BioM: Tesmer, Joanne P. (1963)


Surnames: Dahlin, Tesmer, Urman, Johnson, Messer, Lund, Grauman, Stecker, Klingberg

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/22/1963

Tesmer, Joanne P. (17 AUG 1963)

Joanne Phyllis Tesmer and Donald Clifford Dahlin were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 17, 1963, at a 3 p.m. double ring ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Colby. Jeanne is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Tesmer, Colby, and Donald is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Dahlin, Ironwood, Mich.

Rev. Leroy Urman officiated at the wedding and music was furnished by Mrs. Reuben Johnson, Wausau, organist, who played "Processional" by Handel and the recessional number was "Trumpet Tune in D" by Purcell. Miss Marilyn Messer, Unity, was the soloist and her two selections were "O Love That Cast Our Fear" by J.S. Bach and "Love Divine, All Love Excelling" by Bunjes.

Vases of white stocks and chrysanthemums adorned the altar at which the bride was presented in marriage by her father.

The bride was attired in a gardenia white gown of sheer silk organza, fashioned with a scoop neckline and gathered cap sleeves. Glowing seed pearls highlight the bodice of re-embroidered cable net lace and the full skirt had a chapel train.

Her fingertip veil of silk illusion was secured by one rose. She carried a cascade arrangement of white roses accented by tiny yellow tea roses.

Mrs. Judith Lund, Madison, was matron of honor. She was a college roommate of the bride. The bridesmaid was Miss Janice Grauman, Colby, friend of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Joyce Tesmer, sister of the bride, and Miss Margaret Dahlin, Ironwood, sister of the groom. The bride's attendants were seen in floor length gowns of aqua silk organza fashioned with cap sleeves and scoop necklines over softly belled skirts. The draped midriff of each gown was caught by a rose of organza. Aqua silk organza pillbox hats with halo veils provided the headpieces. Each carried an arrangement of carnations and chrysanthemums in toens of yellow, gold and bronze.

Carl Stecker, Sheboygan, performed the duties of best man, and Douglas Klingberg, South Beloit, Ill., was the groomsman. Both men are former roommates of the groom.

Ushers were John Tesmer, brother of the bride, and James Johnson, Ironwood, Mich., friend of the groom.

The mother of the bride wore a dress of beige lace and the mother of the groom was seen in a dress of blue silk with lace. Each had a corsage consisiting of a gardenia and roses.

Following the ceremony the reception and dinner were in the church hall.

Out of town guests were from Ironwood, Detroit, Wakefield and Iron River, Mich.; Gurnee, McHenry and South Beloit, Ill.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Kansas City, Mo.; Pittsburgh, Pa., and Abbotsford, Unity, Edgar, Wausau, Marshfield, east Troy, Lomira, Mercer, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Madison, Dodgeville, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, North Fond du Lac, Greendale, Kiel, Wis. Rapids, Seymour and Gilman.

After a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin, the newlyweds will make their home at 1111 Dartmouth Ave., Claremont, Calif., after Labor Day.

The bride is a graduate of Carroll College with majors in music, speech and English. She has been employed as music supervisor and speech teacher the past year at Lomira, Wis. She has accepted a position at Emerson Junior High School, Pomona, Calif., teaching English.

The groom is a graduate of Carroll College where he majored in history. He is affiliated with the Delta Rho Upsilon Fraternity. Upon arrival at their new home, he will attend Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, Calif. on a political science fellowship.

Pre-nuptial showers were held at the Donald Hobart home in Lomira and at the Preston Gee home in Wauwatosa.



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