BioM: Huss, Ethel (1956)
Surnames: Huss, Brown, Schulz, Leichtnam, Sollberger, Eder, Weiss,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/07/1956
(Marriage - 4 June 1956)
Huss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Huss, of Abbotsford, and
Robert Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Brown, of Athens, exchanged
marriage vows in a double ring ceremony Monday morning, at St.
Bernard’s Catholic church. The Rev. Raymond Schulz officiated
at the ceremony at 9:00 o’clock and at the nuptial high
who was given in marriage by her father, was gowned in a floor
length dress of lace and net that featured rows of lace down the
back ending in a chapel train. On each side of the lace front of
the skirt were panels of pleated net. The snug fitting bodice was
designed with a Peter Pan collar and long, tight fitting sleeves.
Her veil of illusion was caught to a pearl crown and an arrangement
of red roses and white carnations were used in a cascade
attendants wore identically styled dresses of yellow, green and
pink. Rows of lace and net ruffles cascaded down the back of the
floor length skirts and lace jackets were worn with the strapless
bodices. Ruffled netting in matching shades were worn as head
pieces and colonial bouquets of red roses surrounded by white
carnations were carried by all three attendants.
Brown, Athens, sister of the groom, was maid of honor, and Miss
Mildred Leichtnam, Abbotsford, and Miss Joan Sollberger, Athens,
groom’s sister and his nephew, Miss Kaye Brown and Russel
Eder, Milwaukee, were the miniature bride and groom. They were
dressed similar to the bridal couple.
Best man for
the groom was the bride’s brother, Bernard Huss, Abbotsford,
and groomsmen were Donald Brown, Milwaukee, his brother, and
Raymond Weiss, Athens, his cousin. Dwayne Van Wychen, Wrightstown,
a cousin of the bride, and Frank Weiss, Athens, a cousin of the
groom, were in charge of seating the guests.
daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Huss wore a gold print dress with
white accessories and a corsage of red roses and white carnations.
The groom’s mother wore a pink crystal silk dress with white
accessories and a corsage of pink roses and white
A dinner for
the immediate families and bridal party was served at the Casa
Grande. Supper for about 260 guests and a reception and dance were
held at the Dorchester Memorial Hall, for friends and relatives
from Abbotsford, Athens, Wausau, Milwaukee; Kimberly, Freedom,
Wrightstown, De Pere, Appleton, Minneapolis, and
The young couple will make their home on a farm near Athens when they return from a Niagara Falls honeymoon trip.
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