BioM: Covell, Charlotte Mary (1957)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Covell, Drescher, Seif, Bunce,
Carlson, Lezotte, Huebner, Anason, Scott, Ylvisaker, Woelffer,
Maguire, Lind, Hommel, Harcey
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 13, 1957
Covell, Charlotte Mary (Marriage - 8 June
Miss Charlotte Mary Covell exchanged
wedding vows with Robert Drescher in a seven o’clock
candlelight service June 8 at the Congregational Church in
Neillsville. The Rev. Frank B. Harcey performed the double
ring ceremony before a chancel banked with baskets of white
gladioli, pink painted daisies and four lighted candelabra.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. A.
C. Covell of East Shore, Detroit Lakes, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Drescher of Neillsville.
For her wedding the bride wore a princess
style floor-length dress of white Chantilly lace over white
taffeta. It was fashioned with a full skirt, and a v-neck,
edged with pearls. Long sleeves came to a point at the
wrists. A shoulder-length veil with a pearl tiara completed
her ensemble, which was fashioned by her mother. She carried
her mother’s Bible covered with lace, a white orchid, lilies
of the valley and stephanotis.
Miss Caryl Seif of Neillsville was her
maid-of-honor. Serving as her bridesmaids were Rona Bunch of
Hudson, Joan Carlson of Tomah, and Mrs. Virgil Lezotte of
Neillsville. Junior bridesmaids were Susan Covell of De
Funiak Springs, Fla., and Betty Huebner.
The groom was attended by Vernon Drescher
of Neillsville, as best man. Groomsmen were Billy Covell of Detroit
Lakes, Minn., Duane Huebner and Virgil Lezotte. Ushers were
Dennis Harcey and Lamoine Anason.
Miss Covell was given in marriage by her
Organ music was played by Mrs. Jess W.
Scott before and during the ceremony. Miss Mary Ylvisaker
sang, "The Wedding Prayer" and The Lord’s Prayer."
A reception was held and a buffet lunch
was served in the church dining room immediately following the
ceremony. The tables were covered with pink tablecloths,
silver branched candelabra and a pink centerpiece of painted
The bride and groom are graduates of
Neillsville High School. The bride also attended a year at
Wisconsin State College at Eau Claire and has been employed at
Northwestern Bell in Minneapolis. The groom has employment with the
Nelson Muffler Corporation in Neillsville.
Upon their return from a wedding trip to
southern Wisconsin they will reside at 434 ½ Hewett
Out of Town people attending were: V. C. Woelffer, Lake Mills; Mrs. Kenneth Maguire, Rolla, Mo.; Mrs. R. E. Lind, Omaha, Neb.; Dr. and Mrs. P. R. Hommel, Elkader, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Covell and three children, De Funiak Springs, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Bunce and family, Hudson; Mr. and Mrs. Emil (lines missing).
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