BioM: Hera, Alvina M. (1960)




Surnames: Hera, Nedza, Wald, Kiraly, Przybylski, Nawrocki,


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/29/1960


Hera, Alvina M. (3 SEP 1960)


Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Edson, was the setting chosen by Miss Alvina Marie Hera, Boyd, and Raymond Francis Nedza, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), as they exchanged their wedding vows on Sept. 3, 1960 at ten o’clock a.m.  Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Weslof Hera, Boyd, and Mrs. Anna Nedza, Greenwood.  The Rev. Francis Knopp read the double ring ceremony before an altar which was adorned with red and white gladiolas.


Mrs. Lorraine Wald sang "Mother, at Thy Feet I’m Kneeling," and there were also selections by the church choir.


Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a French Chantilly lace over net and satin floor length gown.  Iridescents & petals outlined the scoop neckline of the fitted bodice which was styled with long tapered sleeves.  Tiers of alternate lace and tulle ruffles accented the bouffant skirt.  Her imported silk illusion veil was held in place with a lace and crystal pleated tulle crown and she carried a bouquet of pink roses.


Miss Nancy Kiraly was the maid of honor.  Miss Lillian Przybylski was the bridesmaid, and the junior bridesmaids were Rita Hera and Judith Nawrocki.  Each aide wore a nylon sheer street length dress in Cotillion blue.  The bodices were smartly styled with Bateau necklines and cap sleeves and bows in the front accented the bouffant skirts.  Each also wore a blusher veil and carried a bouquet of blue and white carnations.


The flower girl was Bonnie Hera in a dainty floor length gown styled with a taffeta bodice and short puffed sleeves accented by a shawl collar of embroidered net.  The bell-shaped skirt was of embroidered net fashioned in cascading tiers.  She carried a bouquet of pink roses.  John Hera was the …(the last column was cut off my copy)




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