BioM: Anklam, Lillian (1944)
Surnames: Anklam, Buttke, Bramer, Bratberg
----Source: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/29/1944
Anklam, Lillian (8 APR 1944)
Lillian Anklam, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Anklam, Neillsville, became the bride of Lester Buttke of Humbird (Clark Co., Wis.), on Saturday, April 8th, 1944, at 12:30 p.m. in a single ring ceremony performed at St. John’s Lutheran Parsonage, Neillsville, by the Rev. William A. Baumann, pastor of the church.
The bride was attired in a soldier blue suit with white accessories, and wore a corsage of pink sweet peas and white gardenias.
Miss Elaine Bramer, a friend of the bride from Eau Claire, was bridesmaid, and was similarly attired in a light blue suit with white accessories. Her flowers were also sweet peas and gardenias. Walter Anklam of Eau Claire, a brother of the bride, was the groom’s attendant.
A reception was held for 35 guests at the home of the bride’s parents in the town of York. The house was decorated with white and blue. The bouquet table was decorated with white and pink flowers, and was centered with a two tiered wedding cake, furnished by the bride’s aunt, Miss Mary Bratberg. The couple will reside on the groom’s farm near Humbird.
Guests who were present at the ceremony were: Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Jacobson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jacobson and family, Almas Center, both ladies being sisters of the groom.
; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest buttke, brother and sister-in-law of the groom; Harry Buttke, brother of the groom, Alma Center; Clarence and Lawrence Buttke, brothers of the groom, Wilmington, Delaware; Mr. and Mrs. Jule Hehl, aunt and uncle of the bride, Fall Creek; Miss Mary Bratberg, aunt of the bride, Eleva; Miss Adele Klavetter and Frederick Klavetter, cousins of the bride, Fall Creek; and Miss Esther Bramer, Fairchild.
A shower was given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Buttke at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anklam the Monday evening following. The young couple received many lovely gifts, their many friends wishing them a happy wedded life.
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