BioM: Sillampa. Betsy (1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Sillampa, Miskanis, Moor, Cihlar, Hebert, Cole, Tetzlaff, Koplitz, Dayton, Romanoff, Burhop

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (25 April 1983)

Sillampa, Betsy Lou (16 April 1983)

Miss Betsy Lou Sillampa, Route 3, Greenwood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sillampa, Owen, was given in marriage by her father to Keith Roger Miskanis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miskanis, Route 1, Owen.

The ceremony took place at St. Katherine's Episcopal Church, Owen, the Rev. E.N. Stillings officiating. Mrs. Allan Burhop was organist and singing were Mrs. Carleen Moore, Mrs. Peggy Cihlar, Mrs. Elaine Hebert, Mrs. Kristi Cole, Chuck Sillampa and Misses Diane and Dorothy Sillampa.

The bridal gown of organza and taffeta had a chapel-length train, and with it she had a matching fingertip veil and an arm bouquet of roses and carnations.

Mrs. Charles Tetzlaff, Owen, was matron of honor and Miss Rita Koplitz, Neillsville, the bridesmaid. Each had a blue knit dress with matching jacket and a basket of daisies and carnations.

Heidi Cihlar, Mosinee, and Luke Hebert, Wichita, Kansas, were flower girl and ring bearer respectively.

Rick Dayton, Eau Claire, was best man; Charles Tetzlaff, Withee, groomsman; and Scott Romanoff and Chuck Sillampa ushered.

The dinner was in the church basement and the reception and dance took place at Meadowview Country Club, Owen. After a Florida honeymoon, the Miskanises will live in Greenwood.

The bride graduated in 1974 from Owen-Withee High School and attended St. Paul Bible college, Minneapolis in 18977-78. She is a program aide at the Adult Development Service, Greenwood. Her husband, employed at Shafto Farms, Loyal, graduated in 1974 from Steinmetz High School, Chicago.



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