BioM: Randall, Sophia (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Randall, Vaitkevicius, Musil,
Schwantes, DeLong, Thomas, Grantner, May, Degener, Holmes
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 19, 1958
Randall, Sophia (Marriage - 14 June
Miss Sophia Randall, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jas. A. Musil of Neillsville, and Walter Vaitkevicius, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vaitkevicius of Kenosha were married Saturday
afternoon in the First Methodist Church in Neillsville. The
double ring ceremony was performed by the pastor, the Rev. Virgil
L. Holmes, in the presence of about 100 relatives and
friends. Decorations were baskets of red peonies and of white
Mr. Musil gave the bride in
marriage. She appeared in a floor-length gown of white
crystalette, fashioned with a flared skirt, fitted bodice and long
pointed sleeves. She wore a fingertip veil falling from a
white tiara. Her flowers were an arm bouquet of white Easter
Miss Vivian Randall, sister and Miss
Jeanette Vaitkevicius, sister of the groom, served as
bridesmaids. Their dresses were of green crystalette and
fashioned like the bride’s dress. They wore matching
headbands and carried bouquets of mixed flowers. Attending
the groom were friends, Richard Schwantes of Neillsville and Paul
DeLong of Eau Claire. Music was provided by members of the
faculty of Wisconsin State College in Eau Claire.
The trio was made up of Miss Dorothy
Thomas, organist, Dr. Robert A. Grantner, cellist, and Walter S.
Both the bride and groom were graduated
from the Neillsville High School in 1954. The bride attended
State College in Eau Claire, where she received her
bachelor’s degree this month. The groom was graduated
from Stout State College May 31. Both have employment for the
summer and plan to teach in the fall.
Wedding guests included Mrs. F. H.
Randall of Augusta, grandmother of the bride; Mrs. Albert Degener
of Neillsville, Great-grandmother of the bride; and Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Vaitkevicius, daughter, Jeanette and son, Valentine, of
Kenosha, family of the groom.
Other out of town guests were from:
Lockport, Ill., Augusta, Auburndale, Eau Claire, and
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church parlors.
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