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MARRIAGE and DEATH AlINOUNCEMENT EXTRACTIONS 

From 
The HANKINSON NEWS 

Hankinson, Richland County North Dakota 

By 

Elizabeth M, Collins 

11638 SE 164th St. 

Renton, WA. 98058 



© 1996 Elizabeth M, Collins 
Copyright 1995 by Elizabeth M. Collins 
All Rights Reserved Worldwide 
Printed in the United States of America 



Film if 10738 HANKINSON NEWS Jan. 3, 1957 - Dec. 31, 1959 

ENGAGED 
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin P. Stack of rural Hankinson announce the engagement of their daugh- 
ter. Miss Janice Stack, to Mr. Michael G.' Fischer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Fischer, 
Sr., of Sisseton, SD. 

No wedding date has been set. 

********** Jcinuary 3, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Klawitter attended the wedding and reception of Miss Mavis Medenwaldt 
and Delmer Witt Saturday afternoon. Lynn Klawitter had the honor of being flower girl at 
the wedding. ********** January 3, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. Luke Petron and son, Jim, left Thursday for Kendall, WI., to attend the 
wedding of their son and brother, Severin E. Petron, to Joan Olson on Saturday. They ret- 
urned to their home on Monday. 

********** January 3, 1957 

ENGAGED 

Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Buck of Fairmount, ND. , announce the engagement of their daughter 
Janice, to Dale Medenwald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Medenwald of Hankinson. 

No definite wedding date has been set. 

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Mr. and Mrs. Alfred F. Medenwaldt of Hankinson cinnounce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Gayle Marie to Randolph Ahrens, Jr., son of Mrs. Randolph Ahrens 
of New Effington, SD. 

Miss Medenwaldt is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and is employed at the Twin 

City Rapid Transit Co., St. Paul, MN. Mr. Ahrens is engaged in farming. The wedding date 

has been set for February 23rd. 

********** January 10, 1957 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT of DAUGHTER 
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Rettig of Fairmount and former residents of Hankinson announce the 
engagement of their daughter, Karen, to Thomas Patrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Patrick of 
Fairmount. No date has been set for the wedding. 

********** January 10, 1957 

LORETTA AADLAND WED FRIDAY AT LUTHERAN CHURCH 

A beautiful double ring ceremony took place on Friday, Jan. 11th, at 3 PM at the Imm- 
anuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson, when Loretta Lou Aadland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph 
Sedler of Hankinson, was united in marriage to Kenneth Gerald Berg, son of Mr. and Mrs. James 
Berg of Moor head, MN. 

The bride wore a gown of white Avalcon lace and nylon tulle net over white satin. The 
fitted bodice was set off with lace paneling, which extended to the hemline down the front. 
A tiny high lace collar and long lace sleeves enhanced the beauty of the bodice. The satin 
ballroom length skirt was covered with two layers of tulle net. The nylon net veil encirc- 

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led with Avalcon lace had a crown of lace and trimmed with tiny pearl beading. She carried 
her grandmother's Bible, covered with lace, and topped by yellow daffodils and blue iris 
with acacia and satin streamers. The bride also carried out the old tradition of carrying 
something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. 

Her maid of honor, Sharon Medenwald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Medenwald, wore a 
ballerina length gown of rayon and net in yellow. Her bridesmaid, Janice Buck, daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Buck, wore a ballerina length gown of rayon and net in pink. Both wore 
cape jackets set with rhinestones to match their gowns. They carried colonial bouqfuets of 
daffodils, iris and acacia with satin streamers. 

The two little flower girls were Teresa Sedler, sister of the bride and Debra Medenwald, 
sister of the maid of honor. They wore matching knee length dresses of rayon and net in 
yellow and blue and carried baskets of white pompoms and yellow daffodils. 

The groom wore a charcoal gray suit. His best man was Roland Holm of Moorhead, and 
his attendant was Mark Uren of Moorhead. Both were dressed in charcoal suits, with carnation 
boutonnieres. Ushers were Clifford Larson and James Aadland. 

The mothers of the bride and groom both wore navy blue dresses with pink accessories. 
They had corsages of baby pink roses and white pompoms. The father of the bride wore a suit 
of medium blue with a white carnation boutonniere. 

Mr. Wm . Melchert played the pre-nuptial music and the wedding msirches . The ceremony was 
performed by the Rev. G. C. Michael, pastor of the church. 

The reception supper was served in the church parlors following a few social hours. The 
brides' table was decorated with a white tablecloth and pink bows, antique glass tiered hur- 
ricane lamps and a tiered centerpiece, which held the bride's and attendants bouquets. The 
beautiful wedding cake, which was baked by Mrs. Carl Krause of Sonora, was elaborately dec- 
orated with bells, gates and pink roses. A girl's quartette, consisting of Marilyn Nelson, 
Judy Scheller, Judy Simonson and Ramah Green, accompanied by Judy Willert, entertained dur- 
int the social hours. They wore pastel formals and shoulder corsages of Jonquils. Ann 
Renegar cut the cake. Dixie Backer and Judy Willert poured coffee. Mrs. Richard Medenwaldt 
served at the bride's table. Other waitresses were Karen Gollnick, Myrna Wurl, Janice Bohn, 
Evonne Scheller, Faye King and Bonnie Scheller. Mary Dibbert had charge of the guest book 
and Mrs. James Aadland was in charge of the gift table. The bridal couple received many 
lovely and useful gifts. 

The kitchen workers were: Mrs. August Medenwaldt, Mrs. Alfred Medenwaldt, Mrs. Mary 
Sander, Mrs. Clemens Buck and Mrs. William Winefeldt. The waitresses and workers wore 
epaulets of daffodils and white satin bows. 

