BioM: Otis, Betty Maggie (1958)


Surnames: Otis, Landberg, Jolivette, Wendt, Brown, Behrens, Walker, Corey, Tanner, Johnson, Thompson, Warner, Jackson

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 20 Nov 1958

Otis, Betty Maggie (8 NOV 1958)

On Saturday, November 8, 1958, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Greenwood, Miss Betty Maggie Otis, Greenwood, daughter of Robert Otis, Davenport, Iowa, and Mrs. Wendell Landberg, Chicago, became the bride of Burton Dale Jolivette, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jolivette, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.). The Rev. Ira J. Tanner, pastor, officiated at the 2:00 p.m. double ring ceremony performed before an altar decorated with bouquets of lavender, white, yellow and bronze mums, and Red Oak leaves and tall candles.

Miss Carol Wendt, a friend, played before and after the ceremony. Mrs. Richard Thompson and Mrs. Leslie Johnson sang "Oh Promise Me" and "A Wedding Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. Don Warner at the organ.

The bride, who was escorted to the altar by her father, wore a floor length white lace and net over satin gown. The lace bodice featured a Sabrina neckline trimmed with seed pearls. Her full skirt was of net over satin with appliqued white roses and seed pearls. Her fingertip veil fell from a crown of lace, seed pearls and rhinestones. Shew roe a pearl choker and drop earrings, and carried a crescent shaped bouquet of pink baby roses.

Mrs. Laverne Brown, Greenwood, a friend, was matron of honor. Miss Marie Otis, Chicago, sister of the bride, and Miss Elaine Jolivette, Marshfield, sister of the groom, were bridesmaids. All wore ballerina length gowns of evening blue satin in princess style, with embroidered panels and yokes. Their nose veils of matching blue fell from pillbox headpieces. They carried crescent shaped bouquets of pink carnations.

Jan Behrens, dressed as the attendants, was flower girl, and James Otis, brother of the bride, carried the rings.

The groom was attended by Laverene Brown, a friend, as best man. Delton Jolivette, a cousin, and Lawrence Jackson, a friend, all of Greenwood, were groomsmen. All wore black tuxedos with carnation boutonnieres. The ushers were Harold Walker and Gary Corey.

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors for approximately 150 guests. A dance was enjoyed in the evening at Silver Done Ballroom, Neillsville.

Both the bride and groom are graduates of the Greenwood High School. The bride has been employed at the Greenwood Café and the groom is employed by Clark County as Park Superintendent. They will reside in Greenwood.

Guests attended the wedding from Chicago; Davenport, Iowa; Wallingford, Iowa; Tiffin, Ohio: DePere, La Crosse, Green Bay, Stanley, Menomonie, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Madison, Racine, Marshfield, Neillsville and Loyal.



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