BioM: Stiemke, Jeanette Ottillie (1952)
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Surnames: Stiemke, Janke, Lueck, Kunkel, Schober,
Dettinger, Seeswold, Alexander, Scheideur, Brandenburg, Swieso,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) September 4, 1952
Stiemke, Jeanette (Marriage - 22 August
Miss Jeanette Ottillie Stiemke, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Stiemke of Neillsville, became the bride of Orin D.
Janke of Humbird, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Janke of Hixton, on
August 22, 1952, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Globe.
Rev. Adolph Schumann performed the double ring ceremony. Vows were
repeated before an altar banked with baskets of
bride, who was given in marriage by her father, chose a gown of
white satin and lace. It was fashioned with a lace bodice and
sleeves, net yoke, lace collar, a satin skirt and full length
train. Her lace edged fingertip veil fell from a crown of
orange blossoms. She carried an arm bouquet of
Mrs. Leo Janke, sister-in-law of the groom as
matron of honor chose a gown of coral taffeta and net. Miss
Rose Marie Lueck, cousin of the bride, as bridesmaid, was attired
in a gown of green taffeta and net. They were styled alike,
having gathered skirts and bolero jackets. They wore lace
mitts and crowns of apple blossoms. The matching necklaces
and earrings worn by the attendants were gifts from the bride. They
carried arm bouquets of gladiolus.
Leo Janke, Humbird, acted as his brother’s best man, and Theodore Stiemke, brother of the bride, served as groomsman.
Richie Janke, a nephew of the groom, was the ring
bearer, and Verna Lou Stiemke was her sister’s flower
girl. She wore a white satin dress with a net yoke trimmed in
lace. Her headdress matched the bridesmaids’ and she
carried a basket of mixed flowers. Greta Kunkel was the
Following the ceremony a reception was held for
75 guests at the Silver Dome Supper Club. The dining room was
decorated with baskets of flowers and a tiered wedding cake
centered the bride’s table.
Following the wedding trip the young couple will
be at home in Humbird.
bride, who attended Neillsville High School, has been employed in
Milwaukee. The groom attended Hixton High School and is farming at
Guests from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schober, Tomah, Ernest Dettinger of Northfield, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Seeswold and son of Taylor, Mrs. Peter Alexander, Janis Scheideur, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brandenburg and family of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stiemke of Tomah, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Swieso, of Monroe, and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hoffman of Wabasso, Minn.
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