BioM: Fassbender, Clara Sybilla (1907)

Contact: Michelle Melcher

Surnames: Fassbender, Scheffer, Schmidt, Van Helden, Prock, Qualy, Hauck, Demers, Bever, David, Songer, Zobel, Kleiner, Wehling, Barry, Schneider, Ludwig, Maier, Velten, Couture, Scharlow, Meir, Berthiaume, Mitchel

---- Source: Fairchild Observer (Fairchild, Wis.) 9/12/1907

Fassbender, Clara Sybilla (10 Sep 1907)

(From the Rice Lake Chronicle)
The large audience room of St. Joseph’s church was completely filled Tuesday morning at nine o’clock by friends and relatives to witness the marriage of Miss Clara Sybilla Fassbender of this city to Mr. Frank J. Scheffer of Fairchild, Rev. C.F. Schmidt, assisted by Rev. Van Helden, officiating.

The church was splendidly decorated with flowers and streamers reaching from the arch, beneath which the wedding party were stationed, to different points in the sanctuary. The witnesses were Messrs Joesph V. Scheffer and Roman Fassbender and Misses Emma Fassbender and Theresa Scheffer, Clara Prock, Alta Qualy, Catherine Hauck and Leontine Demers acted as flower girls. The bride was elegantly gowned in white silk trimmed with lace. A bridal bouquet of roses and a veil completed a most pleasing picture.

A wedding dinner was served at 5:30 at the Fassbender residence to the following guests: Joseph V. Scheffer, Misses Ada, Mary and Theresa Scheffer Mr. Andrew Bever, Misses Theresa and Emma Bever of Fairchild; Mr. and Mrs. Eugena David of Solon Springs; Misses Anna Songer, Paula Zobel and Caroline Kleiner of Bloyd; and Miss Leonella Wehling of Oshkosh. Those present from this city were Reverends Schmit and Van Helden, Judge and Mrs. M.P. Barry, Messrs and Mesdames Henry Schneider, Nick Ludwig, Jacob Maier, Misses Mary and Kate Velten, Clara Ludwig, Calista Couture, Mabel Scharlow, Lizzie Meir, Florence Berthiaume, Clara Mitchel and Messrs. Chas. and Edward Ludwig. The dining room was decorated in white and pink and the presents were practical, costly and numerous.

Mr. and Mrs. Scheffer left on the Limited in the evening on a wedding journey which will include the cities of Eau Claire, Oshkosh, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Chicago. They will be at home to their friends at Fairchild after October 1st.



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