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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (June 18, 1959)
Dan Cupid Pulls His Mighty Bow This Week In Holt County
Mrs Dean C. Anderson nee Miss Judy Juracek. The wedding
took place at the First Methodist Church in O'Neill on June 7.
O'Neill Photo Co. Photo, The Frontier Engraving.
Judy Juracek Bride
Of Tilden Man
The Rev. Glenn Krnnicott, past
or of the First Methodist Church
in O’Neill, united in marriage
Miss Judith Juracek, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Juracek, O'
Neill, and Dean C. Anderson, son
of Mrs. Verna E Anderson and
the late C C. Anderson, Tilden on
Sunday, June 7.
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, chose a gown of im
ported embroidered organdy. The
fitted bodice, with sabrina neck
line. featured short shirred sleeves
with tiny bow trim. The deep
point of the lower bodice dipped
into the six tier, aisle wide skirt,
floor lensrth in front, rustled over
crisp taffeta and swept hack to a
Her veil was caught by a small
hat deCorated with orange blos
soms She carried a white orchid
over a white Bible
Attending the bride as maid-of
honor was her sister, Miss Irma
Juracek. The Misses Marilyn Broa
dy, Lorna Marcellus and Carole
Johnson of Lincoln were brides
maids. They wore gowns of yellow
organdy and carried white and
Tom Anderson, Tilden. was best
man. Groomsmen were Carl Frie
drich. Bill Mersch and Ron Ander
son. Ushers were Larry Mudloff
and I^arry Kalkowski.
The bride attended the Univer
sity of Nebraska and is presently
employed in Lincoln Mr. Ander
son is a senior at the University
The Charles Morsetts, Royal. The couple were married Saturday
ev ening, June 6, at the EUB Church in Orchard. Mrs. Morsett, Itefore
her marriage, was Miss Mary Jane Napier of Orchard.
O'Neill Photo Co. Photo, The Frontier Engraving.
The EUB Church in Orchard was
the scene of the Saturday evening,
June 6, wedding ceremony of Miss
Mary Jane Napier, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Napier and
Charles Morsett, son of Mrs. Fern
Morsett. The Rev. Duane Lenz of
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, wore a waltz length
gown of nylon net over while sa
tin. featuring a scalloped hem
line The fitted bodice was topped
with a scalloped edged jacket de
signed with a Peter Pan collar
and long sleeves tapering to
points at the wrists. Her lace edged
fingertip veil was held in place
by a headband of white satin dai
sies. She carried a corsage of
Miss LaVon Morsett, Norfolk, sis
ter of the bridegroom was maid
of-honor. The bridesmaid was Miss
Karen Napier, sister of the bride.
They wore identical gowns of white
nylon chiffon over taffeta with
scattered pastel daisies, square
neckline and short puffed sleeves.
Each wore a white daisy head
band and auried a nosegay of
Lavera Shrader, Ewing, was
bestman. Donald Schmeckpeper,
Norfolk, was groomsman and Dou
glas Shrader, Ewing, and I^arry
Raff. Creighton, were ushers.
Bruce Morrow, O'Neill, was the
Gail Ann Sicheneder, Atkinson
was flowergirl and Lynn Napier
Music was furnished by Miss
Sandra Shrader, cousin of the
bride, who sang “I Love You Tru
ly" and "The Lord’s Prayer", ac
companied by Mrs. Harvey Hol
Following the ceremony a re
ception for 135 guests was held
in the church basement. Miss Jan
et Stelling and Miss Sharon Hur
tig were in charge of the guest
book, Miss Jo Ann Luzio arranged
the gifts. Misses Dianne and Lor
etta Shrader were the hostesses.
Mrs. Dorothy Sicheneder presided
at the serving table and Mrs. Vir
ginia Morrow cut and served the
wedding cake. Mesdames Donald
Larson, Roy Young. Robert Mc
Daniels, Ronald VVehenkel and
Lewis Shrader also assisted.
After a wedding trip to Yellow
stone National park, the couple
will be at home on a farm north
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morsett
both graduated from the Orchard
STUART St Boniface Catholic
Church in Stuart was the scene of
the 10 a m., double-ring ceremony,
Saturday, June 6, uniting in mar
riage Miss LaVonne Schmaderer,
daughter of far. and Mrs. Alois
Schmaderer. Stuart and Kenneth
Kulus, son of Mr. and Mrs Wil
iam Kulus, Ralston. Rev. H. A
Paschang officiated at the high
The bride, escorted to the altar
by her father, appeared in white
embroidered _ >wn of nylon tulle
in a small rose pattern over net
and silk taffeta. The fitted basque
bodice, cut to a point at the waist
line. featured a high sabrina neck
line patterned in embroidered
scallops that also edged the short
shirred sleeves. Iridescent sequins
accented the scalloped detail of
the neckline. The elbow length
matching guantlets were tapered
at the wrist. The Bouffant skirt
shirred very full at the waist, fea
tured may tiers, all scalloped
edged that cascaded to the back
into a cathedral train. She car
ried an orchird on a white pray
er book. Her jewelry consisted of
pearl earrings and a pearl, a gift
from the bridegroom.
