Surnames: Pawlak, Burzynski, Zasacki, Jaskot, Ryktarsyk
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/14/1947
Burzynski, Frances (26 JUL 1947)
A rainbow wedding took place at ten o’clock on Saturday morning, July 26th, 1947 at St. Hedwig’s Church at Thorp, when Miss Frances Burzynski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burzynski, became the bride of Benjamin Pawlak, son of Mrs. Martha Pawlak, son of Mrs. Martha Pawlak of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.).
The altar was beautifully decorated with flowers and candlelight, where Rev. Francis Piekarski performed the double ring ceremony.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She was dressed in a white Swiss organdy with embossed lily of the valley. Her long lace edged veil was held in place with a beaded crown, and carried a bouquet of white Madonna lilies and lily of the valley streamers. She wore two strands of pearls and earrings to match, a gift of the groom.
Miss Dolores Ryktarsyk of Detroit, Mich., cousin of the groom, was maid of honor, she was dressed in an orchid organdy gown, with matching bonnet and carried a bouquet of pink roses, a pearl necklace, a gift of the bride.
Barbara Ann Zasacki, niece of the bride, acted as flower girl, dressed in a white gown and matching bonnet, carried a basket of red roses and baby breath and a pearl necklace, gift of the bride.
Bernard (Jr.) Burzynski, nephew of the bride was the ring bearer, dressed in a tuxedo and a rose boutonniere he carried a white satin lace edged heart shaped pillow with lily of the valley streamers.
Dolores Burzynski, sister of the bride,, dressed in a pink dotted Swiss organdy. Adeline Jaskot, friend of the couple, dressed in a yellow dotted Swiss organdy. Blanche Pawlak, sister of the groom, dressed in aqua dotted Swiss organdy, all had bonnets to match and carried rainbow asters, also a string of pearls, gift of the bride.
Leon Pawlak, brother of the groom, was best man, and other attendants were Peter Burzynski, brother of the bride, and Leonard Jaskot, friend of the couple. The groom and his attendants wore white palm beach dinner jackets and black trousers. A gardenia was the groom’s boutonniere and white roses for the attendants.
The bride’s mother dressed in an aqua dress and the groom’s mother in black, each wore a corsage of white roses.
After the ceremony a dinner was held at the P.N.A. Hall for the family and a six o’clock supper for about 200 persons. Music was furnished by the Nightingales.
The newlyweds will live in Chicago, where the groom is employed.
Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Romag and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Burzynski, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burzynski, Mr. and Mrs. John Burzynski and family, Mrs. Marty Brown and family, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Konieczny, Miss Mary Burzynski, Julius and Katherine Koperski, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Patch, Mrs. Wm. Simkus and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. Halagera and son, Adam Wojt, all of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Whip, Mr. and Mrs. John Minikenski, of Green Bay; Mrs. Sophie Kisiel, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Ryktarsyk and family, of Detroit; Mr. and Mrs. John Michi and Mr. and Mrs. John Greschner of Owen.
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