BioM: Furmanek, Eleanore M. (1956)


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Surnames: Furmanek, Olney, Olejniczak, Tomczak, Cutkowski


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03/08/1956


Furmanek, Eleanore M. (11 FEB 1956)


Miss Eleanore Mary Furmanek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Furmanek of Gilman, became the bride of Henry Leon Olney, son of Matt Olney of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), in a ceremony performed by Father John Dzurko at ten o’clock at St. Peter and Paul Church at Gilman on Saturday, Feb. 11th, 1956).


For her wedding the bride was attired in a full length gown of lace over satin, princess style, with long sleeves of lace.  A fingertip veil fell from a crown of sequins with pearl and rhinestone trim, which matched the pearl and sequins on the collar and bodice of the gown.  Her bouquet was of purple orchids and stephanotis.


Miss Virginia Furmanek, a sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and wore a shrimp colored gown of lace and net.  She carried a heart shaped turquois net bouquet of yellow roses.


Irene Olejniczak, sister-in-law of the groom, of Thorp, and Florence Tomczak, cousin of the bride, of Thorp, were bridesmaids.  Both were attired in strapless gowns of lace with metallic threads on bodice and net over taffeta skirts and net stoles.  Their gowns were floor length and their bouquets were heart shaped shrimp net with yellow roses.


The groom was attended by his brother, Joseph Olejniczak, as best man and Joe Cutkowski.  All wore tuxedoes.


A reception was held at Koolmo’s Club in the evening.


The bride is a graduate of Hannibal High School and the Taylor County Normal School at Medford.  The groom is a Thorp High School graduate.


The couple is residing in Thorp.



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