BioM: Anderson, Lorraine Margaret (1948)

Contact: Linda Ewen

Surnames: Anderson, Ertl, Stapel, Kuethe, Fravert, Clouse, Below, Hoops

----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 08/05/1948

Anderson, Lorraine Margaret (1948)


Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer was the scene of a very pretty wedding Tuesday, July 27, when Lorraine Margaret Anderson, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Anderson, Spencer, became the bride of Willie F. Ertl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ertl, Colby.

The Rev. A. C. Stapel performed the double ring ceremony at 2 o’clock.

The bridal party approached the altar to the strains of the wedding march from Lohengrin with Miss Marjorie Kuethe at the organ. During the ceremony, Miss Carol Fravert sang “Oh Promise Me” and “I Love You Truly”.

For her wedding the bride chose a gown of white silk marquisette fashioned with a fitted bodice and long sleeves coming to a point over the wrist. The back was ornamented with tiny buttons to the waist and ending in a full length train. Her fingertip veil of net edged with lace, fell from a crown of seed pearls and rhinestones. She carried a shower bouquet of carnations, roses, and babys breath, her pearl necklace was a gift of the groom.

Miss Lorena Ertl, Colby, sister of the groom, was maid of honor in a yellow Marquisette gown styled with a lace yoke, puffed sleeves and lace ruffles on a full skirt. She also wore a matching sweetheart bonnet and carried a fan shaped bouquet of pink and yellow carnations. Her pearl ear rings were a gift of the bride.

Bridesmaids were Mrs. Glen Clouse, Spencer, sister of the groom, and Miss June Below, Marshfield, cousin of the bride. They wore identical gowns of green and orchid, respectively, with matching sweetheart bonnets and ear rings which were gifts of the bride. They carried bouquets of pink and yellow carnations.

Attending the bridegroom were the bride’s cousin, Laurence Below, as best man and Glen Clouse and Lloyd Hoops as groomsmen. Willard Anderson and Rodger Dale Ertl were ushers.

After the ceremony a dinner was served to about 90 relatives and friends in the church parlors. A dance was held at the Eagles Hall in Marshfield in the evening.

Mrs. Ertl is a graduate of the Spencer High School with the class of ’47 and Mr. Ertl is a veteran of World War II. Both Mr. and Mrs. Ertl were employed at the A. H. Weinbrenner Co. in Marshfield for the past year. They will make their home with the groom’s parents on their farm near Colby.

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



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