BioM: Dankemyer, Ruth (1944)
Contact: Shari Hahn
Surnames: Dankemyer, Berg, Reiff, Egbert, Fehrenbach, Hales, Lee, Salzer
----Source: Personal news article collection of Millie Lee
After Sept. 11, Mr. and Mrs. Robert BERG, whose wedding took place Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, will be at home to friends at Schofield. Mr. Berg is the son of Mrs. Harriet BERG, of Schofield, and his bride is the former Miss Ruth DANKEMYER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fremman DANDKEMYER, W. Cleveland street.
The candlelight ceremony was read by the Rev. W.C. EGBERT, of New Baltimore, MI who came especially for the occasion. The Rev. G. Reiff, the local pastor, acted as assistant. "O Promise Me" was sung by the church choir, accompanied by Mrs. H. Jensen at the organ.
The bride was attired in a white gown made with an allover lace bodice set with rhinestones and styled with a low scalloped neckline and short sleeves and full skirt of jersette. Her three tiered finger tip veil of illusion was caught to a net cap trimmed with pearls and she carried a shower bouquet of Talisman roses and white gladioli. For jewelry she wore a pearl lavalier, a gift of the groom.
Miss Natalie DANKEMYER, a sister of the bride, as maid of honor, wore orchid net over taffeta, fashioned with a sweetheart neckline, short, puffed sleeves, and a gathered skirt. Her bouquet was an arrangement of orchid and white aster, orchid gladioli and day lilies. Miss Marise BERG, USCNC, Wausau, a sister of the groom, attired in pink taffeta styled with a low snug bodice and full skirt, was bridesmaid. She carried pink and white roses and gladioli. Miss Marie FEHRENBACH, Marshfield, the second bridesmaid, wore blue taffeta fashioned identically to the dress worn by Miss Berg. She also carried pink and white roses and gladioli. All three attendants wore necklaces and clusters of flowers in their hair matching those they carried in their bouquets.
Judy SALZER, Wausau, a cousin of the groom, acted as flower girl. She was dressed in a white, floor-length frock, trimmed with pink ribbon, and wore a matching bow in her hair. She also wore a necklace, a gift of the bride, and carried a colonial bouquet of pink and white roses and lavender snapdragons.
Gerald DANKEMEYR, Neillsville, a brother of the bride, acted as best man. Norman HALES, Mendota, IL, a cousin of the bride, and Robert LEE, Chili, were ushers.
Following the ceremony dinner was served to 65 guests in the church parlors.
Monday evening when the couple left on a wedding trip to northern Wisconsin. Mrs. BERG was attired in a two-piece black ensemble trimmed in white, with which she wore black accessories.
The bride was graduated from the Marshfield High School and the groom from the Granton High School. Until July the bride had been employed at the Deming Law Office here. Since that time she has held a similar position in a law office at Wausau. Mr. Berg is a pattern maker at the D.J. Murray Mfg. Co., Wausau.
Out of town guests included the Rev. and Mrs. W.C. EGBERT, New Baltimore, MI; Mrs. Harriet BERG, Schofield; Miss Marise BERG, USCNC, Mr. and Mrs. John SALZER, Eddie and Judy, Wausau....
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