BioM: Zilk, Patricia Ann (1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Zilk, Kneeland, Kuchenbecker, Fusilier, Hutchison, Brown, Cortright, Nauholz, Brady

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 1/11/1973

Zilk, Patricia Ann (Marriage - 30 December 1972)

Miss Patricia Ann Zilk wore her mother’s ivory satin wedding gown when she repeated marriage vows with John Kneeland at 12 o’clock noon nuptial mass December 30 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Charles D. Brady officiated. Michael Kuchenbecker was the commentator.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. William G. Zilk of Neillsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kneeland of Waterloo, Ia.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. Her heirloom gown, fashioned with a fitted bodice, long, puffed sleeves and a rain, was embossed with seed pearls. A Juliet Cap held her fingertip veil. She carried a cascade arrangement of white spider mums and red roses.

Mrs. Brent Fusilier, Ville Platte, La., was her sister’s matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Phillip Hutchison of La Crosse, friend of the bride, and Miss Peggy Kneeland, Waterloo, Ia., sister of the groom. Mrs. Fusilier’s gown was styled of winter burgundy French velvet. The bodices of the bridesmaids’ similar gowns featured white ruffle trim. All wore matching velvet bow headpieces. Nosegays of white mums and deep red roses completed their ensembles.

The new Mrs. Kneeland graduated from Neillsville High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She received her EEG technician rating from Western Wisconsin Technical Institute-La Crosse in 1972 and has been employed in Marshfield. Her husband attended the University of Northern Iowa where he affiliated with Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He is presently employed as an agent with a Waterloo, Ia., insurance and investment agency.

Following their return from a wedding trip to Denver, Colo., and other points, the newlyweds will live in Waterloo.



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