BioM: Mitzlaff, La Verna (1937)
Surnames: Mitzlaff, Platteter, Brandt, Vircks, Meschefske, Gebert, Weitzman, Schmidt, Martins, Stahnke, Gutwasser, Beilfuss, Opdycke, Freemund, Jensen, Heida, Schefsic, Bendlin, Hurley, Ruck, Marks, Limbo
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/09/1937
Mitzlaff, La Verna (Marriage - 5 Sept. 1937)
Miss LaVerna Mitzlaff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mitzlaff of Abbotsford, was united in marriage to Mr. Reuben Platteter, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Platteter of Stetsonville, Saturday, September 5th.
A simple ceremony was performed at 9:30 a.m. by the Rev. J. Brandt at the Dorchester Lutheran parsonage.
The bride, attired in white mousseline d’soir, wore a long tulle veil and carried white roses.
Miss Adeline Mitzlaff, Milwaukee, the bride’s attendant, wore aqua-blue satin with silver accessories and the bridesmaid, Miss Elizabeth Vircks of Stetsonville, was gowned in maize satin with gold accessories. Their shoulder bouquets were composed of roses and forget-me-nots.
The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Alvin Platteter, Milwaukee, and Arthur Meschefske, Abbotsford, Wis.
A reception was held in the afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents for relatives and friends. The house was decorated for the occasion with aqua-blue, maize and white streamers, garden flowers and ferns.
A wedding supper was served to the guests at five o’clock. The couple later departed on a trip to Niagara Falls and points in Canada. They will reside at Stetsonville and will be at home to friends after September 11.
Guests and relatives at the wedding included: Mr. and Mrs. John Gebert and children, Mr. and Mrs. E. Weitzman and son Harold, Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Schmidt and sons, Otto Weitzman, Mr. Robert Schmidt, Mr. Paul Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. John Martins, Mr. Charles Stahnke, Stetsonville; Rev. and Mrs. J. Brandt, Mr. and Mrs. Max Vircks and son Clarence, Mrs. Gutwasser, Dorchester; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Gebert Jr. and children, Mr. and Mrs. Art Beilfuss, Miss Elizabeth Vircks, Mr. Geo. Gebert Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gebert, Medford; Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Stahnke and daughter Pearl of Whittlesey; Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Opdycke and daughters, of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. H. Freemund and family, Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jensen and daughters, Mr. Arthur Meschefske, Mr. and Mrs. Roos and family, Mr. and Mrs. Heida, Mr. and Mrs. Schefsic, Abbotsford, Wis.
Other guests included: Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Platteter, Mr. and Mrs. G. Bendlin, Mr. and Mrs. W. Hurley, Mr. Kenneth Platteter, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ruck, Mr. Erwin Bendlin Miss Adeline Mitzlaff, Mr. and Mrs. O. Hurley, Mrs. Marks, Miss Lydia Limbo of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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