The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on July 26, 1959 · Page 21
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The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 21

Racine, Wisconsin
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Sunday, July 26, 1959
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RAOINR gITNDAT lllTLtCTIN Jaly t9, ItSt SM , t Tropic Tempo —The entire party was keyed to a tropical theme, with guests in the casual attire preferred by the Islanders. At the left (from left) are Mr. and Mrs. George Gates with William Wadewitz. seated, and Mrs. Wadewitz. Tables were decorated with tropical fruits. Pictured at the right are (from left) Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Adamson, Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Yeo and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer F. Nelson Sr. The party combined a .sahite to the new statc-to-be with reminiscences of vacations spent - .loiirn«l-Tlme(i Pholo* (hero by many club members, a number of whom have made the crossing in the same ship used as a motif for the parly. Helen M. Kenna Becomes Mrs. David J. Thompson The marriage of Helen Margaret Kenna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond P. Kenna, 812 West Lawn Ave., and David Jerome Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Thompson, 1711 College Ave., was solemnized at high noon Saturday by the Rev. Daniel Garvey In St. Rose Church. After the oeremony, the young Thompsons received guests at a reception in Meadowbrook Town and Country Club before leaving on a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin. Their home, upon their return, will be 838 College Ave. The bride's gown of white peau de soie was designed on princess lines with Alencon lace at the square neckline and three-quarter push-up sleeves. The full gored skirt, • intermission length, dipped at the back in an uneven hemline, accented by bow trim. Her veil was gathered to a lace appliqued half-hat of matching peau de ' soie and she carried a prayer- book to which a white orchid was attached. Mr. Kenna gave his daughter in marriage. Mrs. Charles Gouldin^ was her sister's matron of honor and bridesmaids were Jeanne Haas and Mrs. Paul Race. They were gowned alike in white chiffon over taffeta with two toned aqua and turquoise cummerbunds circling their waists : and becoming back panels. They wore bowknot half-hats of silk organza with tiny velvet flowers and short circular veils, and carried colonial bouquets of white and aqua carnations with small yellow roses. The bridegroom had Gene Halverson as his best man. Ushers were Homer Schroder, George Miller and Dr. Martin Kenna, ^lie SunJai^ YjoleLooL Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Shaw ceived miscellaneous gifts at and their daughter Elizabeth the shower given by her aunt. Scheller Vows Are Spoken at Redeemer have returned to New Rochelle, N. Y., after vacationing with Mrs. Shaw's parents, the Henry Kobicks, 1810 Wisconsin Ave. During their stay in Racine, they were the guests of honor at a cocktail party given by Mr. and Mrs. William E. Dye, and at a cocktail party and a coffee hour at the Kobick home. Mrs. Robert Schmidt gave a luncheon at Racine Country Club for Mrs. Shaw, and Mrs. B. J. Bleakley a luncheon at her home. Mrs. Milton Erickson of Milwaukee entertained at a luncheort honoring Mrs. Shaw. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Kaplan, 2622 Douglas Ave., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Mary Rose, to Francis E. Stretton, Racine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Stretton of Maiden, Mass. Miss Kaplan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, and her fiance received his master's degree in chemistry from Boston College. A spring wedding is planned. Mrs. Harold Christianson, and her cousins, Marilyn and Judy Christianson, at their home on Quincy avenue. When Mrs. Richard Griffith, Mrs. Elaine Keleske and Mrs. Ernest Priaulx entertained at a luncheon at Honey Bear Farm, the bride was presented an orchid corsage and a gift from the group. Another miscellaneous shower, held at the home of the bridegroom's parents, the Edward Schellers. 1121 Illinois St., had his aunts, Mrs. Mildred Nelson and Mrs. Russell Kruck, as hostesses. A brunch was given by Mrs. Donald Gebhardt and Mrs. Thomas Larson at the Gebhardt home, and guests presented the bride miscellaneous gifts. -Art Haas Photo MRS. DAVID THOMPSON , (Helen Kenna) Mrs. Kenna witnessed her daughter's wedding in a gown of beige lace over tissue silk with light brown accessories; A yellow orchid formed her corsage. Mrs. Thompson, mother of the bridegroom, wore a white phalaenopsis orchid corsage with her gown of pastel blue embroidery over taffeta and white accessories. Among the large number of edit of town guests were Dr. and Mrs. Martin Kenna and 1 James, and Dr. and Mrs. O. J. Stratz, all of Aurora, III.; Dr. and Mrs, Donald Jones with Sandra and Barbara, and Mrs. Richard Haentze, all of Appleton; Leo Stratz, Fond du Lac; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goulding, Thomas, Charles and Kathleen, all of Yale, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. George Booth of Scarsdale, N, Y.; and the Robert Stratmans of Fort