BioM: Carteron, Lorraine (1953)


Surnames: Dittmar, Carteron, Reese, Procknow, Walthausen, Trost, Froelich, Lund

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Dec 1953

Carteron, Lorraine (21 NOV 1953)

Now at home on R. a, Watertown, are Mr. and Mrs. Allison Dittmar, who were married Saturday, Nov. 21, 1953. The 7:00 p.m. candlelight ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. Ellsworth Kalas, in the Wesley Methodist Church at Watertown.

The bride is the former Lorraine Carteron, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V.R. Carteron of Greenwood, while her husband is the son of Mr. William Dittmar, Watertown.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white Chantilly lace and satin, styled with a deep shoulder neckline, long pointed sleeves and a train. Her fingertip veil was caught to a tiara trimmed with seed pearls and she carried a cascade bouquet of white roses and mums.

Miss Beverly Carteron, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a floor length gown of French blue velvet and taffeta with a net overskirt and a matching picture bonnet and gauntlets, and carried a cascade bouquet of yellow roses and white mums.

Bridesmaids were Marion Reese, Ixonia, Mrs. Herman Procknow and Mrs. Robert Lund, Watertown. They wore American Beauty colored gowns and matching bonnets and carried cascade bouquet of red roses and white mums.

Flower girl was Bonnie Walthausen, cousin of the bride, who wore a gown similar to the bride's. She carried a miniature bouquet and wore a headpiece of flowers.

Best man was Walter Trost of Milwaukee. Herman Procknow, Watertown, was the groomsman, and ushers were Harold Froelich, Burnett, and Robert Lund, Watertown.

Ring bearer was Gary Procknow, nephew of the groom.

For the wedding, the bride's mother wore a slate blue dress with black accessories. Mrs. Dittmar wore a grey dress with black accessories. Both wore corsages of red roses and white carnations.

Mrs. Charles Yeomans sang "Because" and "The Lord's Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. George Steele.

A reception was held following the ceremony in the Fireman's Hall at Ixonia.

Guests attending the wedding were from Waukesha, Milwaukee, Greenwood, Madison, Barrington, Ill.; Merrill; Burnett, Brodhead, Oconomowoc, Watertown, Pewaukee, Eagle, Racine, Sturtevant, Elgin, Ill. and Belleville.



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