BioM: Grammer, Mary Dona (1956)

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Surnames: Grammer, German, Burggraff, Lord, Jahnke, Melvin, Thompson, Kaisershot 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 08/02/1956  

Grammer, Mary Dona (Marriage - 1 Aug. 1956) 

Marriage vows were exchanged between Miss Mary Dona Grammer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Grammer, of Colby, and Warren German, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley German, of Curtiss, Wednesday morning, Aug. 1, at St. John’s Catholic church, Wuerzburg. The Rev. Burggraff read the marriage service at 9:00 o’clock, before the nuptial mass. 

The bridal gown was floor length, designed with a full permanent pleated skirt. The short sleeves featured an off the shoulder v-neck, detailed with pleating and lace. A crown headpiece of mother of pearl and sequins held the lace edged veil of finger tip length. She carried a crescent shape bouquet of rubrum lilies and pale pink roses with white stephanotis. 

Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Marvin German, brother and sister-in-law of the groom, of Medford. 

Bridesmaids were Miss Jean Helen Lord, of Clintonville, and Miss Josephine Jahnke, of Marshfield, cousins of the bride. Neal Melvin, cousin of the groom, of Abbotsford, and Dale Thompson, a friend of the groom, of Curtiss, were ushers. 

Miss Elaine Kaisershot, cousin of the bride, Marathon City, was flower girl and Dennis Grammer, brother of the bride, was ring bearer. 

The bride’s attendants, in floor-length gowns made alike with lace jackets over the strapless bodices, carried out a summer color scheme, aqua for the matron of honor and yellow and pink for the bridesmaids. The little flower girl wore a white dress similar to the bride’s. They all wore matching headpieces consisting of a feathered hat with rhinestones and veil, and carried colonial bouquets of rubrum lilies and white mums. 

Mrs. Grammer chose a pale rose dress for her daughter’s wedding. With it, she wore white accessories and a corsage of pink roses. 

The groom’s mother wore a blue dress, to which she pinned her corsage of pink roses. Her accessories were also white. 

Dinner for the bridal party was served at the home of the bride’s parents, where later, a reception, attended by about 175 guests, was held from 2:00 until 6:00 o’clock. In the evening, a wedding dance was held at Memorial hall, Dorchester. 

Mr. and Mrs. German left on a wedding trip to Texas and Mexico. On their return, about Aug. 15, they will make their home on a Curtiss route. The groom is employed at E. J. Crane and Sons. Both young people are graduates of Abbotsford high school. 

Guests attending the wedding came from Wausau, Merrill, Marshfield, Clintonville, Owen, Unity, Spencer, Abbotsford, Marathon City, Milwaukee, Athens, Edgar, Fenwood, Black River Falls, Medford, Curtiss, and Milan.



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