BioM: Etten, Leone (1949)

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Surnames: Etten, Devine, Peterson, Holbach

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12/01/1949

Etten, Leone (26 NOV 1949)

In a lovely church ceremony performed by Mskr. Hilary Leuther at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Boyd, at 9:00 o’clock Saturday morning, Miss Leone Etten, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Etten, Boyd, exchanged the holy vows of matrimony with George Devine, son of Mrs. Margaret Devine, Owen (Clark Co., Wis.).

The church was beautifully decorated with seasonal flowers, as the bride approached the altar in a gown of white slipper satin, with a sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and scalloped insert on a gathered skirt, which formed into a train. The gown was further enhanced with a silk veil of illusion, edged with lace and a tiara of braided satin. She wore strand pearls and earrings to match, and carried a white Mother of Pearl Prayer book, gift of the groom, topped with a white orchid and satin streamers.

Attending the matron of honor was her sister, Mrs. Robert Peterson of Stanley, who wore a gown of gold satin, while the bridesmaid, Mrs. Holbach, Wausau, also a sister of the bride, wore a gown of autumn blue satin both of which were styled similar to that worn by the bride, with matching gauntlets. They wore wreaths of matching flowers and carried colonial bouquets of gold and blue tinted carnations, white roses, and pompons, surrounded with gold and blue lacelon puffs.

The groom’s mother wore a dark grey crepe dress and a corsage of pink roses and white carnations.

Robert Peterson, Stanley, brother-in-law, served as an usher.

During the ceremony, Mrs. John Meyer accompanied vocalist, Mary Jean and Thomas Etten, cousins of the bride, at the organ, they sang "Ave Maria," "Panis Angelicus" and "On This Day, Oh Beautiful Mother."

A wedding dinner was served at 11 a.m. at Taber’s Café, Boyd, for immediate relatives and then at three p.m. a reception was held at the bride’s home. The couple is now enjoying a two week honeymoon through the southern section of the United States and upon their return will make their home in Boyd.



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