BioM: Hanas, Dorothy C. #2 (1946)
Contact: Stan
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Gronek, Hanas, Girlando, Kozimor, Zielinski

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12/12/1946

Hanas, Dorothy C. (30 NOV 1946)

A very pretty wedding took place at Annunciation Catholic Church, Chicago, on Nov. 30th, 1946, when Miss Dorothy Catherine Hanas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Hanas of Chicago, became the bride of Frank Stanley Gronek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley S. Gronek of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.). Rev. Father H. Heneley officiated at the 9:30 o’clock nuptial mass.

The bride was attired in a gown of white satin and net train. Her three-quarter length veil, edged with lace, held by a tiara of beaded pearls. She carried a bouquet of white roses and mums. Her pearls were gifts of the groom. White carpet was laid in the aisles.

Lester Hanas, brother of the bride, accompanied the bride to the altar, as did the groom’s mother accompany the groom to the altar.

Miss Rose Gronek, a sister of the groom, as maid of honor, was dressed in a pink chiffon gown, pink maline headdress with feathers.

The bridesmaids, Miss Sally Gerlando, friend of the bride, wore a blue chiffon gown, blue maline haddress, with feathers. Miss Norma Hanas, sister of the bride, was similarly dressed in a blue chiffon gown and blue maline headdress with feathers. Miss Mildred Hanas, sister of the bride, was dressed in a pink chiffon gown, pink maline headdress with feathers. They carried bouquets of pink roses and white mums. Each wore pearls, gifts of the bride.

The groom’s brother, Eddie Gronek, was best man, The ushers were John Kozimor and William Zielinski. The groom and his attendants wore tuxedos and carnation boutonnieres.

Mrs. Minnie Hanas, the bride’s mother, and Mrs. Stanley Gronek, the groom’s mother, both wore flowered jersey dresses and corsages of red roses and white mums.

The bride, assisted by the maid of honor, carried a beautiful bouquet of white chrysanthemums and mums to the altar of the Blessed Virgin.

Breakfast was served to the immediate families, and at 5 p.m. a reception for 250 people was held at the Armitage Hall, Chicago. Music was furnished for dancing.

The bride and groom will make their future home in Chicago, where they both are employed. Best of luck to the happy newlyweds.

Those from out of town that attended the wedding were Mrs. Stanley Gronek, and daughters Rosie, Sophie and Helen, Mrs. Martha Pawlak, Mrs. Francis Paczkowski, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Prokopinski, and Sgt. Bennie Pawlak of Hawaii, who has just arrived from overseas.

 

 


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