BioM: Flatoff, Joanne (1965)


Surnames: Flatoff, Haas, Slusarski, Schelke, Wisneski

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 07 Oct 1965

Flatoff, Joanne (25 SEP 1965)

Miss Joanne Flatoff, Stevens Point, became the bride of Arthur C. Haas, River Falls, in a ceremony held Saturday, September 25, 1965 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Stevens Point. The Rev. M. Wisneski officiated.

Parents of the bridal couple are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Flatoff, Stevens Point, and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Haas, route 1, Unity.

Attending the bride were Miss Grace Flatoff, Marshfield, maid of honor, and Miss Janet Slusarski of Stevens Point, her bridesmaid.

Robert Haas, Unity, was best man, and Norbert Flatoff was the groomsman. Ushers were Leonard Haas of Unity and Ernest Flatoff, Stevens Point.

Mrs. Robert Schelke sang during the nuptial mass.

The bride wore a floor length gown of peau de soie with a bateau neckline and long sleeves with a wide ruffle of lace at the wrist. The grown had an empire waistline and a front bow accenting the A-line skirt. The full back was formed by unpressed pleats and bow trim down the back. Her bouffant illusion veil was secured to a peau de soie cluster bow with seed pearl trim and crystal drops. She carried a cascade bouquet of red roses.

The bride’s attendants wore floor length gowns of blue taffeta. Their A-line skirts were full length at the back with streamers and a darker blue midriff accented with a bow front, scoop neckline, and elbow length sleeves. Their bouquets were white and blue tinted daisies.

The ceremony was followed by a breakfast. Relatives and friends attended from the Colby and Unity area, Stevens Point, Ladysmith, Madison, Dorchester, Wausau, Marshfield, Minnesota and Illinois.

A dinner and dance were held that evening at the L and A Club, Stevens Point.

The bride is a graduate of the Maria High School, Stevens Point, and St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing. She has been employed at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

The groom is a graduate of the Colby High School. He is presently a student at Wisconsin State University, River Falls. Following a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan, the couple will be making their home at River Falls.



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