BioM: Nenzel, Sandra Ann (1973)


Surnames: Nenzel, Thorson, Sifferath, Becker, Geary, Nafzger, Raab, Peterson, Rabska

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 19 Jul 1973

Nenzel, Sandra Ann (16 JUN 1973)

Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Stanley was the setting chosen by Miss Sandra Ann Nenzel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Nenzel of Stanley as she exchanged her wedding vows with Konrad Thorson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Thorson of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Thorson of Owen, on June 16, 1973.

The double ring ceremony as read by the Rev. Norman Sifferath and blessed by the Rev. George Becker of Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 4 p.m. before an alter which was decorated with bouquets of white daisies, apricot colored roses and baby's breath. White bows marked the pews for the guests. Todd Geary, Baraboo, cousin of the bride, was the acolyte. Mrs. Dan Nafzger, organist, played the organ as Miss Francis Raab, soloist, sang "One Hand, One Heart" and "The Lord's Prayer."

The bride chose a floor length gown of polyester sheer styled with a wedding band collar trimmed with apricot colored lace for her wedding. Clusters of Venice flowers were appliqued on the bodice and hem of the skirt, with accents of lace and apricot ribbon adorning the waistline, hem and cathedral length train. A Camelot headpiece of the same lace secured the three tier shoulder length veil, and she carried a bouquet of white daisies, apricot roses and baby's breath. She was given in marriage by her father.

Serving as maid of honor for her friend was Miss Francis Raab of Marshfield. The bridesmaids were Miss Shari Nenzel, sister of the bride, and Mrs. Sandy Peterson, Withee, a friend. Each aide was attired in a gown of apricot voile, featuring an appliqued white lace bib, wedding band collar, and long full sleeves accentuated with wide white lace cuffs.

The junior bridesmaids, wearing gowns of apricot, dotted Swiss styled with short puffed sleeves, were Karol Thorson, sister of the groom, and Susan Nenzel, sister of the bride. Each aide wore white ribbons in her hair, and each carried bouquets of similar to the one carried by the bride.

The best man for the groom was his friend, Mike Rabska of Eau Claire. The groomsmen were Mr. Bob Peterson, Withee, a friend, and Kevin Thorson, brother of the groom. Seating the guests were Ken Thorson, Eau Claire, brother of the groom, and Mike Geary, Baraboo, cousin of the bride.

Following the ceremony, a reception and supper were served in the church dining room, which was decorated in white and apricot.

At nine o'clock a dance was held at the Meadowview Country Club at Owen.

The bride graduated from Stanley-Boyd High School and is a 1973 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. The groom is a graduate of Owen-Withee High School and the Minneapolis Art School. Following a wedding trip the couple is at home at N. 64 W. 24470 Main Street, Sussex, Wisconsin, where the groom is employed as a commercial artist.

Guests were present at the wedding from Minneapolis, Superior, eau Claire, Waukegan, Illinois, and the area.



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