BioM: Kowalewski, Kathryn (1951)

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Surnames: Kowalewski, Boehlen, Viring, Lutherback

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/18/1951

Kowalewski, Kathryn (29 SEP 1951)

Sacred Heart Church of Stetsonville, Sept. 29, 1951, was the scene of the marriage of Miss Kathryn Kowalewski, town of Holway (Taylor Co., Wis.) and John F. Boehlen, town of Little Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boehlen.

The Rev. Father Joseph Seebath performed the double ring ceremony at 9 o’clock Nuptial Mass. Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose a gown of white slipper satin, of net yoke with an off shoulder effect, and bodice trimmed with seed pearls. The skirt with lace extended into a tain. Her fingertip veil was trimmed with lace and the headpiece with rhinestones and pearls. She carried a bouquet of white pompoms and mums and wore a chain and earring set, a gift of the groom.

Attending the bride as maid of honor was Germaine Boehlen, Medford, sister of the groom, and Katherine Viring, Medford, bridesmaid, cousin of the groom. Frances Kowalewski, Owen, sister of the bride, and Frances Boehlen, sister of the groom, were junior bridesmaids. Their gowns were styled the same, with net yokes and lace trimmed, their colors respectively were god, green, and blue, and American beauty. They carried bouquets of white and yellow mums and wore pearl necklaces, a gift of the bride. Attending the groom were Vernon Kowalewski, Owen, brother of the bride, and Frank Lutherback, Stetsonville, friend of the groom. A dinner was served to 175 guests at the home of the bride’s parents. A buffet supper was also served and a dance was given in the evening at the Memorial Hall in Dorchester, Wis.

After a week’s honeymoon the couple will make their home on the Boehlen farm west of Stetsonville. This making the third generation to reside on the farm.

The groom is a graduate from Medford High School and the bride is from Owen (Clark Co., Wis.).

Out of town guests were from Delano, Calif., Camp Roberts, Calif., Glenville, Ill., North Brook, Ill., Milwaukee, Reeseville, Barron, Hustisford, Allenton, Fond du Lac, Miladore, Auburndale, Madison, Wis. Rapids, Mercer, Cadott, Medford, Stetsonville, Dorchester and Curtiss. Mr. and Mrs. Dan M. Castro from Delano, Calif. Also celebrated their 25th silver anniversary on the same day with a three-tier cake baked by the bride for the occasion. Mrs. Castro is a sister of the bride’s father.



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