BioM: Nienow, Donna Mae (1960)

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Surnames: Nienow, Klessig, Kriken, Baumgart, Matz, Laube

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/09/1960

Nienow, Donna Mae (Marriage - 4 June 1960)

Miss Donna Mae Nienow of Stratford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nienow of Stratford, and Gerald L. Klessig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Klessig of Colby, Wisconsin were married by Rev. Henry Kriken Saturday, June 4, at 1:00 P.M. in Peace Lutheran church in the town of Frankfort.

The bride was attired in a floor length gown, styled by Adrian of New York, with a Sabrina neckline outlined with sequins, short sleeves with matching gauntlets. The full skirt had rose designs embroidered on it. The back had two small bows at the waist. The fingertip veil of silk illusion was caught to a tiara of pearls and sequins. Her bouquet consisted of white roses and stephanotis with ivy.

Karen K. Klessig of Colby, sister of the groom, who served as maid of honor, wore a dress of aqua flowered white sheen over white taffeta, ballerina length, scoop neckline with short sleeves, cummerbund of aqua taffeta with a matching flower of aqua taffeta in front, matching headpiece and white gloves. Miss Audrey A. Baumgart of Marshfield, a friend of the bride, and Mrs. LaVonne Matz of Waseca, Minn., sister of the groom, and Miss Audrey M. Baumgart of Chicago, Ill., a friend of the bride, were bridesmaids. Their dresses were similar to that of the maid of honor only in pink. Their little baskets contained white carnations and pink roses.

Allen Nienow of Stratford, a brother of the bride, was best man. Groomsmen were Gary Nienow of Edgar, cousin of the bride, John R. Matz of Waseca, Minn., brother-in-law of the groom, and Kenneth Laube of Colby, friend of the groom.

A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents and supper was served 225 guests in the church parlors. A dance was held at Riverview ballroom at Stratford.

After a wedding trip to Northern Wisconsin, the couple will be at home at 116 16th Street, S.E. Apt. 3, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The groom is supervising agent for Chicago and Northwestern Railway.



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