BioM: Foster, Lorraine (1948)
Surnames: Foster, Benzschawel, Rase, Vanderhyden, Foster, Towslee, Theirl
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/03/1948
Foster, Lorraine (29 MAY 1948)
The wedding of Miss Lorraine Foster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Foster of Stanley, to Bernard Benzschawel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Benzschawel of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), took place at 9 o’clock Saturday morning, May 29, 1948, at St. Mary’s Church in Stanley, the rev. Leo Pollack performed the ceremony. Annabelle Towslee played the wedding march and Mrs. Robert Theirl sang.
The bride wore a candle white satin gown colonial style, with a long train and a fingertip length illusion veil, trimmed with lace which fell from a crown of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white gladiolas and lilies of the valley.
Miss Marie Rase was bridesmaid. She wore a yellow chiffon gown and carried a bouquet of green carnations tied with a yellow ribbon.
Wilfred Vanderhyden as best man attired in a brown tweed suit.
Another attending couple was Ray Foster, wearing a gray pencil stripe suit and Lucille Benzschawel who wore a green chiffon gown and carried a bouquet of yellow carnations with a green ribbon.
A wedding breakfast was served at the bride’s home and about sixty-five guests attended the reception held in the afternoon at the Legion Hall in Thorp.
The bride groom is operating a farm for A. G. Huls near Thorp.
Out of town guests who attended were: Miss Marie Rase, Miss Helen Pozniak, Miss Betty Franz, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Schrank, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Davis and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Tobin and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Tobin, Sam Larson, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Velcheck of Stevens Point.
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