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Fencl – Shores Marriage 1916


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 6/11/2021 at 08:49:30

Cresco Plain Dealer Oct. 27, 1916 P-12 C-1

Married—The wedding of Joseph Fencl and Fannie Shores took place Tuesday, Oct 24, 1916 at St Mary’s church in Little Turkey, Rev. Vince Opava performed the ceremony. The writer voices the sentiment of the community in wishing them both long life and happiness.

Cresco Plain Dealer Nov. 10, 1916 P-5 C-6

Married at Little Turkey.
On October 24, 1916, Mr. Jas. Fencl and Miss Frances Shores were united in marriage by Father Opava. The groom is the youngest son of John Fencl and the bride the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Shores. The bride wore a beautiful gown of white silk taffeta with silver embroidered and crystal dotted net and white satin slippers, also a silver veil with a wreath of live roses. The groom wore a neat suit of blue serge. The bridesmaid wore a white adora silk dress and white slippers. The best man Louis Fend, cousin of the groom, wore a blue serge suit. Helen Koudelka, a second cousin of the groom, and Leonard Fencl, a nephew of the groom, and a cousin of the bride, led them to the altar. She wore a white silk dress trimmed with shadow lace; he wore a little white suit. They carried the rings in baskets filled with roses and carnations. A bountiful wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride, the dining room being decorated in red and green. The evening was spent in music played by Miss Mary Shores, cousin of the bride, and songs sung by the young folks. They received many beautiful presents and a large sum of money. The young people will reside on the groom’s farm near Protivin where he has a nice new house built.


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