BioM: Empey, Nancy Evelyn
Surnames: Empey, Ploeckelman, Sprengler, Bender, Viegut, Schumacher, Nixdorf
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 07 Oct 1971
Empey, Nancy Evelyn (25 SEP 1971)
Miss Nancy Evelyn Empey, Abbotsford, and Dale Clarence Ploeckelman, Abbotsford, were married on September 25, 1971 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Dorchester. The Rev. F.H. Sprengler conducted the ceremony.
The bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Eldred R. Empey, Abbotsford, and the groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ploeckelman, Stetsonville.
The attendants for the bride were Kathy Bender, Marshfield, cousin of the bride; Debra Viegut, Dorchester; Lori Ann Empey, Abbotsford, niece of the bride.
The attendants for the groom were Bill Ploeckelman, Stratford, brother of the groom; Roger Empey, Abbotsford, brother of the bride; and Steve Ploeckelman, Stetsonville, brother of the groom.
George R. Empey and James Ploeckelman were the ushers.
The gown worn by the bride was of white nylon over taffeta with an embroidered bodice and sleeves with a mandarin collar and butterfly train. The bow shaped headpiece was trimmed with crystal and pearl, and she wore a fingertip veil. A bouquet of red roses and pink carnations was carried by the bride.
The bride’s attendants wore gowns of lime green nylon over taffeta skirts with appliqued flowered bodices, white nylon sleeves, and mandarin collars. Each carried a flower basket of white and yellow pompon daisies.
The organist was Ellen Schumacher, and Vickie Nixdorf was the soloist.
A reception and dance for 250 guests was held at Memorial Hall in Dorchester.
The bride is a 1970 graduate of Colby High School.
The groom is a 1965 graduate of Colby High School and a 1969 graduate of DeVry, Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Ploeckelman will be living at Route 1, Abbotsford, after a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin.
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