BioM: Buddinger, Patricia Ann (1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Buddinger, Opelt, Boyer, Zank, Lehmann, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/13/1973

Buddinger, Patricia Ann (Marriage - 8 September 1973)

Miss Patricia Ann Buddinger became the bride of Steven Opelt in an 8 p.m. ceremony performed Saturday, September 8, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church by the Rev. Norman W. Lindloff. Victor Lehmann was the organist.

Presented in marriage by her father, the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Buddinger, Jr., of Granton. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Opelt, Neillsville are the groom’s parents.

A bouquet of purple roses surrounded by white carnations and accented by ribbon streamers contrasted with the bridal gown of white Chantilly lace. Ruffled tiers formed the back panel of the gown, which featured a high, lace collar, fitted sleeves and a satin waistline bow.

Honor attendant Brenda Boyer appeared in a full-length purple gown complimented by a purple straw hat and a single, long-stemmed rose.

Eugene Buddinger, Sycamore, Il., served as bestman. Ushers were Gene Opelt and Robert Zank.

A reception and a dance were held at the Wildcat Inn.

Turtle Lake was the couple’s destination on their wedding trip.

The groom is employed as a truck driver.



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