BioM: Kalson, Rosemary J. #2 (1963)


Surnames: Etten, Kalson, Dums, Swaim, Schopper, Kay, Leonhard, Gonnering

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/20/1963

Kalson, Rosemary J. (15 JUN 1963)

Miss Rosemary J. Kalson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Kalson, route 1, Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), became the bride of Gary A. Etten, petty officer first class of the United States Navy, Saturday, June 15, 1963, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville. The groom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Etten, route 1, Dorchester.

The double ring service preceded the 10 o'clock nuptial high mass, which was said by the Rev. James A. Harte.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was attired in a sheath dress of lace over taffeta. It was designed with a scalloped lace neckline, long sleeves and an overskirt that ended in a chapel train. Her fingertip veil fell from a small headpiece of white chiffon and pearls. She carried a presentation bouquet of American beauty roses.

The honor couple were Miss Carol Dums, a friend of the bride, and James Kalson, a brother of the bride.

The other attendants were Mrs. James Kalson and Ken Swaim, Miss Dorothy Schopper and Larry Etten, the groom's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kay, brother-in-law and sister of the groom, and Mrs. Kenneth Leonhard and Jerry Gonnering.

The bride's attendants were attired in street length cocktail dresses made with a scoop neckline and un-pressed pleats in the front of the skirt. The back was accented with a looped sheath. They wore star pointed headdresses made of material to match their dresses with small veils attached. They had mitts to match and carried a long stemmed white rose.

Yellow was chose for the matron of honor and the four bridesmaids appeared in aqua.

To her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Kalson wore an aqua dress with beige accessories. Mrs. Etten chose a brown dress with beige accessories. Both mothers had corsages of deep pink roses.

After the ceremony dinner was served in the parish hall and a reception was held at the C.O.F. Hall.

The newly married couple left on a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin and southern Florida. They will make their home at 300 Merrill Drive, Milton, Fla., where the groom is stationed.

The bride, who is a graduate of the Colby, was employed as standards clerk at the Packaging Co. of America, Colby.



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