The maid-of-honor, Miss Marlene
Schmaderer sister of the bride
and bridesmaids, Jane Murphy
Stuart and Marilyn Fetrow, O’
Neill. were gowned in blue sill,
chiffon over taffeta, ballerina
length dresses styled with fitted
bodices. They wore blue picture
hats, white nylon gloves and white
shoes. They wore pearl earrings
which were a gift from the bride.
They carried baby pink rose buds:
JoAnn Kulus. sister of the bride
groom, was the flower girl.
Dennis Couch, Omaha, uncle of
the bridegroom, w a s best man.
Ushers were Gerald, Maurice and
Richard Schmaderer, brothers of
the bride, and Larry Hinkel, Rals
The mothers' of the bride and
bridegroom, chose beige lace dres
ses with matching accessories and
corsages of pink camantions.
The bridegroom and his atten
dants were attired in white dinner
jackets, dark trousers and black
bow ties. The bridegroom wore a
white boutonniere while the at
tendants wore pink.
Following the ceremony a din
ner and reception for 150 guests
was held at the Stuart Auditorium
Mrs. Gary Lockman, Stuart, Cousin
of the bride, presided at the guest
book. Karen and Doris Schmader
er, sisters of he bride, poured.
The centerpiece of the three-tier
wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Joe
The bride attended St. Boniface
and Stuart Public schools and is
employed by Mutual of Omaha.
The bridegroom attended Ralston
High and Creighton University and
Omaha University. He is employed
as a meatcutter at Hinky Dinky’s
at at Omaha.
Following a wedding trip to the
Blackhills, the couple will be at
home in Omaha.
Guests from out-of-town came
from Ralston, Omaha. O’Neill,
Lancoln, Hartington, Crofton. West
Point, Columbus, Beemer in Ne
braska and Davenport, Iowa.
The Kenneth Kulus’. The bride is the former LaVonne Schmad
erer of Stuart. The couple were married June 6 at St. Boniface's
Catholic Church in Stuart.
O’Neill Photo Co. Photo, The Frontier Engraving.
Miss Phyllis Wessel
Weds Elmore Blain
The altar of the First Baptist
church in Mobridge, S.D., was
decorated with two seven-branch
candelabra and baskets of flowers
for the wedding of Miss Phyllis
Wessel, daughter of Mrs. John
Wessel of Mobridge, and Elmore
Blain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Blain of Page. The May 24th, 2:30
p.m., ceremony was performed by
Rev. Glenn Wessel, pastor of the
Robinsdale Wesleyan Methodist
church of Rapid City, S.D.
The bride, given in marriage by
j her brother, John Wessel, jr., wore
a floor-length princess style gown
of white satin, fashioned with a
net yoke and long sleeves. Her
lace trimmed net veil was held in
place with a satin tiara. She car
ried a bouquet of white carnations,
red roses and rose buds on white
Maid-of-honor was Mrs. Evelyn
Anderson of Rapid City and Donna
Jean Wessel of Mobridge was
bridesmaid. They wore powder
blue satin princess style street
length gowns with matching head
] bands. They wore blue and white
I carnation corsages.
Glenda Beth Wessel of Rapid
| City was flower girl.
Attendants for the bridegroom
| were Paul Wessel and Wesley
i Blain. Alvin Wessel and Richard
Wessel were ushers.
The bridegroom’s brothers, By
ron and Leonard Blain. were can
Cousins of the bride sang “O
Promise Me” and “The Wedding
Prayer" “The lord's Prayer” was
sung by Mrs. Glen Wessel.
A reception was held in the First
National Bank social room for 135
guests. The bride’s table was dec
orated in blue and white and cen
tered with a four-tier rectangular
cake topped with a miniature
bride and bridegroom.
The couple went to the Black
Hills for a wedding trip.
Mrs. Blain graduated from the
Mobridge high school, attended
Miltonvale Wesleyan college and
has taught school for the past year
and a half. She will attend sum
mer school at the South Dakota
Normal school in Aberdeen and
teach in Kansas next term.
Mr. Blain was graduated from
O’Neill High school and has attend
ed Miltonvale Wesleyan college in
Kansas for two years.
