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Family: W. Michael Gudenkauf / Sheryl Ann Simecka Gudenkauf (F1001)

m. 19 Aug 1972

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  • Father | Male
    W. Michael Gudenkauf

    Married  19 Aug 1972  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas A Gudenkauf | F5795 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Sheryl Ann Simecka Gudenkauf

    Father  Benjamin Joseph Simecka | F3216 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Norma Jean Fechner Simecka | F3216 Group Sheet 

  • Documents
    Marriage- Simecka, Sheryl-Gudenkauf, W. Michael
    Marriage- Simecka, Sheryl-Gudenkauf, W. Michael
    Mrs. Michael Gudenkauf
    Simecka-Gudenkauf Vows

    Sheryl Ann Simecka and W. Michael Gudenkauf were married at 12:30 p.m. August 19 in the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. The Rev. Michael Klein officiated, and candlelighters were Darrel Gudenkauf and Bennie Simecka.

    Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Simecka, Delia, are parents of the bride and Mr. Gudenkauf is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Gudenkauf.

    The bride wore an organza gown with Empire bodice of Venice lace. The upper part of the Medici sleeves were of matching lace. The floor- length skirt, made with side and back gathers, extended into a short train. Her long mantilla was bordered with
    Venice lace, and she carried a bouquet of yellow daisies, white carnations and baby’s breath.

    Shelly McClain, Rossville, was maid of honor and bridesmaids were Michelle Simecka, Delia, and Jennifer Comstock, Belleville, Nebras-ka. Flower girls were Pat Besler and Pam Besler. Larry Gudenkauf served as ring bearer.

    Richard O’Conner was best man and groomsmen were Bill Comstock, Belleville, Nebraska, and Steve Gudenkauf. Guests were seated by David Simecka, Delia, and Dennis Davis.

    A reception and dance were given at Holiday Inn Downtown.

    Since their return from a wedding trip to St. Louis, the couple is living in Topeka.

    Mrs. Gudenkauf is a graduate of Rossville High School and is employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. Mr. Gudenkauf was graduated from Hayden High School and attended Washburn University. He is a member of the U. S. Army Reserve and is employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.
    Bridal Shower- Simecka, Sheryl
    Bridal Shower- Simecka, Sheryl
    To Honor Bride — Sheryl Simecka will be guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower given, by Mrs. Darrel Lundin and Mrs. John Besler in the Besler home Sunday afternoon.

    Miss Simecka will marry Mike Gudenkauf Aug. 19.

    Guests will include Miss Simecka; Mrs. Ben Simecka, Mrs. Harry Grell and Mrs. Eleanor Thompson, Delia; Mrs. Judy Gudenkauf, Kansas City; Mrs. Bill Comstock, Bellevue, Neb.; Mrs. Glenn Feckner, Junction City; Mrs. Loretta Dodd, Ottawa; Mrs. Harris Rakestraw, Silver Lake; Mrs. William Cook, Centralia; Mrs. Tom Gudenkauf, Mrs. Linda Gudenkauf, Mrs. Barbara Davis, Mrs. Leo Simecka, Mrs. Deward Constant, Mrs. Marlin Constant, Mrs. Joe Constant, Mrs. Kathy Holcomb, Mrs. Joe Saia, Mrs. Jerry Black, Mrs. Bob Rightmire Jr., Mrs. Clayton Pusch, Mrs. James Golden, Carolyn Saia, Lori Lundin, Pat Besler, Pam Besler and Michele Simecka.