BioM: Ploeckelman, Donna G. (1963)


Surnames: Kaldunski, Ploeckelman, Hargraves, Burke, Wozniak

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/5/1963

Ploeckelman, Donna G. (30 NOV 1963)

Miss Donna Glee Ploeckelman, daughter of Mr. and the late Mrs. Ben Ploeckelman of Colby, became the bride of Elmer J. Kaldunski Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J. Kaldunski Sr. of Athens, Monday morning, Nov. 30, 1963, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Athens.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father at a 10:45 a.m. ceremony at which the Rev. Myron Meinen officiated.

A floor length gown of peau taffeta over tulle was worn by the bride. The molded bodice was styled with a Sabrina neckline outlined with floral Alencon lace appliques, which was embroidered with iridescent sequins and seed pearls, and carved to a "V" at the center of the front waist. The long, peau sleeves tapered to points over the wrist where they were secured. The beautifully detailed skirt was shirred at the waist. Two lace appliques trimmed the front, having pearl and sequin embroidery. The skirt had a pickup in front and back accented by two bows and scalloped lace edging. The entire hem also had lace edging. The entire hem also had lace edging. The bridal veil of imported English silk illusion in fingertip length was secured to a pearl band crown with double pearl scalloped loops connecting pearl and crystal perals tipped with rhinestones.

Mrs. Marvin Hargraves was matron of honor and Cathy Burke was the bridesmaid. Mrs. Hargraves and Miss Burke wore identically styled ballerina length dresses of brocade in Kelly green. The fitted bodices were styled with sweetheart necklines and three-quarter length sleeves. The skirt was full with un-pressed pleats at the waist. A flat panel was down the front, having a large blat bow also trimmed the back drop waist. Both were braid crowns with a double wedding cake effect outline with pearls tipped with crystals. A halo veil of illusion was attached. The veils were dyed to match the girls' dresses in Kelly green.

Marvin Hargraves was best man and Ivo Wozniak was groomsman.

After the wedding, 150 guests attended a reception and dance at Prochnow's Ballroom in Athens.

The couple plan to make their home in Athens. Mr. Kaldunski is employed by the Marathon Cheese Co. at Marathon.



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