Roerdink-Gartmann Rite Of Marriage Is Performed
Carnations - white, pink and red - in two bouquets flanked the altar of
Trinity Lutheran Church on Hwy. 141 South, Saturday, when Miss Jean Carol
Roerdink and William R. Gartmann repeated their vows. The 3 o'clock ceremony
was read by the Rev. Hubert Rausch.
While guests were being seated in pews adorned with ivory ribbon and ferns,
the organist, Mrs. Gordon Veldboom Sr., Oostburg, an aunt of the bride,
played "Meditation on Crimond," "Adoration," by Rockwell, "Jesu, Joy of Man's
Desiring" by Bach and Air from "Water Music" by Handel. Bridesmaids and men
entered to "Trumpet Tunes by Purcell" as the processional and "March Romain"
by Gounod was played when the bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milfert G.
Roerdink, 115 N. 12th St., Oostburg, appeared with her father. The
recessionals were "March Romain" by Gounod and "Psalm XVIII" by Marcello.
Vocal numbers by Mrs. Mark Eggebeen of Oostburg were "O Perfect Love" and
"Wedding Prayer" by Dunlap.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Gartmann, R. 3, Hwy. 141,
Bridal attire was a gown of ivory delustered satin, styled with a fitted
bodice, long, tapered sleeves and Sabrina neckline that was appliqued with
Alencon lace and embroidered with sequins and pearls. The full skirt of
unpressed pleats was accented with sprays of appliqued lace motifs. A
feature of the gown was a detachable overskirt which extended into a chapel
train. The mantilla of Alencon lace was draped over a matching pillbox that
was trimmed with sequins and seed pearls. Red roses, white stephanotis,
sprigs of ivy and ivory ribbon comprised the bridal bouquet.
A cousin, Mrs. Gordon veldboom Jr., came from Oshkosh to participate as
matron of honor. She appeared in a floor-length gown of deep turquoise
delustered satin, fashioned with elbow-length sleeves and scoop neckline. A
cummerbund of Chantilly lace marked the waistline of the bell skirt. The
pillbox hat of satin and lace, in a matching shade, was completed with a
circular maline veil. Bright pink roses and lemon leaves, in a cascade, were
Gown of the bridesmaid, Mrs. Rodney Gartman, the bridegroom's sister-in-law
was identical in styling but was in a lighter shade of blue. Headpiece and
flowers also were the same.
Four others taking part were the best man, Alan Gartman, R. 3, Hwy. 141, and
Rodney Gartman, both brothers of the bridegroom. The last-listed one had the
role of groomsman. The ushers were Richard Gartman and Roger Niemuth, the
latter, a cousin of the bride.
Buffet supper and reception were festivities of the wedding and took place at
Johnny's Supper Club, where 200 guests greeted the couple. The bride's cake
was baked by an uncle of the bride, John Luteyn of Waupun.
After a secret wedding trip, the couple will be at home, Oct. 11, at 1404 S.
23rd St. Former Miss Roerdink, a cashier at Wisconsin Power and Light Co.,
was graduated from Oostburg High School in 1961. The same year the
bridegroom received his diploma from South High School. He is employed in
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