Suit, Men's, Wedding
Louis M. Battey Wedding Suit. a) Jacket. Material: textile, plastic. Size: 19" x 28". Description: dark blue pinstriped, double breasted jacket with wide lapels; pockets at left breast and lower front; three-button front closure mirrored by three decorative buttons on the other side of opening; dark blue cotton sateen lining; inside label: "Wickfield Clothiers Corporation, A M Stein, Mankato's Largest Clothing Store." (b) Vest. Material: textile, plastic. Size: 15" x 22". Description: dark blue, pinstriped vest; two upper and two lower front pockets; front closure with six plastic buttons; dark blue cotton sateen back; white cotton twill lining. (c) Pants. Material: textile, plastic. Size: 15" x 43 1/2" L. (size 32-33). Description: dark blue pinstriped pants cuffed at bottom; side and back pockets; front fly closure with five mismatched plastic buttons. (d) Tie. Material: textile. Size: 4" W. x 51" L. Description: gray leaf jacquard satin tie with black and white checkered and blue, green, black and red solid graphic designs on front; the tie's design name and manufacturer are integrated into the weave of the tie on the back of the wide blade: "Dynamics by Raxon"; label sewn on the back of the narrow blade: "Esquire Cravat, Resilient Construction."
Louis M. Battey was born 25 November 1914 and died in 2004. Gladys Elizabeth Louisa Tesch was born 14 July 1915 and in 2012 is 97 years old. Louis and Gladys were married 16 June 1938 at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Waldorf. Gladys Louis and Gladys are parents to donor. Gladys' parents were: Alfred and Elizabeth Tesch. Alfred W. Tesch was born 16 June 1885 and died 28 November 1981. Elizabeth (Kain) Tesch was born in 1889 and died in 1985. Alfred and Elizabeth were married in Waseca County 14 October 1908. They lived in Byron Township. Alfred and Elizabeth were the donor's grandparents.