BioM: Nelson, Gay E. (1962)


Surnames: Nelson, DeWerd, Jordan

----- Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/12/1962

----- Nelson, Gay E. (7 APR 1962)

Dr. and Mrs. Gaylord W. Nelson have the honor of announcing the marriage of their daughter, Gay Elizabeth, to John R. DeWerd of Milwaukee, on Saturday, April 7, 1962 at Wauwatosa Methodist Church, Wauwatosa. Mr. DeWerd if the son of Mr. and Mrs. John DeWerd, Sr. of Milwaukee.

Attendants at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Stan Jordan of Milwaukee. For the 5 o’clock ceremony the bride wore a long blue satin cloak dress with a matching chiffon hat with a nose veil. The matron of honor was seen in a dress identical to that of the bride, in a gold color. Each wore a hand corsage of orchids, the bride’s was of blue and white and her attendant of tinted gold.

A dinner at the Embers Club for the immediate family and close friends followed the rites. The couple then left for a honeymoon trip to Florida.

The new Mrs. DeWerd is a graduate of Wayland Academy at Beaver Dam and of Marquette University as a dental hygienist. She has been employed in Milwaukee for several years as a dental hygienist. Her husband is a graduate of the college of Business Administration of Notre Dame and is in partnership with his father in Milwaukee. They will make their home in Pewaukee.

Mr. and Mrs. George Nelson of Medford and Dr. and Mrs. Gaylord Nelson attended the wedding.



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