BioM: Gisvold, Mary Elizabeth (1957)
Surnames: Gisvold, Nikolay, Dietrich, Janick, Duffy, Hickey,
Echert, Thornton, Bennie, Reihter, Helixon, Helgerson, Nolan,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Mary Elizabeth (Marriage - 3 Aug. 1957)
Elizabeth Gisvold, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gisvold, Chippewa
Falls, became the bride of Frank Nikolay, Abbotsford, Aug. 3.
Father Louis Dietrich officiated at the 11:00 o’clock
ceremony at Notre Dame Catholic church at Chippewa
is the son of Mrs. Anna Nikolay of Abbotsford.
organza and Italian Alencon lace over contessa taffeta, fashioned
the ballerina length bridal gown with a full, bouffant skirt. The
long torso bodice was detailed in Alencon lace on a scoop neckline,
short sleeves and matching, tapered organza gauntlets. An English
Stratford hat held the pure silk illusion veil. She carried an all
white bouquet of roses and ivy.
Janick, a friend of the bride, was the maid of honor, choosing a
princess style gown of lime green cotton and silk. She wore a
large, white hat with ribbons to match her dress. Her bouquet of
white roses and ivy was similar to the
bride’s mother chose an ice blue Dacron dress with blue
accessories and she wore a corsage of red roses. The mother of the
groom was dressed in pink lace over taffeta, with white
accessories. Red roses also comprised her corsage.
Nikolay of Abbotsford, the groom’s brother, was best man for
the wedding. John Duffy of Green Bay and Frank Hickey of Chicago
served as ushers.
Siegfried Echert accompanied Mrs. Jean Thornton as she sang "Ave
Maria," and "On This Day," for the ceremony.
breakfast was served at the Hotel Northern at 12:00 o’clock
to 40 guests. A reception from 2:30 to 4:30 was also held at the
Hotel Northern at which time 150 guests greeted the
reception, Sari Bennie, Seattle, Wash., a cousin of the bride,
presided at the guest book. Jean Mary Reihter, Eau Claire, Mrs.
Dennis Helixon, Franklin Park, Ill.; Miss Anne Nikolay, Milwaukee;
Mrs. August Helgerson, Chippewa Falls; Mrs. James Nolan, Rochester,
Minn.; and Mrs. John Maxwell Moore, Pensacola, Fla., poured at the
wedding trip, the new Mrs. Nikolay chose a going away dress of
colonial red and white print cotton.
Both Mr. and
Mrs. Nikolay are graduates of the University of Wisconsin. She
taught at the Wausau high school and he is affiliated with Nikolay,
Jensen and Scott Law Firm. They will make their home in
Guests from away who attended the wedding were from Abbotsford, Seattle, Wash., Pensacola, Fla., Chicago, Stanley, Wausau, Green Bay, Rice Lake, Minneapolis, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Cornell, and Vesper.
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