BioM: Fenner, Gladys (1947)


Contact: Audrey Poedl



Surnames: Fenner, Olsen


----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. 21 Aug 1947)


Fenner, Gladys (? AUGUST 1947)


Miss Gladys Fenner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Fenner, became the bride of John A. Olsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Olsen, in a double ring marriage ceremony read by the Rev. Lee Holmes at the Loyal Methodist church at 3 p.m. Saturday. The church was decorated with baskets of cut flowers.


The bride chose for her wedding costume a gray cutaway suit, with matching hat and white accessories and a corsage of pink roses.


Miss LaVonne Smith was maid of honor. She wore a blue suit with white accessories and a corsage of yellow roses. Floyd Olsen attended his brother. Miss Grace Fenner, sister of the bride, and Miss Ella Olsen, sister of the groom, ushered.


Mrs. Albert Andersen played the wedding marches and accompanied Mrs. Calvin Prior, who sang "Because" and "Together Through Life’s Pathway We Tread."


Both the bride and the groom are graduates of Loyal high school, the bride with the class of 1946 and the groom with the class of 1944. The bride is employed as a secretary at the high school, and the groom, who recently returned from army service in the Philippine Islands, is employed as a carpenter. He received his army discharge in June.


Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the groom. Those from out of town attending the reception were: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Olsen and daughters of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Olsen and daughters of Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Quast and family, Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Dyre and daughters and Mrs. Annie Dyre of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Christiansen, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hansen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Christiansen and Mrs. Guy Cole of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Davel of Waukesha; and Jerry Heller of Eau Claire. Also present were 30 relatives and friends from Loyal.


Following the honeymoon a honeymoon spent in northern Wisconsin, the couple will be at home to friends in Loyal.


The Loyal Tribune joins their many friends in wishing them a long and happy journey through life.



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