BioM: Pavek, Janet (1956)


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Surnames: Pavek, Bachmeyer, Wagner, Keyes, Stewart, Ketola


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/04/1956


Pavek, Janet (16 AUG 1956)


(International Falls Journal)


Janet Pavek and William L. Bachmeyer of Menomonie, Wis., exchanged marriage vows at a double ring ceremony in Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at International Falls, Minn., at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 16, 1956.  Rev. John MacNaghton officiated at the candlelight wedding.


Miss Pavek is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh H. Pavek, International Falls, and her fiancé is the son of Mrs. Addie L. Bachmeyer, Minneapolis.


Jean Bachmeyer, sister of the groom, was maid of honor,a nd bridesmaids were Ramona Stewart and Karen Bachmeyer.  Patti Lou Pavek was junior bridesmaid.


Best man was William Wagner of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), and groomsmen were Jime Keyes and Bruce Ketola.  Frankie Pavek carried the wedding rings.


The altar was banked with large white chrysanthemums, and candles festooned with smilax were placed in the widows and along the aisle.  Baskets of white gladioli and palms were used throughout the church.  The kneeling bench of white satin was trimmed with tulle and lilies of the valley.


The bride was given in marriage by her father.   She wore a floor length dress of French shantung with long pointed sleeves.  The jeweled fitted bodice emphasized a full slared skirt.  A halo of pleated tulle held her chapel length veil trimmed with pearls and sequins, and her only jewelry was pearl earrings, a gift of the groom.  Miss Pavek carried an empress bouquet of feathered Fuji chrysanthemums and Chantilly lace, tied with ivory velvet streamers.


The bridal attendants wore dresses of aqua crystalette over white taffeta and white headdresses.  They carried bouquets of aqua carnations and white stephanotis fashioned with white lace streamers.


Mrs. Pavek wore a printed silk dress with a turquoise duster and white accessories for her daughter’s wedding, and the bridegroom’s mother chose a dusty rose nylon dress and white accessories.  Both had corsages of demure baby rosebuds.


The bride’s grandmother, Mrs. F. H. Keyes, was presented with a corsage of pink rosettes.


During the ceremony, Jeff Williams sang "May the Grace of Jeseus Christ," "Lord, who at Cana’s Wedding Feast" and "The Lord’s Prayer."  He was accompanied by Art Crrin, organist, who also played the wedding marches and a program of nuptial music.


A reception was held at the F. H. Keyes home, 900 Second St., after the ceremony.  About 300 guests attended the event.


A white and turquoise color scheme was carried out throughout the house.  Bouquets of white gladioli, carnations, chrysanthemums and snapdragons decorated the rooms.  The open stair rail was festooned with smilax and rosebuds.


A silver bowl trimmed with white roses and gypsophilia centered the buffet table, and the wedding cake was decorated with sweetheart rosebuds and stephanotis.


Mrs. Charles Ketola was in charge of the reception, assisted by Mrs. Dick Hilstead, Mrs. Richard Fox, Mrs. Pat Wolfe and Mrs. Erle Thompson.  Mrs. William Skries and Mrs. Chet Lindvall cut the wedding cake and Mrs. M. Keyes and Mrs. Lewis Keyes, the bride’s aunts, and Mrs. George McIntyre poured coffee.


Servers were Kay Robinson, Judy Amidon and Denise Wolfe.  A program of piano music was played by Shirley Speelman and Pam Morse during the entire reception.


Mrs. John Corrin, assisted by Marie Carlson and Lois Beyers, were in charge of the punch table.  The punch bowl, a hand painted family antique, was set on a  gold stand and decorated with frosted green grapes.  Large silver candelabra were place on the table.  Mrs. Burt Bruggeman, hostess, greeted the guests as they arrived.


A bridal dinner was served at Gwanatchewan Lodge Wednesday evening, with 14 guests attending.  Toasts were given by Rruce Ketola and Ramona Stewart, Withee, Wis.


The newlyweds left on a honeymoon trip to the Black Hill and Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.  They plan to make their home at 1220 Main St., Menomonie, Wis.


Out of town guests at the wedding were: Mary Porter Jerry Schulte and Mrs. Addie L. Bachmeyer and daughters, Karen and Jean, Minneapolis; Helen Wiser, Windom; Gus Nelson, Manuel, N.D.; Mary Rosin, Bonduel, Wis.; Evanell Olstad, Cashton, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. James Jeatreu and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Van Dreser, Menomonie, Wis.; Ramona Stewart, Withee, Wis.; Marlan Schraff, Fond du Lac, Wis.; Peter Sommers, Alexandria, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Keyes and Tieny and Jimmy, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs, Alex Strom, Sparta, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Pavek and family, Whitehall, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Barkovic, Northome; Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Green, Fort Frances, and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Wiley and Mr. and Mrs. Frd Lange, Osseo.



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