BioM: Potocnik, Doris J. (1952)

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Surnames: Potocnik, Dettman, Sitonica, Meinhardt, Dettmann


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07/10/1952


Potocnik, Doris J. (5 JUL 1952)


St. Peter’s Church, Dorchester, provided the setting for the marriage of Doris Jean Potocnik, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Potocnik, Jr., Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), and LeRoy Arnold Dettman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Dettman, held at two o’clock Saturday afternoon with the Rev. F. H. Sprengler, Dorchester, officiating.


The bride selected a white satin gown featuring a short train, long sleeves and lace yoke.  A pearl crown secured her fingertip veil and her bouquet was composed of white carnations and deep red roses.


Attired in a light blue satin gown with a lace bodice and carrying a bouquet of blue tinted carnations and yellow roses.  Miss Ida Peterson, Owen, served as maid of honor.


The bridesmaids, Misses Betty Dettmann , sister of the groom, and Virginia Potocnik, sister of the bride, wore dresses identical to the maid of honor’s and carried similar flowers.


Sam Sitonica served as best man and Frank Meinhardt, groomsman.  Following the wedding a reception was held in the church parlors.


The bride is a graduate of the Owen High School.  Her husband assists his father in operating his farm and is also engaged in trucking.  They are now living on the farm located several miles north of Owen.


Mrs. Potocnik viewed her daughter’s wedding in a sheer print gown accented with a corsage of pink roses and white carnations.  The groom’s mother worn an aqua dress and had a corsage like the bride’s mother.


Out of town guests invited to the wedding came from Wausau, Athens, Stratford, Colby, Marshfield and Ketchikan, Alaska.



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