BioM: Tibbett, Patricia L. (1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Tibbett, Mrotek, Major, Schraufnagel,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) July 7, 1955
Tibbett, Patricia L. (Marriage - 2 July
Mary’s Catholic Chruch of Neillsville was the scene on
Saturday, July 2, of the wedding of Miss Patricia L. Tibbett and
Duane Mrotek. The Rev. Fr. Peter Leketas performed the double ring
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Tibbett of Neillsville wore a floor
length gown, fashioned of imported Chantilly lace and nylon tulle
over net and slipper satin. The short sleeves and V neckline
were edged in hand-clipped scallops of lace which fashioned the
bodice and alternate panels of the scalloped edged lace and tulle
swept into a bouffant hoop skirt. A shoulder length veil of silk
illusion fell from a tulle half-hat styled with a scalloped front
outlined in seed pearls and iridescent sequins. The bride was given
in marriage by her father. She carried a white orchid surrounded by
white stephanotis and lily of the valley.
Mrs. Richard Tibbett attended her sister-in-law
as matron of honor. Mrs. Gene Major, sister of the groom, was
and Mrs. Alex Mrotek of Owen are the parents of the groom. He
was served by Richard Tibbett and John Mrotek as best men.
Ushers were Jackie Tibbett and Claire Mrotek.
Tommy Tibbett, nephew of he bride, carried the
rings on a heart-shaped pillow edged in lace. Little Gloria
Schraufnagel was flower girl.
Approximately 100 guests attended the dinner
served in the parish hall which was followed by a reception at the
home of the bride.
Mrs. Mrotek is a graduate of the Neillsville High
school and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing at
Marshfield. She is employed at the Memorial Hospital at
Neillsville. The groom is a graduate of the Loyal High School
and has spent two years in the armed forces. He is the
proprietor of the Soo Café at Owen.
They will reside in Owen on their return from a wedding trip to Northern Wisconsin and Michigan.
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