BioM: Schmidt, Evelyn (1962)


Surnames: Schmidt, Schultz, Waldhauser, Weyhmiller, Schellinger, Matter

----- Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/30/1962

----- Schmidt, Evelyn (25 AUG 1962)

Evelyn Elizabeth Schmidt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schmidt, Spencer, was escorted down the aisle of St. Anthony's Catholic Church by her father to exchange marriage vows with John L. Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schultz, Spencer, during a ceremony which was held at 10 o'clock Saturday, Aug. 25, 1962.

Rev. Norbert E. King officiated at the Nuptial High Mass for which the church choir sang and Mrs. E.M. Trnka was organist. The altar was decorated with baskets of gladioli, while the bride's parent's home where the reception was held was decorated with streamers of white and lilac.

As the bride entered the church she was wearing a floor length gown of lace. The bodice was of Chantilly lace styled with a Sabrina neckline and long tapered sleeves, and trimmed with sequins and rhinestones. The skirt featured a ruffled effect with layers of ruffle and lace with a panel in the back of narrow lace and net extending into a small train.

Her headpiece was velvet trim with crystals and pearls, with a bouffant veil trimmed with lace edging. She carried a heart shaped bouquet of red and white gardenias.

Matron of honor was a sister of the bride, Mrs. Larry Waldhauser of Menomonie Falls and bridesmaids were Dorothy Schmidt, Spencer, a sister of the bride and Mary Schultz, Spencer, a sister of the groom, and Bonnie Rollins of Spencer. They were all seen in lilac organza over taffeta dresses with tiny bows fastened to the dress with a pearl. Their matching headpieces were in lilac trimmed with sequins. Lilac and white gardenias completed their ensemble.

Debra Waldhauser, a nice of the bride, from Menomonie Falls was the flower girl and she wore a white floor length gown with a lace bodice and a skirt of lace and net ruffle in layers in match the bride's dress. She carried a heart shaped bouquet of red and white gardenias, also t match the bride. Ring bearer was Scotty Schultz, a brother of the groom.

Best man was Larry Waldhauser and groomsmen were Donald Schmidt, Marshfield, a brother of the bride, Gary Schellinger and Tom Weyhmiller, both of Loyal.

Jerome Schmidt and Thomas Matter were ushers.

A brunch at the home of the bride's parents at noon was served for the bridal party and family and a reception for 250 guests was held there that afternoon.

The bride attended Loyal High School from which she graduated in 1962. The groom is a 1960 graduate of the same school. He has been employed as a milk hauler.

Following the honeymoon through northern Wisconsin, they will reside on the farm of the bride's parents.

Friends came from Milwaukee, Menomonie Falls, Beloit, Loyal, Spencer, Chili, Marshfield, Milton Junction, Janesville, Greenwood, Minneapolis, Min..; Sussex, Wausau, Racine, Detroit, Mich., Chicago, Ill., Sheboygan, Wis. Rapids, and Chippewa Falls.



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