BioM: Boyer, Kari Lou (1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Boyer, Waltemate, Schoengarth, Taylor, Durham, Ruzic, Tess, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/30/1979

Boyer, Kari Lou (18 August 1979)

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church was the August 18 afternoon site for the sharing of nuptials by Kari Lou Boyer and Ronald Waltemate. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Boyer, Rt. 1 Neillsville, while the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Waltemate, Rt. 4 Neillsville.

With the Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiating, the bride’s father presented her to the altar. Music was offered by Kathy Quast as vocalist and Paul Tess and organist. The bride’s entrained gown was of white taffeta fashioned with lace bodice inserts and nylon sleeves caught by wife lade cuffs and her appearance was enhanced by a matching lace headpiece which held a short veil.

Serving as Maid of honor was Shari Boyer, the twin sister of the bride. She was joined by Carla Schoengarth of Neillsville and Pam Boyer of Stratford. The bridesmaids’ gowns were of yellow, blue and pink dotted Swiss nylon, with each wearing a headband of matching roses.

The bride carried a bouquet of pink, blue, yellow and white roses while the bridesmaids each carried one long stem rose of a color matching their gowns.

Serving as bestman was Bruce Boyer of Neillsville, who is a brother of the bride. With him were Dave Taylor of Hingham, a brother-in-law of the groom, and Roger Waltemate, Neillsville, a brother of the groom. Ushering were Larry Boyer of Neillsville and Darrel Durham of Hatley.

Shawn Ruzic of Greenwood, the bride’s nephew, and Misty Boyer, of Neillsville, the bride’s niece, wee ringbearer and flower girl.

After the service, a reception was held at the Wildcat Inn. Prenuptial events included a shower in early August, hosted by a sister of the bride, Brenda Ruzic.

The bride a 1979 graduate of Neillsville High School is employed as a baby sitter. The groom a 1978 graduate of the same school and is employed as a welder for Nelson Industries, Neillsville. The couple will make their home at 129 Main St. Greenwood.



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