Surnames: Krueger, Gosse, Hoffmann, Nosbish, Schuh, Untiedt, Becken, Ewert, Eoman
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/22/1946
Krueger, Betty (Marriage - 17 Aug. 1946)
Miss Betty Krueger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Krueger of Owen, and Melvin L. Gosse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gosse of Colby, exchanged marriage vows at Zion Lutheran church at Colby Saturday, August 17, at 2:00 P.M., Rev. O. Hoffmann reading the marriage ceremony. The bride was attended by her cousin, Hazel Krueger, as maid of honor, and Marion Gosse and Harriet Gosse, sisters of the groom, as bridesmaids. The groom was attended by his brother, Herman Gosse, Benny Krueger, cousin of the bride, and Lavern Nosbish. Ushers were Arthur Schuh, brother in law of the groom, Alvin Krueger, cousin of the bride, and Lavern Nosbish.
The bride was attired in a gown of lace appliqué trimmed entrained net over satin skirt, satin bodice, pointed long sleeves, veil of net bordered in lace and lace inserts, cross of beads. Her shower bouquet consisted of red roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor wore a dress of white marquisette over taffeta, sweetheart neckline, puffed sleeves, gathered skirt attached with ruffle, fitted bodice, gathered center front. Marion Gosse wore a blue dress and Harriet Gosse a yellow dress, the same as the maid of honor. All three attendants’ bouquets consisted of red roses tied with matching ribbons. They also wore matching shoulder length veils, caught to a wreath of flowers, and crosses, gifts of the bride. Both mothers wore black dresses and black accessories and shoulder corsages of carnations.
A reception for sixty relatives and friends was given at the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. Emil Untiedt of Curtiss, Wis. The home was nicely decorated with white, blue and yellow streamers and wedding bells. Table waitresses were Joyce Becken, Darlene Becken and Jasinta Becken. Adeline Krueger wore the gift of the bride. In the evening, a wedding dance was given at Walter’s pavilion which was largely attended.
Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ewert and son, Kenneth, of Wausau, Viola Untiedt of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Eoman of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Krueger of Athens.
The couple will make their home with the bride’s parents at Owen where the groom is employed with the Krueger-Krueger Construction Co.
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