BioM: Geiger, Diane Mary (1965)


Surnames: Geiger, Sterzinger, Huss, Baxter, Wittman, Myer, Pupp, Lofland

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 09 Sep 1965

Geiger, Diane Mary (28 AUG 1965)

St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Abbotsford, was the scene of the wedding of Diane Mary Geiger and Darrel Randall Sterzinger in a nuptial service Saturday, August 28, 1965.

Parents of the bridal couple are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Geiger, route 1, Abbotsford, and Mr. and Mrs. Randall Sterzinger, route 1, Dorchester.

Attending the bride were the groom’s sister, Mrs. Bernard Huss, Milan, matron of honor, the bride’s sister, Miss Celine Geiger, Eau Claire, and Miss Lorraine Baxter, Dorchester, as bridesmaids.

The groom’s attendants were Bernard Huss, Milan, best man, and Thomas Wittman, Marshfield, and Bruce Meyer, Dorchester, groomsmen. Ushers were Leo Lofland and Eugene Pupp, both of Abbotsford.

The bride wore a floor length gown of Chantilly lace over silk taffeta, with a fitted bodice and scalloped neckline trimmed with sequins, long sleeves, pointed at the wrist. The full skirt had rows of ruffles falling into a cathedral train. Her headpiece was a crown of crystals and pearls on silk, with an illusion veil. She carried a bouquet of small red roses and stephanotis on a large lace fan.

The bride’s attendants wore dresses of gold brocaded silk and crepe, with fitted bodices and scoop neckline, elbow length sleeves. The backs had large bows at the top and were in brocaded satin with sheer crepe skirts. Their crowns were trimmed with pearls with circular veils. They carried bouquets of of feathered carnations with lace fans.

A inner in the church hall and a reception at Sportsmen’s Park followed the ceremony. About 150 persons attended the wedding dance that evening at the Sportsmen’s Park.

The bride has been employed as a waitress at the Abby Café, Abbotsford, and her husband works for Sauter Brothers, Inc., Dorchester.

They are making their home at route 1, Dorchester.



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