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Berg, Mrs. Holm, Terry Bond, all of Moorhead, MN., 
Mrs. Nellie Myer, Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Aadland, Mrs. Helraer Moen of Sisseton, SD.; Mr. and 
Mrs. Phillip Yust of Big Stone, SD. ; Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Larson of Hammer, SD.; Mr. and Mrs. 
Richard Medenwaldt, Jr., of Lidgerwood. 

Seivert's of Hankinson had charge of flower arrangements. 

********** January 17, 1957 

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Mr. and Mrs. John Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schultz attended the wedding of their 
cousin, Tcsn Smith, at Gwinner, ND. , Satuxday evening. 

********** January 24, 1957 

FORMER LOCAL GIRL WED AT SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Anderson of Seattle, WA., have received announcements 
of the marriage of their daughter, Carol Jean, to Mr. Adrian Hagins, on Dec. 27th, 1956, at 
Hope Lutheran Church in Seattle. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hagins are making their home in Ohio. The Andersons are former Hankinson 
residents. ********** January 31, 1957 

STILES NEWS A number of local people attended the wedding dance , given by Mr . and 

Mrs. James Hruby at Hankinson last Tuesday night. The couple are making their home on the 

Hruby farm in this vicinity. ********** , ,-, -.r,,--, 

■' ********** January 31, 1957 

BRIDAL SHCWER 

Mrs. Sylvester Krause, nee Dorothy Witzke, was an honored guest at a bridal shower Sun- 
day afternoon, Jan. 27th, at the First English Lutheran Church parlors in Fairmount, ND. 

Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Krause were married on Dec. 31st, 1955. Mr. Krause is employed 
at Anoka, MN. , where they plan to make their home. 

********** January 31, 1957 

MEDENWALDT - AHRENS NUPTIAL VOWS WERE SPOKEN ON SATURDAY 

A double ring wedding ceremony was performed on Saturaday evening, Feb. 23rd, 1957, at 
7:30 o'clock in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson, when Miss Gayle Marie Medenwaldt, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred F. Medenwaldt of Hankinson, became the bride of Randolph Hen- 
ry Ahrens, Jr., son of Mrs. Randolph Ahrens, Sr., of New Effington, SD. 

The church was decorated with lighted tapers in candelabra and lighted candles and white 
bows on the pews. The Rev. G. C. Michael officiated. Organist, Mrs. S. J. Backer, played 
Lohengrim's Wedding March and also accompanied Mrs. Charles Ahrens, sister-in-law of the 
groom, who sang "Bless This House" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a beautiful gown of white slipper satin 
with net overskirt, lace fitted bodice, self covered buttons down the back to the waistline, 
and long Mary Stuart sleeves that came to a point at the wrist. Her bridal veil was finger- 
tip length, edged with lace, and fell from a crown of seed pearls. Her only jewelry was a 
three strand pearl necklace. She carried a heart shaped bouquet of white stephanotis with 
baby red rose corsage inset and long satin streamers. She also carried out the traditional 
something old, scxnething new, something borrowed and something blue. 

Mrs. Kenneth Mohs, cousin of the bridegroom of Washburn, ND., acted as maid of honor. 
She wore a Nile green taffeta gown with net overskirt and a net fitted bodice and bolero. 
The bridesmaid, Velma Remore, aunt of the bride, wore a mint green taffeta gown with net 
overskirt, a lace fitted bodice and bolero. The Junior bridesmaid was Gloria Medenwaldt, 
sister of the bride. She wore a apple green gown of crystallete. They all wore white flow- 
ered headbands and carried identical bouquets of pink and green carnations. Their jewelry 

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was three strands of pearls, gifts of the bride. "' 

The bridegroom wore a light gray suit with white carnation boutonniere. Charles Ahrens 
brother of the bridegrocan, was bestman and Lowell Ahrens, cousin of the groom, was groomsman. 
They wore white carnation boutonnieres and black handkerchiefs, gifts of the bridegroom. 

Ushers were Glen Medenwaldt, brother of the bride and Ray Ahrens, cousin of the bride- ; 
groom. They wore white carnation boutonnieres and black handkerchiefs, gifts of the grocm. 

Flower girls were Beverly Anii Remore , cousin of the bride and Patty Setterlund, friend 
of the couple. They both wore gowns alike of white taffeta with three tier net overskirt 
and net yoke. They wore headbands and carried bouquets of green, pink and white carnations. 
Little Keith Ebel, friend of the couple, was ringbearer. 

The bride ' s mother wore a navy blue dress with pink accessories and a corsage of pink 
roses. The grocan's mother also wore blue and a corsage of pink roses. The grandmothers wore 
corsages of white mums and the granddads white carnation boutonnieres. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was given by the bride's parents in the church par- 
lors, with approximately 150 guests in attendance. The bridal table was decorated in yellow 
and green, with a beautiful four tier wedding cake, with a miniature bride and groom and 
bells, the centerpiece. Table waitresses were Diane Buck, Diane Prochnow, Janice Buck, Fay 
and Bonnie Brunkhorst. Kitchen helpers were Mrs. Jerry Medenwaldt, Mrs. Mary Sander, Mrs. 
Clemens Buck and Mrs. August Kuehl. 

Miss Cecelia Reinke, close friend of the bride, had charge of the guest book. Miss 
Renae Reinke and Mrs. Lowell Ahrens were in charge of the gift table. Mrs. Chester Setter- 
lund poured. Mrs. Leonard Prochnow cut the wedding cake and Mrs. Clemens Buck served the ice 
cream. 

For travel, Mrs. Ahrens wore a blue velvet dress with baby red roses as her corsage. 
After a week's trip to parts of Minnesota, the couple will be at their farm home near New 
Effington, SD. The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and was employed in 
Minneapolis. Mr. Ahrens has served in the Air Force and is now a prominent young farmer. 

