BioM: Benzschawel, Doris (1965)


Surnames: Benzschawel, Bradley, Luken, Pozarski, Burkhardt, Baker, Smith

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/05/1965

Benzschawel, Doris (12 JUL 1965)

The marriage of Miss Doris Benzschawel and Larry Bradley was solemnized July 12th, 1965 in the St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Thorp. Rev. F. Brockman performed the ten a.m. ceremony and Nuptials Mass.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Benzschawel, Thorp, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bradley of Cornell.

The bride was given in marriage by her father and she chose a floor length bridal gown of Chantilly lace over taffeta featuring a scalloped Sabrina neckline and long traditional taper sleeves accenting the fitted bodice. The bouffant skirt was styled with inserts of Gossamer sheer tulle. She carried a cascade bouquets of pink roses and white carnation accented with ivy.

Mrs. Ruth Luken was her sister's matron of honor, and bridesmaids were Mrs. Lorraine Pozarski, friend of the couple, and Julie Burkhardt, cousin of the bride. They wore floor length dresses of peau taffeta in blue, styled with elbow length sleeves. A pleated cummerbund complemented the controlled skirts highlighted at teh back by a simulate Watteau. A petal clochein harmonizing color held their bouffant veils. They each carried a cascade of white carnations accented with ferns.

Robert Luke, brother-in-law of the bride, was best man, and groomsmen were Jack Pozarski, friend of the couple, and Jerry Baker, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Allen Benzschawel and Charles Smith.

A dinner and reception for 160 guests were held at Koolmo's, Gilman, Wis.

The bride is a graduate of Thorp High School and is a nurse's aide at Luther Hospital, Eau Claire. The groom is a graduate of Cornell High School and is employed at Falls Dairy.

After a wedding trip to the Black Hill, they will make their home at Jim Falls.



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