BioM: Phillips, Patricia Ann (1965)


Surnames: Phillips, Misener, Peno, Knudsen, Hansen, Paulsen, Isaacs, Fisher, Lange, Oertwig, Zernblowski, Moreland, Cunningham, Hilestad, Walker, Petersen, Jensen, Missling, Petke, Conrad Ericksmoen, Harrington

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 13 Jan 1966

Phillips, Patricia Ann (25 DEC 1965)

Nazareth Lutheran Church in Withee was the scene of a Christmas Day wedding which united Miss Patricia Ann Phillips and Julian Ray Misener in marriage. Rev. Beryl Knudsen performed the ceremony Saturday, Dec. 25, 1965 at 3 o’clock in the afternoon.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Phillips of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.) and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray W. Misener of Walworth, Wis.

When given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a chapel trained gown of silk faced peau de soie, with a demure bateau neckline on the Basque bodice which was embroidered with crystal beads. The same crystal ad rose design detailed the dome shaped skirt with a cabbage rose and a rosebud of peau highlighting the chapel train. Her Cleopatra crown with pearlized orange blossoms held a bouffant veil. She carried a white Bible with a lace cover on which a large corsage of dark red roses, white mums and tiny Christmas besll were attached to the lace cover.

Miss Susan Peno of Rush City, Minn. was the maid of honor. She wore a floor length deep red velvet gown designed with three fourth length sleeves, a scooped neckline and fashioned with a large bow at the back of waist. She carried a white muff adorned with a large corsage of deep red roses, holly and tiny pompons. Her headpiece was a white fur clip.

During the ceremony Mrs. Beryl Knudsen sang “Wedding Prayer,” “O Perfect Love” and The Lord’s Prayer.” Miss Louise Hansen of Withee and Mrs. Elliot Paulsen of Balsam Lake were the organists. Sandy and Cindy Isaacs of Withee were the candle lighters, dressed in white lace street length dresses, wearing white headpieces, and carrying a Christmas corsage of white mums, holy and red Christmas ribbon.

Attending the groom as best man was John Misener, a brother of the groom, from Walworth, Wis. Ushers were James Fisher of Overland Park, Kansas and Ted Lange of Greenwood, Wis. both the groom and his attendant wore black business suits.

A reception was held following the ceremony in the Nazareth Lutheran Church Parish Hall which was decorated with poinsettia plants. Taking pictures of the wedding was Conrad Oertwig of Owen.

The bride is a graduate of Owen-Withee High School class of 1962 and is presently a senior of Wisconsin State University at River Falls, major in in music and elementary education.

The groom attended the Big Foot High School at Walworth, Wis., graduating in 1960. He is presently serving as Sp/4 in the United States Army.

Attending from away were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Misener, daughter, Joanne, Mary, and son John; Peter Zernblowski and family of Walworth; James Fisher of Overland Park, Kansas; Kathy Moreland of Kansas City, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Cunningham and family of Sheldon; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hilestad, Carol Walker, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Walker of River Falls. Other guests came from Marshfield, Abbotsford, Colby, Greenwood, Colby and Owen.

The newlyweds honeymoon was taken in Wisconsin. As a going away outfit the bride wore a deep red velvet suit with white blouse, black accessories and a double orchid corsage adorned with holy and tiny pompons.

The bride was feted at two showers Saturday, Dec. 18, hostesses, Mrs. James Petersen, Mrs. Lenard Jensen, Mrs. Doug Missling, Mrs. Art Petke and Mrs. Fritz Conrad. Mrs. John Ericksmoen gave a shower at the Longwood Parish Hall for friends from the Longwood community. On Dec. 23 Miss Donna Harrinton was hostess in her home to a shower for Miss Phillips given for school friends.

After June 17 the newlyweds will make their home in Walworth, Wis., where the groom is affiliated with his father in the Coast to Coast store.



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