BioM: Paulson, Judith Rae (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Paulson, Trainia, Mainetti,
Goeden, Tomko, Pankou, Harcey
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 25, 1958
Paulson, Judith Rae (Marriage - 20
The Congregational Church in Neillsville
was the setting Saturday for the marriage of Miss Judith Rae
Paulson and Leonard Alfred Trainia. The Rev. Frank B. Harcey
performed the 7 p.m. double ring candle-light service before an
altar banked with pink, white and blue garden flowers.
The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Raymond Paulson, Neillsville, was given in marriage by her father.
She wore a white silk taffeta princess style dress. The very
full bouffant skirt, with Alencon lace inserts, was floor length
with a full sweep train. The fitted bodice was accented with
a scooped neckline. Her finger-tip veil cascaded from a
taffeta cap headpiece, edged with seed pearls. She carried a
lace covered Bible adorned with Lily of the Valley, stephanotis and
Miss Susan Paulson attended her sister as
maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Joan and Rose Marie
Trainia, sisters of the groom. They were attired in waltz length
dresses of grape flue iridescent taffeta. The bouffant skirts
were princes style and the bodices with short sleeves, were
fashioned with scooped necklines. They wore matching bow
headbands and berry pink shoes, and carried colonial bouquets of
shaded pink roses.
Best man was Giuglio Mainetti of
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Groomsmen were Richard Goeden, Okauchee,
and George Tomko, Milwaukee.
Susan and Barbara Pankou, as flower
girls, were dressed in white taffeta with grape blue sashes and
wore bows in their hair. Their dresses were fashioned with
bouffant skirts and puffed sleeves and they carried colonial
nosegays of shades of pink roses. Peter Paulson, cousin of
the bride, carried the rings on a white satin pillow.
A buffet supper for 150 guests was held
in the church parlors, followed by a reception at the Legion
On their return from a wedding trip to
Quebec, Canada, and the eastern states, they will reside in
The bride is a graduate of Neillsville High School and Mount Sinai School of Nursing in Milwaukee. She also attended Wisconsin State College in Eau Claire. She will write her state board exams in mid-October in Massachusetts. The groom is a graduate of a college in Schenectady, N. Y., and is a first lieutenant in the army stationed in Ft. Devens, Mass.
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