BioM: Papierniak, Judith E. (1963)


Surnames: Malinowski, Papierniak, Koslo, Kopka, Pabich, Pitt, Tomkowiak

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/06/1963

Papierniak, Judith E. (25 MAY 1963)

Mrs. M.M. Malinowski was the organist for the adult choir which sang for the wedding of Miss Judith Ellen Papierniak and Harold Koslo at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church at Thorp, Saturday, May 25, 1963 at 10:00 a.m.

The Rev. Donald Hadaska was the officiating clergyman at the nuptial ceremony for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Papierniak of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), and the son of Mrs. Sophia Koslo and the late Wallace Koslo of Hales Corners, Wis. Mr. Papierniak gave his daughter in marriage.

The bride was attired in a beautiful ensemble created for her by Waters of Milwaukee. The fitted bodice, scoop neckline and the long center pointed sleeves were made of silk organza and peau de soie. Beginning at the shoulder seam, across the neckline and coming to a point at the pinched waist, and then cascading to the hem and Alencon re-embroidered lace panel was frosted with pearls packed by sequins. The controlled silhouette skirt fell gracefully from the front waist in the hem and beginning to pouf at the sides into tailored pleats and then into a bouffant skirt accented by an obi bow and falling into a cathedral train which was later bustled for the wedding breakfast and following dinner and evening reception at the parish hall. To complement the gown the bride wore three tiered bouffant veil of hand rolled French illusion with re-embroidered Alencon lace appliques held by a lace petal crown accented with pearls. To complete the ensemble the bride wore the groom’s gift of a diamond leaf pendant and carried a cascading bouquet of many white orchids, fern and lace.

Attending the couple was Bud Papierniak and Sharon Koslo as best man and maid of honor. Other attending couples were Donald Papierniak and Beverly Kopka, James Pabich and Rose Tomkowiak, Guy Pitt and Susan Koslo as junior bridal couple. Gilbert Pitt and Wallace Koslo Jr. ushered.

The bridesmaids wore beautiful dresses in a spring tone of daffodil yellow. The gowns styled for a spring wedding were lace over taffeta sheaths with scoop neckline and elbow length sleeves with a detachable overskirt with a taffeta bow trim at the front waistline. The headpieces were fitted taffeta bows with circular veiling in matching daffodil yellow. To set off their gowns they wore the bride’s gift to them of a pearl pendant necklace and carried boquuets of yellow spring Iris, fern and lace. The Junior bridesmaid’s dress was of white chiffon with alce insets, the square neckline ended at the petit puffed sleeves of matching lace and as the bride, she wore a veil held in place by a rhinestone tiara. A white orchid surrounded by yellow roses made up her bouquet and she wore her pearl pendant neckline.

Mrs. Papierniak attended her daughter’s wedding in a three piece natural tone dress. Her accessories were white and she wore a white orchid. Mrs. Koslo’s sheath was of pink brocade and her accessories were white and she also wore a white orchid corsage.

The groom and groomsmen wore dark tuxedoes and black cummerbunds with studs and link of black pearl. The groom and junior groomsman wore orange blossom boutonnieres, and the best man and attendants had boutonnieres of white carnations.

A beautiful 6 tiered wedding cake set on a side table was surrounded by hand molded sugar bells in white and yellow resting on rings of white and yellow tulle. The bells in three sizes, were secured to sugar bases in a ringing position and under the bell were white handmade doves. From the corners of the square bottom layer reaching to the circular second tier were archest of white and yellow roses and buds. Between the arches and applied directly to the cake were hearts of lattice work surrounded by doves. The entire cake was masked in basket weave and lattice work. The bride and her attendants were duplicated in matching doll cakes.

The bride was graduated from Thorp High School and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, and is employed by the Milwaukee County Civil Service Com. As a R.N. The groom graduated from Eau Claire High School and is now employed by the Robert Hall clothing Co. as an assistant manager in the Milwaukee and Hales Corners Area.

Attending the rehearsal party, wedding ceremony and reception open house and Sunday morning lunch were many friends and relatives from out of town and state.

Following a northern Wisconsin and Michigan honeymoon, the young couple will be at home to their friends and relatives at 1218 Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa, Wis.



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