BioM: Pettit, Jean Maureen (1956)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Pettit, Aumann, Hoeser,
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 25, 1956
Pettit, Jean Maureen (Marriage - 20
The Rev. Fr. Peter J. Leketas, pastor of
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, officiated at the 9 a.m. wedding
Saturday of Jean Maureen Pettit, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert
J. Pettit of Neillsville, and Wayne E. Meier, the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Adolph Meier, also of Neillsville.
The bride, given in marriage by her
father, wore a floor length gown with Chantilly lace and nylon
tulle over taffeta. The fitted bodice with a Peter Pan collar
was fashioned with fitted sleeves that extended to a point over the
hand. The bouffant skirt of lace came to points revealing a
nylon tulle flounced underskirt.
Her finger-tip veil of illusion lace,
edged in matching lace, was secured to a cap edged with seed
pearls. She carried a lace covered prayer book with a white orchid
on the top. White ribbons and stephanotis completed her
Miss Mary Aumann attended the bride as
maid of honor. Her bridesmaid was Miss Jeanette
The groom was attended by James Pettit
and Francis Langreck.
A reception for 125 guests was held at
the American Legion Hall, which was decorated in red and white
streamers and flowers.
The bride and groom are both graduates of
the Neillsville High School. She is employed as a waitress at
the Arbutus Café and the groom is employed at the Rollohome
A wedding trip is planned for later in the fall.
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