BioM: Hohenstein, Gloria (1951)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hohenstein, Havlicek, McNeal, Myers, St. John, Qualley, Pinnow, Nulton, Staigers, Kahl, Beilawa

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 28, 1951

Hohenstein, Gloria (Marriage - 16 June 1951)

Miss Gloria Hohenstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hohenstein became the bride of Charles Havlicek, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek, Sr., of Neillsville at a ceremony performed in the Cannonville Church at 1:30 o’clock on June 16, 1951.

The Rev. Virgil Nulton of the Methodist Church in Neillsville performed the double ring ceremony before an altar decorated with baskets of iris, peonies and painted daisies.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore the traditional white satin with a finger tip veil and a pearl necklace. She carried a bridal bouquet of red roses and sweet peas.

Miss Dolores Havlicek of Chicago sister of the groom was the maid of honor. She was gowned in a pale blue dress with a matching veil and carried a bouquet of roses.

Jack McNeal served as best man, with Charles Myers and George St. John as ushers.

Carole Lou Qualley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Qualley, acted as flower girl and Kenneth Pinnow was the ring bearer.

Mrs. Virgil Nulton played the organ and Mrs. Darrell Hohenstein, sister-in-law of the bride, sang two selections.

A wedding reception for 50 guests was held at the home of the bride’s parents. The house was decorated with blue and white streamers. A huge three tiered wedding cake served as center piece for the bride’s table.

Following a honeymoon in southern Wisconsin the young couple will be at home at Granton, R 3.

The bride and groom both attended high school in Neillsville and the groom is now employed in farming.

Guests from out of town attending the wedding included Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Pinnow of Footville, Miss Dolores Havlicek, Jack McNeal, Mr. and Mrs. Staigers, Mrs. Jean Kahl and Mr. and Mrs. Beilawa, all of Chicago, Ill.



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