BioM: Haas, Marilyn (1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Haas, Meyer, Prock, Krejci, Caton,
Kessler, Foster, Leketas, Bush, Gassen
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) September 2, 1954
Haas, Marilyn (Marriage - 25 August
Wednesday, August 25, 1954, Charles Gene Meyer took as his bride,
Miss Marilyn Haas, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 10:00
a.m. Fr. Peter Leketas officiated at the double ring
ceremony. The bride, was given in marriage by her
father. Mrs. Duane Bush, accompanied by Mrs. Virginia Gassen
at the organ, rendered two selections, Shubert’s "Ave Maria"
and "On This Day, Oh Beautiful Mother."
Marilyn chose a floor length Alencon lace gown
over slipper satin. The lace-tiered hoop skirt was styled
with a tight fitting Basque waist, which was fashioned with a tulle
yoke, an Elizabethan collar and long pointed sleeves. Her
nylon tulle veil was held by an Elizabethan crown of seed pearls
and sequins. For her bouquet she chose a single orchid with
stephanotis arranged on a lace fan.
attendants wore matching gowns of tiered net and lace over taffeta,
with bolero jackets, in shades of green and orchid. Toque
caps of lace and net matched their gowns. They carried
crescent bouquets of yellow and white gladioli. Little Mary
Theresa Prock, gowned in a bouffant frock of yellow net over
taffeta, was flower girl. She wore a yellow head-dress and
carried a basket of garden flowers. Lee Krejci, dressed in a
white linen suit, was ring-bearer. The groom and his
attendants wore grey suits with matching bow ties.
Miss Janet Caton of Eau Claire, a cousin of he
bride, was made of honor and James Haas, a brother of the bride,
was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kessler, close friends were
the other attending couple. Lloyd and Kenneth Meyer, brothers
of the groom, acted as ushers.
12 o’clock dinner was served in the church parlors, followed
by a reception at the bride’s home.
bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Haas and the groom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meyer, all of
bride and groom are graduates of the Neillsville High School.
She has been employed by Dr. M. A. Foster and the groom has been
assisting in the operation of his father’s
They left on an extended trip through the western states.
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