BioM: Bruchert, Patricia #2 (1964)
Contact: Linda O’Donnell
Surnames: Bruchert, Leibke, Sorensen, Rabeke, Burhop, Anderson, Hendriks, Matkovich, Madison, Rheingans
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Nov 1964
Bruchert, Patricia (7 NOV 1964)
Married November 7th at two p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran church at Withee by the Rev. Leroy Urman were Miss Patricia Ann Bruchert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Bruchert, and John William Leibke, son of Mr. and Mr. George Sorensen, all of Withee.
Organist for the nuptial ceremony was Mrs. Herman Rabeke ,while Miss Diane Burhop sang “The Lord’s Prayer and “O Promise Me.” Two bouquets of gladiolus were on the altar for the ceremony.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a bridal gown of silk bombazine designed with chapel train, scoop neckline and embroidered lace down the front of the bodice. Her full skirt had bows at the back of the drop waistline.
The bridal veil was secured to a fabric rose headpiece and her bouquet of while fuji mums was surrounded with red roses.
Miss Bonnie Anderson, the maid of honor, and Miss Nancy Hendriks, the bridesmaid, both of Minneapolis, wore royal blue brocade floor-length formals featuring scoop necklines and bows at the back waist. Each had a floral arrangement.
Nick Matkovich, Willard, was the best man and Ken Madison was the groomsman. Ushers were Peter Rheingans, Rockfield, and John Anderson, Mauston.
The wedding reception at the Meadowview Country Club in Owen began at four p.m. followed by a dance held at the American Legion Hall in Owen at nine p.m.
The bride and groom attended Owen-Withee High School. She is employed by the Continental Baking Company and the groom works for Lyndale Automotive. They will live at 2630 Blaisdell Ave., South Minneapolis.
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