BioM: Jaks, Mary Louise (1969)


Surnames: Jaks, Brockman, Dircks, Sczypiorski, Kroeplin, Przybylski, Anderson, Kielkuck, Brown, Fruncer, Samplawski

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 18 Sep 1969

Jaks, Mary Louise (30 AUG 1969)

Miss Mary Louis Jaks became the bride of James Robert Dircks on Saturday, August 30, 1969 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Thorp. Father Brockman performed the 11:30 a.m. double ring ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Steve Jaks, Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dircks, Stanley.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of rosepoint lace and silk bombazine, fashioned with traditional long tapered sleeves and a scalloped neckline. Sequins and pearls accented the neckline, as well as the bouffant skirt. Sweeping in the back was a detachable all rosepoint lace cathedral train, and she wore a silver cross, a gift from the groom. Her bouffant veil of sheer bridal illusion was secured to a crown with silk organza petals, accented by pearls and sequins, and she carried a bouquet of gladiolas with pink sweetheart roses.

Mrs. Irene Sczypiorski, the groom’s sister, was matron of honor, and bridesmaids were Kathy Sczypiorski, niece of the groom, Mrs. John Dircks, sister-in-law of the groom, Mrs. Joan Kroeplin, Miss Diane Przybylski, friends of the bride. They wore floor length empire styled gowns in light turquoise blue, shell light pink, light blue, light mint green and jonquil light yellow. The lace bodice was highlighted by peau de soie with all lace elbow length sleeves. The skirt was of sheer chiffon lined with peau de soie. Falling gracefully in the back was a sheer flowing chiffon back panel. They all wore a necklace, a gift from the bride. Their veils were made of a sheer bridal illusion secured to a taffeta bown to match their gowns.

Flower girl, Diane Dircks, wore a gown similar to the bridesmaids, and she carried a mixture of tinted carnations. Greg Anderson, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

The groom was attended by Sever jakes, uncle of the bride, Jack Kielkuck, cousin of the bride, Robert Kroeplin, friend, Gene Dircks, brother of the groom, Gary Brown, friend of the groom. Ushers were Greg Sczypiorski and Carl Fruncer.

A reception for 100 guests was held at St. Bernard’s Church basement and a reception was held at 5:30 for 300 guests at St. Hedwig’s Quonset Hall.

Miss Linda Przybylski was in charge of the guest book. Mrs. Roger Samplawski made the four tier bridal cake.

After a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, the couple will make their home on rural route, Stanley.

The bride is employed at the Stanley corporation and the groom with John Hammond’s Body Shop, Sheldon, as a body repairman.

The groom’s mother wore a pink sheath with matching accessories and the bride’s mother a blue sheath with matching accessories, and had a corsage of white gladiolas and pink sweetheart roses.



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