BioM: Erpenbach, Sylvia (1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Erpenbach, Skallerup, Crass, Schoengarth, Reckner, Hohenstein, Landon, Brown, Gungor, Henseler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/08/1978

Erpenbach, Sylvia (13 May 1978)

St. Mary’s Catholic Church was the site of the recent exchange of vows between Sylvia Erpenbach, Neillsville, and John Skallerup, Rockford, Ill. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Erpenbach, 611 Willow St., Neillsville, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Skallerup of Cary, Ill.

In the May 13 wedding, with the Rev. Joseph Henseler officiating at the 2:00 p.m. rites, the bride’s parents presented her to the altar. The bride wore a traditional long princess style gown with tapered sleeves and scoop neckline embroidered with white daisies. Her veil fell from a Juliet cap of seed pearls, ending in a long train, also embroidered with daisies. She carried three red roses.

Attending the bride was Sonja Crass of Rockford who was joined by Mrs. mark Schoengarth of Neillsville, Carol Reckner of Adams, and Jennifer Hohenstein of Arkdale. The bridesmaids wore blue Qiana gowns and capes of blue chiffon. They carried bouquets of blue and white carnations and baby’s breath.

Attending the groom as bestman was Robert Skallerup, Jr., New York City. He was joined by Jeff Landon, also of New York City, Randy Brown of Streator, Ill., and James Erpenbach of Madison. Ushering were Paul and John Erpenbach, both of Neillsville.

The groomsmen were attired in white tuxedos while the fathers of the couple and the ushers wore blue tuxedos. The groom wore a red rose in his lapel while the others wore blue carnations. The mothers of the bride and groom wore peach-colored gowns.

Music at the ceremony was done by Ed Gungor of Marshfield with a reception held at the Wildcat Inn, Neillsville. A rehearsal dinner was held at the Holiday Inn in Marshfield and hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Skallerup, Sr.

The newly married couple will reside in Rockford. She is employed at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rockford.



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