BioM: Wolff, Jean H. (1948)
Surnames: Kosieracki, Wolff, Lewandowski, Ahrands, Pogorzelski, Kowalszyk, Soltysik, Prengle
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 05/27/1948
Wolff, Jean H. (2 MAY 1948)
Fed A. Kosieracki, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cypryan Kosieracki of Chicago, former residents of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), and Jean Helen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Wolff of Chicago, were joined in holy matrimony by Rev. Leonard Lewandowski, cousin of the bride, at St. Hyacinth’s Church, 3637 George St., Chicago, Ill., at 4:00 p.m. on May 2nd, 1948.
The bride entered the church on the arm of her father who gave her in marriage. She was beautifully attired in a gown of white slipper satin, fashioned of the very latest design, with long train and the queen style crown with lace edge fingertip veil. She wore a strand of pearls, her wedding bouquet was of white roses, centered by an orchid trimmed with white satin ribbon to match the gown.
The bridegroom, best man and ushers wore tuxedos.
The bridesmaids wore gowns of apple green crepe, beautifully designed and crown made of the same crepe and long gloves to match. They carried bouquets of red roses trimmed with red satin ribbon.
Best man was William Ahrands, with Lottie Pogorzelski, ushers were Steve Kowalszyk with Marie, sister of the bride, and Walter Kosieracki Jr., nephew of the groom with Elaine Prengle.
Preceding the ceremony, Evelyn Soltysik sang "Ave Maria."
The bride’s mother, Mrs. Wolff , wore a gown of rose crepe with long gloves to match. She had a corsage of gardenia and red roses, accessories to match.
Mrs. Kosieracki, mother of the bridegroom, wore a gown of aqua crepe with long sleeves made with a deep cuff and accessories to match. She wore a gardenia corsage with pink carnations.
Mrs. Kosieracki held the office of General Secretary of the United Polish Women of America, a Fraternal Insurance Organization for the past 20 years. In 1947 she was elected to the office of President.
The wedding reception was held in the Wonderland Ballroom, following the ceremony.
The newlyweds left on their honeymoon for a few days at Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago and then on their way in their new 1948 Hudson car to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. On their return they will live at the home of the bridegroom’s parents.
Over 500 guests attended the wedding reception. The out of town guests were: Harry Kosieracki of Devils Lake, N.D., brother of the groom; Miss Lois Wick of Devils Lake, N.D., a friend of the groom; Mrs. Joseph Hoffman of Schofield, Wis., the groom’s aunt; Bernard Hoffman of Schofield, Wis., his wife, Helen, cousins of the groom; Roman Hoffman of Thorp, Wis., cousin of the groom Mrs. F. Wells, Milwaukee, Wis. cousin of the groom, and daughter of Tom Kosieracki of Thorp, Wis.
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