BioM: Koch, Sharon Lee (1969)


Surnames: Bender, Koch, Kamps, Braughman

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 20 Nov 1969

Koch, Sharon Lee (7 NOV 1969)

Miss Sharon Lee Bender, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Leake Bender of Baton Rouge, Louisian, was married to David Allen Koch, son of Dr. and Mr.s Wm. Koch of Colby (Clark Co., Wis.), on Friday, November 7, 1969, at the Unity Church of Christ, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The bride, wearing a white crepe dress with silver lace bodice was given in marriage by her father. Her silk illusion veil fell from a headpiece of silk bows and see pearls, and she carried a bouquet of white orchids. Dr. John L. Braughman officiated at the 6 p.m. evening service.

The couple was attended by Miss Patricia Koch, sister of the groom, and Norman Kamps of Fort Lauderdale.

The maid of honor wore a corsage of yellow carnations and was seen in a soft orange dress with white lace trim. She wore a matching bow piece.

The bride attended Southeastern Louisiana College and holds a B.S. degree in Elementary Education. The bridegroom attended Wisconsin State University, Stevens Point, and is now attending a flight school at Hollywood International Airport, Fort Lauderdale, working toward a commercial pilot's license. He is also employed in the operations office of Sunny South Flight Service.

The wedding reception was held at the Vordemeier Apartments immediately following the service.

The newlyweds left on a wedding trip to the Ramada Ranch, Fort Meyer, Florida, and are now at home at 417 N.E. 17th Ave., Apt. 4, Fort Lauderdale.



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