BioM: Cox, Nancy Lee (1961)


Surnames: Cox, Kuester, Brumbaugh, Fravert, Watts, Syth, Peroshek, Dallas, Hartung

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 09 Nov 1961

Cox, Nancy Lee (28 OCT 1961)

On Saturday, October 28, 1961, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), Miss Nancy Cox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cox, Greenwood, became the bride of Jerrold Allen Kuester, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Kuester, also of Greenwood, at a 10:00 a.m. Nuptial Mass. Rev. Edward Hartung, pastor, officiated at the double ring ceremony before an altar decorated with white pompons. St. Mar’s Young lades choir sang the Mass.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, entered the church wearing a floor length gown of silk organza and Chantilly lace over taffeta.

The fitted bodice had lace appliques on the portrait neckline and the bouffant skirt had scalloped Chantilly lace appliqued on two tiers and re-embroidered with iridescent sequins, the skirt ending in a full chapel sweep train.

The bridal veil of imported silk illusion was fingertip length and was attached to an open crown of aurora borealis crystals and pearls.

She carried a white Missal topped with an orchid and stephanotis.

Miss Rebecca Peroshek, Eau Claire, as maid of honor, was attired in an avocado ensemble, and Miss Jeanne Dallas, West Allis, and Miss Carol Syth, Marshfield, the bridesmaids, wore cerise frocks. The velvet bodices had skirts of peau de soie with empire styling. Their matching crowns had nose veils.

The attendants carried baskets of white pompons with ribbons and net matching their outfits interwoven in the baskets.

Dale Brumbaugh, Greenwood, was best man, and Allen Fravert, Greenwood, and Richard Watts, Eau Claire, were groomsmen. Ushering were George Syth and Vernon Kuester.

A 12:30 dinner was served at St. Mary’s Hall to 175 guests. A reception was held in the afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents. In the evening a dance was held at Silver Dome Ballroom, Neillsville.

The bride is a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic School, the Greenwood High School, and on august 12, 1961 was graduated from St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, Marshfield, and is employed at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

The groom, who was graduated from Greenwood High School, is a mechanic at Link Brothers garage in Eau Claire.

Following a honeymoon in the Niagara Falls and Washington, D.C. area, the young couple will be at home at 828 Niagara Street, Eau Claire.

Guests attended the wedding from Milwaukee, Marshfield, Neenah, Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Loyal, Owen and Neillsville.



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