BioM: Van Hecker, Jacqueline (1972)


Surnames: Van Hecker, Johnson, Ross, Hartwig, Werner, Schuh, Schiszek

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 16 Nov 1972

Van Hecker, Jacqueline (4 Nov 1972)

After a wedding trip to Southern States, Dennis Johnson of Curtiss and his bride, the former Jacqueline Van Hecker, Dorchester, will be making their home in Abbotsford.

The couple was married Saturday, November 4, 1972 in a 2 p.m. ceremony performed by the Rev. Gerald Schuh at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Ray Van Hecker, Dorchester, and Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Johnson of Curtiss.

For her day the bride chose a gown of peau taffeta styled with a molded empire bodice, which featured a high collard of Venice lace trimmed with white velvet ribbon. The fingertip veil was secured to a floral organza headpiece which was embroidered with seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white carnations.

The bride’s sister, Mrs. Marsha Ross, was the matron of honor, and serving as bridesmaids were Mrs. Tom Hartwig, Medford and Miss Mary Werner. They were atired in ruby velvet dresses which were fashioned with fitted bodices and trimmed with Venice lace and ruby satin ribbon. Each carried a colonial basket of pink roses and white carnations.

Best man was Gary Ross, Medford, and groomsmen were Tom Hartwig, Medford and Jim Schiszek, Curtiss. Performing ushering duties were Gary Van Hecker and Bryan Johnson.

A reception, supper and dance were held at Dorchester Hall for 250 guests.

The bride is a 1965 graduate of Colby High School and was formerly employed at Marathon Cheese in Medford. Her husband, a 1965 graduate of Abbotsford High School, is employed at Packaging Corp. of Colby.

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Milwaukee, Green Bay, New London, Waupaca, Colby, Medford and the state of Illinois.



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