BioM: Voigtlander, Ellen Fredericka #2 (1946)

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Surnames: Voigtlander, Syring, Leonhardt, Martens, Fristad, Thede, Humke, Jakel

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/26/1946

Voigtlander, Ellen Fredericka (Marriage - 19 Sept. 1946)

Miss Ellen Fredericka Voigtlander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Voigtlander, of Curtiss, and Clarence E. Syring, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Syring, of Edgar, exchanged marriage vows Thursday afternoon, Sept, 19, at the First Evangelical and Reformed church, Curtiss. The Rev. Robert Leonhardt read the double ring service at 2:00 o‘clock.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of silk ninon with lace insertions, designed with long sleeves and fitted bodice. The entrained veil had lace insertions matching the dress. The bride, who has been active in 4-H club work, made her own wedding gown. She wore a gold locket, the gift of the groom. Her bouquet was made of American beauty roses.

Attending the bride in a white taffeta frock, was Miss Verna Syring, sister of the groom, of Edgar, as maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Winnifred Martens, of Wausau, in blue taffeta, and Miss Verna Deane Fristad, of Curtiss, in pink net. They all wore wreaths of flowers in their hair and carried bouquets similar to the bride‘s.

Miss Polly Leonhardt, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Robert Leonhardt, of Colby, was flower girl. She wore a pink satin frock, floor length, had a wreath of flowers in her hair and carried a basket of flowers.

Attending the groom was Henry Voigtlander, Jr., brother of the bride. The ushers were Henry Syring, brother of the groom, and Vilas Thede, of Curitss.

During the ceremony, Elmer and Eldor Humke sang "The Lord Is My Shepherd," and Mrs. Charles Jakel sang, "Savior Lead Me Lest I Stray."

A wedding supper for 120 guests was served at the parish hall by a group of the charter members of the V.F.W. auxiliary. The guests then spent the evening at the Voigtlander home.

On Friday evening a wedding dance was held at Walter’s Pavilion, Colby, Wis.

Mr. and Mrs. Syring left on a wedding trip to the Michigan peninsulas and through the straits. They will be at home about Oct. 10 on the groom’s farm near Edgar.



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