BioM: Stayton, Luella (1945)

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Surnames: Stayton, Fink, Olsen, Willems


 ----Source: The Loyal Tribune   25 October  1945


  Stayton, Luella (20 OCT 1945)


Friends and relatives of Miss Luella Stayton and Robert C. Fink gathered at St. Anthony’s church in Loyal on Saturday morning, Oct. 20, to witness the young people’s nuptials. Officiating at the 8:30 double-ring ceremony was the pastor, the Rev. Aloys Zinthefer.


The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Stayton of Loyal, was attired in a gown of white satin, with lace insertions. A necklace of pearls offset the sweetheart neckline and lace yoke. The train was edged in lace, and a crown of white orange blossoms held her finger-tip veil. She carried a white rosary and prayer book.


Miss Stayton chose Miss Helen Fink of Milwaukee, sister of the groom, as maid of honor. She was gowned in azure blue taffeta. The dress was fashioned with a round neckline, cap sleeves, and a full skirt. Matching were her white formal gloves and headpiece of blue plumes.


Mrs. Vern Olsen of Racine, a sister of the bride, and Mrs. Robert Willems of Chicago, a friend of the bride, were bridesmaids. They wore pale yellow gowns, with matching plumes, identical to that of the maid of honor. White formal gloves were also worn by the bridesmaids. Fall roses of red and yellow tied with blue and yellow ribbon comprised the corsages of the bride’s attendants.


The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fink of Milwaukee, formerly of Loyal. Robert Stayton of Loyal, the bride’s brother. attended Mr. Fink as his best man. Vern Olsen of Racine and Robert Willems of Chicago were the other attendants. All the men of the bridal party wore dark suits and boutonnieres of white carnations.


The mothers, Mrs. Stayton and Mrs. Fink, witnessed the wedding in black dresses and wore corsages of white asters and red and yellow roses. The fathers wore white carnation boutonnieres on their dark blue suits.


After the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.


The bride, before her marriage, was a nurse at the Evanston hospital, at Evanston, Ill. The groom, a veteran of the south Pacific theater of war and recently discharged from the U. S. army, and is employed in Milwaukee as a machinist.


After their honeymoon, the newlyweds will be at home at 2812 West Brown street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Pictures of the ceremony and throughout the day were taken by John A, Dyre and Gerald Spangler, Milwaukee photographers.


Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. William Fink and daughter, Carolyn, Miss Helen Fink, John A. Dyre and Gerald Spangler, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Fink and son William, of St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Held of Alma Center; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Warner and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Coon of Nekoosa; Mrs. Vincent Warner and daughters, Carol and Susan, of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Anderson and family of Medford; Miss Nancy Boback of Evanston. Ill.; Miss Marjorie Stayton of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Willems of Chicago, and Mr. and Mrs. Vern Olsen of Racine.


The Loyal Tribune joins their many friends in wishing them a long and happy journey through life.



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