BioM: Venzke, Stella (1954)
Surnames: Venzke, Schauer, Malotky, Denzin, Tischendorf, Zahorka, Ewan, Dumm, Nelson, Kramer, Barkow
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 10/28/1954
Venzke, Stella (Marriage - 23 Oct.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schauer will make
their home on Second Street in Abbotsford when they return from a
wedding trip. Their marriage took place Saturday, Oct. 23, at the
Bethlehem Lutheran church at Milan. Miss Stella Venzke, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Venzke, Milan, and Donald Schauer, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar Schauer, Abbotsford, exchanged marriage vows in a double
ring ceremony read by the Rev. H. Malotky, of Edgar. Her father
presented her in marriage.
For the ceremony, the bride wore a gown
of nylon tulle over satin with a lace bodice designed with a sweet
heart neckline. She wore a three-strand pearl necklace and pearls
were used in the train that held her finger tip veil. Her shower
bouquet was an arrangement of pink roses, white pompons and
Two nieces of the bride, Helen Denzin,
Abbotsford, and Jane Tischendorf, Milwaukee, were flower girls.
They wore white frocks of net, little hats and carried tiny
colonial bouquets of white gladioli and yellow
Miss Pat Zahorka, a friend of the bride,
wearing mint green, was maid of honor. Serving as bridesmaids, in
frocks of dusty rose, were Miss Delores Ewan, Athens, and Miss
Betty Jane Dumm, cousin of the bride, Stetsonville. Their floor
length gowns were of net over satin with a matching net pleated
head piece. They all carried colonial bouquets of white gladioli
and yellow chrysanthemums.
Willard Schaer, brother of the groom,
best man, Robert Nelson, St. Paul, and Jim Venzke, McConnell Air
Force Base, Wichita, Kansas, a brother of the bride, attended the
groom. Ushering the wedding guests at the church were Orin Kramer
and Orville Barkow, both of Abbotsford.
About 200 guests attended the reception
held at the home of the bride’s parents and the supper served
at the church basement.
Both young people are graduates of the
Abbotsford high school. Mr. Schauer is employed by the Kraft Foods
Company at Milan.
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