BioM: Schwamb, Hazel Jean (1961)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Schwamb, Pflughoeft, Svetnicka, Pietenpol, Paepke, Aumann, Spaur, Mitte, Zank, Maas, Peck, Haack, Schrage, Silkey, Haach, Smith, Fabian, Phillips, Kostichla, Fontaine, Gossmann, Halbrader, Van Horn, Harcey


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 27, 1961


Schwamb, Hazel Jean (Marriage –22 July 1961)


Nuptial vows were exchanged Saturday in the united Church of Christ, uniting in marriage Miss Hazel Jean Schwamb, daughter of Mrs. Frieda Schwamb of Neillsville, and Donald Pflughoeft, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Pflughoeft, Rt. 3, Neillsville. The Rev. Frank B. Harcey performed the double ring ceremony before an altar decked with baskets of flowers.


Miss Schwamb, given in marriage by her uncle, Frank Svetnicka of Shiocton, was attired in a floor length gown of Chantilly lace, styled with full hooped skirt with scalloped edging at the bottom. The fitted bodice was fashioned with long, fitted sleeves and a sweetheart neckline edged with sequins. A crown of seed pearls held her fingertip veil of silk illusion. She carried a bridal bouquet of red roses and white stephanotis, entwined with green.


Miss Patricia Pflughoeft, sister of the groom, was her maid of honor, and another sister, Mrs. David Pietenpol, was her bridesmaid.  Both attendants were attired in street length dresses of blue nylon, with white hats and accessories. They carried bouquets of blue and white carnations.


The bride’s mother witnessed her daughter’s wedding attired in a pink lace dress with white accessories.  The groom’s mother wore a dusty rose lace dress with white accessories.


Charles Paepke of Milwaukee was bestman.  Groomsman was David Pietenpol. Donald Aumann, Sussex, and Carl Spaur of Albia, Ia., ushered.


"O Perfect Love" and "The Lord’s Prayer" were sung by Robert Mitte, accompanied by Miss Eileen Zank.


Two hundred guests attended a reception in the American Legion Hall in Neillsville, which was decorated with blue and white streamers and white wedding bells.


On their return from a wedding trip to southern Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Pflughoeft will reside on a farm on Rt. 3, Neillsville.


The bride has been employed in the First National Bank in Neillsville and is a graduate of Neillsville High School.


Guests from away here for the wedding were: Miss Clara Pflughoeft, Mrs. Margaret Maas, Mrs. Edward Peck, Mrs. Ted Haack and Teddy, Mr. and Mrs. George Schrage, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Silkey, all of Marshfield; George Haach, Mrs. Henry Haach and Lee Haach, White Bear Park, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. David Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fabian, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Haach, Merrill; Mrs. Viola Phillips, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kostichla, Mr. and Mrs. James L. Fontaine, Algoma; Mrs. George Paepke and Charles, and Mrs. Jack Gossmann, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Aumann and Jane, Sussex; Mrs. Margaret Spaur and Carl, Albia, Ia.; Miss Rosemary Spaur, Des Moines, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Victor Halbrader and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Horn and Ben Schwamb, Willard.



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