BioM: Pierce, Florence Elizabeth (1948)

Contact: Linda Ewen

Surnames: Pierce, Hoff, Weber, Thomas, Scherderer, Becker

----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 04/22/1948

Pierce, Florence Elizabeth (1948)


On Thursday afternoon, April 15th at 2:30 o’clock at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at Sherry, Wis., occurred the marriage of Miss Florence Elizabeth Pierce of Sherry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Pierce to Bernard W. Hoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoff of Spencer route 2. Rev. C. Scherderer of Wisconsin Rapids performed the ceremony in the church which was decorated with white and lavender decorations before an altar decorated with mixed flowers.

The bride wore a white satin wedding gown, the neckline of which was outlined in seed pearls with the skirt ending in a full train. She wore a tripple [sic] strand of pearls, a gift of the groom as her only jewlery. [sic] She carried a bouquet of Easter lillies [sic] surrounded by pink and white carnations and Gladioli buds. Her fingertip veil was caught by a wreath of orange blossoms.

Mrs. Ted Hoff, Spencer as bridesmaid and Miss Phyliss J. Pierce of Sherry as maid of honor, wore identical formals of shaded green tafeta [sic] and carried bouquets of mixed flowers and pink and white carnations and gladiola buds.

Robert g. Weber, cousin of the bride was best man and Ted Hoff, brother of the groom acetd [sic] as groomsman.

A wedding supper was held at the home of the bride’s parents at 5:30 o’clock for 125 guests. The home was decorated in white and lavender and with mixed flowers. A three tiered wedding cake decorated in pink and white with pink and white candles centerd the table.

Miss Janice Thomas of Marshfield sang “Because” and “O Perfect Love” at the ceremony. She was accompanied by Mrs. Otto Becker of Sherry.

After a wedding trip to Milwaukee the newlyweds will be at home to their friends at 200 East 9th St. Marshfield, where Mr. Hoff is employed with the Roddis Lumber and Veneer Company and where Mrs. Hoff is employed at the Jurgenson Grocery.

The Record joins their many local friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy wedded life.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel