BioM: Peterson, Debra Liu (1971)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Peterson, Genteman, Mills, Jones, Wurmlinger, Calley, Rickard, Scott

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 11/11/1971

Peterson, Debra Liu (Marriage - 30 October 1971)

Miss Debra Liu Peterson and Thomas James Genteman exchanged wedding vows October 30 at 2 p.m. in the Colby Methodist Church before the Rev. B. Scott. Parents of the newlyweds are Mr. and Mr. Calvin Peterson, Unity, and Mr. and Mrs. William Genteman, Sr., Rt. 3 Neillsville.

Given in marriage by her father the bride wore a princess style gown of white satin accented with lace trim down the front and around the neckline and cuffs. The train and hem of the gown were edged with hand-crocheted lace. Her illusion veil was attached to a floral headpiece. She carried a bouquet of white mums and yellow roses.

Miss Beverly Mills, Loyal, was the maid of honor. The bridesmaid was Miss Carla Peterson, Unity. Beth Jones, Lytton, Ia., served as candle lighter. The bridal attendants were attired in empire style gowns of white and green nylon chiffon over taffeta. Fall flowers were entwined in their hair and they carried bouquets of fall flowers.

Sheila and Cherie Genteman, Neillsville, were the flower girls. Their dresses were identical to those of the other bridal attendants. They carried baskets of fall flowers.

David Genteman, Loyal, served as bestman. Groomsman was Gary Wurmlinger, Sawyer AFB, Mi. Ushers were David Jones, Lytton, Ia., and Dan Genteman, Neillsville.

Mrs. David Calley, Jr., was the soloist. The organist was Debbie Rickard. A reception was held at the Colby United Church of Christ, where a dinner also was served. A dance was held later at the Silver Dome near Neillsville.

The bride, a 1969 graduate of Colby High School and a 1971 graduate of the Practical Nursing School at Stevens Point, has been employed in Neillsville. A graduate of Neillsville High School, the groom is engaged in farming.

The newlyweds will live on Rt. 3 Neillsville, after a wedding trip to Michigan.



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