BioM: Schraufnagel, Linda Lou (1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schraufnagel, Nesser, Hopfer, Wenzel, Dumas, Short, Nelson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/10/1967

Schraufnagel, Linda Lou (Marriage - 5 August 1967)

Nuptial vows were exchanged Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville by Miss Linda Lou Schraufnagel of Marshfield, united her in marriage with John Anthony Nesser also of Marshfield. The Rev. George M. Nelson performed the 12 noon high mass before an altar graced with bouquets of white gladioli and white chrysanthemums. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schraufnagel of Neillsville and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Nesser of Marshfield.

Nuptial music was played by Mrs. Glenn Short, and the children’s choir of St. Mary’s sang.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose for her wedding a sheath-styled Empire dress of peau de soie, fashioned with bell sleeves trimmed with wide lace, which also edged her train and the bottom of her dress. A cabbage rose headpiece held her bouffant veil. She carried one glamilia with entrained ivy.

Miss Gloria Schraufnagel was her sister’s maid-of-honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Carol Schraufnagel of Colby and Miss Nancy Hopfer of Neillsville. The attendants were seen in sheath-styled Empire dresses of Avocado green, with lime green inserts, further enhanced by tiny lime green buttons. Sleeves of the dresses featured accordion pleats.

James Nesser of Marshfield was bestman. Groomsmen were ken Wenzel and Mike Dumas of Marshfield. Ushers were Dennis and Perry Schraufnagel.

Wedding day events included a reception in the school hall and a dinner at the Neillsville Country Club.

The bride, a 1964 graduate of Neillsville High School and of an Eau Claire beauty school, has been employed in a shop in Marshfield.

Mr. Nesser, a 1964 graduate of Columbus High School in Marshfield, will be a senior this fall in Wisconsin State University-Stevens Point.

Upon their return from a wedding trip the young couple will be residing at 108 E. 3rd St. Marshfield.



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