BioM: Franz, Phyllis Amanda (1971)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Franz, Graves, Hauge, Sloniker, Mabie, Nickel

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 1/21/1971

Franz, Phyllis Amanda (Marriage - 16 January 1971)

Miss Phyllis Amanda Franz became the bride of Craig Allen Graves Saturday evening in a double-ring ceremony performed at the United Methodist Church by the Rev. Melvin Nickel. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Leondo Franz of Gilman. The groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Graves of Neillsville.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white crepe trimmed with lace and accented by a three-quarter length veil. She carried a bouquet of white carnations and lavender ‘mums surrounding an orchid.

Mrs. Kathy Hauge, matron of honor, was attired in an avocado green crepe gown with Velvet trim. Miss Laura Sloniker of Marshfield, the bridesmaid, wore a velvet-trimmed, lavender crepe gown. Both attendants carried bouquets of lavender ‘mums with white carnations.

Terry Hauge was bestman. Groomsman was Jerome Franz of Gilman. Steve Graves and Steve Mabie were ushers.

Following the wedding, a reception for approximately 200 guests was held at the Neillsville American Legion Hall.

The bride, a graduate of Gilman High School, has been employed in Thorp. Her husband a Neillsville High School graduate (balance of sentence is missing).



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel