BioM: Kostick, Shirley (1960)




Surnames: Kostick, Hempelman, Skwierczynski, Luzinski, Ogurek, Moss, Knusta


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/30/1960


Kostick, Shirley (4 JUN 1960)


Miss Shirley Kostick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kostick, Thorp (Clark Co. Wis.), became the bride of Thomas Richard Hempelman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hempelman, Thorp, on Saturday, June 4th, 1960, at St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, Lublin.  Rev. Martin Wachna performed the 2:00 p.m. double ring ceremony.


The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a chapel length gown of imported silk organza over taffeta, fashioned with fitted Basque having motifs of spray embroidery, bateau neckline and long tapered sleeves.  Motifs of spray embroidery accented the bouffant skirt with a bustle in back.  A pearl and iridescent held her imported silk illusion veil.  The bride carried a cascade arrangement of white carnations and pink roses.  Her jewelry was clear crystal earrings.


Miss Patsy Skwierczynski was her cousin’s maid of honor.  Junior bridesmaids were Miss Mary Knusta, friend of the couple, and Miss Caroline Hempelman, cousin of the groom.  Bridesmaids were Miss Beverly Hempelman, sister of the groom, Miss Betty Skwierczynski, cousin of the bride, and Miss Sylvia Ogurek, friend of the couple.  The bride’s attendants wore aqua mist and spring maize floor length dresses of chiffon over taffeta fashioned with portrait necklines, shirred bodice and bouffant skirts.  Their headpieces were in matching color crowns with circular veils of imported braid fashioned with pearl trim.  Their jewelry was clear crystal earrings and their accessories were lace hankies in their white stretch gloves.  They each carried cascade bouquets of yellow and aqua carnations to match their dresses.


Miss Louis Luzinski, the flower girl, wore a maize tulle over taffeta dress fashioned with fitted bodice, illusion neckline and bouffant skirt caught up with forget-me-nots.  Her headpiece was a pearl trimmed halo hat with circular veil.  Ring bearer was Gary Moss.


The groom’s attendants were Jerry Knusta and Robert Skwierczynski.


The bride’s mother attended her daughter’s wedding wearing a light blue chiffon dress over blue flowered taffeta print with a satin cummerbund and white accessories.  The groom’s mother wore a blue dress with white accessories.  Each wore a corsage of red tea roses.


A supper for 350 guests was held at Koolmo’s Ballroom with a dance in the evening.


The couple went on a wedding trip along the Mississippi River, along Lake Michigan and through Door County.


Those from out of town attending the wedding were: Miss Harriet Gust, Miss Caroline Paine, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schilling, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Schilling, Mr. and Mrs. C. Farmer, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Moss, Mrs. Eliza Moss, all of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meissner, Miss Janice Form, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skwierczynski, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Skwierczynski, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Skwierczynski Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jonik, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smasal, Mr. and Mrs. Art Smasal, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Walters, all of Withee; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fenner, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moss, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Farmer, all of Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dudek, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kolaczkowski, Holcombe; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Nowak, Rice Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Verlyn Dohn, Arizona; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Skwierczynski, Huron; Mr. and Mrs. Roman Kostick, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kostick, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Kostick, all of Hannibal, and Mr. and Mrs. John Coffield, Ladysmith.




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