BioM: Scribner, Karen (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Scribner, Zaske, Arndt,
Jeffery, Hornigold, Rondorf, Turenne, Ludkey, Svirnoff, Brown,
Barwick, Stainhofer, Short, Gerhardt, Davis, Neff, Nickel, Hasz,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 3, 1958
Scribner, Karen (Marriage - 28 June
In a wedding ceremony held in the
Methodist Church, Cumberland, Saturday afternoon, Miss Karen
Scribner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Scribner of Comstock, was
united in marriage was united in marriage with Gene Zaske, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Arndt of Thorp, and formerly of Neillsville.
The Rev. Arvid Morey officiated.
Miss Patricia Jeffery, Cumberland, was
maid of honor; and Miss Nancy Hornigold, Wisconsin Rapids, was
The bride was attired in a floor-length
white traditional satin gown, with a fingertip veil, and carried
baby orchids and stephanotis. Her attendants wore blue flocked
nylon over taffeta and matching blue earrings, gifts from the
The bride’s mother was attired in
pink lace with accessories; the groom’s mother wore dark
beige taffeta and chiffon with light beige accessories. The
groom’s grandmother, Mrs. R. J. Rondorf, formerly of
Neillsville, was dressed in navy blue lace.
Roger Turenne, Thorp, was bestman.
Lloyd Ludkey, Fond du Lac, was groomsman. Ushers were Mike
Svirnoff, Minneapolis, and Howard Brown, Milwaukee. All were
attired in midnight blue tuxedos with white coats.
Miss Mary Barwick, Racine, sang, with
Miss Dianna Stainhofer, Bloomington, as organist.
Floral decorations consisted of white
gladioli and blue delphinium. The church was filled with
relatives and friends who attended from Thorp, Neillsville,
Granton, and from other cities.
Attending from Neillsville were: Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Short, Miss Arlene Gerhardt, Mrs. Roberta Davis and Mrs.
Charles Neff, Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Nickel and Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Hasz attended from Granton; and Mrs. Rose Svirnoff and sons,
Bradley and Mike, formerly of Neillsville, attended from
Minneapolis, accompanied by Mike’s fiancée, Miss
The groom was born and raised in
Neillsville, was graduated from the Neillsville grade school and
completed two years at Neillsville High School. He was
graduated from Thorp High School in 1954 and in June from the
University of Wisconsin, with a Bachelor’s degree in commerce
and accounting. He is now employed in Minneapolis. He
received a second lieutenant commission from four years with R. O.
T. C. at the University and will be assigned to six months’
duty next April. He is a member of Beta Alpha Spi fraternity,
an Eagle Scout, and belongs to the Scouting service
The bride was graduated from the
University of Wisconsin in June with a Bachelor’s degree in
The couple will be at home July 1 at 3238 Bryant Avenue, South, Apt. 36, Minneapolis.
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