BioM: Wright, Fern (1946)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Wright, Butterfield, Bock, Dicky, Shudi, Andrews, Johnson, Hichs, Wallmuth, Matson, Meyers, Bortos, Sachtjen
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 29, 1946
Wright, Fern (Marriage - 12 August 1946)
A double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. Sachtjen at the Merrillan Methodist Church August 12, united Fern Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Wright of Neillsville, and Harold Butterfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Butterfield of Merrillan, in holy matrimony.
The bride wore a floor length blue netted gown. Her headdress was a crown of roses, with a shoulder-length veil. She had a corsage of red roses and sweet peas.
The bridesmaid was Miss Genevive Butterfield of Merrillan, sister of the groom.
Following the marriage a wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride’s parents. Those who attended the dinner were: Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bock of Vesper; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dicky of Nekoosa; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Shudi of Marshfield; Miss Patsy Wright of Neillsville, all sisters of the bride; Lucille Butterfield, a sister of the groom, George Andrews and family and Claire came from Eau Claire; Mrs. George Butterfield, grandparents of the groom; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson and daughter, Esther, Lefty Hichs and Laura Wallmuth, Elvina Matson, all of Merrillan; Slim Meyers of Neillsville.
The dinner table was decorated with white candles and gladioli.
The wedding cake was made and decorated by Rose Bortos of Hatfield, who presented it as a gift.
In the evening a wedding dance and shower was held at the Stables Nite Club at Neillsville in which many lovely gifts were received.
The young couple will make their home in Merrillan.
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