BioM: Boardman, Karen J. (1963)


Surnames: Boardman, Huhn, Lund, Baldeschwiler, Prokop, Boettcher, Redeker, Redsten, Schroeder, Haas, Kopplin, Olerud, Wall, Jackel

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/27/1963

Boardman, Karen J. (15 JUN 1963)

Miss Karen Jean Boardman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Boardman, Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), became the bride of James Karl Huhn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Armin Huhn, La Crosse, Wis., on Saturday, June 15, 1963, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorp. Rev. R.W. Olson performed the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. Mrs. Wm. Boardman was the organist for Miss Merlein Jackel as she sang “O Perfect Love: and “The Wedding Prayer.”

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of luxurious Chantilly type lace and tulle styled with scalloped Sabrina neckline embellished with pearls and traditional long sleeves accented the fitted bodice. The storybook skirt was fashioned with an insertion of tulle enhance with appliques of lace.

She wore a crown of sparking crystal and rhinestones which secured her fingertip veiling of pure silk illusion and carried a cascade of white carnations with a white orchid.

Miss Lynda Lund was maid of honor and Marjorie Baldeschwiler and Betty Prokop were bridesmaids, wearing identical orchid skirt length dresses of champeau, accented by a Chantilly type lace bodice and controlled bell skirt with a floating Watteau. They wore matching headpieces and carried a cascade of white and orchid mums.

Miss Nancy Boettcher was flower girl wearing a white skirt length dress with a matching veil. She carried white mums.

Gerald Huhn was his brother’s best man, and groomsmen were Gerald Boardman, brother of the bride, and John Redeker, friend of the groom. Ushers were Russell Boardman, brother of the bride, and Douglas Redsten.

Table decorations were made by the groom’s mother and Mrs. Clifford Schroeder, West Salem, Wis. for the reception following the ceremony in the church parlors. Lynn Haas poured and June Kopplin served punch. Dianne Olerud and Mrs. Woodrow Wall Jr., cousin of the bride, cut the wedding cake. Lavonne and Julie Boardman, cousins of the bride, were in charge of the guest book.

The bride’s mother wore a lampel knit beige dress with bronze accessories and wore an orchid corsage. The groom’s mother wore a two piece green dress with white accessories and had a white orchid.

Prenuptial showers were given the bride by the teachers at Lincoln School, Stanley, Wis., and college friends of the bride at Eau Claire, Wis.

The bride is a graduate of Wis. State College, Eau Claire, Wis. She taught at Lincoln School, Stanley, Wis., the second semester. Both will teach in Watertown in the fall.

The couple went on a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin, then will reside at 1324 State Street, La Crosse, Wis.



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