BioM: Denk, LaVonne (1966)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Denk, Dragon
----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 13 Jan 1966
Denk, LaVonne (28 Dec 1966)
St. Bonaventure’s Catholic Church in Cincinnati, Ohio was the scene of the wedding of Miss LaVonne Denk of Cincinnati, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Denk, Loyal, to Mr. Charles Dragon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Dragon all of Cincinnati at High Noon on December 28. The Father Paul Bryant officiated at the nuptial High Mass during which the bride and groom received the Holy Eurcharist under both species bread and wine.
Mr. Denk gave his daughter in marriage. The bride wore a floor-length gown of peau de twill and Corday lace. Her gown was of simple styling in the empire silhouette, with a shaped bateau neckline accenting the fitted bodice. A band of lace circled the hem of the A-line skirt. On her hair she wore a cap of matching lace trimmed with a bouffant veil. She carried a cascade bouquet of white carnations and stephanotis.
The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Pat Denk of Washington D. C. as maid of honor. She wore a floor-length gown of moss green satin and carried a cascade of pink carnations. Debbie Dragon, sister of the groom served as junior bridesmaid, wearing a gown of moss green satin and carrying pink carnations.
The groom was attended by Mr. Don Elsaesser of Cincinnati as best man, Ushering services were performed by Ken Denk of Loyal, brother of the bride.
The bride’s mother was attired in celery green wool crepe with white accessories and wore a corsage of white carnations. The mother of the groom wore a dress of blue and silver rayon knit with silver accessories and also wore a corsage of white carnations.
Following the ceremony a reception and buffet luncheon was held at the Quebec Gardens.
The bride was graduated from the Loyal High School with the class of 1959 and is employed by Cincinnati Department of Urban Development. The groom was graduated from Hughes High School in Cincinnati and is now stationed with the U.S. Army in Fort Bliss, Texas.
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