BioM: Bush, Wanda (1970)
Surnames: Bush, Erickson, Hofflander, Newman, Mroz, Franz, Firch
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 09 Jul 1970
Bush, Wanda (27 JUN 1970)
Bouquets of yellow gladioli adorned the altar of the Free Methodist Church in Loyal on June 27, 1970 when Miss Wanda Bush became the bride of Gilbert O. Erickson of Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.). The Rev. Charles Hofflander officiated at the double ring ceremony held at two o'clock in the afternoon, and was assisted by the Rev. Darrel Bush, who gave the prayer. Mrs. Duane Newman sang "Together Life's Pathways We Tread" and "Wedding Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. Darrell Bush of Tomahawk.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bush of Withee (Clark Co., Wis., and the groom, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Odin Erickson, Curtiss.
The bride chose for her wedding a floor length bridal gown of rosepoint lace fashioned with long sleeves and a scalloped neckline. The bouffant skirt featured a redingote front accented by inserts of lace ruffles. Her bouffant veil of sheer bridal illusion was secured to a petal cluster of lace. Her bridal bouquet was of red roses and white carnations.
Miss Christine Erickson, Curtiss, served as maid of honor, with bridesmaid being Miss Diane Mroz, Thorp.
The attendants wore identical gown of hot pink chiffon, floor length, with empire styling fashioned with cavalier shaped sleeves and high neckline accent by Venice lace. They wore harmonizing veils secured to French bows, and carried bouquets of yellow gladiolas attached to a hot pink ribbon.
Attending the groom as best man was Charles Franz of Abbotsford, and groomsman was Charles Bush, Withee. Ushers were Dale Bush, Withee, and Dan Firch of Marshfield.
A wedding reception as held at the Owen-Withee High School cafeteria for 75 guests.
After a wedding trip the western states, the newlyweds will make their home in Colby.
The bride is a graduate of the Greenwood High School and has been employed at the Frederick Post Company in Owen. The groom graduated from the New Holstein High School and is employed at the Marshfield Home, Marshfield.
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