BioM: Olson, Winifred (1959)


Surnames: Olson, Urban, Fortek, Dux, Ciolkosz, Smoczyk, Teclaw


----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.)  12/10/1959


Olson, Winifred (24 OCT 1959)


On Oct. 24, 1959, Winifred Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.I. Olson, Baldwin, and Wm. M. Urban, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. Urban, Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), were united in marriage at St. Hedwig’s Chapel, Thorp.  Rev. F.S. Disher performed the double ring ceremony.


Pure simplicity in masterpiece taffeta styled the bridal gown.  It’s portrait neckline was outlined with appliqued Venice lace and sequins.  The appliqued lace continued into the long waisted fitted Basque.  The The bell shaped skirt, bowed at the back, flowed into a graceful chapel train.  A crown of sequins and pearls held her fingertip veil in place.


Her jewelry of pearl earrings and necklace were a gift of the groom.  Her bouquet was pink roses and white stephanotis.


Miss Virginia Fortek, Thorp, friend of the couple, Mrs. Harris Dux, Boyd, and Miss Ruth Anne Olson, St. Paul, sisters of the bride, were bridesmaids.  They wore identical gowns of rose taffeta trimmed with rose velveteen at the waist.  They wore matching feather hats and shoes and white gloves.  Jewelry was pearl earrings and necklaces.  They carried nosegays of white mums and light pink roses.


Richard Dux, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.  Mr. Larry Urban, brother of the groom, was best man.  Mr. Ed Ciolkosz, Madison, and Mr. Mike Smoczyk, Osseo, friends of the groom, were the groom’s attendants.  All wore black tuxedoes.


Ushers were Walter Olson, brother of the bride, and Norb Teclaw, friend of the groom.


The bride’s mother wore a navy dress and navy accessories.  The groom’s mother wore a blue dress and blue accessories.  Both wore corsages of red roses.  The bride’s grandmother wore a blue dress and a corsage of pink roses.


The bride and groom are at home at 440 Pine St., Tomah, Wis., where the groom is employed as a teacher at Tomah High School.


Out of town guests were from Gilman, Stanley, Beaver Dam, Boyd, Menasha, Milwaukee, Hammond, Wilson, Wis., Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Austin and Howard Lake, Minn.



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