BioM: Erl, Sally (1960)
Surnames: Seidel, Erl, Reuter, Harriman, Rothmeier, Freichman, Scheeler, Hallestad, Brecke, Hartman, Duellman
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/16/1960
Erl, Sally (Marriage - 11 June 1960)
Married Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic church, Medford, were Gerald D. Seidel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seidel, Abbotsford, and Miss Sally Erl, daughter of Mrs. Betty Erl, Medford.
The ceremony was performed at 9 o’clock in the morning before the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Gregory J. Reueter.
Lawrence Harriman Sr., Medford, gave his daughter in marriage. Music for the service was provided by the church choir with Ann Norton, organist. Bouquets of blue and white and pink and white carnations adorned the altar.
Matron of honor was Mrs. Al Rothmeier, Medford, and the bridesmaids were Miss Marion Seidel, sister of the groom, Abbotsford; and Miss Nancy Freichman, Medford. The flower girl was Miss Debbie Scheeler, Cazenovia, niece of the groom.
James Seidel served his brother as best man. Al Rothmeier, Medford and Norm Hallestad, Curtiss, were groomsmen. Kenneth Seidel, brother of the groom, of Stetsonville, and Eddie Brecke, Stetsonville, ushered.
Peau de Anne lace and tulle over taffeta styled the chapel length bridal gown. A Sabrina neckline and long traditional tapered sleeves highlighted the fitted basque. The bouffant skirt of tiers of scalloped edged, all lace redingote, bordered with pleated tulle extending into a glamorous chapel train. A duchess crown, trimmed with rhinestones and seed pearls, held the fingertip veiling of French imported silk illusion. She carried a cascade bouquet of garnette red roses and white stephanotis.
The matron of honor and bridesmaids wore street length dresses in shades of yellow, pink and blue in nylon sheer. Stylish simplicity fashioned the gowns with scoop necklines, three-quarter length puffed sleeves and full skirts accented by sateen bow belts at the waistline. Matching picture hats of fine hair braid and tulle completed the ensembles. They carried white satin baskets with carnations the same color as their dresses and mums of pink, yellow, blue and white.
Lace and tulle over taffeta styled the floor length flower girl’s dress. A semi-crown of sequins held the blush veiling. Debbie carried a white lace basket with garnette red roses and stephanotis, scattering rose petals as she proceeded down the church aisle.
The mother of the bride wore a lace sheath in mauve rose piped with satin binding. She wore a corsage of blue and white carnations tied with a white satin ribbon. The groom’s mother wore a blue dress and a corsage of pink and white carnations tied with a white satin ribbon.
Honored at the wedding were the grandmothers of the bride and groom, Mrs. Lawrence Hartman, Sr., Medford, Mrs. Louis Erl Sr., Chelsea, and Mrs. Henry Duellman, Abbotsford.
A reception was held at the V.F.W. clubrooms, Medford, at 2:30. Organ music was played by the Miller Brothers and a dance was also held there that evening.
Mr. Seidel is a graduate of the Abbotsford high school, and the bride graduated from the Medford high school. The young couple will be living in Milwaukee.
Guests from out of town came from Milwaukee, Cazenovia, Elk Mound, Athens, Curtiss, Abbotsford, Dorchester, Stetsonville, ?, Withee, Minneapolis, Northfield, Ill., Waukegan, Ill., and Salem, Ore.
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