Judith Ann Richter Is Wed To Robert Holden Saturday
At a Nuptial Mass celebrated at 11 o'clock Saturday morning in St. Peter
Claver Church by the Rev. Robert M. Hoeller, Miss Judith Ann Richter,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Richter, 1920A S. 14th St., became the
bride of Robert N. Holden. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Donald
Holden, 4216 Superior Ave.
Appropriate wedding music for the service was provided by Mrs. Lorraine
Hardy, church organist.
Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride appeared in a gown of
embroidered nylon tulle over satin. The fitted bodice was styled with long,
tapered sleeves and a scoop neckline. The bouffant, floor-length skirt had a
front panel of alternating rows of ruffled net and embroidered tulle. Her
bouffant veil was attached to a crown of borealis with crystals and pearls.
She carried a cascade bouquet centered with a removable white orchid and
surrounded with white hyacinth blossoms, carnations and pitisporum foliage.
After the ceremonies, the bride placed a bouquet of white carnations at the
Blessed Mother altar.
Three attendants, attired in turquoise dresses, preceded the bride into the
church. Miss Patricia Clarke was maid of honor; Miss Jean Jetzer,
bridesmaid, and Glenna Holden, sister of the bridegroom, junior bridesmaid.
The Misses Clarke and Jetzer were dressed alike in light turquoise brocaded
sheaths detailed with scoop necklines, elbow-length sleeves and detachable
overskirts of deep turquoise satin. Their headpieces were crowns of
turquoise net and pearls designed with short, bouffant-type veils.
Light turquoise brocade also fashioned the full-skirted frock worn by the
junior attendant. The dress also was made with elbow-length sleeves and a
The trio carried identical bouquets - cascade arrangements of pink carnations
and pitisporum leaves.
Robert Gebhard, seaman apprentice stationed at Great Lakes Naval Station,
Great Lakes, Ill., attended the bridegroom as best man while the bride's
brother-in-law, Samuel Livermore, served as groomsman. The young men also
fulfilled the duties of ushers.
Ninety-Nine Hall was scene of the wedding festivity following the church
service. Dinner at noon was served to 50 guests and a buffet supper and
reception were held from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening for 250 relatives and
friends. Dancing followed to music furnished by Herman Kussard's band.
Out-of-town guests attended from Milwaukee and Manitowoc.
On March 4, the bridegroom will go into active duty with the United States
Navy and the bride will be residing at the home of her parents. She is a
1962 graduate of South High School.
Mr. Holden, who has been a press operator at Vinyl Plastics Inc., completed
his high school education at Sheboygan Falls last year. Earlier he attended
Palmetto High School in Miami, Fla., where the family formerly resided.
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