BioM: Szczech, Jean (1951)
Contact: Stan

Surnames: Konieczny, Szczech, Dobrzynski, Warda, Rohland

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 04/19/1951

Szczech, Jean (14 APR 1951)

George Konieczny, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Konieczny, and Jean Szczech, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Szczech of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), were united in marriage by Rev. F. Piekarski at St. Hedwig’s Church in a ceremony performed at a 10:00 nuptial mass on Saturday morning, April 14th, 1951.

The bride was beautifully attired in a gown of white satin made with stand up pointed collar. Loops and buttons adorned the front and long sleeves were pointed at the wrists. The skirt was made in three tiers of nylon tulle edged with French lace. She wore a long satin train over the skirt, the top of which had set in lace from the front coming to a point at the back waistline with seed pearls. Her lace crown was set off with seed pearls and her fingertip veil with lace flowers set with pearls in each. Her wedding bouquet was of white roses and sweet peas, with an orchid in the center.

Attending the couple were Edward Dobrzynski, the best man, and Caroline Szczech, sister of the bride, as bridesmaid. Miss Szczech wore a dress of light blue satin embroidered marquisette over satin. The stand up collar was pointed, loops and buttons appeared in front and the full skirt was of floor length.

Theresa Warda, cousin of the bride, a bridesmaid, wore a dress identical to that of the first bridesmaid. Frank Szczech, brother of the bride. Served as usher. The groom wore a suit of dark blue gabardine and his attendants also dark blue. Flower girl Marcia Rohland, niece of the groom, wore a pink dress similar to the bridesmaids, and Joey Szczech, ring bearer, wore a dark blue suit. The bridesmaids and flower girl carried baskets of yellow jonquils and sweet peas. Both mothers of the couple wore corsages of pink roses and sweet peas and the fathers carnation boutonnieres.

The wedding reception was held at the P.N.A. hall in Thorp.

The newlyweds left on a honeymoon trip to Minneapolis and on their return will make their home in Milwaukee, where the groom is employed as a warehouse selector.

Out of town guests at the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Warda and family of Chicago; Mrs. Mary Lee and Mrs. Stanley, Ormat of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Alois Potaczek and family of Chelsea; Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Pietura, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Gofford, Randall Grant, Miss Mary Balestrieri, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Balestrieri, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Snyder and family, Mrs. Theresa Bartos and Miss Theresa Ramczyk, all of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.



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