BioM: Wagener, Patricia A. (1963)


Surnames: Wagener, Schrank, Kugee, Zawadzki, Dorn, Selk,

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/12/1963

Wagener, Patricia A. (24 AUG 1963)

Miss Patricia A. Wagener, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Wagener, Rt. 3, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), and Joseph W. Schrank, Madison, sonof Mr. and Mrs. Martin Schrank, Rt. 2, Westfield, were married at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24th, 1963 at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Chapel in Thorp.

Celebrant at the Mass was the Rev. Msgr. Anthony P. Wagener of La Crosse, the bride’s brother. John Wagener Jr. was an altar boy.

Joseph Kugee and David Zawadzki were the ushers for the ceremony, during which “Ave Maria” was played by the organist. St. Hedwig’s senior choir sang the Nuptial High Mass.

Harley Schrank, Portage, was best man, and Terry Dorn, Madison and Dale Selk, Westfield, were the groomsmen.

Miss Carole Jean Wagener of Greenwood, the maid of honor, wore a mint green sheath with a short overskirt and matching veil. Her flowers were yellow carnations and white chrysanthemums.

The bridesmaids, Miss Susan Wagener, Rt. 3, Greenwood, and Miss Lori Schrank, Madison, were similarly attired.

Geri Mae Wagener, the flower girl, wore a mint green frock similar to the other aids. She had a yellow and white floral wreath and carried a white basket containing yellow chrysanthemums. Michael Schrank, Portage, was the ring bearer.

The bride, presented in marriage by her father, wore a full length white gown of oriental silk over taffeta. The neckline and skirt were edged with Chantilly lace trim. Her veil was attached to a soft petal crown worn on her upper forehead and carried pink roses.

St. Hedwig’s Hall was the scene of the 12 o’clock, the 1:00 p.m. reception, and the 5:30 fuffet lunch. Approximately 300 guests were present. After a honeymoon trip to Yellowstone National Park, the newlyweds will be at home at 431 Lily Drive, Madison, Wis.

The bride formerly worked as a licensed practical nurse and her husband is employed by the Steel Form Construction Co.

Out of town guests were from Jim Falls, Milwaukee, Chippewa Falls, Colby, Madison, Marshfield, Eau Claire and Westfield.



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