BioM: Osterman, Nancy (1958)


Contact: Audrey Roedl




Surnames: Osterman, Riley


----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County WI 07 Aug 1958)


Osterman, Nancy (26 July 1958)


Miss Nancy Ann Osterman was escorted up the aisle of the Loyal Methodist Church, Saturday, July 26,  for her marriage to Donald Ray Riley by her father, Walter Osterman. The groom’s father, the Rev. A. C. Riley, officiated at the 2 p.m. rites.


For her marriage the bride chose a floor-length gown of Chantilly lace, with long sleeves and a Sabrina neckline outlined with sequins and pearls, and a hoop skirt. Pink Roses surrounding a white orchid were carried on a Bible, a gift of the groom.


Miss Janet Osterman, Loyal, was her sister’s maid of honor. She wore a waltz length gown of pink crystalette. The bridesmaids. Miss Donna Lou Darton, Loyal, and Mrs. MaDonna Klendworth, Dana, Ill., wore similar gowns in green. All carried white carnations and pink roses. Marlene Zadaraka and Jane Fuller were flower girls. They are nieces of the groom.


Arthur Riley, of Peoria, Ill., brother of the groom, was best man and groomsmen were Fred Rayburn, Loyal, and Dick Bierly, Peoria, Ill. Nephews of the groom, Charles Rayburn, Loyal, and Danny Rayburn, ushered. Mrs. Rodney Fuller, Unity, sister of the groom, sang, "Because", O Perfect Love," and "The Wedding Prayer" Mrs. Byron Zepplin was organist.


The bride’s mother wore a light blue shantung dress with white accessories, and a corsage of white roses. The groom’s mother wore a navy blue lace dress , pink accessories, and a corsage of pink roses.


A reception at the church followed the ceremony and a dinner was held for the bridalparty at the home of the bride’s parents on July 24.


The groom is pastor of the Methodist Church in Trempleau and the couple will make their home there. The bride was employed at the Citizen State Bank of Loyal.


Their wedding trip took them to Canada and Niagara Falls.




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