BioM: Meihak, Lorraine (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Meihak, Storm, Rockwood,
Gaier,, Ackerman, Durst, Buettner, Greeler, Zipfel, Tyler, Gluch,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 19, 1958
Meihak, Lorraine (Marriage - 14 June
The Zion American Lutheran Church of Pine
Valley was the scene Saturday of the wedding of Miss Lorraine
Meihak of Rt. 3, Neillsville, and Wendell Storm of Sheboygan, whose
parents are Mr. and Mrs. William Meihak of Neillsville and Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Storm of Granton. The Rev. Marvin Beninga performed the
double ring ceremony at 2:30 p.m.
The bride, given in marriage by her
father, approached the altar in a gown designed by her sister,
Margaret Rockwood. It was fashioned with lace over satin,
with alternating tiers of lace and net extending from waist to a
chapel length train. The fitted bodice was fashioned with long
tapered sleeves that buttoned at the wrists and a fingertip veil
cascaded from a pearl head piece. She carried a white orchid
surrounded by lily-of-the-valley and ivy.
The groom’s sister, Mrs. Delores
Gaier, was her matron-of-honor. Miss Dorothy Ackerman, a
friend, and Miss Annette Durst, a cousin, were her
The Misses Jeanene Rockwood and Carol
Buettner, nieces, were junior bridesmaids. Their dresses also
were designed by Mrs. Rockwood.
"Because" and "The Lord’s Prayer"
were sung by Janice Greeler, Delores Zipfel and Lucille Tyler,
accompanied by Ronald Gluch, Jr.
Jerome Gaier attended his brother-in-law
as best man. Groomsmen were Roger Meihak, a brother of the
bride, and Erland Greeler, a cousin of the groom. Ushers were
Dale Meihak and Ronald Greeler.
Following the ceremony a reception for
150 guests was held at the Meihak home.
On their return from a wedding trip to
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Mr. and Mrs. Storm will reside at 520
Wisconsin Ave., Sheboygan, where the groom is employed as a
draftsman. The bride a graduate of the Neillsville High
School, has been employed in Port Edwards.
Those from away attending were from Waukegan, St. Paul, Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Oshkosh, Plymouth, Mineral Point, Colby, Granton, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Chili.
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