BioM: Schultz, Joanne E. (1957)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Schultz, Olson, Heuer, Wall,
Walczak, Anderson, Niemi, Bremer, Overman, Thornton, LaFond,
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) May 23, 1957
Schultz, Joanne E. (Marriage - 18 May
Miss Joanne E. Schultz, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Earl H. Schultz, formerly of Neillsville and now living in
St. Paul, Minn., and Richard C. Olson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albard
Olson of Duluth, Minn., were married in a candlelight service at 7
o’clock in the evening Saturday, May 18. The service
was performed in the Congregational Church at Neillsville.
The pastor, Rev. Frank B. Harcey, performed the double ring
ceremony before the altar, which was banked with baskets of white
and yellow flowers. The church was decorated with flowers and
The bride, who was given in Marriage by
her father, wore a gown of nylon Chantilly lace fashioned with a
long train. She wore a fingertip veil of nylon lace and
carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley on a white
Her maid of honor was Miss Shelly Olson
of Duluth, sister of the room. Bridesmaids were two of the
bride’s former schoolmates, Mrs. Edwin Heuer of Racine and
Mrs. Ellis Wall of Neillsville. Her attendants wore identical
dresses of white lace over green taffeta. They wore green
chiffon stoles and carried bouquets of white daisies and yellow
The groom’s best man was a friend,
Jerry Walczak. Two friends from Duluth, John Anderson and John
Niemi, served as ushers. Steven Olson, nephew of the groom,
was ring bearer. The bride’s cousin, Deborah Bremer, was
flower girl. She wore a floor length dress of white, with
touches of green and yellow.
Miss Kay Overman furnished organ
music. She also played the accompaniment for two solos sung
by Ellis Wall, "The Lord’s Prayer and "Because".
A reception for 150 guests was held in
the church parlors. Music was furnished by John Thornton on
the vibraphones and Gene LaFond on the electric guitar.
The bride is a graduate of the
Neillsville High School, Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago, and has
done extension work at the University of Minnesota. She is a
registered nurse and has recently worked in Duluth. The groom
is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Duluth and is
employed as an accountant. The couple will live in Duluth, where
they have a home already prepared.
Here for the wedding from away were: the bride’s parents and her brother, Robert Schultz of St. Paul; the bride’s brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lastofka of Jefferson; and the groom’s parents of Duluth. Other guests were from Madison, Hersey and Glen wood City, Wis.; Mishawaka, Ind.; Vincennes, Ind.; Tucson, Ariz., and Duluth, Minn.
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