BioM: Kuester, Amanda (1932)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Kuester, Hemp, Vornholt, Glass, Grap, Zabler, Hagedorn, Kalsow, Ziegler, Stieple

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 29 Sept. 1932

Kuester, Amanda (Marriage - 24 Sept. 1932)

A pretty wedding was solemnized at the Reformed church Sept. 24 at 2 p.m., when Miss Amanda Kuester, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Kuester, was married to John Hemp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hemp, Rev. E. H. Vornholt officiating in the double ring ceremony.

The bride is a young lady of refinement and quiet charm. She attended the Uncle Sam school and has farm north of the city. Mr. Hemp also has been living with his parents where the couple will make their home after returning home from a motor tour of the middle west some time after Oct. 10. He is a young man of industrious habits and honest character.

Seventy-five friends and relatives attended the ceremony, the church being decorated in white, pink and green. Miss Mercedes Glass played the wedding march, "Here Come the Bride." The bride was given away by her father.

The maid of honor was Miss Minnie Kuester of Milwaukee a sister of the bride. She was also attended by Miss Ann Kuester, another sister.

The best man and attendants were Carl Garp and Earl Zabler of Milwaukee.

The bride wore a gown of white satin, white veil, white gloves and carried white roses, gladioli tips and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor wore a pink crepe dress and large hat, slippers and gloves to match. The bridesmaid wore a green crepe dress with large hat and slippers and gloves to match. She carried a bouquet of yellow rose and pink asters.

Following the wedding ceremony a dinner was given at the home of the bride for 35 guests. The dining room were prettily decorated in white. The wedding cake was baked by Mrs. Richard Hagedorn.

In the evening a wedding dance was held at Globe hall, which was attended by a large crowd.

Raymond Kalsow, cousin of the groom, was chauffeur for the young couple. Raymond Kuester, the bride's brother, and Miss Arnita Ziegler and Earl Zabler and Miss Ann Kuester, the bride's sister, accompanied the young couple on their honeymoon trip.

Out of town guests were Mrs. Bub, grandmother of the bride, and Mrs. Anna Stieple and daughter, Miss Mildred.




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