The couple will reside in Kansas
where the bridegroom will continue
his studies. At present they are
making their home on a ranch
where the bridegroom has been
working for the past year.
Omaha Girl Wed
In Ewing Church
Miss Brenda Morisse, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. August Morrisse, I
Omaha, became the bride of Rob
ert Tams, jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Tams, sr., Ewing, at the
United Presbyterian church in
Ewing, Saturday evening, June 6.
Dr. William H. Ross officiated at
the 7:30 doublering ceremony.
John A. Wood was the organist.
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, wore a floor length
gown of nylon tulle. The fitted bod
ice featured a scalloped neckline
shirred at the shoulder. The bouf
fant skirt was accented iwth tiers
of embroidered nylon tulle.
Her fingertip veil of French il
lusion was held in place with a
pearl tiara. Her only jewels was a
pearl necklace. She carried a bou
quet of pink roses with satin
Miss Karen Morisse was maid
of-honor for her sister. Miss Car
olyn Tams, sister of the bride
groom was bridesmaid. They wore
identical gowns of knotted nylon
over pink satin. Miss Morisse car
ried a bouqquet of white roses with
pink streamers md Miss Tams,
one of pink carnations and rose
buds with white streamers.
Attendants for the bridegroom [
were his two brothers, Jerry and
Jim Tams. They wore white din
ner jackets and dark trousers, j
Each wore a white carnation bout
onniere as did the fathers of the
The bride’s mother chose for her
daughter’s wedding, a dress of
navy blue sheer with matching
accessories. The bridegroom’s
mother wore a dress of gray nylon
lace over pink satin, with pink ac
cessories. Both wore a pink rose
Following the wedding ceremony,
a reception was held *at the home
of the bridegroom’s parents, at
tended by the immediate families
of the couple and Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Tams of Clearwater, grand
parents of the bridegroom.
The bride is a graduate of an
Omaha high school and has been
employed for the past year at the
Western Electric in Omaha.
The bridegroom, who has spent
most of his life in the Ewing com
munity, is a graduate of the Ewing
high school. He attended Wesleyan
college in Lincoln for one year
and is now enrolled at the Omaha
University for night classes He,
too, is employed in Omaha.
Mrs. Thomas Eugene Brader nee Sylvia Harder. The bride is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Harder of O'Neill. The couple
was married June 11 at the Augustanra Lutheran church at Omaha.
Photo by O’Neill Photo Co.
Miss Sylvia Harder, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Harder of
O'Neill, became the bride of Thom
as Eugene Brader, son and Mr.
and Mrs. Spencer Brader of Oma
ha, on Thursday, the eleventh of
June at the Augustana Lutheran
Church at Omaha.
The Rev. Reuben Swanson of
ficiated at the double-ring cere
mony. Red roses decorated the al
tar and white candles burning in
branched candelabra appointed
the chancel for the 4:30 o’clock
Miss Jane Petersen was organ
ist and Mrs. Weldon Petersen,
sister of the bride, was soloist. She
sang "O Lord Most Holy" and
"The Lord’s Prayer."
Given in marriage by her fath
er, the bride approached the al
tar in a floor length gown of Chan
tilly lace and tulle over bridal sat
in. The gown featured a fitted
basque bodice, tiny cap sleeves,
a sweetheart neckline scattered
with iridescent sequins, and a vo
luminous skirt of tulle with wide
bands of scalloped lace. Her
French illusion fingertip veil was
attached to a plateau hat of lace
edged with pleated tulle and held
secure with hearts of pearls.
She carried a cascade bouquet
of white gladioli centered with a
corsage of red sweetheart roses.
Her jewelry, a gift from the bride
groom, was a single strand of ba
by pearls and matching ear rings.
Maid of honor, Miss Ruth Grove
of Funk, was gowned in a waltz
length dress of powder blue lace
over taffeta with matching head
dress and mitts. She carried a
colonial bouquet of red sweetheart
Marlin Reissig of Omaha was
best man. The bridegroom and his
best man were attired in white
dinner jackets and black trousers.
John Harder, brother of the
bride, and Weldon Petersen, her
brother-in-law were ushers. The
men of the wedding party wore
white carnation boutonnieres.
Mrs. Robert J. Herron of St.
Paul, Minn., sister of the bride
groom, had charge of the guest
and gift book in the church lounge
after the ceremony.
A seven o'clock wedding dinner
for eighteen quests was given by
the bride’s parents in the Key
Room at Hill-Top House for the
wedding party and relatives pre
The bride is a 1957 O'Neill High
graduate and for the past two
years has been a student at the
Immanuel Hospital School of Nur
sing in Omaha.
