BioM: Geiger, Doris Elaine (1955)
Surnames: Geiger, Witte, Schulz, Hanne, Fitzel, Schmutzler
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/17/1955
Geiger, Doris Elaine (Marriage - 9 Feb.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Charles Witte are now
at home to friends in Abbotsford. Their marriage took place
Wednesday, Feb. 9.
The bride, the former Doris Elaine
Geiger, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Geiger, Abbotsford,
and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Witte, Colby. The
groom is employed at the Welcome Cheese Factory, Colby.
Marriage vows were exchanged at St.
Bernard’s rectory, Abbotsford, Wednesday morning at 9:30. The
double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Raymond
Attending the couple were the
bride’s brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Hanne,
Colby; Miss Maryln Fitzel, Colby, and Woodrow Schmutzler, Jr.,
Riplinger, cousins of the groom. Mr. Hanne, the best man, is also
an uncle of the groom.
The bride wore a gown of white
embroidered nylon net over satin designed with a scoop neckline and
long sleeves ending in points over the wrist. Ruffled embroidered
nylon net detailed the bouffant, floor length skirt. She wore a
double strand pearl necklace and earrings, and a pearl tiara held
her lace edged finger tip veil. The bridal bouquet was an
arrangement of red roses and white carnations.
Mrs. Hanne, in orchid net, and Miss
Fitzel, in aqua, had frocks made alike with lace inserts in the
fitted bodice and a flower adorning the skirt. They carried
colonial bouquets of white and matching carnations and wore
matching pleated net head bands.
Following the ceremony, dinner and supper were served at the home of the bride’s parents. In the evening, they greeted their friends at a wedding dance at Cherokee hall.
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