BioM: Dearth, Edna Mae (1962)



Surnames: Dearth, Sayles, Matson, Wengel, Boardman


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/19/1962


Dearth, Edna Mae (7 APR 1962)


White and orchid mums decorated the altar at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church when Miss Edna Mae Dearth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dearth of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) became the bride of Loran Dean Sayles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sayles of Stanley, on Saturday, April 7, 1962, at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon.  The Rev. James Stone officiated at the wedding ceremony.


The bride chose for her wedding, a ballerina length gown of white lace over white tulle, which had a scalloped neckline.  The bodice was scattered with sequins and pearls, with long tapered sleeves, a fingertip bouffant veil completed her attire.  She carried a cascade bouquet of white feathered carnations and pink tea roses.


Attending the bride as her maid of honor was Patty Sayles, a sister of the groom, who wore a green chiffon gown, with bridesmaids Deloris Dearth, a sister-in-law of the bride, was attired in a pink chiffon gown, while Iren Matson, a cousin of the bride, wore an identical gown in orchid chiffon.  They carried colonial bouquets of white and tinted carnations.  The flower girls were Debbie Dearth and Wendy Wengel, dressed in miniature bridal gowns which were exact copies of the bride’s gown.


Attending the groom as best man was Gordon Dearth, with Kenneth Dearth and Arlyn Boardman as attendants.  They were attired in black trousers and white dinner jackets.


A reception as held at 4 o’clock following the ceremony in the church dining rooms.


Guests attending the wedding came from Marshfield, Milwaukee, Greenwood, Dorchester, Illinois, Unity, Stanley, Thorp, Hayward and Whittlesey.


The bride attended the Owen-Withee High School and the groom is a graduate of the Stanley High School and is now employed at an insulating company in Stanley.


The newlyweds will reside in rural Stanley.




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