Miss Evelyn Opgenorth And George Zuehl Are Wedded
A pretty June wedding took place in the Immanuel Lutheran church here at 4
p.m. Saturday, when Miss Evelyn Opgenorth, of the town of Sheboygan, became
the bride of George Zuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zuehl, 1529 Illinois
avenue. The Rev. Ed. Krause read the marriage service. As the bridal
procession entered the church "Idylle" by Gurlitt was played and the bridal
party left the church to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march.
The bride wore a gown of white fairyspun taffeta, with a fitted bodice and
full skirt. Her tulle veil, which hung en train, was fashioned in cap effect
and adorned with a wreath of orange blossoms. Her shower bouquet was
composed of pale pink roses, feverfew and sweetpeas. She also wore a string
of pearls, which was her gift from the bridegroom.
Miss Verena Opgenorth, a sister of the bride, who was the maid of honor, wore
a dress of orchid shade organdie fashioned in Colonial style with velvet
applique. She wore a picture hat of imported hair braid to match her gown.
Her flowers were snapdragons, carnations and feverfew in an arm bouquet.
The bridesmaids were Miss Beatrice Zuehl, a sister of the bridegroom, and the
Misses Ardelle and Wilma Opgenorth, sisters of the bride. Miss Zuehl wore a
dress of pale yellow colored organdie fashioned in Colonial style with velvet
applique. A large picture hat of imported hair braid to match her gown
completed her costume. Her Colonial corsage bouquet was composed of roses,
sweetpeas and feverfew. Miss Ardelle Opgenorth's dress was of pale green
organdie with velvet applique, fashioned in Colonial style. She wore a
picture hat to match her gown and her flowers were roses, feverfew and
sweetpeas in a Colonial corsage bouquet. Miss Wilma Opgenorth's dress was
also fashioned in Colonial style and had velvet applique work. A picture hat
similar to the other attendants completed her costume. She had a Colonial
corsage bouquet of roses, feverfew and sweetpeas.
The flower girl, little Henrietta Mahnke, wore a frock of pale pink ruffled
organdie and a miniature corsage of roses, sweetpeas and feverfew.
Elmer Opgenorth was the best man. Carl Zuehl and Melvin Bahler were the
A reception was held at the home of the bride, where a dinner was served to
approximately forty guests. Decorations were carried out in the shades of
the bridesmaids' dresses, rose, green, orchid and yellow. Cut flowers also
added in making the decorations attractive. The out-of-town guests present
for the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. George Mahnke of Racine; Mr. and Mrs. John
Beth, Jr., Two Rivers; Mr. and Mrs. F. Beachwood, and Mr. and Mrs. Hahn of
The young couple have gone on a wedding trip, keeping their destination a
secret. The bride's going-away costume was a tailored suit of rose colored
homespun material with accessories to match. After July 15 Mr. and Mrs.
Zuehl will be at home to friends at 720 Zimbal avenue.
The bride is a graduate of the Sheboygan High school with the class of 1923.
Mr. Zuehl is a member of the Sheboygan baseball team.
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