BioM: Behrents, Joyce Ann (1965)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Behrents, Pearson, Landwehr, Solberg, Pongratz

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/27/1965

------ Behrents, Joyce Ann (15 MAY 1965)

Miss Joyce Ann Behrents, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Einar A. Behrents of route 1, Abbotsford, and Joseph Dale Pearson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mae Pearson of route 2, Warrens, Wis., and the late Edmund Pearson, exchanged marriage promises Saturday, May 15, at Christ Lutheran church, Abbotsford.  During the 2 o’clock ceremony at which the Rev. F. H.  Sprengler officiated; Miss Joan Plautz sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “O’ Perfect Love”.  Mrs. William Frome was the organist.

For her wedding, the bride was attired in a floor-length bridal gown with jewel trimmed round neckline on the basque bodice of Chantilly lace.  The full skirt of silk organza over taffeta was designed with a front panel of lace and lace edged ruffled tiers in back.  Her bouffant illusion veil was secured to a crown of pearls.  She carried a cascade bouquet of garnet and large roses, stephanotis and carnations.

Attending the couple were Miss Shirley Landwehr of Marshfield, a friend of the bride, and Ron Pearson of Warrens, a brother of the groom.

A floor-length dress of powder blue acetate peau was chosen for the maid of honor.  A short sleeved jacket was worn with the formal that was fashioned with a round neckline and controlled skirt.  She wore a matching floral headpiece with bouffant veil and carried a colonial bouquet of pink and shite carnations.

Ernest Solberg and Robert Pearson seated the guests at the church.  Special honor guest were Mrs. G. H. Behrents and Mrs. Fan Pongratz.

Sixty-five guests attended the reception which was held in the church dining rooms following the ceremony.  The new Mr. and Mrs. Pearson greeted friends at the wedding dance at the Warrens Town Hall in Warren.

After a honeymoon trip to southern Wisconsin they will make their home at route 2, Warrens. 

The groom, a graduate of Tomah high school, is a telegraph operator for the Chicago and Northwestern Railway at Wyeville.  His bride, who was graduated from the Abbotsford high school, was employed at Karau’s Super Market at Marshfield.



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