BioM: Soldner, Rose M. (1966)
Surnames: Schimke, Soldner, Hahn, Zeller, Kreitzman, Smith, Weinbrecher, Peter
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 07 Jul 1966
Soldner, Rose M. (11 JUN 1966)
Bouquets of white gladioli and pink daisies were on the altar of Trinity Lutheran Church Reeseville on Saturday, June 11, 1966, for the marriage of Rose Marie Soldner and Jerry C. Schimke. Rev. W.M. Frich performed the 2:30 p.m. ceremony and Mrs. Gen Kuhn sang "O Perfect Love" and "The Lord's Prayer," with Mrs. George Neuberger as organist.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Earl Soldner, Reeseville, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Schimke, Manistee, Mich.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, designed and constructed a floor length gown of white silk organza over satin styled with scalloped V neck line, long tapered sleeves and a bell-shaped skirt with released side front and side back pleats. Chantilly lace inserts accented the neckline, sleeve points and skirt hemline. She wore a should length veil and silk illusion attached to a pearl and aurora borealis crown, and carried a cascade arrangement of orchids and stephanotis. She wore pearl earrings and necklace, a gift of the groom.
Miss Nancy Soldner was her sister's maid of honor and Mrs. Harlan Hahn, also a sister of the bride, was the bridesmaid. Mrs. Harlan Hahn designed and constructed the floor length gowns of pink embroidered peau de soie. The dresses were sleeveless and featured fitted bodice with lower round neckline. The bell shaped skirts had soft pleats at the waistline. Their headpieces were pillbox circlets of matching fabric with short veils. White formal gloves and pearl necklaces and earring, a gift of the bride, completed their ensemble. Each carried cascade arrangements of pink chrysanthemums.
John Zeller, cousin of the groom, was best man and Harlan Hahn, brother-in-law of the bride, was groomsman. Ushers were Roger Kreitzman and Wendell Smith, cousin of the bride and groom respectively.
A reception for 300 guests was held at the American Legion building, Beaver Dam, with dinner following by dancing to the music of Kenny and Lenny. Assistants at the reception were Miss Lillian Weinbrecher, Mountain, Wis., friend of the bride, who cut the wedding cake, and Mrs. Curtis Peter, Watertown, Wis., friend of the bride, who had charge of the guest book.
The bride's mother wore a blue silk dress with white accessories and the groom's mother wore a beige dress with beige and white accessories. Both wore corsages of pink roses and white carnations.
The bride a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater is a business education teacher with Thorp High School and the groom is a computer programmer with Thorp Finance. Afte a wedding trip to the Ozarks the new couple will make their home in Thorp.
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