BioM: Servaty, Madeline C.
Surnames: Servaty, Gemuenden, Dodmead, Schaar, Dike, Taylor, Willard, Price, Klopf, Kuehl
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12/27/1928
--------- Servaty, Madeline C. (Marriage - 24 DEC 1928)
A pretty home wedding was that of Miss Madeline Corinne Servaty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Servaty, of this city (Owen, Clark County, Wis.), when she became the bride of Mr. Herman J. Gemuenden of Eau Claire, which took place at five o'clock Monday evening, Dec. 24, 1928, at the home of the bride's parents. The Rev. W. F. Taylor, vicar of St. Katherine's Church, read the marriage service.
The bridal party came down the winding stairway, the bride on the arm of her father was met at the canopied arch by the groom and best man, Lynn T. Servaty, brother of the bride. Miss Ruth Dodmead was maid of honor, while Miss Norma Schaar was bridesmaid and little Betty Dike, clad in a dress of rose crepe, was flower girl and carried a basket of pink and white rose petals.
The bride's gown was fashioned of white satin in basked effect, with tiers of Spanish lace forming the skirt. The veil of tulle fell from a fitted cap trimmed with orange blossoms. Lilies of the valley and ivory roses composed the bride's bouquet. Miss Schaar and Miss Dodmead wore gowns of rose celanese and carried bouquets of shaded pink roses. The mother of both the bride and groom wore black satin and a corsage of lavender sweet peas.
The home was beautifully decorated in white and green festoon with bouquets of red and pink roses. Following the wedding a dinner was served to abut thrity guests and from eight to ten o'clock in the evening a reception was held to the numerous friends of both the bride and groom.
The bride was graduated from the Owen High School and Eau Claire Teachers College, and for the past few years has taught school, making a very successful teacher, her last position being at Chippewa Falls.
The groom was graduated from the Menomonee, Mich. High School and the Whitewater Teachers College, this state. He is now president of the Eau Claire Business Institute, and is one of the successful young businessmen of that city.
After a short wedding trip to Chicago, they will be at home to their friends at 603 First Av., Eau Claire.
The young people were the recipients of many beautiful gifts from friends here and away, and they have the good wishes, of all for a long happy wedded life.
Those from away who came to attend the wedding were: Mrs. Katherine Gemuenden, Mary Gemuenden, W. C. Gemuenden, all of Menominee, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Servaty, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Mina Willard, Mrs. C. A. Price, Raymond Price, all of St. Paul; Mr. W. G. Klopf, Neillsville; and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kuehl, Withee.
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