BioM: Capper, Marilyn L. (1961)
Contact: Duane Horn
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Capper, Horn, Slosser, Backus, Weingarten, Sennes, Buswell, Oenes, Wuttke, Nickles, McComb, Harnisch, Hicks, Piege, Sanders, Lewston, Braun, Poppe, Wessel, Stellpflug, Humke, Liebzeit, Storey, Dale, Huggett

----Source: Scrapbook Collection of Duane Horn, taken from La Crosse Tribune and Greenwood Gleaner (La Crosse County, Wis. and Clark Co. Wis.) Sept. 1961

Capper, Marilyn L. (Marriage - 2 Sept. 1961)

Marilyn Capper Bride at Salem Presbyterian

The West Salem Presbyterian Church was the setting for the Saturday, September 2,1961, wedding of Marilyn L. Capper and Duane R. Horn. The Rev. William Slosser received the vows of the daughter of G. Ormand Capper, West Salem, and the late Mrs. Capper, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Horn, Rt. 3, Greenwood, Wis.

Baskets of white gladioli were used in the church. Mrs. Claude Backus was organist and Donald Huggett soloist. Guests were seated by Myron Hicks and Marvin Capper.

Carolyn Capper was maid of honor for her sister, with Gerald Horn as best man. Mary Jo Weingarten and Yvonne Sennes were bridemaids with Earl Buswell and Erwin Oenes as groomsmen. Karen and David Wuttke were flower girl and ring bearer.

Traditional white satin fashioned the floor length bridal gown. The waist length silk veil fell from a tiara headpeice and the bridal bouquet was a cascade of red roses.

Beige and rust colored brocaded satin was selected for the maid of honor and the bridesmaids, their colonial bouquets of rust, yellow and white mums. The little flower girl wore a floor length white taffeta gown and carried a miniature bridal bouquet of red roses.

Mrs. Horn wore a navy blue and white print dress for her son's wedding, her corsage of mums and gladioli.

The ceremony was followed by a reception in the church parlors for 250. Carol Weingarten had charge of the guest book, and Mrs. Fred Nickles cut the wedding cake, Gifts were opened by Mrs. James Storey and Mrs. Allen Dale.

Guests included Marvin Capper, Cheney, Wash; Mrs. Laura Harnisch, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Van Riper and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nickles and Julie, Onalaska.

Mrs. Grace Capper and Mrs. Jess McComb, Sparta; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harnisch, La Crescent, Minn; Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Hicks and Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Hicks, Belvidere, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Piege, Marengo, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Layman Hicks, Rushford, Minn.; Mrs. Lyman Sanders, Stoughton; Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Lewston, Wauwatosa.

Messrs. and Mmes, Theodore Braun, Henry Horn, Donald Horn, Harold Horn, George Poppe and Adolph Wessel and Mrs. Jerry Stellpflug, Greenwood.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wessel, Mr and Mrs. Hubert Horn and son, Gerald, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Humke, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Liebzeit, Mrs. Ida Horn, Mrs. Clara Liebzeit, Mrs. George Braun and Miss Martha Horn, all from Greenwood.

Following a wedding trip through the Dakotas and Montana, the couple will be at home at 134 So. 11th St. La Crosse, Wis. where both are employed at the Batavian Bank, the bride as proof operator , and Mr. Horn as teller.

 

 

 


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