BioM: Paun, Marjorie (1957)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Paun, Nielsen, Seymour,
Horswill Stucki, Maxwell, Perkins
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 5, 1957
Paun, Marjorie (Marriage - 31 August
St . Stephan’s Catholic Church at
Chili was the scene Saturday of the wedding of Miss Marjorie Paun
and George Nielsen, Jr., whose parents are Mrs. Mary Paun of
Granton and Mr. and Mrs. George Neilsen of Neillsville, Rt.
The Rev. Robert Perkins performed the
double ring ceremony before an altar banked with baskets of cut
Martha Seymour of Richmond, Cal. a cousin
of the bride, was her matron of honor. Bridesmaids were
Sharon Horswill and Dawn Stucki.
Bestman was the bride’s brother,
Louis Paun, of Granton. Attending as groomsmen were James
Horswill and Robert Seymour. David Stucki of Plymouth and
Raymond Maxwell of Brodhead ushered.
Attending the bride as junior
bridesmaids, were Marilyn Horswill, a niece of the bride, and Wendy
Nielsen, sister of the groom.
Three hundred fifty guests attended the
dinner served in the church parlors immediately after the ceremony,
and the reception held at the home of the bride’s
The bride, given in marriage by her
uncle, Tom Paun, approached the altar in a floor-length gown of
Alencon lace, designed with tulle and lace ruffled cathedral-length
train. The fitted bodice featured a Sabrina neckline trimmed
with iridescent sequins and seed pearls. The long sleeves
tapered at the wrist and fastened with satin buttons. A veil
of imported silk illusion, attached to an open queen’s crown,
was edged with sequins and seed pearls. Her bouquet was a
lace colonial arrangement of stephanotis, centered with a pink
orchid. Stephanotis-tipped streamers cascaded to the
Mr. and Mrs. Nielsen will reside in West
Allis, where the groom is employed by the state department of
agriculture at Madison.
Our of town people attending were from Richmond, Cal.; Chicago, Evanston and Rockford, Ill.; Detroit, Mich.; Milwaukee, Madison, Beloit, West Allis, Brodhead, Oconomowoc, Plymouth, Spencer, Loyal, Wisconsin Rapids, Hancock, Racine, Marshfield, Pittsville, Neillsville and Granton.
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