BioM: Lauer, Janet A. (1962)
Surnames: Ciolkosz, Lauer, Wolf
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/13/1962
Lauer, Janet A. (8 SEP 1962)
Miss Janet Ann Lauer became the bride of A2C Al Ciolkosz on Saturday, Sept 8th, 1962 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Stanley. Father Edmund Cramer performed the nine a.m. Nuptial High Mass.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. George Lauer Sr., Stanley, and Mr. and Mrs. Alois L. Ciolkosz, Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.)
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a luxurious floor length gown of Chantilly lace over bridal satin.
A scalloped Sabrina neckline embellished with sequins and seed pearls with long traditional tapered sleeves accented the fitted basque.
The bouffant skirt was fashioned with tiers flowering gracefully to the floor.
A small Swedish Crown highlighted by Alencon lace sparking with crystal and seed pearls, held her silk illusion bouffant veil. She carried a cascade bouquet of red roses and white stephanotis.
Miss Diane Lauer was her sisters maid of honor, wearing nylon organza street length dress in turquoise.
A small jacket fashioned with a scoop neckline with three-quarter length sleeves edged with a satin band and bow highlighted her bouffant bodice.
A satin midriff fashioned her bouffant skirt.
The bridesmaids, Natalie Ciolkosz, sister of the groom, and Sandra Ciolkosz, sister of the groom, wore identical styled dresses to that of the maid of honor.
All wore matching crown headpieces, highlighted by pearl arches and pearl drops, holding their blush veil. Each carried bouquets of white mums and yellow pompons.
Larry Ciolkosz, brother of the groom, was best man, and groomsmen were Melvin Lauer, brother of the bride, and Robert Hmielak, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Rich Wolf and George Lauer Jr.
A dinner and reception were held at St. Hedwig’s Parish Hall, Thorp.
The bride attended Stanley High School and was presently employed at Thorp Finance. The groom attended Thorp High School and is presently stationed with the U.S. Air Force in El Paso, Texas, where the couple will make their home.
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