Frank Cufr - Judy Freye wedding
Judith Freye, Frank Cufr Wed in Beloit Church BELOIT — Miss Judith Marie Freye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Freye, Beloit, was married married to Frank C. Cufr, son of Mrs. Howard Rackow, Rte. 1, Milton Junction, at 2 p.m. Saturday in Atonement Lutheran Church, Beloit. Beloit. The Rev. Trevor J. Sandness officiated. The bride wore a gown of white taffeta styled with sculptured bodice, bodice, square neckline, tapering sleeves and voluminous skirt with chapel train. A small Swedish type crown held her circular fingertip veil. She carried a white orchid on a white Bible. Maid of honor was Miss Joan Freye, sister of the bride, while Jacklyn Lohr and Anne Gratz were bridesmaids and Kristeen Dennie was junior bridesmaid. The maid of honor and bridesmaids wore identical street-length gowns of red taffeta and carried white fur muffs with red carnations. Ring bearer was Leif Hubbard and miniature bride was Patricia Rheaume. Wesley Cufr, Waterloo, Iowa, was best man for his brother. Groomsmen were Richard Freye, Robert Heilman and Dean Hart. Serving as ushers were Lloyd A. Hauge, John Sargent, Edward Grutzner and Dale Morrison. Henry De Bruyne was organist and Mrs. Elizabeth Reinholz, soloist. soloist. A reception for 300 guests was held after the ceremony. Later a buffet supper was served to 100 relatives. After a wedding trip to Texas and Louisiana, the couple will be at home at Rte. 1, Milton Junction. The bride was graduated from Sculptor Speaks at Art League The Art League gallery resembled resembled a welding shop Friday evening evening as members and guests gathered gathered to hear Vern Shaffer, Beloit artist-sculptor, speak on metal sculpture. Mrs. Vern Williams introduced introduced the speaker. Mr. Shaffer acquainted the audience audience with the basic equipment and processes involved in welding welding and brazing metals. He pointed pointed out that there are a number of reasons for the upsurge of metal sculpture in the United States. "Every small community has a welding shop, making the tools and materials for this art form readily available," said Mr. Shaffer. Shaffer. "On the other hand stone is not so easily obtained, is expensive expensive to ship and demands many, many hours to produce the finished finished piece. Casting is almost nonexistent in the United States due to lack of proper facilities. Modern acrchitecture stresses lightness and airy appearance. Modern painting emphasizes detachment detachment and makes use of floating floating forms. So it is only natural that contemporary sculpture follows follows the same less solid, less bulky pattern." Mr. Shaffer showed slides to exhibit exhibit samples of his work. A number number of his smaller pieces were on display in the gallery. Mr. Shaffer donned protective cap, goggles, apron and gloves and set to work welding and brazing. brazing. His beautifully expressive sculpture and personable presentation presentation made this one of the Art League 's most memorable programs. programs. Mrs. Richard Douglas, A r t League president, called attention to the Beloit and Vicinity Show at Wright Art Center, Beloit College; Gabor Peterdi's exhibit opening Sunday at Devlin Gallery and Chinese treasures from the Imperial Imperial Collection opening at Chicago Chicago Art Institute Thursday. Art League members planning to make the trip to the Chicago show in a chartered bus are to make reservations with Mrs. S. A. Freitag, tour chairman, by the March 9 meeting. The tour has been tentatively set for Wednesday, Wednesday, March 14. Beloit Memorial High School in 1960 and has been employed as a secretary at the Blakely, Long, Grutzner. and Jaeckle law firm in Beloit. Mr. Cufr was graduated from high school in Fort Worth, Tex., in 1954. He is a farmer.