BioM: Smith, Shirley (1952)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr)
Surnames: Smith, Ebert, Geil, Schoen, Kauffman, Hanson, Heim
County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 27, 1952
Smith, Shirley (Marriage -5 April 1952)
April 5 has been announced as the wedding date of Miss Shirley Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Smith, formerly of Neillsville and now of Milwaukee, and Robert Ebert. In a previous issue of the The Press, Robert Ebert was confused with a local Ebert. The two men have the same names, the same parental names, and work in the same plant in Milwaukee, almost side-by-side.
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 10, 1952
Miss Shirley Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Smith of Milwaukee, became the bride of Robert Ebert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ebert of Milwaukee on Saturday, April 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Rev. Father Joseph Heim officiated.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, chose a ballerina-length gown featuring a lace bodice and a satin skirt with an over-skirt of net designed with two lace panels extending down the front. She wore a finger-tip veil and carried a bridal bouquet of white roses and ivy.
Miss Patty Smith was her sister's maid of honor. She was attired in a strapless, ballerina length orchid gown with a matching caplet. She carried an orchid bouquet of sweet peas and ivy.
Miss Jean Geil and Miss Shirley Schoen, friends of the bride, acted as bridesmaids. They wore yellow and Nile green, respectively, fashioned similar to the maid of honor. They carried bouquets of sweet peas and ivy. They all wore matching plumes in their hair.
Ella Smith acted as flower girl and Ronald Ebert as ring-bearer.
John Ebert was his brother's best man, and Dick Smith and Walter Kauffman were groomsmen. Robert Ebert, a friend of the groom, and Bill Hanson ushered.
Following the ceremony a reception for 250 guests was held at the home of the bride's parents, and a dance was held in the evening at the Silver Spring ballroom.
The bride is employed at the First National Bank and the groom is employed at Allis Chalmers.
The young couple is honeymooning in the Eastern states and Canada.
Guests from out of
town attending the ceremony were from Metuchen, N.Y., Chicago,
Buffalo, N.Y., Fond du Lac, St. Louis, Mo., Port Washington,
Waupun, Eau Claire, Wausau, Appleton, Sheboygan, Nekoosa, La Crosse
and Fort Wayne,
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