BioM: Kempf, Diane
Surnames: Stanton, Yerke, Kempf, Ellenbecker, Muehl, Kremer, DeSloover
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Oct 1972
Kempf, Diane Mae (14 Oct 1972)
Beverly Stanton was organist and Eugene Yerke, soloist, for the wedding ceremony of the former Miss Diane Mae Kempf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon A. Kempf, route 2, Arpin, and Richard Bernard Ellenbecker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ellenbecker, Unity.
The wedding ceremony took place October 14, 1972 at 2:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Auburndale, with the Rev. Richard J. Muehl officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Vernon Kempf.
For the occasion the bride wore a white satin organza and lace gown with a chapel train and nylon illusion veil flowing from a rose petal headpiece. She carried a cascade of pink sweetheart roses and huge and miniature carnations. The bridal aides carried fall baskets containing cattails, wheat, carnations and chrysanthemums.
Miss Carol Kremer, Arpin, was the maid of honor; Miss Carmel Ellenbecker, unity, and Miss Katherine Kempf, Arpin, bridesmaids, and Debra DeSloover, Arpin, junior bridesmaid. The maid of honor’s attire included a white chiffon bodice and hot pink skirt, and the bridesmaids wore gowns with white chiffon bodices and aqua skirts. Susan Ellenbecker was flower girl and Donavon Kempf was the ring bearer.
The wedding entourage also included Ervin Ellenbecker, Unity, best man; Dennis Kempf, Arpin and Barry Ellenbecker, Unity, groomsmen, and Lionel Kempf and Patrick Ellenbecker, ushers.
The wedding supper was served at 4:30 p.m. in the church basement. Our Place II at Blenker was the setting for both the reception and the dance.
Mrs. Ellenbecker is a 1971 graduate from the Auburndale High School, and has been working for Jelco Busses of Marshfield. Her husband is a 1966 graduate of Colby High School, and is employed by Weyerhaeuser Company, Marshfield.
Following their honeymoon trip to Colorado and North and South Dakota, the newlyweds are going to be making their home at 100 N. Vine Ave., Marshfield.
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