BioM: Larson, Mary Ann (1953)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Larson, Gjerseth, Aebersold, Krueger, Gearing, Peasley, Penning, Theiler, Hartmann 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 30, 1953 

Larson, Mary Ann (Marriage - 25 July 1953) 

Miss Mary Ann Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Larson of Humbird, and Vernon Gjerseth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Gjerseth of Black River Falls, were married Saturday, July 25, at the Evangelical and Reformed Church, the Rev. H. A. Hartmann officiating.  

The bride wore a white Swiss embroidered organdy gown, with fitted bodice, short sleeves, tiered skirt of chapel length.  Her fingertip veil was held by a net cap.  She carried a bouquet of white orchids and stephanotis on a white prayer book. 

Miss Jeanette Aebersold, friend of he bride, was the maid of honor.  The flower girls were Janet Larson, sister of the bride, and Terry Krueger, niece of the groom.   

Sidney Gearing, cousin of the groom, was best man.  Thomas Peasley of Black River Falls and Gerry Larson, the bride’s brother, were the ushers. 

Miss Vivian Penning of Bloomer sang.  Mrs. William Theiler accompanied at the organ and played the wedding march. 

A reception was held in the church parlors attended by over 100 friends and relatives.  A wedding dance was given at Hatfield the same evening. 

Mrs. Gjerseth is a graduate of the Humbird High School with the class of ’48. She attended the Eau Claire State Teacher’s College for two yeas and taught the Snow Creek grade school near Black River Falls for two years; also one year at Ladysmith. 

After a honeymoon in Colorado they will make their home in Harvard, Ill., where the bride will teach next year. 

Pre-nuptial showers were held in their honor at the Gjerseth home in Snow Creek and at the Hugh Terrell home in Humbird. 



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