BioM: Griepentrog, Dorothy Anita (1970)
Surnames: Griepentrog, Wilhelmi, Ruhbusch, Miller, Greenwald, Mueller, Bruesewitz, Hansen
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 02 Apr 1970
Griepentrog, Dorothy Anita (21 MAR 1970)
Apricot and white streamers decorated Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer for the wedding of Dorothy Anita Griepentrog and Kenneth James Wilhelmi. The 3:30 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, March 21, 1970 was performed by Pastor William Ruhbusch.
Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Griepentrog of rout 1, Unity, and the groom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilhelmi of Abbotsford (Clark Co., Wis.).
Maid of honor for her sister was Miss Diane Griepentrog, Abbotsford. The best man was a friend of the groom, Kenneth Miller of Colby. Other attendants were Judi Greenwald, Spencer, a cousin of the bride, and the bride's brother, Alan Griepentrog, also of Spencer.
Performing the ushering duties for his sister was Roger Griepentrog of Unity, and George Mueller of Abbotsford, a friend of the groom.
Mrs. Arnold Bruesewitz provided organ music during the ceremony. She accompanied Mrs. Karin Hansen, who sand "The wedding Prayer" and "Where I Go Thou Goes."
Seasonal flowers of Easter lilies surrounded the red carnations were carried by the bride. Shew as attired in an A-line floor length gown of Chantilly lace and tissue taffeta Sabrina. Jewels adorned the neckline and the long lace selves. A lace panel was featured in the front of the dress and the empire waistline was completed with a bow. Her chapel train was detachable. The crown of Venice lace with pearl and trim held her silk illusion veil.
The bride's attendants A-line apricot Karate and white organdy formals matched their veiled headpieces. Their flowers were yellow pompons.
Festivities included a supper in the church basement and dance at the Spencer Municipal Hall.
A graduate of Abbotsford High School, the groom is employed at Abbotsford Auto Company. The bride, a graduate of Colby High School, has been employed at Pauly Cheese Company They will be making their home in Colby.
Guests present at the festivities were from Minnesota, Neenah, Florence, Wausau, Green Bay, Merrill, Menasha, Medford, Owen, Unity, Abbotsford, Colby, and Spencer.
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