BioM: Schmidtke, Luanne (1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Schmidtke, Spangler,
Degenhardt, Freedlund, Bennetts
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 28, 1958
Schmidtke, Luanne (Marriage -
Miss Luanne Schmidtke of Granton became
the bride of Harvey Spangler of Neillsville Saturday in a double
ring ceremony performed in York Center Methodist Church by the Rev.
Wendell Bennetts of Plainfield. The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidtke of Granton and the groom is the son of
Mrs. Philip Spangler of Neillsville.
A hopped floor-length gown of lace panels
and tulle over white satin with fitted bodice, styled with a
scalloped neckline edged with sequins, was worn by the bride. The
fingertip veil cascaded from a crown headpiece trimmed with
rhinestones, pearls and sequins. She carried a bridal bouquet of
yellow roses and white ‘mums.
The bride, given in marriage by her
father was attended by her sister, Miss Novita Schmidtke, as maid
of honor. Miss Rita Spangler, sister of the groom, was her
The groom was attended by his brother,
James Spangler, as bestman. Harvey Degenhardt and Ronald
Freedlund served as groomsmen, and Algene Schmidtke, brother of the
Approximately 100 guests attended the
reception held at the bride’s home.
Their home for the next three months will be at Ft. Sheridan, Ill., where the groom is stationed. Both are graduates of Loyal High School. The bride has been employed at Highland Park, Ill., for the past three years. Mr. Spangler also is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in chemical engineering.
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