BioM: Schoengarth, Carla Kay (1980)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schoengarth, Struensee, Schoenherr, Hahn, Oldham, Tess, Dignetz, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/28/1980

Schoengarth, Carla Kay (16 August 1980)

With the Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiating, Carla Kay Schoengarth and Michael Warren Struensee were united in marriage during evening ceremonies, August 16 in St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schoengarth, Neillsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Struensee, Rt. 1 Neillsville. The bride’s parents presented her to the altar.

Connie Schoengarth, the bride’s sister, was maid of honor. She was joined by Shirley Schoenherr, a friend of the bride. Greg Hahn, a friend of the groom was bestman and he was joined by LeRoy Oldham, the groom’s uncle. Robert Schoengarth, Jr., a brother of the bride, and Mark Struensee, the groom’s brother, were ushers. All of the wedding party were from Neillsville.

“The Wedding Prayer” and “The Lord’s Prayer” were the special musical offerings, performed by Beth and Paul Tess.

The bride chose a sheer, organza and re-embroidered gown of the lace style and featuring an empire-waist, bodice accented by a sheer yoke, high neckline and full bishop sleeves. Her semi-full skirt swept into a cathedral train, and she wore a modified Camelot Cap with Chantilly lace and seed pearl trim joining a waltz-length veil, which was also trimmed with Chantilly lace and a blusher. She carried two-long-stemmed red roses and baby’s breath. Her attendants were attired in light blue gowns, featuring white lac and in a floor-length. They carried light blue daisy bouquets. The groom chose a light blue tuxedo while his attendants were darker blue tuxedos

Following the ceremonies, a reception was held at the Riviera Supper Club. The couple announced they would take a later trip. Prenuptial events included a shower hosted by Connie Schoengarth, Julie Struensee and Donna Dignetz.

The bride will graduate from Neillsville High School in January and is employed at the White Horse Inn. The groom is employed by his uncle Dale Struensee. The couple will make their home on East Sixth Street in Neillsville.




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