Florence L. (1946)
Surnames: MILLER SCHUETTE GOETSCH LEDFORS SMITH KICKBUSH BUHERER STRADE JOHNSON DAHLKE PRAHL SCHLINSOG NEUHAUS
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 06/21/1946
Miller, Florence L. (Marriage - 8 Jun. 1946)
Miss Florence L. Miller, daughter of Mrs. Alvina Miller, Abbotsford, became the bride of Melvin Schuette, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Schuette, Unity, in a wedding ceremony read in the South Green Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church at Unity. The Rev. M. C. Goetsch performed the double ring service, June 8, at 1:30 p.m.
Mr. G. E. Ledfors, an uncle of the bride, presented her in marriage. "I Love You Truly" and "Always" were played by the organist, Lloyd Smith, of Colby.
At her wedding the bride wore a white linen gown made with a snug fitting bodice, long sleeves coming to points over her wrists and a square neckline. Her long skirt ended in a peacock train. A beaded tiara held her long trailing veil bordered in lace and her pearl necklace was a gift from the bridegroom. She carried a shower bouquet of regal lilies and roses.
Carol Jean Kickbush, Boyd, dressed in white lace and carrying a small colonial bouquet, was flower girl. Adolph Buherer, a nephew of the bride, carried the rings on a calla lily.
Miss Arlene Schuette, a sister of the groom, in a blue linen frock designed with short sleeves, a basque bodice buttoned to the waist, and a ballerina skirt, and wearing a blue blusher veil, was maid of honor. Miss Irene Schuette, a cousin of the groom, and Miss Jeanette Strade, a cousin of the bride, wearing dresses in white styled like the maid of honor’s, and matching blushing veils, were bridesmaids. All three carried colonial bouquets.
Arnold Miller, Elkhart Lake, a cousin of the bride, was best man, and Edward Miller, ? and Orville Schuette, a brother of the groom, were groomsmen.
Covers were laid for 45 guests at supper at the Miller home. A wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom ornament centered the table. That evening, a dance was held at Walter’s Pavillion at Colby with Roger Johnson of Wisconsin Rapids providing the music.
The bride, a graduate of the Abbotsford, Wis. High School with the class of 1943, had been employed at Wing’s Drug Store at Abbotsford for two and a half years. Mr. Schuette, who was graduated from the Colby, Wis. High School in 1941, is engaged in farming near Unity where the couple will reside.
The bride’s mother wore an aqua dress trimmed in white for her daughter’s wedding, while Mrs. Schuette was attired in old rose. Both had shoulder corsages.
Guests included Arnold Miller, Elkhart Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Willie Kickbush, Boyd; Mr.and Mrs. Henry Dahlke, Boyd; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schuette, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Prahl, Luxemborg; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith, Colby; The Rev. and Mrs. M. C. Goetsch, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Buherer and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schlinsog and son, of Granton; Mr. G. Neuhaus, Curtis; Col. G. E. Ledfors, Langley Field, Va.
The Register joins their many local friend in extending congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy wedded life.
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