BioA: Burzynski, Mr./Mrs.
Walter (Gold – 1964)
Contact: Linda O’Donnell
Surnames: Burzynski, Dombroski, Pawlak, Stievang, Kroepfl, Van Overmeiren, Skovera
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 3 SEP 1964
Burzynski, Mr./Mrs. Walter (Gold – 16 AUG 1964)
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burzynski, Route 2, Stanley, Wisconsin, celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, August 16, 1964. A 10:30 o’clock mass of thanksgiving was offered by Revv. Anthony Matla at the P.N.C.C. at Lublin, Wisconsin.
Mrs. Burzynski wore a light blue print nylon jacket dress and white accessories. Her corsage consisted of yellow roses. Mr. Burzynski was attired in dark brown suite and wore a yellow rose.
Also present were the attendants of fifty years ago, Mrs. Anton Dombroski of Gilman, Wisconsin; a friend of the couple, who wore a blue lace dress with a corsage of roses and carnations.
John Burzynski, of Stanley, Wisconsin, a brother, wore a dark brown suit and yellow carnation.
The following children of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burzynski who attended were: Eight sons, Leon of New London, Wis., Walter and Michael of Chicago, Ill., Edward of Monongahela, Penn., Louis of Washington, D.C., Stanley and Marion of Thorp, Wis., and Frank of Stanley; four daughters: Maria (Mrs. Adam Pawlak) of Thorp, Wis., Harriet (Mrs. Alfred Stievang) of Stanley, and Estelle (Mrs. Alvin Kroepfl) of Milwaukee, Wis. Antoinette (Mrs. Richard Van Overmieren) of Chicago was unable to attend.
They also have 44 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
At noon, a dinner was served at the P.N.C.C. at church parlors to 185 immediate family relatives and friends from Chicago, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Milwaukee, Port Washington, Wis., Pulaski, Wis., Harvey, Ill., Thorp, Stanley, Gilman and Lublin, Wis.
Table decorations were white and gold with bells, and beautiful floral arrangements of gold with yellow centerpieces for the tables were made by their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Frank R. Burzynski of Stanley.
A Bible wedding cake was a gift of the children and their families.
A coin golden wedding tree was made and given by their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Van Overmieren of Chicago, Ill.
Another three-tier wedding cake was made by granddaughter Mrs. John Skovera of Pulaski, Wis., and a five-tier wedding cake was a gift from their grandchildren, children of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Burzynski of New London, Wis.
Yellow gladiolus and mums decorated the altar and gold bows were on the pews. Golden cones were a gift from the children.
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