Miss C. Granacher Becomes Bride of Bernard Michaels
Mitchell, April 24-- St. Michaels R. C. church at Mitchell was the setting
Saturday, April 22, for the wedding of Miss Charlotte C. Granacher,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Granacher, Rockville Centre, N.Y. and
Bernard Michaels, route 1, Cascade. The Rev. C. J. Schouten officiated.
Potted ferns and lilies decorated the church altar.
The nuptial high mass was sung by the choir and Mrs. John Henkel was
soloist for the 9 a.m. ceremony and sang "Ava Maria". Mrs. Ed. Keuper
presided at the organ.
The bride was a picture in her traditional gown of white satin, styled with
a long full skirt and train and a bustle effect on the skirt. The gown
buttoned down the front and long sleeves came to points at the wrist. A
pearl beaded headpiece held her finger-tip veil. Camellias were placed on
top of her pearl covered book.
The bride was attended by Miss Mary Weinhold as maid of honor and she wore
a blue satin dress identical to that of the bride, only with short sleeves.
Blue gloves and matching headpiece complemented this attire. She carried
pink and white carnations. The bridesmaid, Miss Margaret Michaels, sister
of the groom, chose an ice pink satin gown, fashioned with a net yoke and
ruffle, giving it a drop shoulder effect, a tight bodice and a full skirt.
Ruffles identical to those on the dress, were seen on her elbow length
gloves. Camellias and African violets were carried on her prayer book.
Her headpiece was a pink sweetheart bonnet with a long drape on the right
Attending the groom was his brother, Gerald Michaels, as best man. The
groom and his attendant wore tuxedos. Francis Michaels and David O'Reilly,
cousins of the groom, ushered.
Dinner was served to 50 guests at Forest Lake Resort and a reception was
held there between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. for 150 relatives and friends.
The groom's mother was attired in a navy blue dress with navy accessories
and a corsage of white carnations.
The bride attended St. Agnes Academy, Rockville, N.Y.; St. Vincent's
Hospital School of Nursing, N.Y. and is presently employed at St. Nicholas
hospital in Sheboygan. her husband is a graduate of Plymouth High School,
served two years in the Marine Corps and is now employed by the State
A home awaits the couple on route 1, Cascade, when, they return from their
honeymoon. When they left, the new Mrs. Michaels wore a brown suit and hat
and snake skin shoes and purse.
Several pre-nuptial parties were given the couple, including a shower last
Tuesday evening at the home a Miss A. Kleinhaus, and attended by the girls
of the St. Nicholas hospital staff. A stag party for the groom was given
by the State Conservation Dept. at Forest Lake Resort.
(caption under bride's photo: Traditional white satin gown was worn by
former Charlotte Granacher for her wedding to Bernard Michaels, Jr. in St.
Michaels church, Mitchell on Saturday, April 22. Story on page 3.)
(The Sheboygan Press/April 24, 1950)
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