BioM: Lindner, Helen (1953)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Lindner, Esselman
----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. 11 June 1953)
Lindner, Helen (? June 1953)
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood was the scene of a nuptial ceremony last Wednesday morning at 8:30 o’clock at which Miss Helen Ann Lindner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Math Lindner was united in marriage to Richard John Esselman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Esselman.
The bride wore a gown of white nylon over satin extending into a long train and featuring a tiny Peter Pan collar and lace sleeves. A finger-tip veil extended from a tiara of pearls and rhinestones. For a bouquet she chose red roses and white carnations.
Serving as maid of honor was a sister of the bride, Loretta Lindner. She wore an orchid lace-over taffeta formal with double net skirt. Mrs. Fred Budzesz, Chicago, another sister, and Mrs.Mary Ann Bliesener, a sister of the groom, wore formals of nile green and yellow respectively. All three attendants had matching gauntlets, net hats and carried bouquets of white and tinted carnations.
A cousin of the groom, Alan Meyer, served as best man while Fred Budzesz, brother-in-law of the bride and James Lindner, her brother were groomsmen.
A reception was held in the afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents. Dinner and supper were served at the parish hall. Later in the evening guests attended a dance at the Silver Dome.
The bride attended St. Mary’s Parochial School and graduated from Greenwood High School while the groom attended St. Anthony’s and graduated from Loyal High School.
Guests attending were from Chicago, Milwaukee, Hales Corners, Athens, Wisconsin Rapids, Ashland, Chippewa Falls, Huburtus, Neillsville, Dorchester, Greenwood, Granton, Wauwautosa and Loyal.
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