BioM: Wayne, Loren C. (1973)


Surnames: Wayne, Pawlak, Grelle, Burzynski, Szczygiel, Boyarski, Bonczyk, Zasacki, Zais, Mamayek, Schenzel, Briski, Taylor, Rust

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03 May 1973

Wayne, Loren C. (24 Mar 1973)

Loren C. Wayne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wayne of Stanley, became the bride of Donald E. Pawlak, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Pawlak of Thorp, in a double ring ceremony performed Saturday, march 24, 1973 at 1:30 p.m.

Scene of the wedding rites performed by Father Will Grelle, was St. Hedwig’s Catholic Chapel in Thorp.

The bride wore a floor length grown of sheer organza over taffeta, which featured a Victorian neckline, long sleeves, and empire waist. The lace that adorned the bodice was featured on the long flowing train. Her bouffant veil of tulle was secured to a pearl bow. She carried a colonial bouquet of white roses and blue carnations, sprinkled with baby’s breath.

Patty Burzynski of Thorp was maid of honor, and Sheryl Szczygiel of Bensenville, Illinois, was bridesmaid. They wore floor length gowns of blue sheer organza and blue and white flowered ribbons in their hair. They carried nosegay bouquet of purple and blue carnations and mums.

Peggy Burzynski and Nancy Pawlak, both of Thorp, were flower girls, attired in gowns and headpieces similar to that of the bridesmaids’. They carried white baskets of assorted flowers.

Richard Boyarski of Thorp attended the groom as best man. Dennis Bonczyk of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, was groomsman. Phil Zasacki of Thorp and Buzz Zais of La Crosse ushered.

Hollis Zais, sister of the bride, sang “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, before the Mass. During the ceremony, Diane Mamayek sang “I Was Born In Love With You,” “Speak Softly Love, “Sunrise Sunset”, and “Wedding Song.” Roxanne Schenzel was her accompanist.

The reception was held at the American Legion Hall immediately following the ceremony. Syl Mamayek served as hostess. The three-tier cake was served to 150 guests by Peggy Taylor and Cathy Rust, friends of the bride. The Mike Briski band provided music for the evening.

Out of town relatives and friends were present from Prairie View, Bensenville, Westmont and Glen Ellyn, Illinois; Minneapolis and Jordan, Minnesota; Steven Point, La Crosse, Hayward, Eau Claire, Stanley, and Owen, Wisconsin.

Following a trip to La Crosse and northern Wisconsin, the couple have made their home near Withee, Wisconsin.



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