BioM: Gronek, Rosalie (1950)
Surnames: Gronek, Grajek
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/12/1950
Gronek, Rosalie (16 SEP 1950)
Now residing on the groom’s farm in Lublin after a honeymoon in California are the new Mr. and Mrs. Clemence Grajek, who were united in marriage at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 1950, in St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, Thorp. The Rev. Francis Piekarski performed the nuptial ceremony.
The bride, the former Rosalie Gronek, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Gronek, Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), while the groom’s father is Walter Grajek, Lublin.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an entrained Princess Elizabeth styled sating own designed with a full skirt extending into a long train. Her veil cascaded from a headdress of rhinestones and pearls, and she carried a bouquet of white roses.
Her attendants included her sister, Miss Sophie Gronek, as maid of honor, another sister, Helen Gronek, Withee, and Vernie Grajek and Jeannie Grajek, the groom’s sisters, as bridesmaids. All were gowned alike in blue satin dresses with matching headdresses and gloves. Each carried a bouquet of white and pink roses.
The best man was Eddie Gronek, Chicago, brother of the bride, and Celestine Wiater, Chicago, the groom’s cousin, and Joe Pawlak, Thorp, the bride’s cousin, ushered for the wedding.
Barbara Jean Gronek, Chicago, the bride’s niece, was flower girl. Her gown was pink taffeta with gloves and a bonnet to match. She carried a basket of mixed flowers. Jimmie Gronek, Fontana, Calif., nephew of the bride, as ring bearers, carried the rings on a satin pillow.
A dinner and supper were served in the P. N. A. Hall, Thorp, after the ceremony, where a reception was held in the afternoon.
Out of town guests at the wedding included the Rev. William Olszewski, Iron River; Mrs. John Gronek and son Jimmie, Fontana, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pawlak and Mike Bonczyk, South Gate, Calif.; Eddie Gronek, LaGrange, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. John Wiater and sons, Celestine and Jackie, Misses Vernie and Jeannie Grajek, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Paczkowski, Mrs. Marie Shram, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gronek and daughter, Barbara Jean, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bigott and son, Chester, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gronek, Mrs. John Sniegowski and daughter, Barbara Ann, Chicago; Joseph Pawlak, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Nitek and family, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Fjolkiewicz and family, Conrath; Mrs. Nick Lehmen and daughter, Aggie, and Mrs. Henry Mauel Sr., Owen; Mrs. Joe Jakubowicz and daughter Dorothy, Boyd; and Mrs. Alice Smigal and daughter, Frances, Stanley.
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