********** February 28, 1957 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Win. G. Duba announce the engagement of their daughter, Dorothy Alice, to 
Mr. Martin W. Aaser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Aaser, of Mc Ville, ND. 

Miss Duba is a graduate of Lidgerwood High School and State Teachers College, Valley 
City, ND. , and is at present teaching in the Lakota Public School system. 

Mr. Aaser is a graduate of Mc Ville High School and NDAC at Fargo, ND., and is vocat- 
ional Agriculture instructor at Lakota, ND. A June wedding is planned. 

********** March 21, 1957 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL TO BE MARRIED FRIDAY 

Announcements have been received by Fairmount friends announcing the approaching mar- 
riage of Judith Ann Fraasch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fraasch of Bemidji, MN., for- 
merly of Fairmount, ND. , to Richard Carr, son of Mrs. Gale Dewald of Bemidji. The wedding 

will take place Friday, March 22nd, at Bemidji. 

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Miss Fraasch is employed at the Civic and Ccannnerce Association office. Richard Carr 
is a student at BSTC and recently returned from four years service in the Air Force. 

********** March 21, 1957 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL IS MARRIED 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Miss Judith Ann Fraasch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Fraasch of 

919 Irvine Ave., Bemidji, MN. , and formerly of Fairmount, became the bride of Richard Bruce 
Carr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gale De Wald of Bemidji, MN., at a lovely wedding which took place 

March 22nd, 1957 at PM. , at the home of the bride's parents. (This is a small portion 

of a long article that cannot be ccsnpletely read because of the bound book edge.) 

********** April 4, 1957 

ENGAGED 
Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Stahlhut of Edwardsville, IL. , have announced the engagement of 
their daughter, Marilyn Jane, to Harold J. Paul, son of Rev. and Mrs. Firdel Paul of Hankin- 
son. 

Mrs. Stahlhut is the secretary at Eden E. & R. Church, Edwardsville, IL. Mr. Paul, 
former Assistant Pastor of Eden church, has received his A. B. from Doane College, Crete, 
NE., and will received his B. D. from Eders Theological Seminary, Webster Groves, MO., in 
June, whereupon he will be ordained into the Christiem Ministry. Upon Ordination, he will 
assume pastorship of Bluff-Caseyville Charge of South Illinois Synod. 
A summer wedding has been planned. 

********** April 11, 1957 

GREAT BEND NEWS A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Miss Ann Rooda and 

Arthur Gast, Jr. , Sunday afternoon at the Parish Hall in Summit. They received many beauti- 
ful gifts. Those attending from Great Bend were: Mrs. Raymond Ziegelman, Mrs. Adolph Ziegel- 
man and Velma Remore and others from Wahpeton, Fairmount and the Tyler areas. 

********** April 11, 1957 

HONOR TEACHER AT BRIDAL TEA 
The girls of the Hankinson High School gave a lovely bridal tea for Miss Greta Aune at 
the school Tuesday afternoon. The tea table was beautifully set with a lovely centerpiece 
and silver service. Sharon Medenwald, a senior, poured. A dainty lunch was served. 

The girls presented the bride to be with a purse of money. Miss Aune was married to 
Allan Coppin on Wednesday evening, April 17th, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Hankinson. 

********** April 18, 1957 

ENGAGED 
Mr. and Mrs. Olaus Hanascind of Stavanger, Norway, annoiance the engagement of their 
daughter Haldis to S-Sgt. Donn Clock, an instructor of the F-84-16 Mobile Training Detach- 
ment, now stateoned at Dobbin Air Force Base, Marietta, GA. 

Donn is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Clock of Hankinson, ND., and a graduate of the 
Hankinson High School. Miss Hanasand is expected to arrive in America by plane the first 
part of May, at which time the young couple will be married. 

********** April 18, 1957 

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FAMOUS VIOLINIST WED in COLORADO ' ' - - 

(Picture shown) SABINA ANNE MICARELLI Sabina Anne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry 

Godfredson of Minneapolis and formerly of Uicca, ND. , was married recently to Dr. Charles 

N. Micarelli of Boston, MA., in Longemont, CO. The ceremony took place at Peace lAitheran 

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Church there. 

Mrs. Micarelli is a niece of Mrs. Margaret K. Hentz, Bud Kretchman and a cousin of Mrs. 
David solid of this area. The bride's cousin, the Rev. A. C. Zeilinger, officiated. Miss - 
June Heil played the organ and Miss Marilyn Ott sang. 

The bride wore a pastel blue silk suit with matching hat and white accessories. She 
carried a white Bible with a bouquet of white orchids. A dinner and reception followed the 

ceremony. 

The bride, who is well known as a violinist, is a graduate of the University of Minnes- 
ota and last year studied violin in Paris, France, at the Conservatory of Music under the 
tutelage of Rene Benedetti on a Fulbright Scholarship. Her sororities are Sigma Alpha Iota 
(Music), Zeta Phi Eta, (Theater) and Gamma Delta. 

The bridegroom received his Ph. D. , at the University of Boston and also studied at 
the universities of Lille and Paris. He is an instructor at Bradley University, Peoria, IL. 

********** April 25, 1957 

BRIDAL SHOWER HONORS SANDRA GAJER 
Miss Sandra Gajer was an honored guest at a bridal shower Saturday evening, April 27th, 
at the Methodist Church parlors. Beautiful bouquets of flowers decorated the parlors for 
the occasion. A nice lunch was served by the committee of hostesses. Miss Gajer was the 

recipient of many lovely gifts. 

