BioM: Knoll, Janet Gayle (1962)

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Surnames: Knoll, Schmidt, Matter, Newman, Ewald, Hium, Gottschalk

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/05/1962

Knoll, Janet Gayle (Marriage - 30 June 1962)

Miss Janet Gayle Knoll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Knoll of Colby, Route 2, and Norman H. Schmidt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Schmidt of Loyal, were united in marriage Saturday, June 30, at 1:30 P.M. in St. John’s Lutheran church in Riplinger, Rev. B. F. Matter officiating at the marriage ceremony. The church was decorated with blue and white altar bouquets.

The bride was attired in a floor-length bridal gown of hand-clipped Chantilly lace designed with a scalloped Sabrina neckline, jeweled with sequins and seed pearls, styled with long sleeves and a basque waist. The front of the full hoop featured a tulle flounce, the back having alternating rows of lace and tulle ruffles. A crown of Chantilly lace, outlined with seed pearls and jeweled with sequins, held the illusion fingertip veil which featured an edging of scalloped Chantilly lace. Her large cascade bouquet consisted of a white orchid surrounded by red roses and white stephanotis with white streamers with red rose buds attached.

Mrs. Donald Newman of Unity was matron of honor and Miss Jane Ewald of Unity and Miss John Hium of Greenwood were bridesmaids. They wore identical street-length dresses of Chantilly lace over taffeta, styled with a scoop neckline, cap sleeves and send-full bell-shaped skirts. Headpieces were matching rose clips completed with face veils. Their colonial bouquets consisted of white carnations with edges tinted blue featuring a white background and blue and white streamers.

The groom was attended by Donald Newman of Unity as best man and Gerald Gottschalk of East Moline, Ill., and Kenneth Schmidt of Loyal as groomsmen. The flower girl, Debra Ewald of Colby, wore a dress identical to that of the matron of honor. Her bouquet was also similar. David Newman of Unity was ring bearer.

A reception was given at the home of the bride’s parents and a dance was held in the evening at Sportsmen’s Park.

After a trip to Yellowstone Park, the couple will be at home in Loyal. The groom is employed by the Clark County Highway Department.

The bride is a 1962 graduate of Colby High School and the groom is a 1957 graduate of Loyal High School.



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