BioM: Wells, Adella #3 (1940)


Surnames: Wells, Friske, Edwards, Dux, Prestin

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 13 Jun 1940

Wells, Adella (8 JUN 1940)

Miss Adella Wells and Norbert Friske, both of this vicinity exchanged marriage vows during a 2 o'clock service read Saturday, June 1, 1940, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal, by the Rev. J.C. Langholz.

During the ceremony Mrs. W.R. Haire of Owen sang "I Love Your Truly" and "Because," accompanied on the organ by Mrs. George Jensen of Loyal.

Miss Wells, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Wells, R. 4, wore a white net dress over satin, fashioned with a basque waistline and V-neck. The draped bodice tapered gracefully into full skirt designed with appliqued bows, which ended in a graceful train. The veil trimmed with lace was held in place by a coronet of lilies of the valley. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley, forget-me-nots, and pink roses. Her necklace was three strands of pearls.

Miss Marguerite Wells, sister of the bride, attended as maid of honor in a gown of pink taffeta with a basque bodice and a net skirt trimmed with a scroll of silk cording. Her matching circular veil was held by a tiara of flowers in a matching pink shade. She wore a corsage of lilies of the valley, gladiolas and pompons.

The Misses Bernice and Florence Friske, sister of the groom, as bridesmaids, wore gowns of blue and peach respectively. Both dresses were made of Mousseline de soie and velveray with shirred bodice and very full skirts. Their circular veils, each matching the dress they wore, were held in place by a tiara of matching flowers. Their corsages consisted of lilies of the valley, gladiolas, and pompons.

The groom is a son of Mrs. Otto Friske and was attended by Donald Wells, brother of the bride, as best man. Hershel Edwards of Mellen, as groomsman, with Verland Dux, Loyal and Jack Prestin, Milwaukee, as ushers. The men wore dark suits with white accessories and also had boutonnieres of white carnations.

Fifty guests were served at dinner at the home of the bride's parents. The home was decorated in shades of pink, blue and white, and large baskets of mixed flowers. The centerpiece of the table was a large three-tiered wedding cake with white icing and pink roses, topped by a miniature bride and groom. A wedding dance was held at Merry Ol' Gardens in the evening.

The bride was a graduate of the Greenwood High School with the class of 1936. The young couple will reside on the groom's farm near here.

Those from away who attended the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rear and sons, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Prestin and family, and Mrs. Minnie Prestin, Milwaukee; Mrs. Carl Schindler, Wm. And Howard Drews, Wilton; Mrs. Emil Drews, Miss Ann Drews, Rochester, Minn.; Mrs. Anne Dux, Wm. And Arthur Dux, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Brown and family, Miss Dorothy Lenzkow, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ziemer and son Norman, Galesville; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dux, Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Haire, Owen; Miss Bernice Friske, Mosinee; Hershel Edwards, Mellen; Rev. and Mrs. J.C. Langholz and Verland Dux, Loyal.

The Gleaner joins their many local friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for a happy married life.



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