BioM: Warren, Lisa Marie (- 1977)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Warren, Mortensen, Hoover, Fretig, Raine, Reil, Urlaub, Opelt, Dux, Wren, Wallace, Schmidt, Kircher, Sloniker, Kaczor, Moenig, Wylie, Christensen, Zschernitz, Potts, Bauer, Brennan

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/13/1977

Warren, Lisa Marie (15 October 1977)

In an outdoor fall ceremony last Saturday afternoon, Lisa Marie Warren of Rt.3 Neillsville, became the bride of Thomas Gregory Mortensen, also of Rt. 3 Neillsville. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. William D. Warren, and of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mortensen.

A 1 o’clock ceremony was held in the park area behind the American Legion Hall in Neillsville, with County Judge Michael Brennan of Neillsville performing the ceremony. Vocal music was provided by Peggy Potts, who was accompanied by Sue Bauer. The ceremony was followed by a reception and dinner in the Legion Hall from 4 to 7 p.m., and a wedding dance there afterward.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a satin-tiered wedding dress with a train and an ivy crown headpiece with roses and baby’s breath.

Matron of honor was Jean Hoover of Neillsville; bridesmaids were Doreen Fretig of West Bend, Colleen Mortensen, Emile Raine, Diane Reil, Theresa and Nancy Urlaub, Kathy Mortensen, Darlene Opelt and Loriann Dux, all of Neillsville, and Chris Wren of West Bend. They wore gowns in a mixture of colors and styles. Each wore white tea roses with baby’s breath in their hair and carried bouquets of long stemmed white roses and baby’s breath.

Melane Wallace was the flowergirl, Shawn Wren, the ringbearer; junior bridesmaid was Linda Wren and junior groomsman, Doug Mortensen.

Bestman was Mike Hoover of Neillsville. Serving as groomsmen were Brad Schmidt of Neillsville, Mark Kircher of Granton, Bob Sloniker, Al Kaczor, Luther Moenig, John Willie, Bob Mortensen, Dan Miller, Rick Christensen and Al Zschernitz, all of Neillsville and Buck Wren of West Bend.

The bride is a graduate of Neillsville High School; the groom is a molder at the Neillsville Foundry, Inc. The newlyweds are making their home at Grand View Trailer Court, just east of Neillsville.



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