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 1954) 

On 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. 

Her 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. 

A 12 o’clock dinner was served in the church parlors, followed by a reception at the bride’s home.   

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Haas and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meyer, all of Neillsville. 

The 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 farm. 

They left on an extended trip through the western states. 



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