BioM: Thoma, Gail (1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Thoma, Lindgren, Dux, Schoenherr, Hoppa, Vincent, Besnett, Henchen,

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/24/1978

Thoma, Gail (12 August 1978)

Gail Thoma and Dan Lindgren exchanged marital vows in a 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 12, services at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Globe, with the Rev. Ralph Stuebs officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thoma, Rt. 3 Neillsville, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Lindgren, Rt. 2 Loyal. After a wedding trip to the western states, the couple have chosen a Loyal home.

The parents of the bride presented Gail to her husband while Bunny Dux and Walter Schoenherr offered vocal music, accompanied by Karen Hoppa.

With an empire style gown with Satu luster and Venetian lace and displaying a high neckline, bishop sleeves and ruffle flounced skirt, the bride’s gown also included a chapel train and fingertip veil.
The bride caried silk daisies, rose buds of mint green, light blue and pink.

Gloria Thoma, Neillsville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. She was joined by Pam Vincent, Neillsville, a friend of the bride, and Andrea Besnett, a cousin from Minneapolis. The female attendants wore sheer, floral printed gowns with bateau necklines and ruffled and flounced skirts. Gloria wore mint green; Pam wore light blue and Andrea chose pink. They carried baskets of daisies and rose buds.

Attending the groom as bestman was PFC Jim Lindgren, brother of the groom from Memphis, Tenn. He was joined by Randy Henchen, a cousin, and Greg Thoma, the bride’s brother, both of Neillsville. Ushering were Pat Lindgren, a brother, of the groom and Jeff Thoma, a cousin of the bride.

Following a reception at the bride’s parents’ home, a dance was held at the Silver Dome Ballroom.

The bride is a 1977 graduate of Neillsville High School and is a clerk in the Christie Country Store. The groom is a 1975 Loyal High School graduate and is a cheesemaker with the Schlinsog Dairy.



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