BioM: Neubecker, Kathleen Marie (1966)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Neubecker, Ritter, Schoenherr, Lehmann, Wedekind, Vornholt, Sharratt, Sladek, Federico, Tusinski, Eimer, Holt, Werba, Genteman, Reidel, Henning, Langreck, Lukas, Awtrey, Cleveland, Kegler, McCray, Whittemore, Grassman, Drescher, Hopfer, Hrasky, Hake, Lynch, Bauer, Farnsworth, Schraufnagel, Lindloff
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/6/1966
Neubecker, Kathleen Marie (Marriage - 8 October 1966)
Miss Kathleen Marie Neubecker daughter of Mrs. Elsie Neubecker of Neillsville, and the late Frank Neubecker and Gordon O. Ritter, Jr. of Wausau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ritter, Sr., of Chili, exchanged marriage vows Saturday in St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. The Rev. Norman Lindloff performed the double ring ceremony. Two vases of white chrysanthemums and gladioli graced the altar.
Miss Neubecker was given in marriage by her uncle, Herbert Schoenherr, Sr. Beverly Schoenherr, a cousin, sang, “O Perfect Love” and “O That the Lord Would Guide My Ways,” accompanied at the organ by Victor Lehmann.
The bride wore a floor length A-line gown of Alencon lace and peau de soie, enhanced by a lace Empire bodice styled with a bateau neckline and three-quarter-length sleeves. A large detachable Watteau train edged in lace fell from the back neckline. A bouffant veil billowed from a butterfly headpiece of Alencon lace and seed pearls. Her bridal bouquet was made up of red roses and white stephanotis entwined with green ivy.
Miss Grace Neubecker was her sister’s maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Susan Wedekind and Miss Pamela Ritter. The attendants wore floor length formals fashioned with bateau necklines on the bodices of lace over taffeta. Their Empire waistlines accented sheath skirts of crepe Chiara, complemented in back by lace Watteau panels with twisted braid and floral duster bow trim. They wore matching headpieces with pouf veils. The maid of honor wore a moss green gown. The bridesmaids were in gold gowns with matching accessories.
The flower girl, Miss Marie Vornholt, wore a gold gown, styled identically to those of the other attendants, with matching accessories.
Eugene Sharratt was bestman. Groomsmen were Daniel Neubecker and Mickey Kuziak. Ushers were Edward Schoenherr and Larry Sladek of Kenosha.
The bride, a 1964 graduate of Neillsville High School has been employed in the office of the Clark County Treasurer. Mr. Ritter is a graduate of the Marshfield High School and the Northwest Technical Institute in Wausau. He is employed in Wausau, where they will reside.
Guests from out of town attending the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Federico of Elmwood, Ill.; Mrs. Robert Federico and son of Northlake, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. George Tusinski of Franklin Park, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Eimer, Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Holt and Mrs. Ruth Werba of Bensenville, Ill.; Mrs. Helen Neubecker of Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schoenherr and son of Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. John Genteman and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt Reidel and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Henning, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Reidel, all of Marshfield.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Langreck of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. William Lukas of Willard; Mrs. Helen Sladek, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sladek and family, Mrs. Don Awtrey and family, all of Kenosha; Mr. and Mrs. Melbourne Cleveland and family of Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kegler and family of Arpin; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ritter, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Blaine McCray, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ritter and family, all of Withee; Mr. and Mrs. Art Whittemore of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Ritter and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Grassman and Connie, Mrs., Olga Grassman, all of Granton; Miss Sheri Drescher of Madison; Miss Nancy Hopfer of Winnebago; Miss Carol Hake of Whitewater; Miss Jeanine Lynch of Eau Claire; Michael Bauer of Milwaukee; Darlyne Farnsworth of Spencer and Miss Linda Schraufnagel of Marshfield. Also attending were many friends from the Granton and Chili areas.
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