BioM: Wenzel, Gloria Phoebe (1971)


Surnames: Wenzel, Cornelius, Grabowski, Yonker, Desbrow, Gotter, Leick, Nienow, Brayer, Schuler, Messerschmidt, Bauman

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Sep 1971

Wenzel, Gloria Phoebe (25 SEP 1971)

Miss Gloria Phoebe Wenzel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldred Wenzel, Edgar, and Joseph Anton Cornelius, son of Mrs. Helen Cornelius and the late Elmer Cornelius, Marshfield, were married Saturday, September 25, 1971 in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Marshfield. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Eldore Messerschmidt.

The bride’s gown was white chiffon with a pleated bodice, and A-line skirt. Venice lace trimmed the waist, the cuff of the long sleeves, and the high neckline. The Cathedral length veil was also trimmed with Venice lace. She carried a nosegay of stephanotis and baby’s breath, with flowing satin and lace streamers.

Miss Patty Grabowski, Marshfield, was maid of honor. Mrs. Robb Yonker, Marshfield and Miss Mary Jo Desbrow, Marshfield, were bridesmaids. Miss Darla Joy Wenzel, Edgar, was the junior bridesmaid.

The gowns worn by the bride’s attendants had mortar chiffon bodices, brown satin cummerbund, gathered skirts with lace front, long sheer sleeves, and embroidered multi-color trim on the high neckline and bodice. The attendant each had fall flowers in their hair and in the bouquets they carried.

The groom’s attendants were Thomas Cornelius, Merrill, as best man, David Gotter, Green Bay, John Leick, Stratford, as groomsmen. Master Ronald Nienow was also in the wedding party.

The ushers were Loren Wenzel, Eran Wenzel, Paul Brayer, and Paul Schuler.

Mrs. Merlin Bauman was the organist and David Yonker was the guitarist and soloist.

A reception, dinner and dancing in the evening were held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Marshfield.

Mrs. Joseph Cornelius graduated from Colby High School and Wisconsin State University, Eau Claire, and is employed as an I.V. Technician at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Joseph Cornelius graduated from Marshfield Senior High School and the Career Academy, Milwaukee. He is the manager of the Stardust Motel in Marshfield.



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