BioM: Fohrman, Mavis (1951)


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Surnames: Fohrman, Gordee, Miller, Jackson, Vollrath, Peiper, Hein


----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.)   05/31/1951


Fohrman, Mavis (19 MAY 1951)


Miss Mavis Fohrman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Fohrman, Loyal (Clark Co., Wis.), and Earl Gordee, son of Mrs. Harry Gordee, Greenwood, were married at 12 noon Saturday, May 19th, 1951, in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Riplinger, the Rev. T.J.E. Pagels officiating at the ceremony.


The bride, given in marriage by her father, was gowned in a dress of white lace over satin that featured long sleeves and a yoke edged with pearls and rhinestones.  She carried a bouquet of white roses with an orchid tied with streamers.  Her fingertip veil had a headpiece edged with pearls and rhinestones.


Mr. Clarence Miller, Loyal, the bride’s only sister, as maid of honor, wore a dress of white marquisette over satin, and carried a bouquet of red roses.


The bridesmaids were Verla and Agnes Gordee, greenwood, both sisters of the groom.  They were attired in formals of white marquisette over satin and each carried bouquets of red roses.  They wore lace hats and gloves.


Mardell Miller, Loyal, the bride’s niece, was flower girl.  She was gowned in a long white dress of marquisette over satin.


Attending the groom were Clarence Miller, Loyal, the bride’s brother-in-law, as best man, and Lee Jackson and Curlee Vollrath, Greenwood, as groomsmen.


Delmer Peiper and Kenneth Hein, cousins of the bride and groom, respectively, ushered for the ceremony, and Michael Gordee, the groom’s nephews, was ring bearer.


A dinner was served immediately following the ceremony, in the church parlors, to relatives and friends.


Mrs. Gordee is a graduate of the Loyal High School, class of 1945, and from the Eau Claire School of Beauty Culture in 1946.  She has been employed at the Greenwood Beauty Shop for the past four years.


The couple are at home on the groom’s parents farm in the Town of Warner, Clark County, following a honeymoon to Chicago and Niagara Falls.



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