Garven and Cora’s Wedding

Garven Borreson, the eighth child of Emil and Gina, and Cora Berdell Sexe, daughter of Helmer and Bertha Sexe of rural Ettrick, Wisconsin, were married at high noon, June 4, 1944 at North Beaver Creek Lutheran Church, rural Ettrick, Wisconsin. Garven’s brother, The Rev. Gilbert Borreson, was the presiding minister, and Gilbert’s wife Estelle the organist. The soloist Miss Lillian Brovold sang “Oh Promise Me” and “O Perfect Love.”

The bride was in white embroidered mousseline de soie, fashioned with a train, her veil of fingertip length and her bouquet of tea roses. Her attendants were her sister Miss Hilda Sexe and her cousin Miss Lillian Brovold. Lillian Brenengan and La Vern Sexe, both cousins of the bride, were the flower girl and ringbearer. The groom was attended by his brothers Ednar Borreson and Odell Borreson. A dinner was held in the church parlors for 120 guests.

Both bride and bridegroom graduated from Gale College, according to the news item. Mrs. Borreson is a graduate of the Buffalo county teachers training school at Alma and for three years taught at the Hegg school. For the past year she has taught the Daggett school in the town of Pigeon, where she has been re-engaged to teach the coming term. Mr. Borreson operates his father’s farm.

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