BioM: Wistrom, Arlene H. (1953)


Surnames: Volovsek, Wistrom, Frald

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Aug 1953

Wistrom, Arlene H. (23 AUG 1953)

On Saturday, Aug. 23, 1953, Miss Arlene Helen Wistrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wistrom, Marshfield, became the bride of John Frank Volovsek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Volovsek Sr., Willard (Clark Co., Wis.), at St. John's Catholic Church, Marshfield. The Rev. Eugene A. Cornisky officiated at the double ring ceremony and the 9:00 a.m. High Mass. St. Lucy's Choir sang the mass, with Mrs. Gene LaFond at the organ.

The bride approached the altar on the arm of her brother, Robert Wistrom, attired in a gown with a long train and double skirt of sheer net over satin, topped by a lace bodice which buttoned down the front and had long sleeves ending in points at the wrist. Seed pearl trim outlined the sheer net yoke and flared peplum and tiny mother of pearl sequins were sprinkled across the front of the dress. Her fingertip veil was secured to a headpiece of seed pearls and sequins. Her bouquet of red roses was surrounded by white gladioli with a red rosebud in the center of each tied with white lace ribbon and Swansonia streamers.

Miss Joan M. Wistrom, sister of the bride, as maid of honor, and Miss Betty Volovsek, Milwaukee, sister of the groom, as bridesmaid, wore white and melon pink gowns, respectively, fashioned with double skirts of sheer net over satin and strapless lace bodices covered by lace boleros. Matching net fashioned their small headdresses and gauntlets. They carried heart shaped bouquets of gladioli and roses to match their gowns.

Attending the groom were his brother, Stanley Volovsek, Greenwood, as best man, and Joseph Frald, Milwaukee, as groomsman.

A breakfast for the bridal party and immediate relatives was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wistrom following the ceremony. In the late afternoon a dinner and reception were held at the eagles Hall.

For her going away the bride chose a greay and navy rayon print dress and she wore a corsage of pink and white roses.

The bride is a graduate of St. John's Catholic School and Marshfield Senior High School and has been employed at the Weinbrenner Co. The groom graduated from the Janesville Settlement School, Greenwood and Junior High School, Milwaukee, and was employed at Stanley's Cabinet Shop in Greenwood. The young couple will reside in Milwaukee, where the groom takes up carpentry.

Out of town guests were present from Willard, Milwaukee, Ogema and Greenwood.           



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