BioM: Sanford, Rosemary Kay (1965)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Sanford, Ransom, Hagen, Hill, Valleskey, Hayden, Olson, Upton, Cole, Larson, Severson, Larkin, Kubik, Nortman, Engum, Brown, Fiebrink, Casper, Northup, McDonel, Hanley, Anger, Veronesi, Fitzpatrick, Gosch, Waller, Grancowitz, Foster, Kolden, Arcuri, Decorah, Weise, Schwartz, Link, Johnson, Neary, Sveum, Votjtik, Nahmens, Hegji, Hensel, Schmoock, Shaw, Thiede, Wechaler, Buttles, Peterson, Buschman, Hankey, Quinn, Darner, Simons


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 23, 1965


Sanford, Rosemary Kay (Marriage - 4 September 1965)


Rosemary Kay Sanford became the bride of Raymond John Ransom September 4, at the Black River Falls Methodist Church. The Rev. L. Keith Hanley heard the vows at the candlelight service for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sanford of Black River Falls and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ransom of Merrillan.


The bride carried a cascade of white and misted powder blue carnations with stephanotis and ivy accents. Attending her, carrying colonial bouquets of feathered white and powder blue carnations, were Patty Hagen of Rockford, maid-of-honor; Jo Ann Hill of Glenwood City and Barbara Valleskey of Manitowoc, as bridesmaids.  Miss Darvi Sanford, niece of the bride, was the flower girl.


Attending the groom were Gene Ransom, brother of West Allis, as bestman, with David Hayden of Merrillan, and Dan Olson of Black River Falls as groomsmen.  Ushering were Dennis Ransom of Merrillan, Richard Ransom of Santa Ana, Calif., both brothers of the groom, Rollin Sanford of Black River Falls, a brother of the bride, and Allen Upton, cousin of the bride, of Eden Prairie, Minn.


Nuptial music was provided by Mrs. Kathryn Cole, organist, and Betty Larson, vocalist.  Their selections were, "The Lord’s Prayer" and "Song of Ruth".


Two hundred and fifty guests were received in the parish hall, where Mrs. Arthur Upton, an aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake made by Mrs. George Severson. Mrs. Allen Upton and Mrs. Gavin Upton served the ice cream.  Janet Larkin and Kathleen Kubik were in charge of the coffee service.  Barbara Larson, Judy Nortman and Annette Engum opened the gifts.


The bride’s table was served by Nancy Brown and Joan Fiebrink.  Carol Casper was in charge of the guest book.  Punch was served by Mary Jean Northup and Terri McDonel.


The Ransoms are at home at 1609 West Clairmont Avenue, Box 8, at Eau Claire. Both are continuing as students at Eau Claire State University.


The bride was honored at pre-nuptial showers given by Mrs. John Anger, Mrs. Al Veronesi, Mrs. Phil Fitzpatrick and Mrs. Stanley Gosch, at the Anger home at Merrillan; Miss Patty Hagen, Miss Betty Larson and Miss Kathy Kubik at the Larson home in Black River Falls.


A rehearsal dinner for 24 was given by the bride’s parents at a Black River Falls Supper club.


Guests from out of the county were: Mr. and Mrs. Aldo Veronesi and family, Chicopee, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. George Waller, Thorp; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Grancowitz, Rio; Mrs. Martha Foster, Mankato, Minn.; Kathy Kolden, Elkhorn; Jim Arcuri, Tomah; Joan Fiebrink, Sheboygan; Shirley Decorah, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Russel Weise and daughter, Verona; Susan Schwartz, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Link and daughters Sigried and Janalee Johnson, Bernard and Mrs. Neary, all of Milwaukee.


Joan Sveum, Stoughton; Bonnie Votjtik, Kewaskum; Richard Ransom, El Toro, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Don Nahmens and family, Jefferson; Charles Hegji, Greenfield; Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hensel, Germantown; Jim Schmoock, Roger Shaw, Dennis Ransom and Patty Hagen, Rockford, Ill.; Len Thiede, Granton; Joan Hill, Glenwood City; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sanford, Rockland; Barbara Valleskey, Manitowoc; Darlene Anger, Paul Wechaler and Gene Ransom, Milwaukee.


Mr. and Mrs. George Grancowitz, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Grancowitz, Mrs. Margaret Buttles, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Peterson, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. John Buschman, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Sanford, Miss Bernadine Sanford, Mr. and Mrs. John Hankey, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Quinn, La Crosse; Mr. and Mrs. Gene Darner, Chippewa Falls; Nancy Brown, Arlington Heights, Ill.; Nancy Simons, Berwyn, Ill.; and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Upton and family, Eden Prairie, Minn.




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