BioM: Menien, Helen (1954)


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Surnames: Meinen, Lindekugel, Brehmer, Kleinschmidt, Heubner, Raatz, Moon


----Source: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wis.) Mon., Aug. 23, 1954; p. 8, c. 7

Menien, Helen (Marriage - 21 Aug. 1954)


Candlelight and white gladiolas formed the setting for the 7 o’clock wedding of Miss Helen Meinen and Victor Lindekugel at Christ Lutheran Church Saturday evening. The Rev. F. R. Brehmer read the service.


The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Meinen, Winnecomme, and the bridegroom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. William Lindekugel of Loyal, Wis.

Miss Carol Raatz was soloist for the occasion, singing "The Lord’s Prayer " and "Because, accompanied by the organist, Kenneth Baker.

For the double ring ceremony, the bride was dressed in a gown of Chantilly lace and net over satin, touched with sequins on the floor-length skirt and lace bodice. A yoke of net insertion set off the Peter Pan collar of lace and her finger tip veil was caught to an open crown of Chantilly. A colonial bouquet of glamelias, centered by two orchids, set the purple, orchid and white color theme of the wedding.


The bride’s attendants were Mrs. Helene Kleinschmidt and Mrs. Marilyn Heubner. They wore similar gowns of net over taffeta which featured appliquéd aprons of matching flowers and short jackets over strapless bodices. Mrs. Kleinschmidt was in orchid and Mrs. Heubner in nile green. Headpieces of net over taffeta matched their gowns and they carried bouquets of yellow roses and gladiolas.


Repeating the yellow accent, two little flower girls, Cynthia Meinen, niece of the bride, and Joanne Moon, her cousin, wore yellow net over taffeta and carried colonial bouquets of orchid gladiolas and yellow roses.


Mr. Lindekugel’s best man was John Meinen, Jr., brother of the bride; and LeRoy Heubner was groomsman. Ushers were Albert Meinen and Robert Lindekugel, brothers of the young couple.


To welcome her guest at the Twentieth Century Club reception which followed the services, Mrs. Meinen and the bridegroom’s mother, Mrs. Lindekugle, wore navy blue ensembles with white glamelias.


Following the honeymood trip in Northern Wisconsin, the new Mr. and Mrs. Lindekugel will be at home at 36 ½ Wright St., Oshkosh. The bride is wearing a melon colored print and white accessories for travel and she pinned the orchids form her wedding bouquet to her gown before she left Saturday evening.

The bridegroom is employed at Wertsch Motor Company and the bride at Pluswood, Inc. Before her wedding, she was honored at showers given by Mrs. Harland Moon and Mrs. Helene Kleinschmidt.


Attending the ceremony from out of the city were guests from Milwaukee, Loyal, Granton, Neenah, Omro, Winneconne, Fond du Lac, Plainfield, Menasha and Racine.




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