BioM: Spry, Janet Elaine (1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Spry, Adams, Harrelson, Helm, Van Elzen, Olle, Wickum, Meissner, Bahrenburg

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 2/13/1975

Spry, Janet Elaine (Marriage – 8 February 1975)

Mis Janet elaine Spry of Appleton and Wayne Adams of Albuquerque, N. M., exchanged marriage vows Saturday, February 8, in a 7 p.m. ceremony performed at Immanuel United Methodist Church, Chili. The Rev. Henry Bahrenburg, Jr., officiated for the daughter of Mrs. Phelps Spry of Chili and the late Mr. Spry and the son of Mrs. R. P. Harrelson and the late Frank W. Adams.

Following the ceremony, the couple greeted guests at a reception at the Hotel Charles in Marshfield.

An arrangement of red and pink roses with white baby’s breath accented the bride’s traditional white gown of double knit styled with long, puffed sleeves, a high neckline, empire waistline and chapel train. She was presented in marriage by her brother, Don Spry.

Her attendants, Mrs. Walter Helm, Chili, as matron of honor and Judy Van Elzen, as bridesmaid, appeared in pale blue gowns complimented by royal blue velvet jackets with hoods trimmed with ostrich feathers.

Larry Olle, Kenosha, served as bestman and Tom Van Elzen, Appleton, as groomsman. Ushers were Robert Spry, Granton, and Walter Helm, Chili.

Special music at the wedding was by Hank Wickum, Albuquerque, N. M., who sang and played the guitar. Bonnie Meissner, Chili, was the organist.

The bride was honored at prenuptial showers given by the Chili United Methodist Women and by Mrs. Walter Helm.

A 1963 graduate of Marshfield Senior High School and a 1967 graduate of Wisconsin State University-Eau Claire, the new Mrs. Adams is employed at an Appleton realty firm. Her husband graduated from Highland High School, Albuquerque, in 1964 and attended the University of New Mexico. He is also employed in Appleton.



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