BioM: Kozial, Nellie (1953)
Poster: Stan

Surnames: Kozial, Kolar, Couillard, Voda, Kopacz, Nikoley, Shult

-----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/25/1953

Kozial, Nellie (13 JUN 1953)

Miss Nellie Kozial, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kozial, and Roger D. Kolar, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Kolar, both of Sheldon, were united in marriage Saturday, June 13, 1953 at 10 o’clock, at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church at Sheldon. Rev. C. A. Rathjer officiated at the double ring ceremony. The altar was beautifully decorated with bouquets of peonies and gladioli.

Eunice Couillard sang “O Perfect Love” and “The Lord’s Prayer,” accompanied by Miss Irene Brown at the organ.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of flocked ninon and nylon tulle, with a long train and styled with a high neckline and long sleeves tapering to a point at the wrist. Her three-quarter length veil was held in place with a tiara of lace and seed pearls. She wore a pearl necklace and earrings, a gift of the groom, and carried a colonial bouquet of red roses and white carnations.

Attending the bride were Miss Jeanette Kozial, sister of the bride, as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Virginia Kozial, sister-in-law of the bride, and Betty Voda, sister of the groom. Barbara Kopacz, niece of the Bride and Wendy Voda, niece of the groom, were flower girls.

The attendants wore gowns of nylon net over taffeta in Nile green, pink and orchid respectively, styled with net yoke and stoles, with scalloped bodice and sleeves. They wore matching hats and gauntlets. Their bouquets were of red, pink, yellow and white carnations and they wore rhinestone necklaces, gifts of the bride.

The flower girls wore yellow gowns of nylon net over dotted Swiss with net yoke and skirts caught in scallops with flowers. They wore matching bonnets and wristlets and carried colonial bouquet’s of white roses and yellow snapdragons.

The groom’s attendants were Burton Nikoley of Milwaukee, friend of the groom, John Kozial, brother of the bride, and Rudy Voda Jr., brother-in-law of the groom. Edward Kozial and Russell Shult ushered.

A wedding dinner was served to 150 guests at the Legion Clubhouse with a reception in the afternoon at which a three-tier wedding cake was served.

The bride is a graduate of Tony High School and is employed as a clerk at the Sheldon Cooperative Store. The groom is also a graduate of the Tony High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. After a 10-day wedding trip to Idaho and other points west, the couple will be at home north of Sheldon on the groom’s farm.

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Roger Meyers of Lockport, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Solzman and Miss betty Wardroff of Waukesha; Burton Nikoley of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Haberman, Betty and Doris, Pine City, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kopacz and girls, Thorp; Ed Kozial of the U.S. Air Force; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gygli, Mrs. LaVerue Neuman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gygli, Mrs. Waldo Rust, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Kucha, Mrs. Lee Hagsrom, John Kolar, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Kolar, all of Rice Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kolar, Mr. and Mrs. John Gygli, Haugen; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Urbanek, Miss Mardell Gygli, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Jack, Jerry and Janet of Virginia, Minn.; Miss Eileen Urbanek of Minneapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Olson of Superior.



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