BioM: Berg, Jean (1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Berg, Hoffa, Dahlke, Sazama

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/11/1966

------ Berg, Jean (06 AUG 1966)

Stratford will be the home of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Hoffa after they return from a honeymoon trip to northern Wisconsin.

On Saturday, Aug. 6, Miss Jean Berg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Berg of Colby, and David E. Hoffa of Marshfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Hoffa of Phillips, repeated their marriage promises at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Colby. The Rev. John B. Pinion officiated at the 11:30 o’clock ceremony and nuptial mass with Sister Louise Marie as organist.

For her wedding, the bride was attired in a floor length gown of silk organza over taffeta with a square neckline outlined with guipure lace. Re-embroidered alencon lace appliques accented the empire waistline on the princess styled skirt, down the sides of the front, and were scattered over the entire skirt. The back featured a short chapel train sweep with bow trim. Her bouffant veil was secured to a silk organza petal cluster edged with pearl and highlighted with crystal. She carried a crescent shaped bouquet with a white orchid and yellow carnations with ivy and stephanotis.

For her maid of honor the bride chose a friend, Miss Verjean Dahlke, Milwaukee, The groom asked Warren Berg, brother of the bride, to be his best man. Others in the wedding party were Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hoffa of Minneapolis, brother and sister-in-law of the groom, Miss Judy Dahlke of Edgar and Tony Sazama of Rudolph, cousins of the bride.

The bride’s attendants wore mint green floor length formals of crepe Chiara with bateau necklines. Silk fabric petals and dark green velvet leaves accented the empire waistlines of the sheath skirts, the backs being completed by watteau panels with bow trim. Their headpieces were dark green velvet leaf clusters with pouf veils. Two shades of coral carnations outlined with lemon leaves were arranged in the colonial bouquets which they carried.

Coral carnations and white gladiolus were combined in the bouquets which adorned the altar in the church.

A wedding reception and supper were held at the Trianon Ballroom.

Guests at the wedding came from Merrill, Wausau, Milwaukee, Edgar, Stratford, Phillips, Marshfield, Waukesha, Unity, Rudolph, Athens, Medford, Chippewa Falls, Portage, Winter, Janesville, Dorchester, Wisconsin Rapids, Chicago, Ill., Minneapolis and Worthington, Minn.

The bride, a graduate of the Wisconsin state university, Stevens Point, is a teacher in the Stratford public schools. Her husband is service manager at Radlinger Chrysler-Plymouth at Marshfield.



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