BioM: Tews, Virginia (1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Tews, Marg, Sorenson, Rhodes, Hagedorn,
Koss, Kalsow, Nemitz, Beyer, Galstad, Schewe
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) September 10, 1953
Tews, Virginia (Marriage - 5 September
Miss Virginia Tews, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art
Tews of Neillsville and Melvin Marg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marg,
were married September 5, at St. John’s Lutheran
Church. The pastor, the Rev. Alfred Schewe, performed the
double ring ceremony before an altar banked with cut flowers and
with blue and white streamers at the rows of
bride, on the arm of her father, walked down the aisle in a gown of
tiered cascades of pleated tulle and Chantilly lace over satin
skirt, with a chapel train. Her fingertip veil was held in
place by a small hat. A white orchid surrounded by baby pink
roses and white mums made up her bouquet.
Miss Janice Tews served her sister as maid of honor. Jacqueline Sorenson and Lorraine Rhodes were her bridesmaids, with Theresa Hagedorn as flower girl. The attendants all wore dresses and gauntlets designed alike in Wedgewood blue and carried bouquets of yellow roses, pink carnations and white mums.
Donald Marg, twin brother of the groom, served
him as best man, with Irvin Marg and John Koss, Jr., acting as
attendants. Wilbert Kalsow and Louis Nemitz ushered.
Gordon Beyer, cousin of the bride, was the ring
Wilfred Galstad of Neillsville, soloist, sang
wedding reception was held at St. Johns school for approximately
200 guests. The school was tastefully decorated with cut
bride is a graduate of the local high school and was employed at
the First National Bank in Neillsville prior to her marriage.
The groom is employed by the O & N Lumber Co. as field
newlyweds are spending two weeks on a western trip and will be at
home to their friends and relatives after September 20 at 907 North
Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Waukesha, Milwaukee, Madison, Watertown, Oshkosh, Appleton, Wisconsin Rapids, Marshfield, Rice Lake, Rosendale and Neshkoro.
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