BioM: Newell, Clovis A. (1966)


Surnames: Boardman, Newell, Heiser, Huhn, Rosecrans, Davis, McClure, Sandell

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08 Dec 1966

Newell, Clovis A. (12 NOV 1966)

Russell Boardman, Oconomowoc, claimed Miss Clovis Ann Newell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Newell, Lincoln, Neb. As his bride, in a ceremony read Saturday, Nov. 12, 1966 in Faith Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Nebraska. Mr. Boardman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Boardman, 212 Elm St., Thorp (Clark Co.), Wis.

Pastor Edgar Schmidt officiated at the 4 o'clock service at the altar decorated with white gladiola and lavender carnations. Mrs. Harold Heiser, organist, played the processional and recessional and accompanied Miss Mary Lou Sandell as she sang "O Perfect Love" and "The Lord's Prayer."

Chantilly lace fashioned the bride's floor length gown which featured a Basque bodice, full length bridal point sleeves and a scalloped neckline accented with iridescents. The bouffant redingote skirt opened to reveal a front panel of lace-edged tulle ruffles. He double hair braid crown, designed in lace with pearl and crystal accents, held a waterfall style elbow length veil of illusion. She carried a cascade of lavender orchids with seven lavender carnations. Her father presented her in marriage.

Mrs. Gerald Boardman was honor attendant and Mrs. James Huhn, Watertown, and Mrs. Jack Rosecrans, Lincoln, were bridesmaids. They wore floor length gowns of peau de soie in lavender tone, accented with deep purple velvet ribbon which ended in a bow at the empire waistline. Each carried a single white chrysanthemum.

Mr. Gerald Boardman, Menomonie, Wis., was best man, and Richard Boardman, Thorp and Ardeane Davis, Lincoln, were groomsmen. Randy Boardman, Thorp, and Greg McClure, Lincoln, were ushers.

The bride's mother wore a knit suit of avocado green with gold accessories, and the groom's mother chose a turquoise knit suit with black accessories.

A reception was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. Guests attended from Lincoln and Plattsmouth, Neb., Thorp, Menomonie and Oconomowoc, Wis.

When Mr. and Mrs. Boardman left for Oconomowoc, where they are residing at 347 North Oakwood Av., Mrs. Boardman wore an avocado green ensemble.

The bride is a graduate of Northeast High School at Lincoln, and the groom is a graduate of the Wausau Vocation School, where he majored in printing. He is employed as an Intertype operator at the Oconomowoc Enterprise.

The bride was honored at a linen shower Oct. 8, given by Mrs. Gerald Boardman and Mrs. Truman Davis at the YMCA at Lincoln, at a miscellaneous shower by Mrs. Jack Rosecrans and Mrs. Don Bowers on Oct. 14 and at a kitchen shower Oct. 25 by Mrs. Bert Brooks and Miss Jean Server.



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