Sandra Gajer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albin Gajer of Fairmount, will become the bride 
of Maynard Mahler, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Mahler, on Saturday afternoon. May 18th, at 

3 PM. , at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. 

********** May 2, 1957 

KAREN RETTIG, THOMAS PATRICK EXCHANGE VOWS 

A pretty wedding took place Tuesday morning, April 23rd, at 10 o'clock at St. Anthony's 
Church at Fairmoxint when Miss Karen Rettig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Rettig of Fair- 
mount, formerly of Hankinson, became the bride of Thomas Patrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John 
Patrick of Fairmount. The Rev. Fr. Willis Etter of Wahpeton officiated at the double ring 
ceremony. The altar was beautifully decorated with white gladioli and larkspurs. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a white ankle leng- 
th gown of white taffeta and net and styled with Mary Stewart sleeves with a lace bodice and 
a full skirt. Her jewelry was a double strand pearl necklace, a gift of the groom. Her fin- 
gertip veil fell from a crown of seed pearls. She carried a colonial bouquet of red roses 

and white carnations. 

The bestman was Michael Schmit, a friend of the couple. The men had white carnation 
boutonnieres. Mrs. Rettig wore a black floral dress with white accessories for her daughters 
wedding. The groom's mother, Mrs. Patrick, wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. 

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Each wore a corsage of white gcirdenias and white carnations. 

After the ceremony a wedding dinner was held at the Steak House at Breckenridge for 
12 guests, given by the groom's parents.. The table centerpiece was a lovely three tiered 
wedding cake made and decorated by Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. The cake was decorated 
with a miniature bride and groom and topped with a wedding bell. 

The groom is employed by the Great Northern Railroad. The couple left on a wedding 
trip to South Dakota and upon their return will make their home in Fairmount. For going 
away the bride wore a blue suit. 

Out of town relatives attending the wedding were: the bride's grandparents, Mr. and 
Mrs. Frank Gerezek of Hankinson, the groom's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Myhra of 
Wahpeton, the bride's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Erickson of Hankinson and the 
groom's grandmother, Mrs. Peter Backer of Doran, MN. 

The couple entertained their friends and relatives at a wedding dance that evening at 
Hankinson. ********** May 2, 1957 

GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Koppelman of Breckenridge, accompanied by Mrs. 
Christine Gast and Anita of Wahpeton and Mrs. Adolph Ziegelman of Great Bend motored to 
Raymond, MN., Friday afternoon to attend the wedding of their nephew, Mr. Arthur Gast, Jr., 
to Miss Ann Rooda, at the Christine Reformed Church. A reception was held in the church 
auditorium. ********** May 9, 1957 

ENGAGED 

Mr. and Mrs. Roland Medenwald of Hankinson annoucne the engagement of their daughter 
Sharon, to Mr. Larry Milbrandt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Milbrandt of Hankinson. 

Sharon, a senior, is graduating with the high school class. May 23rd. Larry is a grad- 
uate of the Hankinson High School Class of 1955 . 

No wedding date has been set. 

********** May 16, 1957 

ANN RCXJDA and ARTHUR GAST, JR., WED 

A pretty candlelight ceremony took place at 7:30 PM. , on Friday May 3rd, when Miss 

Ann Rooda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Rooda of Raymond, MN. , became the bride of Arthur 

Gast, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gast, Sr., of Fairmount. The wedding took place at 

the Christian Reformed Church at Raymond, MN., with Rev officiating at the double 

ring ceremony. 

The traditional wedding marches were played by Mrs. Merlyn of Tyler, ND. , cousin 

of the groom. She also accompanied Mrs. Harry Olson who sang "Because" before the ceremony 
and while the bride and groom were kneeling at the altar, Mrs. Harry Olson sang "The Lord's 
Prayer . " 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length 
gown of white Chantilly lace and tulle with long sleeves which tappered to a point over the 
wrist. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a crown of seed pearls. Her jewelry was 
a single strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. She carried an arm spray of pink 

gladiolis and white carnations. 

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The Matron of Honor was Mrs Dirks of Pennock, MN. , friend of the bride who wore 

a length gown of dark Bridesmaids were Mrs Bertelsen of Fairmount, 

of the groom, who wore a medivm green floor length dress, and Mrs. John Pederson of 

Wilmar, MN., friend of the bride, who wore a light green floor length gown. Each wore a 

single strand pearl necklace, gifts of the bride and all carried Cas bouquets of pink 

gladiolis and white carnations. The flower girl was Cindy Hultgren, a sister of a friend 

of the bride, from Raymond, MN. She wore a taffeta floor length gown and carried a 

basket of shattered carnations. She wore a baby necklace, a gift of the bride. 

The bestman was Dale Ehlers, of Wahpeton, cousin of the groom and Gordon Boonstra of 
Raymond, MN. , cousin of the bride. Guy Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn Miller of Tyler 
second cousin of the groom was ring bearer and he carried the rings on a satin pillow. 
Ushers were Merlyn Miller, Tyler, ND., cousin of the groom, Dennis Boonstra, of Raymond, MN. 
cousin of the bride. 

The groom, his attendants, ring bearer, ushers and the bride's father, all wore white 
dinner jackets and had pink carnation boutonnieres. They all wore black bow ties, hose and 
pocket handkerchiefs, all gifts of the groom and the groom's attendants and ushers also 
received cuff links, also gifts of the groom and the ringbearer received a ring, gift of 
the groom. The bride's gift to the bridegroom was a white gold wrist watch. 

The bride's mother wore a street length dress with and white accessories. 

The groom's mother wore a lavender street length dress with accessories. Each wore a 

corsage of salmon pink gladiolis and white carnations. 

Candles were lighted by Glennis and Rensella Boonstra, cousins of the bride. They 
wore indentical floor length gowns of green silk shantung. Each had a corsage of pink glad- 
ioli and white carnations. They received a single strand pearl choker, gifts of the bride. 

