BioM: Schmitt, Karin Faye (1965)


Surnames: Schmitt, Hoffmann, Schraufnagel, Glidden, Melvin, Graham

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 04 Nov 1965

Schmitt, Karin Faye (23 OCT 1965)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Hoffmann are now at home at 2812 East Bolivar, Apartment 14, St. Francis, Wisconsin.

The marriage of Karin Faye Schmitt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schraufnagel of Abbotsford, and Robert J. Hoffmann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Hoffman of route 1, Marshfield, took place Saturday, October 23, 1965 at the First Presbyterian Church, Abbotsford. Rev. Charles E. Glidden heard their exchange of promises in a double ring ceremony a 4 o’clock.

Miss Bonnie Melvin played the organ selections for the occasion.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length powder blue delustered satin gown with scoop neckline, elbow length sleeves and bell skirt. A Watteau panel of Chantilly lace fell from a bow at the dipped waistline. A three rose cluster and leaves of delustered satin held her shoulder length bouffant veil. She carried one long stemmed sterling silver rose.

Her only attendant was her sister, Mrs. Gary Graham of Fond du Lac. Mr. Graham served as best man.

A floor length gown was chosen for the matron of honor. It was designed with a scoop neckline, short bell sleeves, and a flowing Watteau train caught at the empire waistline. A satin ribbon cluster held short bouffant veil. She also carried a single rose like the bride’s.

Noel C. Schraufnagel of River Falls seated the guests who attended his sister’s wedding. They came from Marshfield, Cudahy, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee, Jefferson, Glidden, Ashland, River Falls, Medford, rural Edgar, Colby, and Abbotsford.

Following the ceremony and in the evening a reception was held at the Abbotsford City Hall. A six o’clock dinner was served in the Presbyterian dining room.

The bride, who attended schools in Abbotsford, has been employed by …(the rest of my article was cut off).



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