BioM: Miller, Kathleen Gail (1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Miller, Hauser, Rushman, Iwanski, Humus, Gabriel, Watson

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

Miller, Kathleen Gail (10 Sep 1976)

Kathleen Gail Miller and Bryan James Hauser were united in marriage Friday evening, September 10, 1976 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby. Father Frank Rushman officiated at the double ring ceremony.

Parents of the newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Leo D. Miller, Colby, and Mr. and Mrs. James M. Hauser, Unity.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attired in a long sleeved bridal gown of crepe-de-Chien fashioned with high rise waistline and gathered skirt. The bodice featured a high collar and a sheer yoke bordered with pearl encrusted Venetian lace. The chapel train, attached at the waist, was edged in Chantilly lace and embroidered with seed pearls. Her bouffant veil was held in place with a tiara headpiece of lace medallions. She carried a cascade arrangement of white silk roses, blue daisies, stephanotis and baby’s breath.

Janet Miller, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a gown of flocked nylon over blue satin, fashioned with long puffed sleeves, empire waist, flounced skirt and a square neckline trimmed with interwoven ribbon and lace. In her hair she wore a floral garland that matched her nosegay of blue delphiniums, daisies, and forget-me-nots.

Daniel J. Iwanski, Wausau, was best man. Ushers were Bruce Hauser and Roger Hamus.

Mrs. Al Gabriel was ceremony organist and Peggy Watson, Rudolph, was guest book attendant.

A reception and dance were held at the VFW clubhouse following the ceremony.

The bride is a graduate of Colby High School and North Central Technical Institute, Wausau. Besies her diploma in the field of clerk-typist, she has received one year of schooling in interpreter technician training.

The bridegroom graduated from Colby High School and received his associate degree in data processing at NCTI this spring. He is presently employed at Menzner Lumber and Supply Company in Marathon.


Bio: Becker, Geri M. (Engagement – Sep 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Becker, Romens

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Becker, Route 1, Colby, announce the engagement of their daughter, Geri M. Becker, to Reed A. Romens, Route 1, Unity, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Romens, Route 1, Unity.

The couple graduated in 1976 from Colby High School.

The couple plans a June 25, 1976 wedding in Colby.


Bio: Dozer, Clem H. – Rev. (New Pastor in Dorchester – 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Dozer, Gurney

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

The Rev. Clem H. Dozer became the new pastor of Salem United Methodist Church at Dorchester last week, to replace the Rev. Ray Gurney, who accepted a call to a congregation in West Bend. Rev. Dozer comes here from Allentown, Pennsylvania. He and Mrs. Dozer and their family of three sons will reside in Medford. Her serves the congregations at Medford and Rib Lake, as well as at Dorchester.


BioA: Gumz, Mr./Mrs. Henry (40th – Sep 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Gumz, Dobberton, Laessig, Kittel, Stargardt, Ruprich, Hopfensberger, Schutz, Riske, Bernstein, Zaidel, Yahn, Hulwi, Krenz, Corey, Zondlo, Plautz, Lutz

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

Gumz, Mr./Mrs. Henry (40th – Sep 1976)

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gumz observed their 40th wedding anniversary Friday night at the Holton Town Hall. Attendants At the original weeding who were present included: Mr. and Mrs. Ed (Clara) Dobberton, Phoenix, Arizona, sister of Mrs. Gumz; Mrs. Ella Laessig, Stratford, his sister; Martha Stargardt, Wausau; and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Ruprich, Dorchester, friends of the couple.

Cards were played for entertainment, and Lawrence Hopfensberger provided concertina music for dancing. Lunch and refreshments were served.

Guests who attended included: Terry Schutz, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Riske, Carol Riske, Mrs. Jean Bernstein, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Zaidel, Caroline and Robert Riske, and Densia Yahn, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gumz, Columbus; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hulwi, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Krenz, Merrill; Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Corey, Marathon; Mr. and Mrs. George Zondlo, Rib Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Plautz, Wausau; Jim Lutz, Marshfield; and many relatives and friends from the Medford, Athens, Stetsonville, Colby, Abbotsford and Dorchester areas.


News: Dorchester – Several Travel to Nashville, Tennessee (Sep 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Heindl, Halopka

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Heindl and Mrs. and Mrs. Gary Halopka, rural Dorchester, were guests of the Jacques Seed Company on a trip to Nashville Tennessee, Friday until Sunday. They drive to Green Bay and from there went by air to Nashville. They toured the city, and also Opryland, where they met the singing starts; and also attended the Grand O’ Opera. They returned home Sunday night.


Bio: Genrich, Olga – 85th Birthday Dinner (Sep 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Genrich

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

Olga Genrich was honored Saturday evening at a family dinner at her home in observance of her 85th birthday. All of her brothers were present for the occasion. They included: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Genrich and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Genrich, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Genrich, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Genrich, Elmer Genrich and Hugo Genrich, Dorchester.

The dinner was prepared by two nephews, Philip Genrich, Milwaukee, and Randall, Minneapolis, both of whom were “God-children.: Mrs. Randall Genrich and family were also present for the dinner.


Bio: Tolin, Melissa Ann (Birth – 16 Sep 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Tolin, Fricke, Hanson, Hall, Rankel

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Sep 1976

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Tolin are the parents of a daughter born September 16, 1976 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. They named her Melissa Ann, and she weighed 4 pounds and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fricke and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Tolin, Westboro.

Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hanson, Unity, and Mrs. Rose Hall, Poplar Grove, Illinois, and a great-great-grandmother, Mrs. Pauline Rankel, Colby.








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