BioM: Niehaus, Virginia (1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Niehaus, Plautz, Drefahl, Larson,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) December 16, 1954
Niehaus, Virginia (Marriage - 28 November
white floor-length bridal gown was worn by Miss Virginia Niehaus,
daughter of Mrs. Joseph Niehaus, Marshfield, when she exchanged
marriage vows with Floyd Plautz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen
Plautz, Willard, prior to the 9:00 o’clock Nuptial High Mass
Saturday morning, November 28, 1954, at the St. John Catholic
Church, Marshfield. The Rev. Bernard Schretber witnessed the
rites and officiated at the mass.
bride’s gown with Chantilly lace bodice had a Queen Anne
collar. Wide lace panels extended down the front and back of
the nylon tulle skirt which was trimmed with a scattering of
sequined flowers. The finger-tip veil was attached to a
jeweled crown. Suspended from the bouquet of white
chrysanthemums tied with satin ribbon were streamers of narrow
white ribbons, to which were fastened sprigs of
Carrying a basket of red roses and white
‘mums was the little niece of the bride, Patricia Niehaus,
Marshfield, who acted as flower girl, attired in a frock designed
with lace over taffeta bodice and nylon tulle
Miss Carol Niehaus, Milwaukee, was maid of honor
for her sister. Mrs. Lynette Drefahl, Marshfield, and Miss
Norma Larson, Minneapolis, were bridesmaids.
Paul Plautz, Milwaukee was best man for his
brother, another brother, Phillip, Milwaukee, and Stanley Pernic,
Chicago, were groomsmen. Ushers were Gerald Niehaus,
Marshfield, a cousin of the bride, and Robert Plautz of Willard,
brother of the groom.
breakfast for the bridal party was served at the home of the
bride’s mother. A dinner and reception were held at Our
Lady of Peace dining hall.
The bride, who has been employed in Minneapolis, attended St. John’s High School and was graduated from Marshfield Senior High School. The groom a graduate of the Greenwood High School is employed by Plautz Brothers, Willard. They will live in Greenwood.
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