BioM: Prokosch, Rosemary June (1970)


Surnames: Schumacher, Prokosch, Schreiber, Neitzel, Schuette, Kleparski, Bunkelman, Weideman

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 16 Apr 1970

Prokosch, Rosemary June (4 APR 1970)

The Rev. Charles Schumacher witnessed the marriage ceremony of Rosemary June Prokosch and Rodney K. Schreiber, both of Milan (Marathon Co., Wis.), on Saturday, April 4, 1970. The 12 noon ceremony was at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Milan.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. James W. Prokosch Sr. of route 1, Spencer. The groom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Schreiber of route 1, Athens.

Mrs. Lucy Neitzel provided organ music and accompanied the choir as they sang songs of "Bright Queen of Heaven."

Jeanne Schuette, Curtiss, was maid of honor for her friend, and Nick Kleparski, Unity, a friend of the groom, was the best man.

Other attendants were Rita Bunkelman, Athens, a cousin of the groom, and Marilyn Schreiber, Athens, sister of the groom. Attendants of the groom were Jerry Weideman, Abbotsford, the groom's cousin, and James Prokosch Jr., the bride brother, Spencer.

Performing the ushering duties for his sister was David Prokosch, Spencer, and the groom's cousin, Thomas Bunkelman of Athens.

The bridal gown was of white silk organza over taffeta, with Venice lace fashioned with an empire waistline, Camelot sleeves and a bouffant A-line skirt.

She carried white daisies and yellow miniature sweetheart roses. Accessories, which were borrow, were rhinestone dangle earrings and a matching necklace.

The dresses of the bride's attendants were of rainbow colors, lilac, yellow and green. The gowns, designed with Chantilly lace bodices over taffeta, were styled with puffed sleeves and high necklines. The sheath organza over taffeta skirts with empire waistlines were accented with lace Watteau down the backs.

Matching organza petals and lace trimmed with pearls held the short bouffant veils. They carried long stemmed yellow roses.

Following the ceremony was a reception and dinner at the Trianon Ballroom. A dance was included in the festivities, with music by Jean and her orchestra.

A graduate of Dor-Abby High School in 1964, the groom is employed by Marathon Cheese Corporation in Marathon. The bride, a 1967 graduate of Colby High School, has been an employee of Standard Container Company in Edgar.

Guests at the ceremonies were from St. Croix Falls and Stacy, Minnesota, and from Chicago, Illinois, St. Paul, Marshfield, Marathon, Curtiss, Spencer, Unity, Abbotsford and Colby.

Following a Wisconsin wedding trip the couple will be making their home in Milan.



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