Wayne. Young Mrs. Thompson is an alumn of Stout State College. Her husband, owner and operator of the DJT Photography Studio, attended Shattuck Military Academy and the University of Wisconsin. Pre-nuptial parties honoring Mrs. John H. Brack, the former Carol Thieme, included a personal shower given by her sister, Mrs. Joseph Tenuta, and Connie Brodsko. Hostesses at a miscellaneous shower were Mmes. Marion Staudenraus Raymond Hintz and Herbert Thieme. A rehearsal party was held the evening preceding the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln McConnell, 701 Wolff St., will hold open house Sunday, Aug. 2, to mark their 25th wedding anniversary. Parties In honor of Mrs. David Jerome Thompson, the former Helen Kenna, began when her bridegroom's mother, Mrs. W. G. Thompson, entertained at luncheon for her. In Kenosha, Mrs. Eugene Potente Sr. was hostess at a luncheon and shower. The couple was honored at a Sunday night supper barbecue at the Janecky home when hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Janecky and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Race. Mrs. Alvin Haas and her daughter Jeanne Haas entertained at a luncheon shower at their home. The bride received miscellaneous gifts at the supper- shower given by Mrs. William Naegely, Mrs. D. Porter Spencer and Mrs. J. V. Hood at the Hood home. Mrs. George Ruetz entertained a group of friends at a party honoring the bride. The W. G. Thompsons gave the rehearsal dinner Thursday at the Breakers. The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer was the setting July 11 for the marriage of Virginia Christianson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Christianson. 3417 S. Elm wood Dr.. and Thomas Scheller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Scheller, 1121 Illinois St. The 6 p. m. ceremony was performed by the Rev. M. A. Miritz with Robert J. Lcnz as .soloist. Given in marriage by her father and wedded with her great-grandmother's wedding ring, the bride wore a gown of embroidered organza. The fitted bodice had a modified portrait neckline and brief sleeves with scallop detail. The bouffant skirt, intermission length at the front, tapered to a full sweep train with satin bow and streamers at the waistline. Her fingertip French illusion veil fell from a ballerina crown of sequins and seed pearls and she carried a white prayerbook with a white orchid and a j pg Dunk, John H. Brack, Carol Thieme Pledge Vows Olson-Palinski Vows Repeafed Olaf A. Olson and Irene C. Palinski exchanged wedding vows before Msgr. Henry J. Schmitt in St. Joseph's rectory at 6 p.m. Friday, July 10. The bride Is the daughter of Mrs. Gertrude Michna, 3116 Erie St. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Ingar Olson, 821 Lombard Ave. The bride wore a beige silk shantung sheath with white lace bodice. Her white lace hat was accented with rhinestones and veiling. She complemented her ensemble with a white orchid. Mrs. Frank Basil was her sister's only attendant. She wore a light blue sheath, white accessories and a corsage of|M,, Lester Burdick and her George Kaprelian, 1815 N. Main St., is announcing the engagement of his sister, Renee, to Leon F. Fannin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Fannin, 2608 16th St. An Aug. 15 wedding is being planned. Miss Kaprelian was graduated from tne University of [Wisconsin, the University of 'ennsylvania and Marquette University and has done pre- doctoral work in anthropology at the University of Chicago. Her fiance was graduated rom the University of Wisconsin, attended the Universities of Cologne and Frankfurt, Germany, as a Fulbright recipient and now is completing pre- doctoral work in sociology at the University of Wisconsin. He has taught sociology at the University of Wisconsin Extensions in Manitowoc and Sheboygan and at Beloit College. In September he will assume a position in the department of sociology at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Prior to her marriage, Mrs. Walter James Koshen III, the former Barbara Jane Jensen, was honored at a series of parties, including a miscellaneous shower given by Mmes. Walter Koshen Sr., Walter Koshen Jr. and John Rock. Mrs. Charles Albright and Mrs. James Axtell also entertained at a miscellaneous shower. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Nelson were hosts at a dinner party and Mr. and Mrs. Emmert Nelson gave a dinner preceding the wedding rehearsal. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Koshen Jr. entertained the bridal party after the rehearsal. stcphanotis cascade. Gail Christianson was her sister's maid of honor and the bridesmaids were Barbara Reitter and Mrs. Edward Scheller Jr. of Chillicothe, Mo. They wore identical gowns of white Chantilly lace over mint green satin. The full ballerina skirts had ruffled underskirts, and were caught at the back waistlines with mint green satin bows and hemline streamers. They wore mint green horsehair braid haloes with blusher veils and carried cascades of pink roses and carnations. Lea Ann Dunk, the bridegroom's niece, was attired in a floor length frock of white lace for her duties as flower girl. A matching halo and v.eil, and a white ba.sket of spring flowers completed her ensemble. Edward Scheller was best man for his brother