BioM: Kunze, Cherie (1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kunze, Moennig, Peer, Schultz, Mallegni, Clark

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/11/1979

Kunze, Cherie (29 September 1979)

Cherie Kunze and Jesse Moennig were united in marriage on the late Saturday afternoon, September 29, in the Neillsville United Church of Christ. The Rev. Gary Clark officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kunze, Neillsville, while the groom’s parents are LaVern Moennig and the late Harold Moennig.

The bride chose a bouffant, sheer organza gown, trimmed with Chantilly lace and featuring a Queen Anne neckline and long sleeves. The ruffled flounced skirt was adorned with a sweeping chapel train. She carried a bouquet of silk, fall roses, daisies and baby’s breath. The father of the bride presented her to the altar and her new husband.

Cindy Kunze, La Crosse, a sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She was joined by Charlotte Peer of Rice Lake, Cathy Schultz of Wheeling, Ill., and January Moennig, a sister of the groom, Whitewater. They were attired in fall-colored gowns of Qiana knit with matching pillbox hats and carried bouquets of fresh fall-colored mums and baby’s breath.

Douglas Moennig, a brother of the groom from Whitewater, was bestman. He was joined in the party by Mark Moennig, another brother from Neillsville; Dale Schultz, Wheeling, Ill., and Chuck Kunze, Neillsville, a brother of the bride. Ushering were Brad Kunze, Baraboo, and Greg Moennig, Cary, Ill., brothers of the couple.

“The Lord’s Prayer,” “Just The Way You Are,” “Sunrise, Sunset and “You light Up My Life,” were the musical offerings dur3ing the service. A reception and dance was held at the Bali Hai Supper Club.

Prenuptial events included showers hosted by Sandy Mallegni on August 28 and another on September 8 by Char Peer, Cindy Kunze, Debbie Kunze and Georgene Kunze.

The bride is a 1977 graduate of Neillsville High School and graduated in 1978 from Western Wisconsin Technical Institute, La Crosse, as a medical assistant. She is presently employed by the Marshfield Clinic. The groom is a 1974 graduate of Neillsville High School, is employed by Mallegni’s United Foods, Neillsville. The couple opted for a wedding trip to Illinois. Their post-honeymoon home will be at 411 West Fifth St., Neillsville.



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