BioM: Galvin, Burleigh Ann (1964)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

 

Surnames: Galvin, Behn, Gunning, Weisenberger, Allen, Lempke, DaFoe

 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 27, 1964

 

Galvin, Burleigh (Marriage - 22 August 1964)

 

The First Methodist Church in Marshfield was the scene Saturday of the wedding of Miss Burleigh Ann Galvin of Madison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Galvin of Abbotsford, and James B. Behn of Madison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Behn of Rt. 2, Gleason.  Nuptial vows were exchanged in a double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. Wesley DaFoe.  Red roses graced the altar for the 7:30 p.m. candlelight service.

 

One hundred-twenty-five guests witnessed as Mr. Galvin gave his daughter in marriage.

 

The bride was attired in a regal silk linen dove sheath, floor length gown. The Basque bodice featured a Sabrina neckline, enhance with elbow length sleeves.  The hem of the skirt was trimmed with Venice lace, as was the detachable court train. She carried five red roses.

 

Mrs. Nancy Gunning of Barron was her matron-of-honor.  Serving as bridesmaid was Miss Cheryl Weisenberger of Abbotsford. They wore identical floor length gowns in pink.  Their dresses featured elbow length sleeves and scoop necklines.  Each carried a red rose. 

 

Donald Allen of Madison was bestman.  Groomsman was Pat J. Galvin of Abbotsford. Stewart Lempke of Hawkins ushered.

 

The bride a graduate of Marshfield High School, Eau Claire State College, Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Madison, and the University of Wisconsin, where she received a degree in nursing. She is employed in University Hospital in Madison.

 

Mr. Behn is a graduate of Downers Grove, Ill., High School and is a Dane County traffic officer and deputy Sheriff.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Behn will reside at 2250 E. Dayton, Madison, after September 1.

  

 

 


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