and William Soetenga and James Perry, cousin of the bride, were groomsmen. Ushers were another cousin, John Perry, with MitraliHll Huiiliu MRS. THOMAS SCHELLER ' (Virginia Christianson) (he bridegroom's brother-in-law. The supper-rccpption for several hundred guests was held in (ho parish hull immediately after the ceremony. The bride's mother wore n dress of shell pink embroidered dacron with carnation pink acces.sories and the bridegroom's mother light blue organza with white accessories. Both had corsages of shell pink roses. Among the out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. James Riley of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Perry, James and John, and Miss Karen Kern, all of North Chicago; the William Kuetermans of Toledo; iMr. and Mrs. Fritz Sander, Waukcgan; the Thomas Lar- sens and Tommy, Berwyn; the ijunlor Edward Schellers of Chillicothe; Mr. and Mrs. Rob ert Bahr, Mundelein; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Podgasky, Milwaukee; the Paul Smiths and Carol, the Dale Nelsons and! the Mark Girmans, nil of Kenosha. St. Luke's Church was (he setting at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, July 18, for nuptial rites unKing Carol Thieme and John II. llrnck. The Rev. Donald G. F,. Rndtke officiated. Pnren(s of (he couple are Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Thieme. 812 Carroll St., and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Brack Sr., IJ)0() Jerome Blvd. For her wedding, the bride selected a floor-length gown of Swiss organdy and matching gauntlets. The neckline and .skirt of her gown were appli­ qued with Chantilly lace, iridescents and pearls. Her fingertip French illusion veil fell from a profile half hat of pleated tulle with matching lace and jewels. She carried a bouquet of white roses and carnations centered with a while orchid. Mrs. Joseph Tenuta was matron of honor for her sister. Another sister, Kathleen Thieme, was a bridesmaid along with Connie Hrodsko and Lois Schal/.man. T heir identical orchid organdy dres.scs had taffeta cummerbunds. They wore matching gnundets and orchid flowered hats wi(h circular veils. The honor a((cndant carried a bouquet of orchid carnations and pink tea The aides carried orchid carnations. Jean Illntz, niece of the bridegroom, was flower girl and John Thieme, brother of the bride, was ringbearer. Robert Brack attended his brother as best man. The groomsmen were Tom Cranley, Allan Han.son and Dennis Jen- - iriKhllKht atudi* MRS. JOHN H. BRACK (Carol Thieme) sen. Joseph Tenuta and Robert Fergus ushered. The ceremony preceded a wedding dinner at the Hob Nob and a reception at the Golf Bowl. The bride's mother wore a beige embroidered silk organza dress and white accessories. The mother of the bridegroom chose pink lace with white accessories. Both had orchid corsages. The new Mr. and Mrs. Brack will reside at 717 12th St. after a wedding trip to Florida. Convert Play Table into Handy Blackboard Youngsters tire rapidly of their playthings. For fickle tiny tots, turn their play table into a versatile blackboard. Cover the table with a sheet of blackboard material or blackboard paint which comes in black or green. Then they can write or draw to their hearts' content, erase the work and start again. —Camera House MRS. OLAF A. OLSON (Irene Palinski) pink roses. Frank Basil attended the bridegroom. The couple will reside at 3116 Erie St. after a wedding trip to Denver and Colorado Springs. Prior to her marriage, the bride was guest of honor at daughter Marilyn. She was presented with a gift by co-w6rk- ers at Modine Manufacturing Co. CARVE IT RIGHT A smoked tongue should be placed with the rounded side away, from the carver and the a surprise shower given by tip at the right. -« Mrs. Thomas Scheller, the former Virginia Christianson, was the honored guest at a number of parties and showers prior to her recent marriage, .among them a miscellaneous shower given by her grandmother, Mrs. Andrew Adam, and her aunt, Mrs. Edward Madsen, at the home of the latter. Co-hostesses at a persona shower were Barbara Reitter and Gail Christianson, the bride's sister, The bride re Announcement is being made by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nielsen, 2405 Drexel Ave,, of the engagement of their daugh ter, Nola Gene, to Harvey L. Benedict, son of Mrs. Elsie Benedict and LaVerne Benedict, both of Waukegan, 111, No wedding date has been set. Unusual 'Collections' Decorate Child's Room to decorate 1 1 h unusual Children like their rooms w items. Let them make receptacles for their many collections of rocks and such from coffee cans. Paint them or glue bright pictures on the cans. Apply a protective coating of shellac. Usually a cool iron will put the finishing touch on miracle fabric blouses. It will, if they are hung correctly to dry and not wrung so wrinkles are crested into them. i IJour favorite BRIDE-TO-BE Has undoubtedly listed her name and gift preferences In Sandy's Popular Bridal Register. You'll find It easy to select a glfl for her, $h© registered her gift preferences here so' you could have a big selection and avoid possible duplication. FREE— bMutiful betlle of DISCOVERY PERFUMI for every Irid*te-le who raglsttra with ut. 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