BioM: Stowe, Carol (1953)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Stowe, Bitter
----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. 17 Sept. 1953)
Stowe, Carol (05 Sept. 1953)
Miss Carol Stowe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stowe, Unity, and Melvin Bitter, Abbotsford, repeated nuptial vows before the Rev. Willard Mecklenburg in the Loyal Methodist Church Saturday, Sept 5.
The bride chose for her wedding, a floor length gown of white nylon tulle over satin, styled with a chapel train, a fitted bodice, over satin, and long sleeves coming to points at the wrists. She wore a four tier coronation veil and carried a shower bouquet of red roses, white carnations and mums with red rose buds attached to the ribbon streamers.
The maid of honor, Miss Gloria Hebert, Eau Claire, wore a blue strapless dress of net over taffeta with a lace jacket. She carried a colonial bouquet of yellow carnations and white mums.
The bridesmaids, Miss Jeanette Wehrman, Loyal, and Miss Joyce Van Gorden, Eau Claire, a cousin of the groom, wore gowns of light blue styled like the maid of honor’s gown and carried bouquets similar to her flowers.
Serving as best man was John Loucks, Abbotsford, and John Lee Vesseur and Harlin Laack, Abbotsford, were groomsmen. Ushering duties were performed by David Lindburg and Jack Smith of Abbotsford.
Blue net over skirts over white taffeta frocks were worn by the two flower girls, Patricia and Theresa Bushman, Greenwood, nieces of the bride. They carried bouquets of blue carnations and white mums.
The bride’s mother attended her daughter’s wedding in a blue dress with matching accessories.
The groom’s mother wore a brown dress with matching accessories and each wore a corsage of pink roses and white carnations.
A reception and dinner were held at the home of the bride’s parents.
Guests were present from Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Greenwood, Bloomer, Friendship, Owen and Loyal.
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