BioM: Seidel, Ella (1963)


Surnames: Brill Seidel, Bergs, Scheeler, Sweet

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/22/1963

Seidel, Ella (17 AUG 1963)

Miss Ella Seidel of Abbotsford and Edward Brill of route 1, Colby, exchanged marriage promises Saturday, Aug. 17, 1963, at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford. The Rev. Raymond B. Schulz read the double ring ceremony before the nuptial high mass, after which the bride place a bouquet of yellow roses on the altar of the Blessed Virgin.

Parents of the bridal couple are Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seidel of Abbotsford and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Brill of route 1, Colby.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown fashioned with a fitted bodice of Chantilly lace with long sleeves and a jewel trimmed Sabrina neckline. A gathered cummerbund topped the full hoop skirt of peau de soie, which was pleated at the waistline and caught at either side with a small bow trim. Pearls adorned the crown of the fingertip veil. She carried a cascade bouquet of yellow roses and white pompons.

Attending her as maid of honor was her sister, Miss Marion Seidel of Rochester, Minn., Mrs. Robert Bergs of Milwaukee, a sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid and Miss Cindy Scheeler of Cazenovia and Miss Karen Bergs of Milwaukee, nices of the bride and groom, respectively, were flower girls.

The gowns of Miss Seidel and Mrs. Bergs were identical. They were sheath gowns of hot pink silk organza with an overskirt detailed with a bow at the back. Their headpieces were matching flower clips with pearl trim and halo veils. They carried colonial bouquets of tinted pompons to match their dresses, surrounded by white pompons, and tinted satin ribbons.

The little flower girls wore white nylon dresses and carried baskets of yellow and white pompons.

The groom was attended by his brother, Joseph Brill of Colby as best man, and James Seidel of Marshfield, brother of the bride, as groomsman.

Gerald Seidel and Ally Sweet, both of Milwaukee, seated the guests at the church.

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Seidel was attired in a blue dress with white accessories. Mrs. Brill chose a black ensemble. Both mothers wore corsages of yellow and white carnations.

Festivities of the wedding day, following the church ceremonies, included a 12 o'clock breakfast at the Abbotsford Village Hall and reception from 2 to 4 o'clock. Dinner was served to about 175 guests at 4:30 at St. Bernard's Church Hall and in the evening the new Mr. and greeted friends at a wedding dance at Sportsmen's Park.

The couple left on a honeymoon trip to the west coast and on their return will be at home at Colby, route 1, where the groom is engaged in farming.

Prior to her marriage, the bride was employed as a clerk of Miller's Bakery, Abbotsford.

Guests at the wedding came from Milwaukee, Cazenovia, Marshfield, Abbotsford, Colby, Rhinelander, Hartford, Dorchester, Stetsonville, Medford, Marathon, Wausau, Auburndale, Unity, Wis. Rapids, Ramsey, Mich., Rochester, Minn. and Albuquerque.



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