BioM: Steele, Ruth Jacqueline (1961)


Surnames: Steele, Maeder, Carlson, Meyer

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 28 Sep 1961

Steele, Ruth Jacqueline (16 SEP 1961)

Miss Ruth Jacqueline Steele, 108 Park St., fourth grade teacher in the Lincoln Elementary School in Marshfield, became the bride of John Arnold Maeder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Maeder, Wis. Rapids, on Saturday, September 16, 1961, at 2 p.m. The bride's mother is Mrs. Clarissa Steele, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.).

The Maeder-Steel nuptial service was performed by the Rev. Gene Carlson at Grace Methodist Church, Greenwood, the bride being given in marriage by her brother, Thomas Steels. Charles Ivey was the organist for the occasion.

The bride, holding a colonial bouquet of gardenias, was attired in a white lace gown designed with Sabrina neckline, the floor length skirt being lace over net. Her fingertip veil was secured to a nylon organza crown trimmed with seed pearls and sequins.

Miss Sally Meyer, Marshfield, her only attendant, wore a street length dress of white nylon organdy with blue embossed flowers, cummerbund and sash, also blue accessories. Her colonial bouquet included pink and white roses. Gerald Maeder, Wis. Rapids, was best man.

The wedding reception was held at the bride's home, after which the newlyweds left for a northern Wisconsin honeymoon. Mrs. Maeder will continue to reside at her present address, as her husband will leave October 1 for Ft. Riley, Kansas. At present he is a machinist for the Nekoosa Foundry and Machine works, Inc. He is a 1956 graduate of Lincoln High School, Wis. Rapids.

The bride, a 1954 graduate of Greenwood High School, was graduated June 8, 1958 from Wisconsin State College, Eau Claire.



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