BioM: Boardman, Cora (1955)

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Surnames: Boardman, Kaminski, Mayer, Reichert, Jacques


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/16/1955


Boardman, Cora (11 JUN 1955)


On Saturday morning, June 11th, 1955, at 10 o’clock, St. Hedwig’s Chapel was the setting for a pretty wedding when Cora Boardman, daughter of Mrs. Grace Boardman, became the bride of John Kaminski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kaminski of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), in a double ring ceremony performed by Rev. Father Meyer.


The altar was beautifully decorated with pink and white peonies for the occasion and the bride placed a white mixed floral bouquet on the altar of the Blessed Virgin Mary.


The bride, given in marriage by her brother, Roger Boardman, was attired in a gown of white Chantilly lace with a fitted bodice, adorned with tiny lace covered buttons down the front, three tier skirt of ballerina length, long fitted sleeves with fingertip point.  The bolero jacket was of lace with a peter pan collar.  Her circular shoulder length veil of silk illusion netting on Chantilly lace was fastened to a seed pearl covered heart shaped headpiece.  The bride’s hat and veil were had made by the bride’s oldest sister, Mrs. Edward Mayer. White brocaded pomps completed her attired, and she carried a prayer book adorned with a beautiful orchid.


The bride was attended by her sister, Dorothy, as maid of honor, and Julia Kaminski, sister of the groom, as bridesmaid.  They wore gowns of powder blue nylon net over taffeta of ballerina length with headpieces of blue daisies and carried colonial bouquets of pink, blue and white daisies.  Their pearl necklaces and earrings were their gifts from the bride, and brocaded pomps likewise completed their attired.


The groom and his attendants, Melvin Reichert as best man and Donald Jacques wore tuxedoes with lily of the valley carnation boutonniere respectively.


Donald Boardman, brother of the bride, and Tony Kaminski, brother of the groom, ushered.


A dinner was served by the Ladies Sodality of St. Hedwig’s Parish in the school dining room tastefully decorated with streamers of blue, pink and white, and centerpieces on the tables consisted of peonies and white orange blossoms.


The happy couple left on a honeymoon to Niagara Falls, planning to return on June 19th, where they will be at home at 3229 West Highland Boulevard at Milwaukee, Wis.


The bride is a graduate of the Thorp High School, was employed for sometime at the Thorp Finance Co., and presently at the Wis. Shoe Co. at Milwaukee.  The groom, likewise, a Thorp High School graduate, is employed in the production department of American Motors at Milwaukee.


Out of town guests attending the wedding were: James and Johnny Rowan, Cadott, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mayer, West Allis, Wis., Dorothy Boardman, Milwaukee, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Donald Boardman and family of Sunland, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Roger Boardman and family, and Dorothy Easter of Montesano, Wash., Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Bauer, Jim Falls, Anton Kaminski, Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Ciolkosz and family, Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zoromski and Diane, Menasha, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Weitzel and Patti, Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. George Hovanes and family, Sartell, Minn., Mr. Frank Panek, St. Paul, Mrs. Tom Casey and children, St. Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Czech, Ray and Stanley of Bowlus, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Puhalla, Sauk Rapids, Minn.



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