Mabel Louise (1938)
Contact: Marsha Hosfeld
Surnames: Martin, Bunkelman, Groh, Brandt, Kobs, Krause, Winter, Justman, Schmidt, Lidtke, Greener, Suennen
----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 23 June 1938
Martin, Mabel Louise (Marriage - 18 June 1938)
On Saturday, June 18th, at 2:30 P. M., Miss Mabel Louise Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Martin, Abbotsford, and Raymond Bunkelman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bunkelman, Milan, exchanged marriage vows at the Lutheran church in Abbotsford, the Rev. George Groh, Milan, officiated. Miss Leota and Victor Brandt sang a duet at the ceremony.
The bride, who was presented in marriage by her father, wore a white lace dress, floor length, with fingertip veil. She carried a shower bouquet of roses and snap-dragons. Her maid of honor was her sister, Miss Lorraine Martin, Abbotsford, who wore a yellow lace dress with shoulderette of roses and snap-dragons. The bridesmaid, Miss Lorraine Bunkelman, Chicago, a sister of the groom, wore a peach lace dress with shoulderette the same as the maid of honor. Both wore floor length dresses.
The groom’s best man was Raymond Kobs, Milan, and Alvin Krause, Milan, also attended the groom.
A reception and dinner for fifty guests was held at the home of the bride’s parents. The decorations were white, yellow and peach streamers. A wedding dance was given at Wiedenhoeft’s Park at Colby in the evening.
The groom, who grew up in Milan, is employed at the Laabs Cheese Co., at Milan. The young couple will make their home in Milan.
Out of town guests who attended the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Winter, Beaver Dam; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Justman and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Martin, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. John Schmidt, and the Misses Marion and Marjorie Lidtke, Fox Lake; Miss Lorraine Bunkelman and John Greener, Chicago; Henry Suennen and family, Athens; Chester Bunkelman and family, Milan; Misses Margaret and Dorothy Winter, Beaver Dam; Omar Schmidt, Fox Lake.
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