BioM: Naedler, Merline (1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Naedler, Peacock, Haack, Krause,
Schield, Lundberg, Bishop, Larsen, Hjalle, Strand, Highberg, Hemp,
Wilson, Nanstad, Schewe
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) December 31, 1953
Naedler, Merline (Marriage - 26 December
Miss Merline Naedler of Neillsville Rte 1 and
Donald Peacock of La Crosse were married December 26, in a
candlelight ceremony at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran
Church, with the Rev. Alfred Schewe performing the double ring
ceremony. The church was beautifully decorated with
poinsettias and small white Christmas trees - in keeping with the
bride, given in marriage by her father, Hilbert Naedler, wore the
traditional white satin and lace with a finger-tip veil of illusion
net. She carried a bouquet of white orchid and stephanotis on
a white prayer book.
Fern Naedler, sister of the bride, was maid of
honor, and Edris Haack, a cousin, served as
Lyle Peacock and Robert Krause of La Crosse were
the groom’s best men. Richard Schield and Raymond
Lundberg, La Crosse, ushered.
Following the ceremony a reception was held for
approximately 75 guests at the home of the bride. The
Christmas theme was carried out in the decorations of the
bride is a graduate of the Neillsville High School with the class
of 1952, and has attended La Crosse State College. The groom
was graduated in 1950 from Central High in La Crosse, and has also
attended La Crosse State College. At present he is in the
army. He is a member of the Lamba Lau Gamma
After December 30, they will be at home at 1805
Newton St. N. W. Washington, D. C.
The following from out of town attended the ceremony: Mr. and Mrs. Verne Peacock and Gene, George Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Larsen, Mrs. Donald Hjalle, Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Strand, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Highberg and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Hemp, Jr., all of La Crosse; Mr. and Mrs. Mark Highberg and daughter, Kenosha; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wilson, Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Naedler, St. Paul; and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Nanstad of Blair.
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