BioM: Adams, Lucille (1946)
Surnames: Adams, Hilber, Steins, Stachura, Hensen, Kalb, Bradow
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 08/22/1946
Adams, Lucille (Marriage - 21 Aug. 1946)
Miss Lucille Adams, of Edgar, was given in marriage by her father, Anthony Adams, to Alex Hilber, of Abbotsford, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Hilber of Wausau, Wednesday morning at 9:00 o’clock in the Catholic church at Edgar.
The Rev. Aloysius J. Steins, uncle of the bride, read the double ring service and also sang the nuptial high mass.
The bride wore a gown of white ninon, fashioned with a fitted bodice, sweetheart neckline, and long sleeves which ended in points over the wrist. The full skirt ended in a lace edged train with inserts of Alencon lace. The finger tip veil fell from a pearl head dress. She wore a single strand of pearls and carried a shower bouquet of red roses and white carnations.
Attending her as maid of honor was her sister, Martha, of Edgar. She wore a frock of taffeta with pink and blue flowers on a white back ground, trimmed with blue velvet bows. It was designed with a fitted bodice and full skirt. She wore a white poke bonnet with ribbons tied under the chin and she carried a nosegay bouquet of white carnations and red roses.
Her bridesmaids were Mrs. Arthur Hilber, sister-in-law of the groom, of Marathon, and Miss Lorraine Stachura, cousin of the groom, of Mosinee. They wore dresses alike in pale blue taffeta, made with fitted bodices and full skirts. They wore blue bonnets and had wrist corsages of gardenias.
The attendants wore pearl chokers, gifts of the bride.
Miss Jean Hilber, cousin of the groom, of Abbotsford, was flower girl. Her frock of white nylon had a floor length skirt made of 5 rows of ruffles, with a tucked and gathered front panel. Her shoulder length veil fell from a band of ruching which ended in with little white plumes that curled at the ears. She wore a gold locket and chain, a gift of the bride. She carried a nosegay bouquet of white carnations and pink roses.
Arthur Hilber, brother of the groom, of Marathon, and Mark Adams, brother of the bride, of Edgar, attended the groom.
Mrs. Adams, the bride’s mother, wore an orchid flowered dress. Her shoulder corsage was made of pink carnations and roses.
Following the ceremony a late breakfast was served in the church dining room and a 4:00 o’clock dinner for about 50 guests was served. A three tier wedding cake, topped by a miniature bride and groom, and cut flowers were used as a centerpiece.
In the evening a wedding dance was held at Rib River ball room with Emil and his band playing.
Mr. and Mrs. Hilber left on a honeymoon to northern Wisconsin and will be at home after Aug. 26 in Abbotsford, Wis. They will live in the upstairs rooms in the house occupied by the Donald Bradow family on Highway 13.
Mrs. Hilber, before her marriage, was employed in the basket factory at Edgar. Mr. Hilber is employed at the Johnson Silo company.
Among the out of town guests at the wedding were Rev. Aloysius Steins, Brother Clement Steins, and Mrs. Maggie Hensen, of Anamis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Steins, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Steins, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kalb, of Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Winand Hilber, Wausau; and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hilber and family, of Abbotsford, Wis.
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