BioM: Owens, June Marie (1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Owens, Severson, Pryer, Colby, Thomas, Much, Churkey, Mamayek, Losiewicz, Olson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/04/1975

Owens, June Marie (Marriage – 23 August 1975)

June Marie Owens and Richard Lee Severson exchanged marriage vows Satruday, August 23, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Thorp. The Rev. Robert W. Olson officiated at the 7 p.m. ceremony for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Owens, Jr., Loyal, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Severson, Greenwood.

The bride’s white empire-waist gown was trimmed with re-embroidered lace and fashioned with baby doll sleeves. She carried an arrangement of blue roses and white gladioli as she was presented in marriage by Jack Pryer of Riplinger.

Mrs. Sandra Colby, Loyal, matron of honor, was dressed in pink and Miss Virginia Owens, Eau Claire, the bridesmaid, in yellow. Their identically-styled empire-waist gowns featured bell sleeves and re-embroidered lace trim. Each carried a single, long-stemmed rose in a color to match her dress.

Dennis Thomas served as bestman and Erik Thomas, as groomsman, Both are of Milwaukee. Kenneth Severson, Stratford and Dale Severson, Curtiss, seated guests.

Richie Much, Loyal, was the ringbearer and Renee Churkey, Stevens Point, the flower girl.

The soloist was Diane Mamayek. Jodene Losiewicz was the organist.

Following the ceremony, the newlyweds greeted guests at a reception at the Meadowview Country Club in Owen.

Mr. and Mrs. Severson are making their home on Rt. 2 Mosinee. He is employed by a Mosinee firm.



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