BioM: Jacobs, Charmette (1956)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Jacobs, Nantz, Mildebrath, Bates, Johnson, Slivino, Knight  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 19, 1956 

Jacobs, Charmette (Marriage - 14 July 1956) 

Miss Charmette Jacobs, a former resident of Neillsville, route 1, became the bride of Calvin A. Nantz in a single ring ceremony preformed in a Baptist Church in Chicago Saturday, July 14.  The service was read by the pastor, the Rev. O. W. Knight, before an altar banked with baskets of white gladiolus and sweet peas. 

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jacobs of Chicago.  She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert O. Mildebrath of the Shortville community and has made her home with them for several years.  She attended Neillsville High School, where she was graduated in May, 1956.  Since her graduation she has been employed as a secretary in Chicago. 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Thomas Jacobs, was attired in a white ballerina-length lace dress with a blusher veil.  Her flowers were white roses.  Her sister, Miss Cielita Jacobs of Neillsville, served as maid of honor, and a friend, Miss Frances Bates, was bridesmaid. 

The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Johnson of Chicago.  He is a high school graduate and is employed as a salesman.  He was attended by his brother, Howard Nantz, as bestman.  A friend, George Slivino, served as usher. 

The couple will reside in Chicago on their return from a trip to North Carolina. 

The church lower auditorium was decorated with white and blue streamers and wedding bells for a reception of for 150 guests, following the ceremony. 

Relatives from here who attended the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jacobs of Marshfield; Mrs. Herbert O. Mildebrath and Miss Cielita Jacobs, both of Neillsville. 



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