The bridegroom graduated from
high school in White Bear Lake,
Minn., and attended Gustavus Adol
phus College at St. Peter, Minn,
and the University of Omaha
For going away Mrs. Brader
wore a powder blue sheath dress
with white accessories. After a
short wedding trip the couple will
live for the summer months at
The Francis L. Penrys. The bride is the former Claudeen Ray
mer of Atkinson. The wedding took place June 8 at St. Joseph s
Catholic church in Atkinson. Brady Studio Photo.
In St. Joseph's Church
ATKINSON -Miss Claudeen Ray
mer and Francis L. Penry were
married at 9:30 a m. on June 8 at
St. Joseph's Catholic Church in
Parents of the couple are Mr
and Mrs. Claude L. Raypier and
Mr. and Mrs. Earl L. Penry. All
are of Atkinson.
Reverend Robert Moix>cco per
formed the double ring l eremony.
Servers for the mass were Joe
Verzal and Larry Judge The altar
was decorated with garden flowers.
Miss Maxine Pach was organist
and the St. Joseph’s high school
The bride was attired in a gown
of white Rosqpoint lace and nylon
tulle. The fitted bodice of rose
point lace was designed with a
Sabrina neckline, edged with hand
clipped flowers, each centered with
tiny pearls and sequins and a
touch of illusion. The long sleeves
came to bridal points at the WTisf.
The scalloped lace extended into
the skirt The full gathered flounce
extended to the floor. A crown
headpiece trimmed with pearl and
sequins held the bride’s double
tire lace trimmed veil of French
illusion. She carried a bouquet of
white carnations centered with
stephanotis and traling ivy.
Miss Frances Raymer, sister of
w’ore a light blue embroidered chif
wore a light blueembroidered chif
fon gown with cumberbund waist,
and hat band of blue feathered
carnations and white gloves. Her
bouquet was fan shaped of blue
feathered carnations and white
George Ponry. brother of the
i bridegroom, was best nuyv Ush
i ers were Louis Laible and William
j Raymer. brother of the bride.
Following the ceremony, the
bride's parents entertained the
! wedding party at a dinner at their
j tjome. X recption was held from
2 until 4 in the afternoon. Miss
Mary Penry of Omaha, the bride
groom's sister was in charge of
the gift book.
The guest book was in charge
of the bride's sister. Miss Marilyn
Raymer Mrs. Bill Raymer, a sis
ter-in-law of the bride, cut the
After a wedding trip to the
Black Hills. Wyoming and Colo
rado, the couple will be at home i
The bride is a graduate of St.
Joseph's high school and is the
secretary in the office of Attorney
Francis I). Ix*e. The groom also
graduated from St. Joseph's and
is associated with his father in
business in Atkinson.
Rev. DeBacker Unites
Brother in Marriage
Monsignor J. M. Hallman an
nounced an unusual wedding cere
mony in bis parish at 10 a m., on
Tune 6 at St. Mary’s Catholic
Church in Omaha uniting in mar
riage Miss Judith lxmilmrd, Den
ver, Colo, and James G. DeBack
er, also of Denver., in which the
four DeBacker children were on
the altar with Father Thomas
DeBacker officiating at the mar
riage of his brother, James De
Backer, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel De
Backer. Columbus, Nebr., were
the bestman and matron of honor,
DiAnn Debacker and her fiancee.
Gene Hendrix, Denver, were the
bridesmaid and grooms attendant
and two DeBacker grandchildren
were the ring-bearer and flower
girl. Ushers were Dan DeBacker
and Eugene Hendrix.
The parents are Mr. and Mrs. E.
G. Lombard, Milwaukee, Wise.,
and Mr. and Mrs. G. C. DeBacker,
The bride appeared in a scallop
ed, embroidered nylon organza
gown featuring an empire bust
line gleaming with satin ribbon.
The bouffant sliirt ended in an in
termission length tsweep train. A
coronation crown of nylon organza
decorat mi with seed pearls held
her fingertip veil of French illu
sion. Her bouquet was made up
with yellow roses ami white carna
The matron-of-honor w o r e a
white lace ballerina length dress
over mm* given taffeta with mat
ching picture hat and shoes. The
bridesmaid wore a white lace
dress over pink taffeta and mat
ching picture hat amt shoes. Their
flowers were white carnations cen
tered with given and pink carna
The flower girl Mary Lynn 1\«
Backer wore a lavender nylon or
gandy dress over taffeta With a
tiara of lavender amt white flow
ers and carried a basket of white
carnations. The ring-bearer, Mike
DeBacker wore a navy coat and
pearl grey trousers Bestman and
attendants wore tuxedos with white
A member of St. Mary’s choir
sang, ’’Ave Maria", "Panis An
gelicus", and "On This Day”.
