BioM: Keegan, Eileen F. (1965)


Surnames: Keegan, McQuillan, Findreng, Hill, Unti, Collar, Heineke, Teff, Kliminski, Cretens, Havell, Wilson, Peck

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/02/1965

Keegan, Eileen F. (28 AUG 1965)

Miss Eileen Frances Keegan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Keegan, Elkhorn, Wis., became the bride of Charles William McQuillan, son of Mrs. Ardetta McQuillan, Cudahy, Wis. On Saturday, Aug. 28th, 1965 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Elkhorn, Wis. Rev. Joseph Hanouska performed the eleven a.m. service. Mrs. Phil Welsh was organist for the soloist, Mrs. Robert Szymkowski and St. Patrick's Catholic School choir.

The bride wore a floor length gown of white crepe fashioned with fitted raised waistline, bodice trimmed with Alencon lace motifs and a bow detailed Watteau accent the back of the gown. A petal organza headpiece held her French illusion veil and she carried a bouquet of butterfly orchids, stephanotis, ivy and bells of Ireland.

Miss Sallie Jo Keegan was her sister's maid of honor, wearing a white organza over Nile green taffeta gown styled with a Venice lace midriff and cuffs. The skirts were Josephine empire fashioned floo length.

Bridesmaids were: Miss Nancy Findreng, Judy McQuillan, Mary Hill and Mrs. Dante Unti. They wore dresses identical to the maid of honor's and all wore hair braided oval picture hats to match the dresses and carried bouquets of cascade baskets of white and yellow daisies, ivy and bells of Ireland.

A college classmate of the groom, William Collar, was best man, and ushers were: David Heineke, James Teff, George Kliminski and Edward Cretens.

A reception from 2 to 5 p.m. was held at the Crossroads Restaurant, Hwy 12 and 15, Elkhorn. Mrs. George Kliminski and Miss Holly Havill cut the cake, Miss Helen Peck served the punch and Mrs. James Wilson and Miss Kathryn Wilson were in charge of the guest book.

The bride is a 1961 graduate of Thorp High School, attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Janesville and La Crosse State University. Presently she is employed at the Crossroads Restaurant, Elkhorn.

The groom is a 1961 graduate of Thorp High School and attends La Crosse State University. Presently, he is employed with Atlas Van and Storage Co. in Milwaukee.

After Sept. 13th, the new couple will make their home at 717 Vine St., La Crosse, Wis.



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