BioM: Hennig, Brenda Sue (1970)


Surnames: Schultz, Hennig, Schnarr, Knauft, Rades, Drossel, Kehoe, Vander Kellen, Bradley, Zahn, Geidel, Epps

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Dec 1970

Hennig, Brenda Sue (14 NOV 1970)

Michael Erwin Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Schultz of Unity (Clark Co., Wis.), claimed as his bride at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano, November 14, 1970.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Hennig of Shawano.

The Rev. D.A. Schnarr officiated at the double ring ceremony.

Mr. Knauft played wedding music, "O Perfect Love," as the bride approached the altar. "O Perfect Love," The Song of Ruth" and "The Lord's Prayer" were sung by Duane Rades.

The altar was decorated with bronze pompons and ti leaves.

The bride and groom are both juniors at Wisconsin State University in Stevens Point. They graduated from high school in 1968. He graduated from Colby High School and she from Shawano High School.

Attendants for the couple were college friends, Laura Drossel of Sheboygan Falls, Linda Kehoe of Rio, Dick Vander Kellen of Green Bay, and the groom's sister and brothers, Linda, Bradley and Ronald.

Witnesses were Laura Drossel as maid of honor, and Bradley Schultz as best man.

Randy Schultz and Dale Zahn ushered the guests into the church.

The high waisted dress worn by the bride, which she fashioned, featured a floor length full skirt of candlelight peau de soie with an overskirt of silk organza designed with lace medallions and a train. The fitted bodice was fashioned of candlelight French woven lace with a high band collar and full bishop sleeves gathered into a wide cuff.

The collar and cuffs were trimmed with ruching of silk organza. A wide peau de soie sash and bow with full length streamers accentuating the high waistline. She wore a carved ivory pin at the neckline, which was a gift from the groom.

The bride's cathedral length veil of nylon illusion featured a decorative edging of French lace secured to a bow of peau de soie. She carried a cascade of Talisman roses and white button pompons with stephanotis, ti leaves and green velvet streamers.

The bridesmaids gowns were fashioned by the bride's mother. They were also high waisted with floor length skirts of Italian imported velveteen in an avocado green shade with multicolored flowers in the fall shades gathered into a fitted bodice. Featured were band collars and cuffs edged in lace. The entire bodices were of double crepe in the avocado shade.

Their monogrammed gold circle pins were a gift from the bride.

Their headpieces of large bows of crepe accentuated with smaller bows of velveteen held their pouf veils. Their cascade bouquets were of Talisman roses and bronze pompons.

The bride's mother wore a palm green jacket dress with matching shoes and white gloves. Mrs. Schultz wore an emerald green jacket dress with bronze shoes and purse. Their corsages were of Talisman roses. The groom's grandmother wore a corsage of white carnations.

A reception and supper for 300 guests was held at the Salagoco Country Club. Miss Julie Geidel of Fredonia served punch and Beth Epps attended the guest book. They are both college friends of the couple.

Following a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin, the couple will be living at 103 Evergreen Villa, route 2, Stevens Point.

Guests at the wedding came from Albion, Michigan, Minneapolis, Clintonville, Menomonee Falls, Marion, Caroline, Rio, Wittenberg, Wausau, Fond du Lac, Marshfield, Dorchester, Abbotsford, Colby and Unity.



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