Surnames: Niedzwiecki, Klovas, Kowieski
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/30/1947
Niedzwiecki, Rosalie (OCT 1947)
A very pretty wedding took place at the St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church at Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), during a 9:30 mass, when Rev. Francis Piekarski united in holy bonds of matrimony, Rosalie Niedzwiecki, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Niedzwiecki of Thorp, and George Klovas, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Klovas, Sr., of Thorp.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She was beautifully attired in a gown of white, the top and long sleeves of satin and her full skirt and long train of ninon. Her fingertip veil was edged in white lace and held in place by a beaded crown. She wore a triple strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. She carried a bouquet of white mums.
Miss Theresa Niedzwiecki, sister of the bride, as maid of honor, was attired in a yellow taffeta gown and matching blusher, she wore blue pearls, gift of the bride, and carried a bouquet of medium sized mums.
Her first bridesmaid, Miss Betty Klovas, sister of the groom, was attired in a blue taffeta gown and matching blusher, wore blue pearls, a gift of the bride, and carried a bouquet of medium sized yellow mums.
Mrs. William G. Klovas, Jr., sister-in-law of the groom, was second bridesmaid, attired in a pink brocaded gown with matching blusher, wore blue pearls, a gift of the bride, and carried a bouquet of pink and white mums.
The little flower girl, Lilly Kowieski, niece of the bride, was attired in a floor length aqua gown and carried a little basket of mixed tiny mums, and wore a heart shaped locket, gift of the bride.
The groom’s attendants were Michael Niedzwiecki, brother of the bride, as best man, attired in a blue suit. William G. Klovas, Jr., brother of the groom, attired in a brown suit and the groom himself in gray, all wearing white carnation boutonnieres.
The bride carried a bouquet to the Blessed Virgin’s altar.
Mrs. Niedzwiecki wore born and a corsage of red roses and tiny mums and Mrs. Klovas wore blue and a corsage of red roses and and tiny white mums.
The reception was held at the American Legion Hall for 200 guests for dinner and supper. Dancing all afternoon and evening. The newlyweds went on a honeymoon trip to Washington.
Out of town guests present were: Mr. and Mrs. Al Kyrsa, Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Wroblewski of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hassing of Eau Claire; Phil Niedzwiecki of Chicago; Mrs. Robert Baron of Ironwood, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Chudy and family of Hayward, Mrs. Stanley Swigon of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Al Granicki and family of Eau Claire; Mrs. Casper Beni of Chicago; Miss Louis Posda of Chicago.
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