BioM: Polso, Mavis M. (1956)


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Surnames: Witek, Polso, Hendrickson, Majkowicz, Hill, Rosiejka, Heikkila, Kivi


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/23/1956


Polso, Mavis M. (21 JAN 1956)


Nuptial vows were pledged by Miss Mavis Marie Polso and Ernest Albert Witek Saturday afternoon, Jan. 21, 1956, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Ironwood, Mich.


The Rev. H.P. Esala solemnized the vows at 2 before an altar decorated with vases of gladioli and mums.


Mrs. Hendrickson played the processional and recessional and accompanied Mrs. Esala as she sang "Wedding Song" and "The Lord’s Prayer."


The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anselm Polson, North Hurley, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Witek, Withee (Clark Co.), Wis.


Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attired in a light orchid dressmaker suit, styled with a peplum detailed with a black velvet bow and rhinestone buckle on the right side.  She completed her attired with a white hat trimmed with a veil and black and white accessories.  Her corsage consisted of pale yellow roses.  She wore a pearl necklace and earrings, a gift from the groom.


Miss Gail Polson was the maid of honor for her sister and she was dressed in a blue gray dressmaker style suit with matching hat, navy gloves and shoes.  Her corsage was of red roses.


Dan Majkowicz was the best man and Niilo Hill and Reino Hill, uncles of the bride, were the ushers.


Mrs. Polso, for her daughter’s wedding and reception, wore a royal blue dress and a corsage of red roses.  Mrs. Witek, mother of the groom, was dressed in a pink heather dress and her corsage was of yellow roses.


A reception was held at the Eagles Hall, Hurley, where the bride and groom greeted about 300 guests.


Mrs. Michael Rosiejka and Mrs. Joseph Roll had charge of cutting and serving the wedding cake, and Mrs. William Heikkila, the bride’s twin sister, poured.


In charge of the guest  book was Miss Edna Kivi.  Miss Gail Polson and Miss Sandra Hill presided at the gift table.


After a short honeymoon, the bride and groom will make their home in Milwaukee.


The bride is a graduate of the J.E. Murphy High School and is employed at Briggs and Stratton, Milwaukee.  The groom was graduated from Thorp High School, Thorp, Wis., and is employed at the John Oster Manufacturing Co., also in Milwaukee.


Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Witek and son, Eugene, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Witek, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Hargot, Withee, Wis.; William Witek and son, Norman, Western Springs, Ill.; Mrs. Frank Majkowicz and son, Dan, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rosiejka, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roll, Lublin, Wis.; Patrick Telford, Ernest Yance, Carl Meier, Louis Kubera, Joseph Kostick, Marion Witek, Stanly Gay, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Wilho Niemi, Cloquet.



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