BioM: Klemetson, Lois (1958)


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Surnames: Klemetson, Suda Kapfhamer, Querin


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06/19/1958


Klemetson, Lois (11 JUN 1958)


The St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester was the scene of the marriage on Wednesday June 11, 1958, of Lois Klemetson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Klemetson of Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), and John J. Suda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Suda of Greenwood.  The 9:30 nuptial Mass was read by Rev. Gerald Schuh.  The church choir furnished the music for the occasion and the altar was banked with mixed bouquets of poppies and bridal wreaths.


Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a beautiful gown of nylon embroidered tulle over satin with a cathedral train.  The fitted bodice featured a Sabrina neckline with brief crushed sleeves and matching gauntlets.  The very full ruffled skirt fell into a train which was later bustled.  Her fingertip veil of imported silk illusion fell from a pleated net crown encrusted with iridescent sequins and seed pearls in designs of the tiny calla lilies, held with pearl side clips.


The bride carried a heart shaped bouquet of American Beauty roses on a backing of lace, interspersed with fern and stephanotis, with cascading ribbon streamers to which tiny rosebuds were tied.


The bridal aides, Mrs. Edward Kapfhamer of Medford, cousin of the bride, as maid of honor, Mrs. Stanley Suda of Willard, and Mrs. Theodore Querin of Owen, bridesmaids, were attired in ballerina length gown of white nylon net and lace over taffeta, with strapless lace bodices which fit snugly to the waistline.  Their very full skirts were trimmed with shirred net ruffles in diamond motifs.  Lacy bolero jackets with cap sleeves and pointed collars closing at the neckline were worn over the gowns.  White ruffled net headbands trimmed with tiny flowers, and white nylon gloves completed the ensembles.  Their pearl and rhinestone necklaces and earrings were a gift of the bride.  They carried colonial bouquets of deep pink carnations.


The miniature bride, LuAnn Klemetson, age five, only sister of the bride, wore a floor length gown identical to the bride’s.  She wore a small fingertip veil and carried a small heart shaped bouquet exactly like the bride’s.


Stanley Suda, Willard, brother of the groom, served as best man, with Edward Kapfhamer, Medford, and Theodore Querin, Owen, as groomsmen.  Charles Suda, groom’s brother, and Floyd Querin, the bride’s cousin, were the ushers.


The bride’s mother wore a sheath dress of white lace over lace taffeta, with white accessories, and her corsage was made up of American Beauty roses.  The groom’s mother wore a navy blue dress with white accessories.  Her corsage also was made up of American Beauty roses.


An 11:30 dinner was served in the church basement for approximately 250 guests.  A reception was held after the dinner at the bride’s home, followed by a 4:30 buffet supper.  A wedding dance was given at Colby Park with music furnished by Emil’s Band.  This was followed by a midnight lunch at the home of the bride’s parents.


The groom is engaged in farming in the Greenwood rural area, and the bride is a graduate of Dorchester High School.


The newlyweds will make their home on a farm in Greenwood upon their return from a honeymoon in the Black Hills, Yellowstone Park, and other places of interest throughout the west.



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