Both the bride and bridegroom's
mothers wore beige lace dresses
with matching accessories adorned
with pink carnation corsages.
Following tin' ceremony a break
fast was held at Johnny’s Res
taurant. A winner at noon and re
ception was held at 2 p.m
After a wedding trip to Wiscon
sin the couple will lx* at home at
19754 So. Humboldt, D e n v e r,
For traveling the bride chose
a beige corded taffeta sheath with
The bride attended Wanatosa
high school and Central Technical
Institute at Kansas City, Mo. She
is employed by Security Life Ins.
Co., Denver, Colo.
The bridegroom attended St Ma
ry’s academy in O’Neill and Ne
braska University. He is a civil
service employee at Colorado Uni
The Lucky Clover, 4-H Club met
at Harvey Krugman’s June 4 in
stead of June 5.
Meeting was called to order by
our president, Janet Kingman.
Dennis and Dwayne Krugman de
monstrated how to plant tomatoes
Next meeting will be held at
Harold Halstead’s June 19.
Miss Donna Mlnarik of Neligh,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
F. Mlnarik, of Ewing and Donald
E Mackel, son of Mr. and Mrs.
John Mackel, of Elgin, were united
in marriage Saturday morning,
June 13th in St. Peter's Catholic
church in Ewing.
Rev. Peter F. Burke officiated
at the 10:00 o’clock double ring
ceremony l>efore an altar decorat
ed with spring flowers. Mrs. Ker
mit Jefferies, organist, accompan
ied Jerry Jefferies singing "Panis
Angelicos", "On This Day O Beau
tiful Mother" and "O Lord 1 am
Escorted to the altar by her
father, the bride chose a waltz
lengh gown of embroidered nylon
tulle over satin. The fitted bodice
was designed with a scalloped sa
brina neckline, and trimmed with
sequins and pearls. Scalloped tiers
of border embroidery fashioned
the full skirt worn over h<x>ps.
Her double veil of French illusion
was caught to a crown of sequins
and pearls. The bride carried a
cascade Colonial bouquet of red
roses, fashioned in the form of a
cross, with a removable corsage.
The maid-of-honor, Mrs. Dwight
Schroeder, and bridesmaid Miss
Karen Mlnarik, both of Ewing,
sisters of the bride, wore identical
gowns of white nylon fashioned
with square necklines, fitted bo
dice, puffed sleeves and delicate
■minted lavender and yellow Bow
es on the full skirt. They carried
prays of yellow roses and wore
Miss Peggy Schroeder of Ewing,
niece of the bride served as flow
er girl. She appeared in a floor
length gown of lavender taffeta
fashioned with a square neckline
and puffed sleeves. She wore a
matching cummerbund. She car
ried yellow rose buds and laven
der sweet peas.
The bridegroom and his atten
dants, Bill Schmidt and Lyle
Mackel, brother of the l/ride
groom, both of Elgin, wore white
jackets and dark trousers. The
bridegroom wore a boutonniere of
red roses and his attendants had
yellow rose boutonnieres. Ushers
were John Mlnarik of Ewing, cou
sin of the bride and Jim Mackel,
of Elgin, brother of the bride
A reception was held following
the ceremony at St. Dominic's
Hall, for relatives and friends.
Miss Mary Armbruster of Brus
wick had charge of the guest lxx»k.
Assisting with the gifts were Miss
Lorene Heithoff, Miss Shajon Mac
kel, both of Elgin and Mrs. Dick
Cunningham of Page.
A 3 tier wedding cake topped
with a miniature bride and groom,
centered the bride’s table. Miss
Clarie Mlnarik of Ewing cut the
cake and Miss Joyce Beckman of
The bride w'as graduated from
the Ewing Public School and has
been employed for 3>/2 years as
bookkeeper in the Antelope Coun
ty Treasurer’s office in Neligh.
The bridegroom graduated from
St. Boniface High School at Elgin
and served in the United States
Navy for two years He is present
ly employed as Ixjokkeeper by
Jochum Seed Co. at Elgin.
The bride chose a two piece
lavender dress with white acces
sories, for travieling. After a
week’s wedding trip to the Black
Hills the couple will l>e at home
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The Donald Mackels, Elgin. The bride is the former Donna
Mlnarik of Neligh. The couple were married Saturday, June 13, at
St. Peter’s Catholic Chuch in Ewing.
Photo by Westland Studio, Neligh. Frontier Engraving
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