BioM: Kalkopf, Jean M. (1953)
Poster: Stan

Surnames: Kalkopf, Webster, Day, Shult, Below

-----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/18/1953

Kalkopf, Jean M. (6 JUN 1953)

The Church of Christ, Sheldon, was the scene of a wedding on Saturday, June 6, 1953, at 2 o’clock when Miss Jean Marie Kalkopf of Sheldon, became the bride of Leland Leroy Webster of Gilman. Rev. Roy Anderson presided over the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kalkopf, Rt. 2, Sheldon, and the groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webster of Rt. 2, Gilman.

The bride’s attendant was Shirley Day, friend of the bride, of Gilman. The groom was attended by Charles Webster, cousin of the groom, of Gilman, as best man. The bridal march and recessional on the piano was presented by Mrs. Nellie Shult. Ushers were Henry Kalkopf and Marvin Webster, brother of the bridal couple.

Escorted by her father, the bride walked down the aisle wearing a gray wool suit accented with white accessories. She wore a corsage of mixed light pink and white carnations.

The maid of honor wore a gray and white rayon cord suit with white accessories and wore a corsage of mixed dark pink and white carnations.

The bride’s mother wore a navy blue dress and white accessories and wore a light pink carnation corsage. The groom’s mother wore a navy blue dress with red accessories. He corsage was of dark pink carnation.

A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. Supper was served by Mrs. Ed James and Mrs. Alice James for 100 guests. The rooms were gaily decorated in white wedding bells. A wedding cake decorated with pink roses was baked by the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Martin Below. A wedding dance was held at Sheldon at the North Star Pavilion in the evening.

The young couple plan to reside on the groom’s farm.



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