BioM: Brecht, Betty Jean (1960)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 24 Nov 1960

Brecht, Betty Jean (12 Nov 1960)

Betty Jean Brecht and William Kenneth Zarnke, route 2, Stratford were married Saturday, November 12 at the Clark County Courthouse in Neillsville by Judge Lowell Schoengarth. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Peter Brecht, Loyal and Mr. and Mrs. William Zarnke, Sr. route 2, Stratford.

The bride donned a dress of lace tulle over satin in a floor length with a sabrina neckline and long sleeves. Her fingertip veil was held to a pearl tiara and she carried a cascade of red roses and white carnations.

Matron of honor was Mrs. Wayne Birkett, Marathon and Mrs. Clarence Zarnke was bridesmaid. They wore dresses of shadow-orchid and shadow-blue respectively, with a jeweled midriff and matching tulle crown.

Best man for his brother was Clarence Zarnke of Stratford and Wayne Birkett of Marathon served as groomsman.

Wedding dat events included a reception, dinner and dance all held at the Riverview Ballroom in Stratford.

Mrs. Zarnke attended Loyal schools and her husband attended the Stratford schools. She has been employed at the McLellan Store Company in Marshfield and he is a cheesemaker. The couple will reside at route 2, Stratford after a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin.



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