After the ceremony a reception was given by the brides parents in the church parlors. 
Mrs. Bram Boonstra, aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake, and Mrs. Harry Ehlers of Fair- 
mount, aunt of the groom, poured. Miss Donna O' Conner of Minneapolis, friend of the bride, 
had charge of the guest book. Presiding at the gift table were: Mrs. Stcinley Boonstra and 
Mrs. Jake Boonstra, cousins of the bride. 

The couple left on a wedding trip and upon their return after May 20th, will make their 
home at 12^5 So, 9th St., Fargo. For a going away outfit the bride wore a lavender and green 
print dress with lavender cape lined with the same material as in the dress. Her access- 
ories were black and white. 

The bride is a graduate of the Willmar High School and is employed as Office Manager 
by the Ed Phillips and Sons Co., at Fargo. The grocro is a graduate of the Fairmount High 
School and is employed by the American Telephone and Telegraph Co., at Fargo. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Minneapolis, Raymond, Willmar, Echo, 
Claire City, Pennock, Austin, Breckenridge, Sabin and Lake City, MN., and Great Bend, Wah- 
peton, Tyler and Fairmount, ND. 

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FAIRMOUNT COUPLE EXCHANGE VCWS 

Miss Sandra Gajer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albin Gajer of Fairmount and Maynard A. 
Mahler, son of Mr. and Mrs. WiHiam Mahler, also of Fairmount, exchanged vows at the Meth- 
odist Church in Fairmount Saturday May 18th, at 3 PM. 

Rev. David Krtecht performed the double ring ceremony. The church was decorated with 
fern trees, garden flowers and lighted candles. 

The bride was escorted cind given in marriage by her father. She wore a floor length 

gown of nylon tulle and handclipped rosepoint border lace over .... and taffeta with 

a Chapel length train. The full bouffant skirt featured a pointed .... peplum and 

lace insets throughout the the skirt and train. The molded lace bodice was fashioned with 

long pointed Mary Stuart sleeves and a stand collar. Her fingertip length veil of 

pure silk imported illusion was held in place by lace half cup accented with seed 

and wheat pearls. Her jewelry was a pearl necklace and earrings, her gifts from the groom. 

(This is printed on the bound side of the newspaper and cannot all be read.) 

********** May 23, 1957 

BRIDAL SHCWER 

Miss Maxine Miller, daughter of Mrs. Ann Miller of Breckenridge was an honored guest at 
a Bridal Shower Sunday afternoon. May 19th, at the Methodist Church parlors at Fairmount. 

Miss Miller, daughter of Mrs. Ann Miller of Breckenridge will become the bride of Mel- 
vin Manock, son of Mrs. Elsie Manock of Fairmount on Wednesday evening, June 5th, at 7 o' 
clock daylight saving time, at the Bethel Lutheran Church at Wahpeton. 

********** (^y 23, 1957 

' FAIRMOUNT NEWS .... Several from Fairmount attended the wedding Tuesday morning , May 14 th 
when Miss Mary Heeler became the bride of Ray Martens of Breckenridge. The wedding took 
place at St. Mary's Church at Breckenridge with the reception being held at the Steak House. 
Those frcxn here attending the wedding and reception were: Mr. and Mrs. Jake Kutzer, Mrs. 
Clarence Muellenbach and Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kutzer and Dianne, Mrs. Jerome Kutzer, 
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Kutzer, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kutzer and Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Schillinger. 

********** May 23, 1957 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS .... Relatives from Fairmount attended the wedding Saturday morning. May 
18th, of Joyce Wettstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wettstein to James Mahler at Staples, 
MN. Delano Wawers of Fairmount was one of the ushers at the wedding. Others attending from 
Fairmount were: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wettstein and Carolyn, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kaiser, Mrs. Harry 
Gebhart, Mrs. Herman Laske and two daughters, and Mrs. John Snyder and daughter. 

********** May 23, 1957 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Miss Gwenith Scheidegger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger 
of Fairrr.ount will become the bride of Lavern Breuer, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Breuer of 
Madison, MN., at 8 o'clock Sunday evening, June 2nd, at the First English Lutheran Church 
at Fairmount. ********** May 30, 1957 

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MRS. FRANCES WITT MARRIED NORTHFIELD MAN 
Mrs. Frances Witt was married to Fred Alexander of Northfield, MN. , on Saturday, May 
25th at Hankinson. They will make their home at Northfield, MN. 

********** May 30, 1957 

RETTI6 - PATRICK 
(Picture shown) Karen Rettig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Rettig of Fairmount and 
former resident of Hankinson, became the bride of Thomas Patrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John 
Patrick, of Fairmount, at a pretty wedding which took place on April 23rd, 1957 at St. Anth- 
ony ' s Church at Fairmount . 

Thomas Patrick enlisted in the Air Force and is taking his training at the Lacklund Air 
Force Base at San Antonio, TX., and has been recently transferred to flmarillo, TX. His 
wife expects to join him there in the near future. 

********** June 6, 1957 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS. Miss Elvonne Wehner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Wehner of Fair- 
mount will become the bride of Neil Erdahl of Rosholt, on Sunday evening, June 9th, at the 
Bethenia Lutheran Church at Rosholt. 

********** June 6, 1957 

Typographical errors in any newspaper are tough. In the mass of material and proofs 
that are gone over each week, these slips do occur in spite of all the scrutinizing a reader 
can do. The clipping below is a list compiled by a writer: 

WHY EDITORS TURN GRAY 

Mrs. Williams was slightly injured before the football game when she slipped on a rump 
in the stadium. 

For Sale : Comfortable older house with 2-cur garage . 

The Refreshment committee provided coffee and chocolate fake . 

