BioM: Geary, Betty J. (1948)
Contact: Stan
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Geary, Nenzel, Bobbe, Erickson, Veglahn

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06/17/1948

Geary, Betty J. (12 JUN 1948)

In a candlelight service at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), Saturday, June 12, 1948, Miss Betty Jean Geary and Clifford O. Nenzel pledged their nuptial vows before the Rev. G. E. Borreson.

Miss Vangel Bobb, Abbotsford, was maid of honor and the groom’s brother, Orville Nenzel, Norwalk, was best man. Two cousins of the bride, John Erickson of Brookings, S.D., and LeRoy Vegeahn, Wis. Rapids, ushered.

The bridal gown was fashioned with a lace bodice sweetheart neckline, and long sleeves coming to points at the wrist. The marquisette skirt with a bustle in back, extended into a long train. Her fingertip veil was bordered in lace. She carried a bouquet of white gladioli and white roses.

The maid of honor wore an orchid marquisette gown with matching headdress and mitts. She carried a bouquet of peach gladioli and orchid sweet peas.

Before the ceremony a supper was served to about 50 guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence W. Geary, Curtiss. About 100 guests attended a reception in the parish hall after the service.

Mr. and Mrs. Nenzel are spending a week honeymooning in northern Wisconsin and Canada. After July 1 they will be at home to friends in Bloomer.

The bride, a graduate of the Abbotsford High School, was employed by the Curtiss State Bank. Mr. Nenzel, Norwalk, was graduated from Platteville State Teachers College and is now teaching agriculture in the Bloomer High School.

Out of town guests at the wedding were Mrs. Emma Nenzel, Orville Nenzel, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bieregg, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Foth, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence North and family, and Miss Ruby Hoffman, Norwalk; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Foth, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Foth, Tomahawk; Mrs. Florence Haldeman, Augusta; Mr. and Mrs. Pien Lehman, West Liberty, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ogren, Letts Iowa; Mrs. Grace Nicks and Charles Lehman, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Veglahn, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stockmeyer, Burton Veglahn, Kenneth Geary, and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wardwell, La Crosse; Miss Helen Lorenston, Woodville; LeRoy Veglahn, Wis. Rapids; John Erickson, Brookings. S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Telin and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nicks and sons, and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Peterson, Dorchester, and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stephens and sons of Owen.

 

 


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