BioM: Lapp, Nancy Kay (1966)

Contact:  Debbie Mann


Surnames:   Lapp, Stanley, Shields, Williams, Connell, Ebenezer, Cousins

----Source:  Tribune-Phonograph, (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/06/1966

Lapp, Nancy Kay (17 Sep 1966)

Mr. and Mrs. William Stanley are now at home at 908 ½ LeRoy Ave., Rock Falls, Ill., following a honeymoon trip to Iowa.

The marriage of Miss Nancy Kay Lapp, daughter of Mrs. Harry Lapp of Abbotsford and the late Mr. Lapp, and William James Stanley, son of Mrs. John Stanley of Rock Falls, Ill., and the late Mr. Stanley, took place Saturday, Sept. 17, at Christ Lutheran church, Abbotsford.

Donald Lapp gave his sister in marriage in the 2 o’clock ceremony at which the Rev. F. H. Sprengler officiated.  Ronald Boss was the organist and Miss Judy Broeske sang “O Perfect Love” and “The Lord’s Prayer”.

For her maid of honor, the bride chose her twin sister, Miss Patsy Lapp, of River Grove, Ill.  Another sister, Mrs. Fred Shield, of Chicago, and a sister-in-law of the groom, Mrs. Jerry Stanley, Rock Falls, were the bridesmatrons.

Beth Williams of Rock Falls, Ill., a niece of the groom, was the flower girl and David Shields, a nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer. 

Jerry Stanley of Rock Falls, served his brother as best man.  Rick Lapp of Abbotsford, a brother of the bride, and William Connell of Rock Falls, completed the wedding party.

Tom Ebenezer and Jeff Cousins, friends, seated the wedding guests at the church.

For her wedding the bride was attired in a floor length gown of white organza designed with a fitted waist, kabucki sleeves and round neckline.  The skirt was detailed with a front panel of patterned flowers and a matching train.  Her bouffant veil flowed from an arrangement of white silk leaves, flowers and pearls.  She carried a cascade bouquet of pink and red roses and stephanotis with streamers of satin ribbon.

The ensembles of the brides’ attendants featured pink crepe skirts, empire waistlines and brocade bodices and chapel trains.  Their headpieces were fashioned of pink bows and netting.  Each carried a single pink rose with satin ribbon.

The flower girl was attired like the bride and also carried a single pink rose.

The new Mr. and Mrs. Stanley received the best wishes and congratulations at a reception held at the Abbotsford city hall following the ceremony.  A five o’clock dinner was served in the church parlors.

The bride, a 1965 graduate of the Abbotsford high school, was employed at Stewart-Warner, Corp., Chicago.  Her husband, a 1961 graduate of Rock Falls township high school, attended Steve College of Iowa and Southern Illinois University, and now works for Northwestern Steel and Wire of Sterling, Ill.




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