BioM: Tibbett, Patricia L. (1955)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Tibbett, Mrotek, Major, Schraufnagel, Leketas  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 7, 1955 

Tibbett, Patricia L. (Marriage - 2 July 1955) 

St. Mary’s Catholic Chruch of Neillsville was the scene on Saturday, July 2, of the wedding of Miss Patricia L. Tibbett and Duane Mrotek. The Rev. Fr. Peter Leketas performed the double ring ceremony. 

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Tibbett of Neillsville wore a floor length gown, fashioned of imported Chantilly lace and nylon tulle over net and slipper satin.  The short sleeves and V neckline were edged in hand-clipped scallops of lace which fashioned the bodice and alternate panels of the scalloped edged lace and tulle swept into a bouffant hoop skirt. A shoulder length veil of silk illusion fell from a tulle half-hat styled with a scalloped front outlined in seed pearls and iridescent sequins. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She carried a white orchid surrounded by white stephanotis and lily of the valley. 

Mrs. Richard Tibbett attended her sister-in-law as matron of honor.  Mrs. Gene Major, sister of the groom, was her bridesmaid. 

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mrotek of Owen are the parents of the groom.  He was served by Richard Tibbett and John Mrotek as best men.  Ushers were Jackie Tibbett and Claire Mrotek.  

Tommy Tibbett, nephew of he bride, carried the rings on a heart-shaped pillow edged in lace.  Little Gloria Schraufnagel was flower girl.  

Approximately 100 guests attended the dinner served in the parish hall which was followed by a reception at the home of the bride. 

Mrs. Mrotek is a graduate of the Neillsville High school and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing at Marshfield.  She is employed at the Memorial Hospital at Neillsville.  The groom is a graduate of the Loyal High School and has spent two years in the armed forces.  He is the proprietor of the Soo Café at Owen.  

They will reside in Owen on their return from a wedding trip to Northern Wisconsin and Michigan. 



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