BioM: Gunia, Claudia Marie (1965)

Poster:  Betty Comstock


Surnames: Gunia, Braun, Roehl, White, Matanic  

------Source:  Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/01/1965

Gunia, Claudia Marie (19 JUN 1965)

Miss Claudia Marie Gunia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis B. Gunia, route 1, Neillsville, and Jerome Joseph Braun, Portage, son of Mrs. Amelia Braun, Loyal repeated marriage vows at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Loyal, June 19 at a 1 p.m. ceremony.  The Very Rev. Norbert King officiated.

St. Anthony’s School choir sang for the wedding.  The church was decorated with white gladioli and pink carnations.

The bride wore a white gown of peau de soie with appliquéd lace and a long train.  She had a double layered illusion lace veil and carried white Fuji mums and pink pompons backed with ivy.

Mrs. Lowell Roehl, Loyal was the matron of honor and Miss Sharon Gunia, Neillsville and Miss Cherie Braun, Norridge, Illinois the bridesmaids.  They wore floor length pink peau de soie frocks made with rounded necklines, nipped waistlines and modified trains.

Lowell Roehl, Loyal was best man; Dennis Gunia, Neillsville and Vern White, Loves Park, Illinois, the groomsmen.  Ronald Braun and Milan D. Matanic, were the ushers.

Following a northern Wisconsin honeymoon, the newlyweds will live at 1307 W. Wisconsin St., Portage, where the bridegroom is a teacher.  He is a 1962 graduate of Wisconsin State University-River Falls and the bride graduated in 1964 from Wisconsin State University-Whitewater and this past year taught at Sparta area schools.

Wedding guests attended from Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, Canada; Chicago, Norridge, Hebron and Loves Park, Illinois; and from Thorp, Manitowoc, Neillsville, Portage, Greenwood, Milwaukee, and the Loyal area.




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