BioM: Sontag, Jean Helene (1937)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Sontag, Sliter, Longenecker, Radloff, Jones, Fowell, Covell, Hottman

----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 12 Aug. 1937

Sontag, Jean Helene (Marriage - 8 Aug. 1937)

The Congregational church at Neillsville was the scene of a very charming wedding shortly after four in the afternoon, August 8, when Jean Helene Sontag came down the ribboned aisle on the arm of her father, George L. Sontag, to the alter decked in poplars, sumach, candelabra and garden flowers where Rev. G. W. Longenecker spoke the words which made her the wife of John Gilbert Sliter of Arena, Wis.

Before the ceremony, from three thirty until four, the guests were greeted by soft music played by Otto Radloff of Madison. Playing by ear along, Mr. Radloff has accompanied well known orchestras. At four, Robert Jones of Arena, sang "At Dawning" The selection was followed by the entrance of Reverend Longenecker, the bridegroom, and the best man, Tom Fowell of Richland Center. Mr. Sliter and Mr. Fowell were wearing white suits.

Following this entrance, Mr. Radloff began Lohengrin’s march for the entrance of the bride and her party. The ushers, Allan Convell of Neillsville and Kenneth Hottman of Spring Green, wearing white trousers and dark coats be—(Continued page 5) *** Rest is not available at this time.



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