Wedding of Tony Alesch and Diane Herke 1963
(Photo, Young's Studio) Mr. and Mrs. Tpny Alesch * * * * * * Wedding of Tony Alesch, Diane Herke Solemnized The. wedding of Diane Herke. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Edmund Herke, Emmetsburg, anc Tony Alesch, son of Arnold Alesch, Graettinger, and the ate Mrs. Alesch, was solemnized solemnized Nov. 23, at 11 a.m. in he Immaculate C o n c e ption Church, Graettinger. The Rev. Vincent Beacom of- 'iciated at the double ring serv- ce before an altar arranged with two bouquets of white xunpons and red carnations, 'fancy Currens was organist. Given in marriage by her fa- her the bride wore a floor- length gown of white satin with ace applique trimmed with sequins sequins and seed pearls, scooped scooped neckline, long tapered sleeves sleeves and full skirt that extended nto a chapel train. Her waist ength veil was caught to a white pillbox. She carried a bridal arrangement of white pompons and red roses. Maid of honor was Sue Ale- ich and bridesmaids were Gin- jer Munson and Ginni Jensen, all of whom wore identical red atih sheaths with overskirts and carried white chrysanthemums, chrysanthemums, white pompons and red eathered carnations. Flower girl was Kathy Schealler. She wore a white dress and carried ed petals in a white basket. Attendants to the bridegroom were Dave Kniffen, Douglas Herke and Leo Mahan. Guests were seated by Don Jurries and Benny Tonderum. Ringbearer was Paul Dunn. He carried the ings on a white satin pillow. Mrs. Herke chose a woo! heath dress in brown and gold or her daughter's wedding. Her accessories were in brown and her corsage was of white carnations carnations with gold- trim. A reception for approximately approximately 250 guests was held in the church basement and afterwards afterwards a dinner was served al the Skyline" Club. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Higley were dining dining room host and hostess and guest register attendant was Sharon Tonderum. Others who •: helped with the reception are Gloria Stigman, Barbara McComel and Bonnie Reinders, gift attendants; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Scbany, punch; Harriet Duhn and Shirley Ton- derum, cake: Mrs. Lester Stigman Stigman and Mrsr Clara Alesch, coffee pourers; Donna Fay, Diane Diane Christiansen, Irene Schany and Diane Petersen, waitresses; waitresses; Mrs. Francis Beschoerner, Mrs. Jim Mahan, Mrs. Howard Munsoij, Mrs. William McConnell, McConnell, Mrs. Harold Christensen and Mrs. Clarissa Swanson, food arrangements. For the wedding trip to Stillwell, Stillwell, Okla., the new Mrs. Alesch Alesch chose a two-piece blue wool suit with white chrysanthemum chrysanthemum corsage. Both the bride and bride- froom are graduates of Graettinger Graettinger High School, class of 1963, and now have established their home on a farm five miles miles west of Graettinger. Out-of-town guests.', included Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cunning- liam and family, Pontiac, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Larry JKniffen and family, Big Stone City, S.D.; Mrs. Louie Kniffen, Parkston, Parkston, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. J/arry tferke and family, Iowa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Maguire, Mason City; and Mrs. Carl Kniffen, Tindall, S;D.