BioM: Herrmann, Constance Ann ( 1965)


Surnames: Herrmann, Strohbehn, Krueger, Curtiss, Diehl, La Porte, Dix

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 28 Oct 1965

Herrmann, Constance Ann (23 OCT 1965)

Miss Constance Ann Herrmann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alphonse Herrmann of Abbotsford and Harold Allen Strohbehn of St. Louis, Missouri, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Strohbehn of Reinbeck, Iowa, were united in marriage Saturday, October 23, 1965 at 3 o’clock at the United Church of Christ, Colby, with the Rev. Kenneth Dix, pastor of the congregation, in charge. The Rev. Merle Strohbehn of Stillwater, Minnesota, brother of the groom, witnessed the exchange of marriage promises in a double ring ceremony, and Clarence Krueger of Milwaukee provided organ music before and after the ceremony.

The bride, who was given in marriage be her father, was attired in a floor length gown of peau de soie. It was designed with long sleeves and a train that extended from the lace shoulders of the bodice, which was trimmed with lace and seed pearls. A chapel hat appliqued with lace and seed pearls, held her veil of silk illusion. Tiny red roses were tied to ribbon streamers and comprised a bouquet place on the white Bible, which the bride carried.

Attending the bride, were two of her classmates, Mrs. Bracey Curtiss of Milwaukee, as matron of honor, and Miss Sandy Diehl of Oshkosh, as bridesmaid.

The matron of honor wore a floor length gown with an empire waist of beige crepe and a top of brown velvet with three quarter length sleeves of ruffled edge. The bridesmaid wore a short sleeved empire dress of pale yellow crepe, empire dress of pale yellow crepe. Yellow roses and carnations tited in fall colors were combine in their bouquets.

Kenneth Strohbehn of Reinbeck, Iowa, was his brother’s best man, and David Herrmann of Baldwin served as groomsman at his sister’s wedding.

He and Ray La Porte of Medford, a friend of the groom, seated the guests at the church, which was festive with vases of yellow and white gladiolas, fall flowers and lighted candelabra for the occasion.

A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents and 90 guests attended the 5:30 o’clock dinner served at the church dining room. They came from Louisville, Kentucky, Reinbeck, Traer, Waterloo and Clinton, Iowa, Stillwater, Minnesota, Chicago, Illinois, Medford, Stanley, Winnebago, Oshkosh, Baldwin, Curtiss, Colby, Dorchester and Abbotsford.

After a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, they will make their home at 1330 McCutcheon Road, Richmond Heights, a suburb of St. Louis Missouri.

The bride is a graduate of the Abbotsford High School and Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, Milwaukee, and is registered nurse. Her husband is admissions counsellor at Tarkio College, Tarkio, Missouri.



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