BioM: Maurer, Patricia (1954)


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Surnames: Maurer, Quelle, Perner, Jacques


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 8/05/1954


Maurer, Patricia (28 JUL 1954)


St. John’s Catholic Church at Marshfield was the setting for the wedding of Miss Patricia Maurer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maurer of Marshfield, and Alvin Quell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Quelle of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) on Wednesday, July 28th, 1954 at 9 a.m.  The double ring ceremony was performed by the Very Rev. Hugh Deeny and followed by a high mass.


The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown fashioned with a fitted lace bodice, long tapering sleeves and V shaped neckline.  Her nylon net over satin skirt was inset with lace panels and extended into a long tain.  A pleated net half-hat edged by tiny pearls secured her fingertip veil.  She carried a cascade bouquet of white pompons and stephanotis centered with a heart of red roses.


Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Mildred Maurer, wearing a light green net over taffeta gown featured with a bouffant skirt, ruffled panels at the sides and staples bodice topped with a bolero.  The bridesmaids, Patricia Quell, sister of the groom, wore a yellow gown, and Janice Maurer, sister of the bride, wore an orchid gown which were fashioned identically to that of the maid of honor.  Shirred net bands formed their headpieces and they all carried cascade bouquets of yellow carnations and white stephanotis fastened with matching streamers.


Albert Perner Jr. served as best man, and groomsmen were Gerald Quelle, Camp Carson, Colo. and Roy Quell Jr., Neillsville, both brothers of the groom.


Ushers were Arthur Jacques of Thorp and Edward Maurer, Marshfield.


The wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s parents and a wedding dinner, reception and supper at the Country Ballroom.  Music for the dance in the evening  was furnished by Wally Ives.


Mrs. Frank Maurer, mother of the bride, chose a gray dress for the occasion and Mr. Roy Quelle, mother of the groom, was attired in a navy dress and bother wearing white accessories and corsages of red roses and white mums.  The grandmothers were honored with corsages of white carnations.


The bride is a graduate of Columbus High School and had been employed at the office of Rodis Plywood Corp.  The groom attended school at Withee and is now a cheesemaker at Lone Oak Cheese Factory.


The young couple left on a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin and Michigan and upon return after August 4th, will make their home at Thorp.



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