BioM: Geis, Marcia Ann (1957)
Surnames: Geis, Wiater, Murphy, Stark, Paul, Jarocki
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/12/1957
Geis, Marcia Ann (7 DEC 1957)
Miss Marcia Geis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome A. Geis, Ft. Mitchell, was united in marriage to Mr. Richard M. Wiater, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam F. Wiater, Thorp (Clark Co.), Wis., at a Nuptial Mass Saturday morning at 10:30 o’clock at Blessed Sacrament Church, Covington, Ky., Msgr. Leo J. Streck officiating.
The church was decorated with a triangular shaped bouquet in the center rear of the main altar and an urn of white chrysanthemums on either side of the altar.
The bride, escorted by her father, was radiant in a gown of white brocade with an oval neckline and cap sleeves. The full skirt of inverted pleats ended in a cathedral length train. Her fingertip veil of illusion fell from a crown encrusted with sequins and pearls. The bridal bouquet was of white satin and tulle muff of white orchids.
Miss Kathleen Murphy of Chicago, maid of honor; Miss Carolyn Stark and Miss Judy Geis, bridesmaids, wore waltz-length dresses of white taffeta detailed with an inverted square neckline and velvet cummerbund cascading in the back in jewel tones of red, green and amethyst velvet. They wore matching shoes and small velvet hats. All carried white satin and tulle flowered muffs trimmed in their respective colors.
The groom chose Mr. J. David Geis as his best man. The ushers were Mr. Adam Wiater Jr. and Mr. Thomas Paul.
Mary Ellen Geis, sister of the bride, was the flower girl, and Allan Jarocki, nephews of the groom, ring bearer.
A reception was held immediately after the ceremony at Summit Hills Country Club.
Mrs. Geis chose an electric blue tissue taffeta sheath for her daughter’s wedding. She wore a large velvet hat and matching gloves. Her corsage was of purple throat white orchids.
The groom’s mother wore a slate blue wood crepe sheath with black accessories. She also wore a corsage of purple throat white orchids.
The bride wore an aqua wool knit dress with a bulky jacket and matching hat with black accessories when she and her husband left for their southern honeymoon.
Upon return they will reside at 1208 Far Hills Dr., Park Hills, Kentucky.
Out of town guests included: Miss Kathleen Murphy and Thomas Paul of Milwaukee, Mrs. Sophie Wiater and son, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Graikowski Jr., Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Benedict Jarocki and family, Thorp, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wiater and son, Chicago, and Mr. and Mrs. Hur J. Geis, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Grant Wiely, Lake Geneva, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Wiater and son, Thorp.
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