Bio: Staab, Karleen Marie (Engagement – 1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Staab, Berg

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Mar 1973

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Staab, Dorchester, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karleen Marie, Eau Claire, to Thomas M. Berg, Eau Claire, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Berg, Marshfield.

Miss Staab is 1968 graduate of Colby High School and is a 1971 graduate of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, Marshfield. She is presently employed in the surgery department of Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Her fiancé graduated from Columbus High School in Marshfield in…..(the rest of my copy was cut off)


BioM: Staab, Karleen Marie (1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Staab, Berg, Burggraf, Will, Weber, Scheuer, Brockner, Hastreiter

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 5 Jul 1973

Staab, Karleen Marie (29 Jun 1973)

St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester was the setting for the June 29, 1973 wedding of Miss Karleen Marie Staab, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Staab, Dorchester, and Thomas Michael Berg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Berg, Marshfield.

Rev. Jacob Burggraf conducted the 6 p.m. ceremony, and the bride’s sister, Mary Ann Will, was the organist.

For her wedding day, the bride chose a white gown of sheer organza highlighted by Schifli and Venice lace trim. The natural waist bodice was accented by the high neck and full bishop sleeves. A Camelot headpiece with Venice lace and pearl trim secured the veil of bridal illusion. She carried a cascade bouquet of yellow and white roses and baby’s breath.

Attending the couple were Mrs. Diane Weber, Manitowoc, the matron of honor; Miss Marilyn Becker, Marshfield, bridesmaid; Thomas Scheuer, Marshfield, bet man; and Edward Brockner, Waunakee, groomsman Ushers for the occasion were John Staab and Randy Hastreiter.

The bride’s attendants wore floor Length Empire styled gowns of light blue dotted Swiss and Venice lace with bateau neckline and long puffed sleeves. They carried wicker baskets of yellow and white daisies, white and blue tinted pompons, and baby’s breath.

Following the ceremony the couple was honored at a dinner and reception at Dorchester Memorial Hall.

The new Mrs. Berg is a 1968 graduate of Colby High School, and a 1971 graduate of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, Marshfield. She has been employed as a registered nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire. Her husband is a 1977 graduate of Columbus High School in Marshfield….(the rest of my copy was cut off)



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