BioM: Stubbs, Sharon Ann (1965)


Surnames: Stubbs, Albrecht, Evans, Radlinger, Rankl, Nernberger, Meyer, Schraufnagel, Metzke, Mitchell

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 21 Oct 1965

Stubbs, Sharon Ann (16 OCT 1965)

Sharon Ann Stubbs became the bride of Donald J. Albrecht in a ceremony held Saturday, October 16, 1965 at the Peace United Church of Christ, Dorchester. The Rev. Hugh Evans of Medford officiated.

Parents of the bridal couples are Mr. and Mrs. John Stubbs, route 1, Dorchester, and Mrs. Arthur Albrecht and the late Mr. Albrecht, route 1, Abbotsford.

During the service Miss Julene Radlinger, Dorchester, sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “The Wedding Prayer,” accompanied by Mrs. Jerome Rankl on the organ.

Attending the bride were Miss (?) Radlinger, Dorchester, matron of honor, Mrs. Janice Nernberger, Dorchester, bridesmaid, and Miss Marcia Meyer, Dorchester, junior bridesmaid.

The groom’s attendants were Jerry Radlinger, Dorchester, best man, Owen Schraufnagel, Abbotsford, groomsman, and Bobby Stubbs of Dorchester, junior groomsman. Ushers were James Metzke, Greenwood, and Donald Mitchell, White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

The church was decorated with two baskets of gold, yellow and bronze pompons.

The bride was attired in a white floor length bridal gown of Peau de soie, featuring a bateau neckline and Kabucki sleeves, enhance with re-embroidered Alencon lace. A flattering band of lace highlighted the waistline. The A-line skirt held a detachable train, cascading from the waistline into a full chapel train.

A butterfly shell of lace, trimmed with pearls and a rose center, held her bouffant veil of pure silk sheer illusion. She carried a Bible arrangement of Phalaenopsis orchids and stephanotis entwined with ivy foliage.

The bridesmaids wore floor length dresses of peau satin in Nile and island green with elbow length sleeves and scoop necklines. The empire waistline was complemented with delicate floral appliques and sheath skirts. A fabric cloche held their bouffant bustle veils. They carried a crescent arrangement of gold and bronze pompons and headband to match her bouquet. The bridesmaids all wore white pearl earring and white gloves, gifts from the bride.

A reception at the Dorchester Memorial Hall followed the ceremony. Guests came from West Branch, Guttenberg, and Stanwood. Iowa, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Gwinn, Michigan, and Stratford, Greenwood, Colby, Milwaukee, Rozelville, Marshfield, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids, Medford, Athens, Stetsonville, Dorchester and Abbotsford.

The bride is a graduate of West Branch High School, Iowa, and has been employed as a bookkeeper at Meyer’s lumber Company, Dorchester. Her husband is an Abbotsford High School graduate, and is a cheese maker at Albrecht’s Cheese Company, rural Abbotsford.

Following a wedding trip through the southern states, the couple will be making their home on route 1, Abbotsford.



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