BioM: Miller, Betty Jo (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Miller, Hills, Beaver, Pinion,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 3, 1958
Miller, Betty Jo (Marriage - 28 June
In a 9:30 a.m. ceremony, Saturday, June
28, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby, Betty Jo Miller,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Beaver of Colby, become the bride of
Alfred Hills, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hills, Sr. of
Loyal. The Rev. John Pinion officiated.
For her nuptial rites the bride chose a
floor-length gown of hand clipped Chantilly lace and tulle over
satin. The shirred Basque bodice had a jeweled neckline, and a lace
redingote topped the ruffled skirt. The veil fell from a
crown of petals trimmed with seed pearls and iridescent
sequins. She carried a cascade bouquet of red roses and whie
A sister-in-law of the bride, Mrs. Norman
Miller of Park Falls, was matron-of-honor, and Mrs. Donald Hills,
Loyal, a sister-in-law of the groom, was bridesmaid. Each
wore a ballerina-length gown of pink chiffon over taffeta, with a
shirred bodice and cowl neckline with streamers down the back. They
each carried a colonial bouquet of pink and whie
Flower girls were Jane Beaver, of Colby,
sister of the bride, and Susan Hills, Loyal, sister of the
groom. Their dresses were white with blue streamers, and were
styled like the gowns of the bridal attendants.
The groom chose the brother-in-law of the
bride, Norman Miller, for his bestman; and John Hills, Milwaukee,
was groomsman for his brother. Raymond Miller, Marshfield,
brother of the bride, and Merlin (Pat) Duell, Loyal, brother-in-law
of the groom, ushered.
The mother of the bride wore an orchid
linen dress and the groom’s mother wore a blue linen
dress. Both wore white accessories and yellow and white
The groom who is employed in Loyal is a
graduate of Loyal High School. The bride is a graduate of
Colby High School, and is employed in Wausau.
A honeymoon was spent in northern Wisconsin. They will make their home in Loyal.
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