BioM: Weix, Donna Mae (1970)
Surnames: Weix, Franson, McNamee, Rueden, Lueth, Smith, Kipp, Rushman, Copling
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 14 May 1970
Weix, Donna Mae (2 MAY 1970)
At a 1:30 p.m. wedding ceremony on May 2, 1970, Albert Weix gave his daughter, Donna Mae, Marshfield, in marriage to Duwayne Franson of Pittsville. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weix of Colby(Clark Co., Wis.)and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Franson of Pittsville.
The ceremony witnessed by Father Francis Rushman, took place at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Colby.
The groom was the soloist for "Ave Maria", with Mrs. Copling accompanying him.
Matron of honor for the bride was Mrs. Lorraine McNamee of Pittsville. Other attendants were Lynn Weix of Eau Claire and Lou Ann Rueden of Marshfield.
David McNamee was the best man and groomsmen were Arnie Lueth and Larry Weix. Performing ushering duties were Joe Weix and Teddy Smith.
Renee Kipp and Burrill Smith served the couple as flower girl and ring bearer.
The bride's gown of Angel skin peau was designed with Chantilly lace. Clusters of seed pearls accented the dress. She carried long line clusters of stephanotis and miniature roses surrounded by glacier ivy.
The aqua gowns of the bridal aides were of chiffon. A daisy band accented the empire waists. Their headpieces were trimmed with petals of bead strands and flowers. Their flowers of peppermint carnations, gaiety roses and baby's breath were featured in colonial bouquets.
The couple greeted guests at the Colby City Hall for a repletion. A supper was served at St. Mary's gym and dancing followed at the city all in the evening.
The bride attended Colby High School and is employed at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
The groom attended Pittsville High School, is a patrolman helper for the Wood County road department.
The newlyweds will be making their home in Pittsville.
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