BioM: Anderson, Geraldine (1954)


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Surnames: Anderson, Geary, Nenzel, Fults, Koerner


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07/22/1954


Anderson, Geraldine (17 JUL 1954)


During a candlelight service Saturday evening at 7:30 o’clock in the Presbyterian Church at Abbotsford, Miss Geraldine Mildred Anderson of that city was given in marriage by her father, Kenneth M. Anderson, to Clarence William Geary Jr. of Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Geary.  The Rev. Richard L. Harrison officiated at the nuptial and Hebert Juneau of Abbotsford sang, "O Perfect Love: and "The Lord’s Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. Frank Samson.


A  reception was held at the church after the ceremony.


For her wedding the bride chose white.  Small, lace covered buttons closed the back of the fitted bodice of the rosespring lace over satin gown fashioned with a scalloped scoop neckline.  The long lace sleeves coming to points over the hands.  The waltz length skirt of matching lace over satin was topped with two fully gathered skirts of nylon tulle.  She carried a bouquet of red roses, white gladioli and stephanotis.


Her attendants were Mrs. Clifford Nenzel, Stanley, sister of the groom,, as matron of honor, and the bride’s cousin, Miss Sandra Fults, Abbotsford, as bridesmaid, with little Sandra Nenzel of Stanley, the groom’s three year old niece, as flower girl.  Short sleeved lace jackets with small pointed collars topped the strapless gowns worn by the attendants styled with fitted bodices of Chantilly lace over taffeta.  The waltz length skirts were of tiered nylon net over taffeta.  Mrs. Nenzel wore Nile green and Miss Fults wore orchid.  Each carried a bouquet of orchid.  Each carried a bouquet of orchid, white and green carnations.  A white dress identical to that of the bride was worn by the flower girl who was escorted by the bride’s four year old cousin, Gerald Fults of Abbotsford, ring bearer.


Best man was Clifford Nenzel, brother-in-law of the groom, and the bride’s brother, Robert, was groomsman.  Another brother of the bride, Kenneth, with Donald Koerner of Dorchester seated the guests.


The senior Mrs. Geary wore a light blue dress with a corsage of red roses for her son’s wedding.


The groom and his bride are both graduates of the Abbotsford High School.  She is employed in the office of the Lewis Container Corp., Colby, and he is employed at Oscar Mayer Co., Abbotsford, where they will reside after a honeymoon spent in northern Wisconsin.



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