BioM: Voigt, Joann Theresa (1954)
Surnames: Voigt, Kieser, Gerberding, Erenz, Knight, Mueckler, Manthe, Fralick
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 07/22/1954
Voigt, Joann Theresa (Marriage - 17 July
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kieser will be
returning from their honeymoon the end of the week and will reside
in the upstairs apartment in the M. C. Thompson house on Fourth
Miss Joann Theresa Voigt, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Harley Voigt of Wauwatosa and Donald Edward Kieser, son of
Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Kieser of Abbotsford exchanged marriage vows
Saturday, July 17, in the Nativity Lutheran church, Wauwatosa. The
Rev. Gerberding read the double ring service, at 3:00
During the ceremony, Miss Ila Fralick
sang "The Lord’s Prayer," and "O Day of Golden
The bride, who was given in marriage by
her father, wore a floor length gown of lace over satin designed
with long pointed sleeves. Tiny flowers detailed the skirt and
outlined the scoop neckline. A cap of seed pearls and pleated nylon
held her finger tip veil. She carried a bouquet of white carnations
centered with a white orchid.
Attending her as matron of honor was her
twin sister, Mrs. Burton Erenz, of Milwaukee. Miss Corrine Knight,
Abbotsford, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid. Their floor length
frocks were made alike of silk organza, with matching pleated half
hats with veils. Orchid was chosen for the matron of honor and pale
green for the other attendants. They wore white gloves and carried
waterfall bouquets of white carnations. Both wore double strand
Miss Donna Mueckler, cousin of the bride,
wearing a dress identical to the bridesmaid’s, was flower
girl. She carried a nosegay bouquet of white carnations.
Frederick Kieser, Abbotsford, was his
brother’s best man, and Burton Erenz was usher.
For the ceremony, the bride’s
mother wore a blue lace dress with blue and white accessories. The
corsage was made of white carnations and pink roses.
Following the ceremony, a reception was
held in the church parlors and later at the home of the
bride’s parents, attended by 150 guests.
Attending from Abbotsford were G. G.
Kieser, the Misses Dorothy, Marilyn and Carol Kieser, Dennis
Kieser, Mr. and Mrs. Chet Knight, Gordon Knight, and Mrs. Lorraine
For her going away ensemble, the new Mrs.
Kieser wore a gray linen dress and the orchid corsage that centered
the bridal bouquet.
Before her marriage, the bride taught for two years at Little Grove school, Waukesha county. The groom is employed in Abbotsford at Danielson Dry Cleaners.
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