BioM: Chovan, Susan (1966)
Surnames: Krarup, Chovan, Johnson, Hanson, Ford, Hilden, Good, Butler, Belech, Warns, Geheman
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 14 Jul 1966
Chovan, Susan (2 JUL 1966)
A double ring ceremony untied Miss Susan Chovan and Kevin Matthew Krarup in marriage at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Deer Park, Wis. The wedding was performed by Pastor Ivan L. Schalle July 2, 1966 at a 2:30 o'clock ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Chovan of Deer Park, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Krarup of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.).
When given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an elegant floor length gown of silk faced peau with a pearl embroidery which glows softly on the Chantilly bodice, fashioned with long tapered sleeves. Down the front of the gown were three soft criss cross pleast and a threefold cummerbund leading to the back of the gown, where a small bow brought the fullness together, and three soft pleats led to the full chapel train skirt. Her two-tiered delicate crown was interlaced with Chantilly lace, pearls and crystal adorned the crown. The bride wore a small petite sterling silver cross, a gift from the groom. She carried a cascade of sweetheart roses having three white sweetheart roses in the center.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was Miss Carol E. Johnson, a firned of the bride's from Cameron. Bridesmaids were Misses Sara Krarup and Mary Krarup, sisters of the groom, and Miss Linette V. Chovan, sister of the bride.
They were attired in identical gowns of light blue satin acetate brocade of floor length fashioned with a plain bodice, semi-flared skirt with three soft gentle pleats in the front and back. Their accessories were white gloves, matching angel ring headpieces and a necklace with a tear drop pearl, a gift from the bride.
They carried a cascade of white pompoms surround a big blue mum which matched their gowns.
The flower girl was Suzette Rene Chovan, niece of the bride, who was dressed in a gown identical to that of the bride's, and she carried a bouquet identical to the bride's. Ring bearer was master Neil Krarup, brother of the groom.
Attending the groom as best man was James E. Krarup, a brother of the groom from Deer Park. Groomsmen were Leon Chovan of Burlington, a brother of the bride, and Ronald C. Chovan of Prairie Farm, a cousin of the bride, and Donald C. Chovan of Deer Park, a brother of the bride.
Ushering were Curtis Chovan, a cousin of the bride from Prairie Farm, and Richard Hanson, an uncle of the groom.
A reception was held in the church parlor following the wedding ceremony. Assisting were Mrs. Helen Ford, sister of the bride, who was in charge of the guest book; Mrs. Earlene Chovan, sister-in-law of the bride, her personal attendant. Cake cutters were Mrs. Steve Chovan and Mrs. Peter Chovan, aunts of the bride; coffee hostess was Mrs. Kenneth Hilden, and in charge of the punch was Mrs. Richard Hanson, the groom's aunt; opening the gifts were Mrs. Harriet Good, the bride's aunt, and Mrs. Lynda Butler and Mrs. Carol Belech, cousins of the bride.
The newlyweds took their trip along the North Shore drive into Canada.
Prenuptial showers included a personal shower given for the bride by her maid of honor, Carole Johnson at Cameron; a general wedding shower given by Sarah and Mary Krarup, sisters of the groom, and Mrs. Jack Warns, an aunt of the groom. A linen shower was given by Mrs. Milton Geheman, a friend of the bride.
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