BioM: Barts, June (1954)
Surnames: Barts, Vrana, Schwan, Manwaring, Lougsdorf
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/17/1954
Barts, June (Marriage - 22 May
In an impressive candle light service at
8:00 p.m. Saturday evening, May 22, June Barts, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Howard C. Barts, of Rochester became the bride of James Vrana,
son of Mr. and Mrs. James Vrana, of Abbotsford. The double ring
ceremony was read by the Rev. Paul Schwan in the St. John Lutheran
The bride, escorted by her father, was
lovely in a waltz length white embroidered nylon net dress. Blue
pearls centered the embroidered flowers of the bodice and decorated
the off-the-face-veil. She wore a blue pearl choker. Her shoes were
of blue brocade and she carried a bouquet of blue and white
Miss Alice Barts, sister of the bride,
was maid of honor. She wore a waltz length dress of pale green and
carried a bouquet of yellow carnations.
Little Elaine Manwaring, of Mentone, was
enchanting in a waltz length dress of pink and white nylon, as she
scattered flower petals along the aisle.
Danny Manwaring, Mentone, was ring
The best man was John Lougsdorf,
Rockford, Illinois, and a college friend of the groom.
Ushers were Joe Barts, brother of the
bride, and Jerry Vrana, brother of the groom.
The bride’s mother wore a navy
sheer dress with white accessories. The groom’s mother wore a
light blue nylon dress and white accessories.
The bride graduated from the Rochester
high school and South Bend College of Commerce and is employed at
the Manwaring Leghorn Farm, Mentone.
The groom was graduated from Abbotsford
high school, and the University of Wisconsin. He served in the Navy
and is now employed as supervisor of the Milk Sugar Department, at
Armour Creameries in Rochester.
After a honeymoon in New Orleans, the
newlyweds are at home at Lake Crest at Lake Manitou.
Out of town guests were from Abbotsford, Rockford, Ill.; Lincoln, Ill.; Indianapolis, Indiana, South Bend, Indiana; Monticello, Walkerton and Mentone, Indiana.
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