BioM: Zschernitz, Melodie Ann (1980)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Zschernitz, Foster, Resong, Voigt, Perrine, Zilk, Cattanach, Schield, Skroch, Lavene, Henseler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/21/1980

Zschernitz, Melodie Ann (16 August 1980)

Melodie Ann Zschernitz and Gary Howard Foster were united in marriage during Saturday afternoon, August 16, ceremonies in Neillsville. The Rev. Joseph Henseler officiated at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church rites. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Zschernitz, Rt. 1 Neillsville, and parents of the groom are Dr. and Mrs. John W. Foster, 15 Clay St., Neillsville.

Ronald Resong and Tim Voigt offered special musical selections for the wedding as the father of the bride presented her to the altar.

Tammy Voigt of Neillsville was the maid of honor. She was joined by Mrs. John Perrine, a sister of the bride from Neillsville, Terry Zschernitz, a sister-in-law from Fairchild and Carla Zilk, Neillsville. Heather Foster and Joseph Perrine served as flower girl and ring bearer.

Bestman was John Foster of Grand Forks, N.D. He was assisted by Greg Foster of Neillsville, Curt Cattanach of Eau Claire and James Schield of Eau Claire. Larry Zschernitz, James Skroch and Rick Lavene ushered.

The bride was attired in a gown featuring crepe trim and heirloom lace on the pleated skirt and bodice. She carried white orchids accented with spider plant. Her attendants chose ivory satin, two-piece dresses and they also carried arrangements of orchids.

Following the service, a reception was held at the Wildcat Inn with a dance following at the Silver Dome.

The bride is a 1978 graduate of Neillsville High School and is employed by Benson Optical Company of Eau Claire. The groom is a 1976 graduate of the same school and is also employed by Benson. They will make their home in Eau Claire.




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