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From The Past - 1955
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Turini are spending their wedding trip in Miami Beach, Fla., following their recent marriage. The bride, the former Donna Murphy, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Murphy of Oconto Falls. They will make their home in Marquette, Mich.
A Chapel length gown of rose point
lace and net over satin was worn by Miss Laura Whitcomb,
of Mr. and Mrs. Crosby Whitcomb of Sobieske when she became
of Charles M. Violette, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Saco, Maine. The couple repeated their vows before the
Thadeus Koszarek in the St. John Cantius church at Sobieski, Saturday
at 9 o'clock. The church alter was decorated with seasonal
for the occasion.
The brides gown was fashioned with a Peter Pan collar and long sleeves. Her fingertip veil of French illusion fell from the Juliet cap of rose point lace trimmed with pearls. White French Carnation and a white orchid were in here crescent bouquet. She was given in marriage by her Uncle, Russel Whitcomb, Wauwatosa, in the absence of her father who has been a patient in St. Vincent and the Oconto Hospitals for more than three months.
The double ring ceremony was used.
Whitcomb of Milwaukee served as her sister's maid of honor,
while Miss Beverly Bartels served as brides maid. They wore
length gowns of dusty nylon net with velveteen bodices and matching
and carried pink muffs with baby blue mums.
During the ceremony, John Whitcomb of Milwaukee sang, "Ave Maria" and "On This Day". He was accompanied by Mrs. Ray Truskowski at the organ.
John Violette of Saco, Maine served as his brother's best man. His other attendant was Charles Giliberti. Ushers were James Blazer and Earl Renquin.
A wedding breakfast and reception were held in the church parlors; after which the couple left for a honeymoon in Maine and other eastern states.
The bride was a graduate of Oconto Falls high school and is employed by Maryland Casualty Company in Milwaukee. Her husband was graduated from Old Orchard Beach high school. He attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering and is engaged in construction work. They will make their home in Milwaukee after December 10.
Wedding guests came from Milwaukee, Oconto, Minneapolis, Oconto Falls, and Green Bay.
N.L. Thielke of Oconto Falls observed his 92nd birthday on Sunday.
Word has been received of the death of Rev. Victor Nearhoff, formerly pastor of the Oconto Falls Methodist Church.