BioM: Meyers, Jeanne (1970)

Transcriber: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Meyers, Winkler, Hennes, Dix, Boss, Duvall, Beauchamp, Britten

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Jun 1970

Meyers, Jeanne (30 MAY 1970)

At the altar decorated with bouquets of white gladiolas and pink daisies, Miss Jeanne Meyer, Whitewater, became the bride of Dennis Winkler of Green Bay. The ceremony was at 12 noon Saturday, May 30, 1970.

Mrs. Emmeran Hennes of Rubicon is the mother of the bride and Mr. and Mrs. Hebert Meyers of Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.) are the parents of the groom.

Pastor Kenneth Dix officiated at the ceremony at the First United Church of Christ in Colby. Ronald Boss provided organ music and Mrs. Carol Duvall was soloist.

Friends of the bride were her attendants. Kathy Beauchamp of Milwaukee was the maid of honor, and Bonnie Britten of Marshfield was a bridesmaid.

Robert Winkler of Unity was best man, and David Winkler of Thorp was groomsman. They are both brothers of the groom. Performing ushering duties were James Winkler and Robert Meyers.

Carrying a colonial bouquet of pink roses, iris and stephanotis, the bride was seen in a floor length gown of white peau de soie. It was designed with an empire waist and full bishop sleeves. The chapel sweep train was detachable. The bodice was designed with trellised Venice lace and pearls. The gown's skirt was trimmed with two rows of Venice lace at the hemline. Her elbow length veil was secured to a silk faille Camelot headpiece with pearl embroidery.

The bride's attendants floor length gowns of chiffon over taffeta were of light avocado. The empire bodices were fashioned with mock lattice vestees. They featured Peter Pan collars and long full sleeves. Their straw braid picture hats had velvet steamers and were trimmed with daisies. Their bouquets consisted of daisies bound with streamers.

Included in the festivities was a dinner in the church parlors. A reception followed for 200 guests at the Abbotsford City Hall.

A 1960 graduate of Colby High School, the groom graduated from the Wisconsin State University at Whitewater in 1966. He is employed by the Internal Revenue Service.

The bride, a 1966 graduate of Colby High School, is also a graduate of the Wisconsin State University at Whitewater in 1970.

Following a wedding trip, the couple will be living in Green Bay.

Geusts for the wedding came from La Crosse, Green Bay, Eau Claire, Milwaukee, Racine, New London, and Whitewater.

 

 


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