BioM: Schmidt, Joyce (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Schmidt, Stringer, Kuson,
Anding, Krause, Krueger, Timm, Chambers, Braatz, Beninga
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 16, 1958
Schmidt, Joyce (Marriage - 11 October
Miss Joyce Schmidt and Donald R. Stringer
were married at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Zion Lutheran Church, in
Granton. The Rev. Marvin Beninga performed the double ring nuptial
ceremony before an altar decorated with small white
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Schmidt of Granton, and her husband is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Stringer, also of Granton.
A floor length gown of Chantilly lace and
tulle was worn by the former Miss Schmidt. The very full bouffant
skirt was of Italian style, with a bustle-tiered back. The
fitted bodice, with a Sabrina neckline, was fashioned with long
tapered sleeves. Her finger tip veil cascaded from a half
crown headpiece of sequins and pearls. Her bridal bouquet
consisted of miniature red roses.
Miss Juanita Kuson of Larsen was
maid-of-honor. The bridesmaids were Mrs. Duane Anding, and Miss
Jean Krause, both of Granton. They were attired in
ballerina-length dresses of nylon lace and net. The skirts were
fashioned with ruffled tiered backs and all-lace fronts. The
bodices were accented with Sabrina necklines and three-quarter
length sleeves. They wore half crowns of matching net and (missing line).
Judy Schmidt and Gloria Schmidt were
junior bridesmaids and wore shrimp colored lace gowns with matching
Nancy Krueger, Neenah, and Sherrill
Stringer, Milwaukee, were flower girls. They were attired in
white lace gowns with matching head bands. The attendants
carried fan-shaped bouquets of pink and white roses.
Howard Stringer of Milwaukee was best
man. Groomsmen were Duane Anding, Granton, and Fred Timm of
Oshkosh. James Schmidt, Fairchild, and Robert Schmidt,
Prior to the ceremony, William Chambers,
accompanied by Joanne Braatz at the organ, sang, "The Lord’s
Prayer," and "O Perfect Love."
A dinner for 125 guests was served in the
church dining hall.
On their return from a wedding trip to
upper Michigan and the Mackinac Bridge, the young couple will
reside on Granton, Rt. 1.
The bride is a graduate of the Granton High School and has been employed as clerk-stenographer in the county welfare department at Neillsville. Mr. Stringer is a cheesemaker.
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