BioM: Apfelbeck, Pat Caroline #2 (1953)
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Surnames: Apfelbeck, Boneske, Brickl,
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark
County, Wis.) 12/03/1953
Apfelbeck, Pat (Marriage - 26 Nov. 1953)
Now residing in Abbotsford are Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Clarence Boneske, who were married on Thanksgiving day in St.
Mary’s Catholic church, at Colby, Wis. The Rev. Frank Brickl
officiated at the 9:00 o’clock nuptial mass.
The bride, the former Miss Pat Caroline
Apfelbeck, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Apfelbeck, Colby,
while her husband’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Boneske,
Lace panels detailed the entrained white satin
gown selected by the bride. The bodice, which buttoned down the
back, was topped by a net yoke. Rhinestones and pearls trimmed her
finger tip veil that was secured to a pearl-encrusted crown. She
carried an arrangement of red roses and white carnations.
Matching jackets were worn with the identically
styled strapless net over taffeta frocks worn by the bridal aides.
Miss Helen Apfelbeck, Colby, in white, was maid of honor for her
sister. Another sister, Miss Agnes Apfelbeck, in green and Miss
Darlene Boneske, Athens, in yellow, were bridesmaids They all
carried bouquets of daisies and mums.
Serving as junior bridesmaid was another of the
bride’s sisters, Dorothy Apfelbeck. Her gown was pink and she
carried a bouqet like the bride’s.
Andrew Apfelbeck, a brother of the bride, was
best man. Groomsmen included Kenneth Boneske, and Lester Nowackie,
brother and cousin, respectively of the groom.
Later in the day, the newlyweds greeted guests at
a reception at the home of the bride’s parents. The wedding
breakfast for the bridal party and supper were also served
The bride is a graduate of the Colby High School.
Her husband, who attended grade school in Athens, is engaged in
Out of town guests were from Athens, Abbotsford, Boyd, Stratford, Chicago, Wisconsin Rapids, Wausau, Edgar, Curtiss, Spencer, Lac du Flambeau, Chippewa Falls, and Pine City, Minnesota.
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