Miss Betty Jane Drews Is Wedded To Earl Opgenorth
Our Savior's Lutheran church was the scene on Saturday for the 4 o'clock
marriage of Miss Betty Jane Drews and Earl B. Opgenorth. The Rev. Walter W.
Laesch was the officiating clergyman.
Miss Helen Wuestenhagen was the maid of honor, and Miss Marion Opgenorth, a
sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Rosie Kosak formed the bridesmaid duo.
Duties of the best man were assumed by Arno Drews, the bride's cousin.
Frederick Drews, her brother, and Ronnie Ziller served as groomsmen, and also
doubled as ushers.
During the service, Miss Nancy Burhop sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "Take Thou
My Hand and Lead Me". J. Arthur Koss was the organist.
A 6 o'clock wedding dinner was served to 33 guests at the Croatian hall. The
group then adjourned to Fludernick's hall, where the couple greeted 350
relatives and friends for the reception.
After November 3, when the newlyweds return from a secret honeymoon, they
will reside with the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Drews, 2216 S. Ninth
street. Both Mr. Opgenorth and his bride are Central High graduates. The
former Miss Drews is employed as a stenographer at the Kohler Co., and her
husband is engaged in farming. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton
Opgenorth, route 3, Sheboygan.
Out-of-county guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Saxe, Okanchee; Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Krause, Gary, Kenneth and David, Fred Behrens, Mr. and Mrs. John Drews and
Gail, Mr. and Mrs. Weber, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Spude, Walter,
Jacqueline and Susan, Sturgeon Bay, and Mrs. Harold Schuchardt, Ohio.
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