BioM: Wilke, Dianne (1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wilke, Kollmansberger, Weber, Rakovec, Foote, Carpenter, Wise, Osowski

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/28/1976

Wilke, Dianne (16 October 1976)

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilke, Rt. 2 Loyal, presented their daughter, Dianne, in marriage to Eddy F. Kollmansberger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kollmansberger, Rt. 1 Loyal, on Saturday, October 16, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Loyal. The Rev. Chester Osowski officiated at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

The bride’s white knit gown was fashioned with a fitted bodice and floor length train. An arrangement of white miniature carnations, apricot sweetheart roses, fern and ivy formed her wedding bouquet.

Bridal attendants were Mrs. Linda Kollmansberger, Loyal, matron of honor, and Miss Patty Wilke, Loyal, Mrs. Kathy Weber, Menomonie, and Mrs. Connie Rakovec, Loyal, bridesmaids. Their gowns of royal blue velvet featured fitted bodices and hemline ruffling. They wore baby’s breath in their hair and carried bouquets of apricot carnations and dark blue strawflowers with white baby’s breath.

Dennis Kollmansberger, Loyal served as bestman. Groomsmen were London Foote, Clintonville, and Jeff Kollmansberger and Mike Rakovec, Loyal. Guests were seated by Ed Wilke, Loyal, and Dennis Kollmansberger, Unity.

Music at the wedding was by Mr. and Mrs. Guy Carpenter and Judy Wise, Marshfield.

The Loyal American Legion Hall was the location for a reception and dance, and a supper was served in the church hall.

The newlyweds are both graduates of Loyal High School. She is employed as a clerk at a food store in Loyal, and he is employed as a foreman for a rail line in Owen.

Following their return from a wedding trip to Northern Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Kollmansberger are living on Rt. 1, Loyal.



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