BioM: Szemraj, Judith (1964)
Surnames: Peterson, Szemraj, Boorse, Ruppert, Rogers,
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/09/1964
Szemraj, Judith (4 JUL 1964)
In an 11 a.m. ceremony at St. John's Catholic Church, Edgar, performed by Rev. Oscar Cramer Saturday, July 4, 1964, Kenneth Peterson claimed Judith Szemraj as his bride. The church was decorated with white lilies and white pompons.
Parents of the new Mrs. Peterson are Mr. and Mrs. Peter Szemraj, route 2, Edgar, and Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Peters, route 1, Abbotsford, are the parents of the groom.
The bride chose a floor length gown of peau de soie, scissor effect, with three-quarter length sleeves, embellished with re-embroidered Alencon lace appliques, studded with rhinestones and pearls. Her bouffant veil was attached to a crown of pearlized orange blossoms and she carried a round bouquet of baby red roses and white pompons with white streamers extending from the bouquet with baby red roses and lilies of the valley.
Attending teh bride were Miss Joyce Peterson, sister of the bride, Miss Patti Jo Boorse, Edgar, Miss Carol Ruppert and Miss Beth Peterson, Abbotsford, both friends and the bride and groom, and Miss Peggy Rogers, cousin of the bride.
They wore street length sleeveless light blue frocks of Damassie brocade, featuring a skirt of unpressed pleats, and detachable Watteau panels held with a fabric rose. Their bouffant veils were attached to blue crowns accented with rhinestones and pearls, and they carried umbrellas holding two tone blue bachelor buttons and white pompons. They wore blue fingerless Damassie brocade gloves.
The miniature bride's floor length dress of peau de soie, scissor effect, with puffed sleeves, featured hand clipped Chantilly lace appliques with pearl and sequin trim. Her scalloped veil was held by red and white baby roses, and she carried a round bouquet of baby red roses and white pompons with white streamers extending from the bouquet with baby red roses and lilies of the valley. She wore fingerless gloves of Chantilly lace.
Stanley Szemraj, uncle of the bride, and Arden Peterson, brother of the groom, performed ushering duties.
A lunceon followed the ceremony, after which receptions were held afternoon and evening following supper at Trianon Ballroom. A wedding dance was later held at the ballroom.
The bride's mother was attired in a dress of pink Irish linen with pink Alencon lace trim, with which she wore white accessories and a corsage of pink and white carnations. The groom's mother wore a white jersey dress with lavender print and white accessories, and a corsage of pink and white carnations.
The bride was employed at Welcome Dairy, Colby. The couple will make their home at Abbotsford, after a wedding trip to Michigan and southern Wisconsin.
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