistline was bordered with silver insertion. With it she wore a string of pearls, the gift of the groom. A finger tip veil falling from a seed pearl tiara and a colonial bouquet of tea pink roses and baby breath completed the bridal ensemble.
Miss Margaret Beaver of Loyal, a cousin of the groom, as maid of honor, wore a gown of white silk jersey made similar to that of the bride and carried a matching silk jersey muff with lace inserts and pink and white carnations.
Mrs. Robert Preller of Greenwood, also attending the bride, wore a similarly styled dirndl of coral silk jersey and matching muff. Both wore strings of pearls, gifts to them from the bride. In their hair they wore coronets of pink and white ribbon, with a gardenia center.
John S. Bauer, cousin of the groom, and Robert Preller, Greenwood, brother of the bride, were the groom’s attendants.
For her daughter’s wedding Mrs. Preller wore a plum rose dress with a corsage of gardenias.
A 1 o’clock dinner for immediate relatives of the bridal party was held at the Schwaben Hof Hotel. In the evening a dance was held at the Eagle’s Ballroom.
Mr. and Mrs. Bauer are at home to their friends at 3070 North 13th street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The groom, who attendant school in Loyal, is employed at the Kearney-Trecker corporation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The bride is a graduate of the Greenwood High School and has been employed at the Abbotsford Finance Corporation until the time of her marriage.
Guests from away who attended the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Preller and daughter Ann and Miss Clara Zenner, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Preller, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. C. Cox, brother-in-law and sister of the bride, New York City; Mr. and Mrs. Roman Renz, brother-in-law and sister of the groom, Cambridge; Miss Margaret Beaver, Loyal, and Mr. and Mrs. William Herling, Brooklyn, N.Y.
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