BioM: Churkey, Fern J. (1959)


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Surnames: Churkey, Wirtala, Wickersham


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06/04/1959


Churkey, Fern J. (23 MAY 1959)


St. John’s Lutheran Church of Withee was the setting for the marriage Saturday, May 23, 1959, of Miss Fern Joyce Churkey of rural Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) and William Eugene Wirtala of rural Greenwood.  The couple’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Churkey of Owen and Mrs. Vendala Wirtala of Greenwood.  The rEv. Theodore Predoehl officiated.


The bride was given in marriage by her father.  She wore a floor length gown of Chantilly lace with long lace sleeves and scalloped neckline trimmed with sequins.  The skirt was lace and net tiers and her fingertip veil was held by a cap of sequins and pearls.  She carried a bouquets of red roses and lily of the valley.


Miss Carole Wirtala of Greenwood was maid of honor and Mrs. Gilbert Wickersham of rural Owen was bridesmaid.  (the rest of my copy was cut off)



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