BioM: Zipfel, Debra Leona (1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Zipfel, Hart, Pischer, Emling, Mayer, Tyler, Kuhn, Greeler, Sucker, Short, Zieglmeier

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/28/1979

Zipfel, Debra Leona (16 June 1979)

With the Rev. David Zieglmeier of Fairchild officiating, Debra Leona Zipfel and Herman Albert Hart were united in marriage, June 16, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Neillsville. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Zipfel, Neillsville, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hart of Alma Center.

After the father of the bride gave her away, music, which included “The Wedding Song” and ”The Wedding Prayer,” was offered by Mrs. Harold Mayer, accompanied by Mrs. Glenn Short.

The bride chose a floor-length gown of the empire-style, trimmed with lace of rose point and Venician on the sheer organza. The gown featured a queen Anne’s neckline, long sleeves, ruffled edge skirt that swept to a chapel train and elbow-length veil. She caried pink roses entwined with ivy and baby’s breath.

Barbara Zipfel of Neillsville was maid of honor. She was joined by Carolyn Pischer, Kay Emling, Susan Mayer, all of Neillsville, and Judy Tyler of Granton. They were attired in Qiana gowns of blue, yellow and pink, featuring spaghetti str aps at the neckline and bolero jackets. They carried bouquets of pink, blue, and yellow roses, white daisies and baby’s breath. Junior bridesmaid was Sharon Zipfel.

Rick Kuhn of Neillsville was the bestman. He was joined by Donald, George and Jim Hart, all of Alma Center, and Brad Zipfel, Neillsville. Junior groomsman was ken Hart while Joe Hart and Wayne Greeler ushered. Marilyn Zipfel was the miniature bride and Alfred Sucker was ring bearer.

A reception and dinner at the Bali Hai and dance at the Inwood in Hatfield followed the wedding service.

The bride, is a 1977 graduate of Neillsville High school, is a nurses’ assistant at Memorial Home in Neillsville. The groom, a 1973 Lincoln High School graduate, Alma Center, farms. The couple, who will take a later wedding trip, will make their home on Rt. 1 Alma Center.



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