BioM: Sauer, Carol Ann (1972)


Surnames: Sauer, Hedler, Raven, Tobola, Boyarski, Bichanich, Meider, Cegalski, Puerner

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 19 Oct 1972

Sauer, Carol Ann (7 OCT 1972)

St. Hedwig’s Church, Thorp, was the setting for the marriage of Carol Ann Sauer and Dennis Dean Hedler on Saturday, October 7th, 1972. Father John Puerner performed the 1:30 p.m. marriage ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sauer and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hedler, all of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.).

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a traditional gown of sata-peau with full circular chapel trainwas styled with a molded bodice, having a high collar of crocheted lace, and a ruffled Bertha yoke of pearl beaded belt of the lace circle the waistline with satin bow and long streamers at the back. The A-line ksirt was trimmed with large Venice flora appliques centered with pearls, and a wide ruffled flounce of the lace edged the skirt and extended around the train. Her bouffant veil was secured to a Venice lace bonnet, laced with satin ribbon and embroidered with pearls.

Patricia Raven was her sister’s matron of honor. Bridesmaids were: Darlene Sauer, sister of the bride, Gigi Tobola, friend of the bride, Nancy Hedler, sister of the groom, and Elaine Sauer, sister of the bride. They wore formals of gold chiffon imprinted with florals in shades of rust, brown and gold, and were designed with a fitted bodice, ruffled high neckline, and long puffed sleeves edged with ruffle. Gold velvet ribbon circled the waistline and the A-line skirts had a ruffled flounce. They wore gold organza bow headpieces trimmed with floral streamers at the back.

Keith Raven, brother-in-law of the bride, was best man, and groomsmen were Richard Boyarski, Richard Tobola, Greg Bichanich and Rick Meider, all friends of the couple. Ushers were Andrew Cegalski and Michael Sauer.

A reception and dance were held at the Quonset Hall. After a wedding trip to North Shore Drive, they will reside in Thorp.



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