Since the mambo craze began, she said, a total of five new dunce instructors have been 
added to the staff. 

At the Elks, luncheon, the chemist described his studies of Krgon, Krypton, and other 
rear cases. 

Mrs. Nelson stumbled on a steep hill at Riverside Park yesterday and got some bums and 
bruises on her body. ********** j^^^ 13, 1957 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. EX^ald Boehning of Hankinson, announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Audrey Ann, to Burton L. Borgerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J, 0. 
Borgerson of Pekin, ND. No definate wedding date has been set. 

********** June 13, 1957 



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SHARON TIEGS WED at BELFORD 

St. John's Lutheran Church at Belford Township was the scene of a lovely wedding Satur- 
day evening, June 8th at 7:30 PM. , when Miss Sharon Tiegs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. 
Tiegs of Hankinson became the bride of Douglas Brown, son of Mrs. Margaret Brown of St. Paul, 
MN. Rev. Walter Cordts officiated at the double ring candlelight ceremony, which was pre- 
ceded by Holy Communion. 

The altar was decorated with baskets of ferns and yellow and white gladiolus. The aisle 
was marked with white candles and bows, and white aisle rxmner. The organist, Mrs. Urbin 
Trittin played the traditional "Lohengrins Wedding March.'' She also accompanied the soloist 
Pearl Herman of Lestearville, SD. , classmate of the bride, who sang, "O Perfect Love," while 
the candle lighters lighted the candles. She also sang the "Lord's Prayer." 

The candle lighters were Donna Deede and Joan Wolford of St. Paul, and both wore choir 
robes and each wore wrist corsages of yellow roses. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white gown of 
imported raw silk from Italy, with imported Alencon lace appliques from France styled with 
a boat neckline, with jeweled bodice of sequins and pearls repeated on drop waist with un- 
pressed pleats, chapel sweep train with matching gauntlets. Her fingertip veil of illusion 
was held in place with a crown of sequins and pearls. 

The bride chose to carry a white orchid with yellow lip, surrounded by baby yellow roses 
and with a streamer of yellow roses. She carried out the traditional wearing "something old, 
new, blue and something borrowed." 

The bride chose her sister, Darlys Tiegs of Los Angeles, CA., as her maid of honor. 
BriQesmaids were Katherine Brown, St. Paul, sister of the groom and Joann Larson, St. Paul, 
both classmates of the bride. They all wore identical floor length gowns of aqua crystalette, 
with cowl neckline, with matching picture hats. They wore white gloves and earrings, gifts 
of the bride. They carried colonial bouquets of yellow and white carnations centered with 
yellow cynbidulms and surrounded by yellow angel feathers cascading from the bouquet. 

Brenda Tiegs, niece of the bride was flower girl. She wore a floor length dress of 
white crystalette. She wore a gold locket, a gift of the bride. She carried a basket of 
daisies and dropped red rose petals in the bride's path. 

Lawrence Brauer, St. Paul, friend of the groom was bestman. Groomsmen were Armand 
Tiegs, brother of the bride and Roy Brown, St. Paul, brother of the groom. They wore black 
semi-tuxedos. They received black bow ties and suspenders, gifts of the groom. 

Bruce Tiegs, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer. He wore a semi-tuxedo and his gift 
from the groom was a bow tie and suspenders. Ushers were August Pankow, Jr., and Bud John- 
son of St. Paul. They received cuff links, gifts of the bridegroom. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Tiegs wore a mauve lace dress with matching accessories. 
Mrs. Brown, wore a navy blue dress with matching accessories. She wore a corsage of yellow 
cymbiduims and yellow roses. 

After the ceremony a reception given by the bride's parents was held in the church par- 
lor's with 150 guests in attendance. Mrs. George Scheller of Hankinson was the hostess and 
was in charge of the punch bown. Mrs. Esther De Vore and Mrs. Oscar Krause poured. 

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The wedding cake was cut by Mrs. George Shaw, aunt of the bride. Waitresses were: June 
and Evonne Scheller, Joyce Krause, Sandra Simonson and Shirley Johson. They were presented 
with aprons. 

Mrs. Armand Tiegs, sister-in-law of the bride had charge of the guest book. Mary Lou 
Auge and Nancy Christian, both of St. Paul presided at the gift table. The girls who assisted 
wore token corsages of yellow carnations and angel feathers. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School with the Class of 1954. She is a 
Student Nurse at Ancker Hospital in St. Paul and will be graduating in September. The bride- 
groom is employed as shoe salesman at Montgomery Ward of St. Paul. He will enter the Univer- 
sity of Denver, CO., when the fall term begins in September. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip on the North Shore Drive and upon their return 
will make their home after June 15th, at St. Paul, until fall when they plan to make their 
hcxne at Denver, CO. 

For going away the bride wore a navy and white pin checked suit and wore a corsage of 
red roses. Out of town guests were from: Seattle, WA.; Los Angeles, CA.; Fargo, Amenia, St. 
Paul, Columbus, NE.; Omah, NE.; Ortonville and Wheaton, MN.; Cottage Grove, MN.; Sioux Falls, 
SD.; Comstock and Lake Park, MN. Also Lidgerwood, Mantador and Wahpeton. 

Seivert's were in charge of the flower arrangements. 

********** June 13, 1957 

DONNA DIFFERDING WED SATURDAY AT ST. PHILIP'S 

Donna Differding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Differding of HanJcinson, became the 
bride of Vernon J. Kuemper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kuemper of Hankinson, Saturday, June 
8th'; at 9 o'clock at St. Philip's Catholic Church, Hankinson. Fr. Niel Kapaun officiated at 
the double ring ceremony. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of chantilly lace 
and net tulle over taffeta. The skirt had lace starpoints all around, Mary Stuart sleeves 
and a boat neckline. She carried a bouquet of red roses. 

