BioM: Shirley, Margo Rosalie (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Shirley, Elmhorst, Roehl,
Scharf, Aeschbacker, Morgan, Martin, Laffe, Dignin, Armitage,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 20, 1958
Shirley, Margo Rosalie (Marriage - 8
Miss Margo Rosalie Shirley, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Levi Shirley, and Frederick Raymond Elmhorst, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Elmhorst, Sr., of Granton, were united in
marriage at the Methodist Church at Humbird Saturday, March
8. The 2 o’clock ceremony was performed by Rev. Donald
The bride, given in marriage by her
father, wore a floor-length gown of white slipper satin styled in
empire lines with a chapel length train, white lace bodice and long
tapered sleeves. The bodice neck was outlined in dainty flue
chiffon with chiffon bow down the back. Her fingertip veil of
illusion ws held in place y a coronet crown trimmed with
rhinestones. She carried a large white calla lily and white
hyacinths with white ribbon streamers.
The maid of honor was her sister, Miss
Sue Shirley. Bridesmaids were Katherine Elmhorst and
Geraldine Elmhorst, who wore pastel colors and carried yellow
daffodils. Little Kitty Shirley, in a white dress, was flower
Everett Roehl was best man and other
attendants were Don Scharf and Dick Elmhorst.
The mother of the bride wore a grey suit,
and the groom’s mother chose a navy blue print. Their
corsages were of white carnations.
A reception for about 75 relatives and close friends was held in the church parlors following the ceremony.
Friends of the bride, Yvonne Aeschbacker,
Margaret Aeschbacker, Shirley Morgan and Margaret Martin, were the
waitresses; and Mrs. Henry Laffe, Mrs. Jerome Dignin and Mrs. Dale
Armitage served. The wedding cake was made by the
Following a short wedding trip in
northern Wisconsin the newly-weds will reside in Loyal, where they
have furnished an apartment. The bride is a graduate of
Lincoln High School at Alma Center; the groom is a graduate of
Loyal High School and is engaged in the pulpwood business with his
A pre-nuptial shower was given in the
Granton village hall by Mrs. Katherine Elmhorst and Geraldine
Elmhorst. Many gifts were received.
Out of town guests were: Miss Sue Shirley of Deerfield, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Elmhorst, Sr., the attendants of both bride and groom, and many relatives and family friends from the Granton area.
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