BioM: Calmes, Tiffani (Marriage - August 29, 2010)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt


Surnames: Bakke, Calmes, Cattelan, Fisk, Gitter, Graun, Hendricks, Ida, Jacobson, Lang, LaPlant, MacArthur, Mertens, Ott, Roltgen,  Rottinger, Treu 

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, January 13, 2010, Page 14 

Tiffani Calmes and Mike Roltgen were married August 29, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Baraboo. Father Larry Bakke officiated.   

The bride is the daughter of Mark and Vicky Calmes of Colby. The groom is the son of Bob and Gretchen Roltgen of Baraboo.   

The bride was given away by her father. She wore an alabaster, strapless Maggie Sottero gown with a beaded bodice and pick-ups in the skirt, a cathedral-length veil, and a simple tiara. Tropical flowers were carried by the bridesmaids dressed in latte colored, strapless House of Wu gowns with pick-ups in the skirt and an ivory sash around the waist.   

Matrons of honor were sister of the bride Brittani Mertens, Colby, and friend of the bride Christy (Graun) Jacobson, Fargo, ND, Jada Jacobson, Fargo, ND, and Cierra MacArthur, Spencer, were the flower girls. Bridesmaids included friend of the bride Christina True, River Falls, sister of the groom Betsy (Roltgen) Gitter, Fond du Lac, and Sara Roltgen, Fond du Lac, and sister of the bride Lyddia Clames, Colby.   

Best men were friends of the groom Rory Cattelan, Denmark, and Matt Ida, Madison. Groomsmen included brothers of the groom Thomas Roltgen, Paducah, KY, Jay Roltgen, Madison, and Joel Roltgen, Madison and friend of the groom Dan Rottinger, Madison. Brother-in-law of the bride Eric Mertens, Colby, friend of the couple J. Fisk, River Falls, and friend of the groom Jeff LaPlant, Stevens Point, serviced as ushers. 

Special music during the ceremony was provided by mother of the groom Gretchen Roltgen (organist) and sister of the bride Brittani Mertens (soloist). Trumpet player Greg Lang, organist Zach Ott, and song leader Jim Hendrichs led music throughout the mass.  

A tropical reception followed at The Rain Tree Waterpark Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The couple honeymooned in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, during the Christmas break.  

The groom teaches math at McFarland High School. The bride teaches family and consumer education at Wisconsin Heights Middle-High School in Mazomanie. They reside in Madison.   



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