She wore a fingertip French illusion net veil, held in place by a princess tiara pearl 
crown. The bride carried out the old tradition, something old, something new, something borr- 
owed and blue. 

Mrs. Gloria Kuemper, sister-in-law of the groom was maid of honor. She wore a blue 
gown of net over taffeta. Miss Marlene Back, cousin of the bride was bridesmaid and wore a 
pink gown of net over taffeta. Both wore matching hats of blue and pink flowers and white 
gloves. They carried bouquets of blue and pink carnations. Their rhinestone necklaces were 
gifts from the bride. 

Elmer Kuemper, brother of the groom, was best man, and James Differding, brother of the 
bride was groomsman. They received ties as gifts from the groom. The ushers were Arnold 
Schnell and Alvin Herding. 

The bride's mother chose a pale blue linen dress with white accessories. The groom's 
mother chose a navy blue dress with white accessories. Both mothers wore corsages of red 

roses. Mrs. Hubert Herding, grandmother of the bride wore a tan flowered dress with a cor- 
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Following the ceremony, dinner was held in the church basement, followed by a recept- 
ion. The four tiered wedding cake was topped with a miniature bride and groom. It was 
baked and decorated by Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. 

Waitresses for the dinner were: Kosella Fust, Joan Herding, Annette Bauer and Maureen 
Bauer. Kitchen hostesses were Mrs. Matt Wirtz, Mrs. Earl Leavitt and Mrs. Henry Thomas. 

Mrs. Delmar Muehler, an aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake. Miss Eleanor Leavitt 
was at the gift table and Miss Mary Lou Leavitt was in charge of the guest book. 

For going away the bride wore a beige sheath dress with pale blue accessories. After 

a short trip, they will make their hcxne at Platsmouth, NE., were Mr. Kuemper is stationed 

at Offutt Air Force Base. 

********** June 13, 1957 

MANTADOR NEWS. .. .Mr. and Mrs. Tom Haus and children, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Reiland and 
family and the Frank Fettes family motored to Oakes, ND., on Saturday to attend the wedding 
of Melvin Haus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haus of Elizabeth, MN. 

********** June 13, 1957 

Mrs. Axel Pedersen attended the wedding and reception for her niece, Marlys Ann Knutson 
to Floyd Boschee of Lehr at ....yenne, Sunday evening. Mrs. Pedersen returned home on Sunday. 

********** June 13, 1957 

SONORA NEWS .Mr. and Mrs. George Mahler and family attended the wedding of Maxine 

Miller and Melvin Marach on Tuesday. 

********** June 13, 1957 

GWENITH SCHEIDEGGER WED LAVERNE BREUER 

A pretty wedding took place Simday evening, Jiine 2nd, at 8 o'clock at the First English 
Lutheran Church at Fairmount when Miss Gwenith Scheidegger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry 
Scheidegger of Fairmount, became the bride of Laverne H. Breuer, son of Mr. and Mrs. August 
Breuer of Madison, MN. Rev. H. L. Schaefer officiated at the double ring candlelight ceremony. 
The church was decorated with bouquets of lilacs and irises. 

The organist, Beverly Griggs, a cousin of the bride, played traditional wedding marches. 
Mrs. Lowell Steffens and also a trio consisting of Harriet and Sharon Scheidegger, sisters 
of the bride and Mrs. Lowell Steffens. The organist and singers all wore formals. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white wedding 
gown with a full skirt of lace with net and taffeta and styled with short ruffled sleeves. 
Her jewelry was blue tinted rhinestone earring and necklace, a gift of the bridegroom. She 
wore a fingertip veil which was held in place with a crown of seed pearls. She carried a 
bridal bouquet of red roses. 

She chose her sister. Donna Scheidegger as her bridesmaid. She wore a lavender ballerina 
length gown of net and lace with matching picture hat. She wore rhinestone earrings and neck- 
lace, a gift of the bride. She carried a bouquet of yellow and white carnations. 

Earl P. Breuer, brother of the grocm was bestman. Ushers were Donald Sohl, cousin of 

the grocm and Russell Sethre, cousin of the bride, of Fairmount. The men had white carnation 
boutonnieres. 

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For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Scheidegger wore a green floral dress with white acc- 
essories. The grocan's mother, Mrs. Breuer wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. 
Each had a corsage of pink roseg. The four grandmothers all wore navy blue dresses and each 
had a corsage of pink Ccimations. 

After the ceremony a reception, giveh by the bride's parents, was held in the church par- 
lors. The bridal table was decorated with lavender and white streamers with lilac center- 
piece. Those assisting with the serving in the kitchen were: Mrs. Ed Steffens, Mrs. Kenneth 
West, Mrs. Robert Voss, Mrs. Wilbur Voss and Mrs. Donald Ennen. Pouring were: Mrs. Louis 
Griggs an aunt of the bride and Mrs. M. Woelber, an aunt of the groom. 

Mrs. Leonard Sethre, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Paul Sohl, aunt of the groom served 
the punch. The three tiered wedding cake was topped by a miniature bride and groom and was 
cut by Mrs. Harvey Brause, Jr., of Fergus Falls, cousin of the bride and Mrs. Jake Muellen- 
bach, aunt of the bride. The waitresses at the bridal table were: Miss Pat Stahl, Connie 
Steffens and Cleo Steffens. Janice Hoefs had charge of the guest book.cind Sharon and Harr- 
iet Scheidegger, sisters of the bride and Penne Chrisnagle presided at the gift table. 

