BioM: Greig, Ellanae (1953)
Poster: Stan

Surnames: Greig, Herman, Kosky, Fish

-----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/17/1953

Greig, Ellanae (Marriage - 8 AUG 1953)

St. Agnes Church in Iron River, Mich. was the scene of the double ring ceremony Sat. Aug. 8th, 1953 at 10:00 a.m., when Leo Herman, son of Lucille Herman of Gilman, Wis., claimed as his bride, Miss Ellanae Greig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Greig. Rev. Fr. Eugene Hennelly was celebrant of the Nuptial High Mass.

The bride chose a strapless floor length gown of white satin and nylon net with a nylon lave bolero. Her elbow length veil was caught to a headpiece of pearls and she carried out the tradition of something old, new, borrowed and blue. Her jewelry consisted of pearl necklace and earrings, a gift of the groom.

Maid of honor for the wedding was the groom’s sister, Miss Henrietta Herman. She was attired in a ballerina length gown of American beauty rose, styled with net overskirt and satin bolero. She carried a bouquet of yellow carnations.

Miss Barbara Kosky, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid. She wore a ballerina length gown of powder blue, styled like that of the maid of honor. Her flowers also were an arrangement of yellow carnations.

Attending as best man was Pete Herman of Gilman and groomsman was Carl Fish of Waukegan, Ill.

The bride’s mother chose a dress of navy blue with white accessories and wore a corsage of pink rosebuds. The groom’s mother wore a gown of gray with pearl and rhinestone trim and wore red accessories, also a corsage of pink rosebuds.

A wedding breakfast and dinner were held at the Comfort Club with the bridal party and immediate family attending.

About 150 guests extend their best wishes at the reception from 4 to 9 p.m. at Bruno Hall. A wedding cake was the centerpiece of the serving table.

The bride graduated from Iron River High and the bridegroom is a graduate of the Gilman High School.

Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Mike Herman, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Piasecki, and Mrs. Tillie Lind and children, all of Rhinelander; Florence Szewczyk, Geri Borg, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fish, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Herman, Mrs. Louise Worth and Doris, Mrs. Wm. Worth, all of Waukegan, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Roecker, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Kumbrow of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. James Bomaster of Oak Park; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kimball of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reid of Iron Mountain; and Mrs. Gordon Swanberg of Detroit.

The couple took their honeymoon trip out West. Upon their return they will reside at 415 4th St. in Waukegan, Ill.



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