BioM: Viegut, Charmaine (1956)
Surnames: Viegut, Amacher, Sprengler, Koerner, Kalepp, Graffunder,
Wurgler, Kieser, Fritsche, Juneau, Rozemonski
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 05/24/1956
Charmaine (Marriage - 19 May 1956)
Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Amacher will make their home in Abbotsford on their return
from a Canadian honeymoon trip. Their marriage took place Saturday,
May 19, at St. Peter’s Lutheran church, Dorchester. The Rev.
F. H. Sprengler performed the ceremony at 1:30
the former Charmaine Viegut, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Viegut, of Dorchester, and the groom is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. H. U. Amacher, of Abbotsford.
wedding, the bride, presented in marriage by her father, wore a
white, floor length gown of lace, designed with a mandarin collar,
long, pointed sleeves and a lace peplum over rows of ruffles down
the skirt. Sequins and pearls, trimmed the collar and yoke and her
finger tip veil of French illusion was held by a head dress of
pearls and sequins. She carried a lace covered bride’s prayer
book on which was an arrangement of three white orchids and
attendants were dressed alike in floor length gowns of aqua. They
were made with rows of ruffles on the skirt and, like that of the
bridal gown, were detailed with a lace peplum. They also wore lace
jackets over the lace bodices. They carried crescent shaped
bouquets of pink carnations and roses and wore the same flowers in
their hair. They all wore pearl chokers, gifts of the
The maid of
honor and the best man were Miss Carol Amacher, sister of the
groom, and Clarence Viegut, Jr., Dorchester, brother of the bride.
The other attendants were the bride’s brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Koerner, Dorchester; Miss Bonnie
Kalepp, of Shawano, and Ronald Graffunder, of Medford.
Mark Amacher, Medford; and Du Wayne Kalepp, Abbotsford, cousin and
friend, respectively, of the groom.
occasion, a charcoal gray linen dress was worn by the bride’s
mother and an aqua linen suit by the groom’s mother. Both
wore white accessories and had corsages of pink and white
carnations and roses.
Wurgler, grand mother of the bride, and Mrs. Mary Scheeler, grand
mother of the groom, had corsages of yellow carnations.
was played by Herbert Juneau, who also played the accompaniment for
the vocal selections.
Love," and "Lord Who at Cana’s Wedding Feast," were sung by
the Misses Dorothy and Marilyn Kieser.
was held at the home of the bride’s parents and a 4:30
wedding supper for about 150 guests was served at the church
basement. In the evening, the new Mr. and Mrs. Amacher greeted
friends at Memorial Hall, Dorchester. Mrs. Raymond Fritsche served
the wedding cake and Mrs. Henry Rozemonski, both of Wausau, was in
charge of the guest book.
the wedding came from Abbotsford, Medford, Milwaukee, Stetsonville,
Colby, Stratford, Athens, Milan, Wausau, Schofield, Rozellville,
Fond du Lac, and Cazenovia.
going away costume the bride chose brown accessories for her beige
suit. Two white orchids were pinned to her shoulder.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Amacher are employed at the Abbotsford Variety Store.
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