This wedding write-up was contributed by: Jerry Head
Miss Ardella Marie Siegwarth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Siegwarth, 1142
Swift avenue, and Raphael Frank Reding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding, of
Timothy, were united in marriage on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at St. Peter Claver
church by Rev. F. F. Pichery. Prof. Joseph Feustel played the wedding march.
The bride wore a gown of white georgette trimmed with Spanish lace, with a
tulle veil trimmed with pearls. She wore a string of pearls, which were a
gift from the groom. Her flowers consisted of a shower bouquet of roses and
Miss Elizabeth Reding, a sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid and she wore
a tan satin faced dress of canton crepe trimmed with lace and ribbon, and she
wore a silver wreath. She carried an arm bouquet of pink carnations and
snap-dragons. Walter Netzhammer of Milwaukee, a cousin of the bride, acted
as best man. Miss Lorraine Siegwarth, a niece of the bride, was the flower
girl and she wore a dainty frock of pale green organdie. She carried a
basket of sweet peas and swansonia. Robert Ploetz, the bride's cousin, was
the ring bearer and he wore a suit of white satin. He carried the rings in a
After the ceremony a reception was held at the bride's home and the following
were present: Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding and daughter, Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs.
Rudolph Jost and son, Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Heisdorf, Mr. and Mrs. Alois
Siegwarth, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Siegwarth and daughter, Lorraine, Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Ploetz and son, Robert, Mrs. Peter Netzhammer and son, Walter, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Reding and family, Miss Marcella Reiser, Carl Fahres, Mr. and Mrs.
F. W. Gartman, Mrs. Caroline Opgenorth, Miss Arletta Scharinger, Fred
Wildgrube and Mrs. Sophia Billman, and the following out-of-town guests: Mr.
and Mrs. Nick Reding and daughter, Elizabeth, of Timothy, Mr. and Mrs.
Rudolph Jost and son, Ralph, of Cleveland, Mrs. Peter Netzhammer and son,
Walter of Milwaukee, and Miss Marcella Reiser, of Kiel. A large wedding cake
centered the table and decorations were carried out in pale green, white and
The couple left on a wedding trip, keeping their destination a secret. They
will be home after June 15 at 1142 Swift avenue. Mrs. Reding was formerly
employed as stenographer at the Bemis-Riddell Fibre Company and the groom is
employed at the Porcelain Enameling Company.
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