BioM: Stelter, Marlene Ann (1975)
Surnames: Stelter, Melin, Sullivan, Hansen, Pearson, Borgeson, Nirva, Reinke, Volk, Ellei, Bublitz
---------Source: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06 Mar 1975
Stelter, Marlene Ann (1 MAR 1975)
Nazareth Lutheran Church was the scene of a lovely 7:30 p.m. candlelight wedding which united Miss Marlene Ann Stelter and Edward Charles Melin in marriage on Saturday, March 1, 1975.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stelter of Dolton, Illinois, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Melin, route 1, Withee (Clark Co., Wis.).
Pastor Robert Sullivan of Nazareth Church performed the nuptial vows, when the bride was given in marriage by her father. Miss Louise Hansen played the organ and Karen Pearson was the vocalist.
The bride chose for her wedding a white nylon and satin gown trimmed with petals of leaves and pearl beads. Her waist length veil was attached to a hat of lace designed with leaves and pearl beads. The bridal bouquet consisted of pink roses, white carnations, surrounded by baby's breath.
Mrs. Sidney Borgeson of Withee was the matron of honor, with Miss Amber Nirva, Eau Claire, and Mrs. Thomas Reinke, Withee, as bridesmaids.
Their gowns were of polyester with jackets trimmed in sequins. One was powder blue and two fiery orange. They carried bouquets of white roses, red carnations, and red roses and white carnations.
Attending the groom as best man was Sidney Borgeson, with groomsmen, Thomas Reinke and John Volk. Uhsers were Marvin Ellei and Glen Bublitz.
Following the wedding a dinner and dance were held at the American Legion Hall in Owen.
The bride is a 1973 graduate of Thornridge High School at Dolton, Illinois. She was a waitress in Chicago and has been working on the Borgeson farm.
The groom is a 1958 graduate of Owen-Withee High School and served in the Army for two years. He farms in the Withee area, where the newlyweds will make their home.
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