BioM: Fagan, Elaine Marie (1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Fagan, Kohn, Pinter, Holtz, Writz, Sackman, Hansen, Weber, Brunette

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/7/1967

Fagan, Elaine Marie (Marriage - 2 September 1967)

Bouquets of green, yellow and white flowers graced the altar of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen for the wedding Saturday of Miss Elaine Marie Fagan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Fagan of rural Withee to Donald Joseph Kohn, son of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Kohn of Medford.

The 11 a.m. ceremony was performed by the Rev. Bernard Brunette of De Pere. Two hundred-fifty guests witnessed as Mr. Fagan gave his daughter in marriage.

The bride wore a traditional floor-length peau taffeta bridal gown, styled with a front that revealed wide, scalloped lace tiers cascading to the floor. The all-lace bodice featured a scalloped Sabrina neckline embellished with iridescent sequins, long sleeves and a natural waistline. A detachable peau taffeta train flowed from the shoulders to a chapel length train, trimmed with bands of lace. A crown, outline with seed pearls and enhanced with aurora borealis crystals, held her bouffant veil of silk illusion. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses and white stephanotis, intermixed with ivy.

Miss Mary Kohn of Milwaukee was maid-of-honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Barbara Pinter of Abbotsford, Mrs. Judy Holtz of Beloit, Mrs. Marcella Writz of Wausau and Mrs. Betty Fagan of Withee. They wore identical gowns, fashioned of chiffon over taffeta. The molded bodice of each featured a scoop neckline and short sleeves. A band of Venetian lace encircled Empire waistlines enhanced by velvet bows and streamers at the back. Their sheath-styled skirts were floor-length. A bouffant veil was secured to a wired organza petal headpiece that was centered with a rolled tulle rose with pearlized stems.

The maid-of-honor’s dress was avocado green, with Nile green skirt and headpiece. The bridesmaids’ dresses were of avocado green bodices with maize skirts and headpieces.

Miss Sandra Fagan of Withee was miniature bride. She wore a gown styled similar to that of the bride. A braid crown outlined with seed pearls and enhanced with aurora borealis held her illusion veil.

Alan Sackman of Muskego, as ringbearer, carried the rings on a white heart-shaped satin pillow.

Bestman was Danny Fagan of Withee. Groomsmen were Larry Pinter, Larry Holtz, John Writz, and Larry Fagan. Ushers were Ralph Hansen of Milwaukee and John Weber of Dorchester.

The bride is a graduate of Taylor County Teachers College in Medford, and is an elementary school teacher.

Mr. and Mrs. Fagan will make their home in Milwaukee.

This above wedding had lines mixed up in it and I untangled them! Fun, getting the proper description of the dresses in order!



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