BioM: Gronek, Sophie (1957)
Surnames: Gronek, Filipek, Price, Weber, Polak, Smigla, Burzynski,
Sawicki, Ciolkosz, Doblin, Flynn
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Sophie (Marriage - 29 June 1957)
Miss Sophie Gronek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Gronek, of Curtiss, Route 1, and Eddie Filipek, son of Mrs. Catherine Price, of Chicago, were united in marriage at St. Francis Xavier Catholic church, Chicago, Saturday, June 29. The Rev. Father Weber officiated at the 10:00 o’clock service and the mass, during which hymns were sung.
escorted by her father, came down the aisle under flower arches.
Silk illusion fashioned her gown and her veil. The gown was
designed with a chapel train and bustle back. Sequins outlined the
Sabrina neckline and were combined with pearls in the Juliet cap
which held her veil. Small streamers cascaded from her bouquet of
white orchids and roses. At the close of the ceremony, the bride
placed a bouquet of white carnations on the altar of the Blessed
bride’s sister, Mrs. Helen Polak, was matron of honor. Her
strapless gown was of blue nylon chiffon with matching sweetheart
headpiece. The blue of the gown was carried out in the blue, satin
ribbon that tied her bouquet of yellow roses. Miss Marlene
Ciolkosz, cousin of the bride, of Chicago; Miss Frances Smigla,
friend of the bride, of Chicago, and Mrs. Loretta Burzynski, a
sister of the groom, were bridesmaids. They were dressed
identically to the matron of honor.
Gronek, grand child and niece of the bride, and Miss Bonnie Flynn,
niece of the groom, both of Chicago, were flower girls. They wore
blue chiffon frocks and carried baskets of yellow roses. Their
headpieces were like those of the bridesmaids.
All of the
bridal attendants wore opalite necklaces, gifts of the
miniature bridal couple were Gail and Gary Burzynski, of Chicago. A
white dress, similar to the bride’s, a veil and bouquet of
flowers were chosen for the little girl. Her gift from the bride
was a gold cross.
Sawicki, friend of the groom, was best man. Edward Gronek, brother
of the bride, Stanley Doblin, friend of the groom, and Harry
Burzynski, brother-in-law of the groom, completed the wedding
daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Gronek wore a pink rayon crepe dress
and the groom’s mother selected a pink and white brocaded
shantung dress. They wore orchid corsages.
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