Anita M. (1949)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Marshall, Eggen, Dechant, Neuhaus, Peasley, Larson, Mattson, Haugestad, Van Gorden
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 10, 1949
Marshall, Anita M. (Marriage - 6 February 1949)
Anita M. Marshall of Neillsville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ordie Marshall, became the bride of Alvin E. Eggen of Black River Falls Sunday at the Evangelical and Reformed Church. The Rev. N. J. Dechant performed the single ring ceremony.
Miss Marshall was given in marriage by her father. She wore a forest green street-length suit, and carried a bouquet of red roses feathered with white carnations.
Her maid of honor was Maxine Eggen, sister of the groom. She wore a black suit with a corsage of red and white carnations.
Her bridesmaid, Rose Neuhaus, wore a grey suit with a corsage of ping and white carnations.
The bride’s brother, Norbert Marshall, was bestman. Tom Peasley of Black River Falls was his attendant.
Betty Larson sang two selections, "Because" and "I Love You Truly".
A wedding dinner for 32 was served at 6 o’clock at the home of the bride’s parents. The decorations were aqua and white.
The bride was graduated from the Neillsville High School with the class of 1948. She is employed as a bookkeeper in a Neillsville garage.
The groom was graduated from the Black River Falls High School with the class of 1945. He served in the navy during the war. After being discharged he has assisted his father on the farm.
The young couple plans to leave for California in early April, where the groom will attend a diesel school.
Guests at the wedding included: Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Marshall and son, Larry, Mr. and Mrs. John Mattson, Mr. and Mrs. V. L. Eggen and family, Mr. and Mrs. D. Peasley, Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Eggen and daughters, Mrs. Jerry Haugestad, Rev. and Mrs. N. J. Dechant, Pat and Bonnie Van Gorden, Betty Larson and friend.
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