BioM: Milewski, Dorothy (1951)
Contact: Stan
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

Surnames: Milewski, Strzok, Teclaw, Kenney, Quelle, Miedzybracki, Swiontek, Wojtkiewicz, Kotecki

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/06/1951

Milewski, Dorothy (18 AUG 1951)

Before an altar banked with peach colored gladiolas and palms a double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Frances Piekarski, in St. Hedwig’s Church, Thorp, Wis., where he united in marriage Miss Dorothy Milewski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Milewski of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) and Mr. Edward Strzok, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Strzok, also of Thorp, at 9:30, Saturday morning, Aug. 18, 1951.

Given in marriage by her father the bride wore a gown fashioned of rose pattern Chantilly lace and gleaming slipper satin. The open neckline was trimmed in shirred illusion with seed pearl trim very fitted lace bodice and sleeves. The very full flare skirt was accented with a scalloped lace over skirt which fell softly over the hipline. The long sweeping train was cathedral length. Her fingertip illusion veil edged with Venice lace was held by a small picture hat made of Venice lace and satin. She carried a bouquet of white stephanotis around a white orchid centered with her blue rosary.

The groom wore dark traousers with a white dinner jacket and a jonquil rose boutonniere.

Serving as best man was Donald Teclaw, cousin of the bride, he also wore dark trousers and a white dinner jacket with a jonquil rose boutonniere.

First bridesmaid was Miss Dorothy Strzok of Milwaukee, sister of the groom, gowned in deep jewel blue taffeta strapless fitted bodice, full skirt, band of satin formed apron effect matching eton jacket satin rolled collar, matching gloves and picture hat. She carried a crescent shaped bouquet of peach gladiolas and white stephanotis centered with piccidar glanelias.

Miss Lorraine Teclaw, Longwood, cousin of the bride, served as maid of honor, she also wore a deep jewel blue gown identical to the first bridesmaid’s, her bouquet was peach gladiolas, white stephanotis centered with white glanelias.

Joanie Milewski, sister of the bride, acted as flower girl, she was dressed in white gown identical to that of the first bridesmaid, she carried a colonial bouquet made of piccidar glanelias.

Miss Patricia Kenney, cousin of the bride, Dawn Quelle of Chicago, friend of the bride, Miss Olivia Miedzybracki of Chicago, friend of the bride, Miss Margie Swiontek, cousin of the groom, all were dressed identical to that of the first bridesmaid, they all wore pearls, gift from the bride.

Teddy Wojtkiewicz acted as ring bearer, he wore dark trousers and a white dinner jacket, and a janive rose boutonniere, he carried a white satin pillow.

The ushers, Chester Strzok, cousin of the groom, Clarence Kotecki, friend of the groom, Norbert Milewski, brother of the bride, Al Jakowicz, friend of the groom, they all wore dark trousers and white dinner jackets and boutonnieres.

The bride’s mother wore a gold dress with brown accessories, the groom’s mother wore a taupe dress with brown accessories and both wore orchid corsages.

The reception was held at the St. Hedwig’s Hall. Music was furnished by Marion Sciezor.

The couple spent a few days touring Wisconsin and Illinois.

They will make their home with the bride’s parents for the time being.

Those who attended the wedding from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kostner, Mrs. Kandal, Alex DeVito, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Markontionio, Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Michalski, John Izewski, Miss Olivia Miedzbracki, Miss Dawn Quelle, Mrs. Carol Landehur and daughter, Vern Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Milewski, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wasilewski and family and Mr. and Mrs. Hank Lew, all of Chicago; Donald and Alice Teclaw, Ruth Hauge, Dorothy Strzok, Mr. and Mrs. George Strzok and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Strzok, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gombieski, Mrs. Pearl Bednarski and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Milewski and son, all of Detroit; Ed Teclaw, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weisenski, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Weisenski of Whittlesey; Marcella Teclaw, Margie Panek, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kertz and family, Verna Marx, Tony and Flex Lanie, Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. John Sarafin, Waukesha; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Niznik and son, Mr. and Mrs. John Kukielka and daughter, Mrs. Andrew Niziol, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Przesmiecki and daughter, Sgt. Eddie Nieman, all of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Fray Martin of Schofield; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Turek and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. Ruden, of Gilman; Miss Lorraine Teclaw and Mrs. Caroline Teclaw of Longwood.

 

 


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