BioM: Schaefer, Beth (July 31, 2010)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Babich, Calmes, Drexler, Faber, Gorke, Hackel, Kirsch, Kloth, Lenz, Palmerton, Schaefer, Schuh, Smazal, Soyk, Viegut, Werner, Zertler


----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, September 22, 2010, page 12


Beth Schaefer and Scott Babich, both of Colby, were united in marriage on July 31, 2010, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dolby. Fr. Dan Hackel presided. 


The bride is the daughter of Merlin Schaefer, Colby and Sandra Lenz, Rhinelander. The groom is the son of Daniel and Mary Babich, Abbotsford.


The bride wore a strapless A-line gown with beaded lace. Chiffon side drape, and satin split front, with a tie up back and chapel train. She wore a tiara with rhinestones, pearls and crystals with an elbow-length veil, embellished with floral motifs, crystals and satin trim. She carried a bouquet of hot pink Gerber daisies and white roses wrapped with white satin ribbon. 


Honorary groomsman was Wyatt Lenz, Rhinelander, brother of the bride.


Matron of honor was Melissa Smazal, Colby, friend of the couple. Bridesmaids were Nicole Babich, Abbotsford, sister of the groom; Valerie Kirsch, Stratford, friend of the bride; Renae Palmerton, Plover, friend of the bride, Shannon Soyk, Marshfield, friend of the couple; Amy Schuh, Medford, friend of the couple. 


Best man was Ryan Soyk, Marshfield, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were Tyler Viegut, Dorchester, friend of the couple, Keith Schafer, Colby, brother of the bride; Jesse Werner, Abbotsford, friend of the couple, Ian Zertler, Dodgeville, friend of the couple, Brent Faber, Abbotsford, friend of the couple. 


Ushers were David Gorke, Menominie, cousin of the groom, and Jordan Calmes, Abbotsford, cousin of the bride.


Music during the ceremony was provided by Lacey Drexler on violin and Paul Drexler, guitar/soloist. Photographer was Jami Kloth, Dorchester. 


The reception was held at the Holiday Inn in Marshfield with 250 guests attending. 


The bride is a 2002 graduate of Colby High School and is currently employed as a dental assistant at the Dental Clinic of Marshfield.


The groom is a 1999 graduate of Abbotsford High School and a 2000 graduate of NorthCentral Technical College with a degree in welding. He is currently employed as a welder at Enerquip, LLC.


The couple honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii and reside in Colby.



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