Surnames: Weix, Carpenter, Beschta, Beer, Kilty, Alexander, Radtke, Tamborino, Wiekland, Sagsetter, Terashinski, Bronkhorst, Kraemer, Vandhey, Toelle
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/10/1946
Weix, Patricia (Marriage - 1 Oct. 1946)
Miss Patricia Weix, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Weix of Colby, became the bride of Frank Carpenter, son of Mrs. Cathryn Carpenter of Abbotsford, Tuesday morning, Oct. 1, at 8:30, Rev. N. Beschta performing the double ring ceremony before the nuptial high mass in St. Mary’s Catholic church in Colby, Wis. Miss Kathryn Beer of LeCenter, Minn., the bride’s cousin, was maid of honor and Miss Jean Alexander of Abbotsford, a friend of the bride, and Mrs. Lyle Kilty of Unity, sister of the bride, were the bridesmaids. Clarence Carpenter of Abbotsford, the groom’s brother, was best man. The ushers were Alphonse Weix, brother of the bride, and Lyle Kilty, brother in law of the bride.
The bride was attired in a gown of white slipper satin designed with a fitted bodice with self trim buttons down the back, long sleeves and a sweetheart neck line. A net overskirt over satin ended in a long train. Her veil, also made with a train, was lace edged and fell from a beaded head piece. She wore a string of pearls and carried a bouquet of white lilies, carnations and American beauty roses. The maid of honor wore a blue frock of net over satin with little pink bows tied on, a gold locket, a matching veil with floral headpiece and a wrist corsage. Miss Alexander wore a pink dress designed with satin bodice and net over satin skirt. Mrs. Kilty also wore a pink dress designed with a lace bodice and lace insertions in the net skirt worn over taffeta. They both wore matching veils fastened by flowers, gold lockets and wrist corsages.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held, throughout the day at the home of the bride’s parents which was decorated with white, pink and blue streamers. Covers were laid for 100 guests. The centerpiece on the bridal table was a decorated cake topped by a miniature bride and groom. In the evening, a wedding dance was held at Walter’s pavilion.
Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter made a short wedding trip to Northern Wisconsin and will be at home to friends in Colby where the groom is employed at the Northwest Distributing Co.
The bride graduated from Colby, Wis. High School in 1942.
Out of town guests attending the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Beer, son, Edward, and daughters, Louise and Kathryn. Mrs. Henry Radtke and Mrs. Frank Tamborino of LeCenter, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wiekland and daughter, Marion, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sagsetter of St. Paul, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tamborino and family and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tamborino and family of Edgar, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Terashinski of Athens, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tamborino of Antigo, Mrs. Catherine Carpenter, Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Bronkhorst, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kraemer and Mr. Clarence Carpenter of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Vanhey of Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weix of Curtiss, Miss Jean Alexander and Mrs. Fred Toelle of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Kilty of Unity and Pfc. Leonard Weix of Denver, Colo.
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