BioM: Przybylski, Theresa (1954)
Surnames: Przybylski, Tomkowiak, Szerlong, Wargolet, Jedrychowski, Meske, Kowalski, Szerlong
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 05/20/1954
Przybylski, Theresa (15 MAY 1954)
St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp was the scene of the wedding of Miss Theresa Przybylski and Edward P. Tomkowiak of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. The Rev. Francis Przybylski, brother of the bride, officiated at the double ring ceremony and celebrated the Nuptial High Mass which followed. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius Przybylski and the groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Peter Tomkowiak. The Mass was sung by the Church Choir, of which the bride is a member.
Bridal attendants were the groom’s sisters, Miss Rosie Tomkowiak and Lorraine Tomkowiak, the groom’s cousin, Theresa Kowalski, and the bride’s cousin, Lillian Przybylski. Attending the groom were the bride’s brother, Ted Przybylski of New York, the bride’s cousin, Marion Szerlong, and the groom’s cousin, Richard Wargolet. The bride’s niece, Miss Joyce Jedrychowski, Chicago, Ill., served as flower girl, with Mark Meske, Thorp, nephew of the bride, as ring bearer.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of French rose point lace over nylon tulle and satin with fitted bodice and small pointed collar and long sleeves. The full hooped skirt was chapel length with inserts of pleated nylon tulle in center front. She wore her grandmother’s veil, 70 years old, of embroidered tulle, which was attached to a beaded coronation crown. She carried a colonial bouquet of white roses and stephanotis.
Al the bridal attendants wore identically styled gowns of ice blue nylon tulle with strapless bodices, covered with lace jackets. The full skirts were of six tiers of tulle over taffeta, and they wore matching leaf headbands. Their colonial bouquets were of yellow carnations. The flower girl carried yellow and blue daisies in a white lace basket.
The bride’s and groom’s mothers wore navy blue dresses with white accessories and corsage of red roses.
Following the wedding, dinner and reception were held in the parish hall.
The bride is a graduate of Thorp High School and has been employed for the past three years at the Thorp Finance Corp. The groom, also a graduate of Thorp High School, attended Wis. State College at Eau Claire and is now employed at the Stanley Corp., Stanley. They will reside in Thorp.
Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hedrychowski and family, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Przybylski and daughter, Oswego, N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Persak and daughter, West Allis; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Persak, West Allis; Mr. and Mrs. Philip Nicki, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nicki, Mr. and Mrs. Toule Przybylski, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Przybylski, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Setter and son, Dr. Martin Setter, Jr., Kenosha; Mrs. Marie Szerlong, Galesburg, Ill; Leon Szerlong, Libertyville, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. John Wargolet and family; Mr. and Mrs. John Tomkowiak and family, Milwaukee; Miss Julia Baron, Miss Helen Baron, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jarzyna, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Daniels and daughter, Mrs. Agnes Gowel, Mrs. James Carroll and family, Mrs. Theodore Steffan, Chicago, Ill.
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