The groom is a graduate of the Hanson Auto School at Fargo and is employed as a mechanic. 
The couple will make their home in Denver, CO. The couple left on a wedding trip to the 
Yellowstone National Park and the Black Hills in SD. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were: Mrs. Anna Johnson of Redmond, DR., Mr. 
and Mrs. Harvey Brause, Jr., of Fergus Falls, MN.; Mrs. Maggie Breuer, Mrs. Anna Sohl, Mr. 
and Mrs. Paul Sohl, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reibling, Mrs. Alfred Sohl, Mr. and Mrs. M. Woelber, 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sohl, Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Sohl, and Miss Joan Flewell. 

********** Jiine 13, 1957 

EVA WINEFELDT WED TO LIDGERWOOD MAN 

Eva Winefeldt of Hankinson was married on May 31st to Mr. Ernest Anderson of Lidger- 
wood. The ceremony took place at Waubay, SD. They will reside on a farm southwest of Lid- 
gerwood for the present time. 

********** June 20, 1957 

SANDRA SIMONSON WED AT BRECKENRIDGE JUNE 11th 

(Picture shown) A pretty wedding was solemnized Tuesday, June 11th, at 8 PH., in Grace 
Lutheran Church at Breckenridge , MN. , when Sandra Pam Simonson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. 
M. Simonson of Hankinson became the bride of Harlan John Damon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur 
Damon of Fairmount. Rev. Dagner, pastor, officiated at the double ring candlelight ceremony. 

The altar rail was garlanded with salal and white daisies. The candelabra on the altar 
were backed with emerald fern and white bows. Blue majestic daises, white asters and white 
bows were placed on the altar and in baskets along the altar. The aisle was decorated with 
a white aisle runner and white candelabra with white candles and white marking the pews. 

Judith Simonson, sister of the bride, sang "Prayer Perfect" and "0 Perfect Love." 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a floor length gown of white 
nylon tulle and ventian lace over layers of tulle and satin in hoop effect. The full bou- 
ffant lace skirt featured a deep tulle irregular dust ruffle and the molded lace bodice was 

fashioned with long Mary Stuart sleeves and a stand-up lacelng collar. Her fingertip 

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length veil of pure silk imported illusion was held in place by a lace half cap accented 
with seed and white pearls and sequins. 

The bride chose to carry red roses and stephanotis which cascaded from the upper arm 
down the dress in streamers. The roses were enhanced with rhinestones which sparkled in 
the candlelight. The bride wore her grandmother's wedding ring. 

Her maid of honor was her sister Judith Simonson of Hankinson, Miss Joan Damon, sister 
of the groom from Fairmount and Lois Buendiger, friend of the bride from Perham, MN., were 

her bridesmaids. Their gowns were all identical of blue velvet ballerina length with full 
bouffant skirts and molded bodice with modified scoop necklines. They wore matching taffeta 
cumberbunds and braid crown headpieces with tiny circular veils. They carried white carna- 
tions in colonial bouquets surrounded by nylon net which matched the hats, and blue and sil- 
ver ribbon. 

Duane Klingberg, friend of the groom, was bestman. Groomsmen were Dean Bladow and Don 
Krueger, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Ronald Bohn, Donovan Bohn and Clifford Koppelman. 
The bride's mother was dressed in pink silk with dark pink accesssories. Her corsage was of 
pink roses. The bridegroom's mother wore a biege coat dress ensemble with white accessories. 
Her corsage was of yellow roses. 

The reception following the ceremony held in the church parlors was given by the bride's 
parents for 200 guests. The buffet tables were decorated with silver candelabra and white 
candles and blue and white sweet peas. The guest tables had bouquets of white poms. 

Mrs. Jerry Ortmeier, St. Paul and Mrs. K, 0, Simonson, aunts of the bride, poured. The 
wedding cake was cut by Dawn Zieman of Oakes and Shirley Bruns of Valley City. Waitresses 
were: Jan Klemetson, Joanne Anderson and Pounce Dewey. The Hostess was Karen Burleson and 
serving at the punch bowl was Pounce Dewey. 

Nita Cast of Wahpeton had charge of the guest book. Marlene Roberts of Devils Lake and 
Darla Brakka of Pergus Palls, presided at the gift table. The girls who assisted at the 
reception were given white carnation token corsages tied with blue and silver ribbon. 

The grandmothers, Mrs. C. Martenek, New Effington, SD.; Mrs. C. Damon, Breckenridge, MN., 
and Mrs. A. Krueger of Great Bend, ND., wore pink and white carnation corsages. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson Public School, Class of 1954. She is now a 
senior student nurse at St. Lukes Hospital in Pargo and will graduate Sept. 9th, 1957. The 
bridegroom graduated from the Wahpeton High School, Class of 1953 and graduated from the 
State School of Science at Wahpeton in 1955. He is now in the Army stationed at Fort Leon- 
ard Wood, MO. The couple will make their home at Rolla, MO,, in Sept. after the bride's 
graduation from St. Lukes. 

The bridal couple left on a honejnnoon trip to the Dells of Wisconsin and will return in 
three weeks. For travel, the bride wore a navy two piece suit-dress with navy and white acc- 
essories. Many friends from Wahpeton, Breckenridge, Fairmount, Hankinson and Great Bend att- 
ended the wedding. Guests from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. K. 0. Simonson, Portal, ND., 
aunt of the bride; Miss Carol Krueger from Illinois, aunt of the groom; Mr. and Mrs. Frank 
Harden, Clitherall, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. G. Ortmeier. St. Paul, aunt of the bride; Mrs. C. Mart- 

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inek. New Effington, euid Mr. and Mrs. Leon Johnson, Wheaton, MN. 

Student Nurses and friend os the bride attending the wedding were: Janice Klemetson, 
Doris Toppen, Marlys Frederickson, Susan Lueher, Jan Klemetson, Darla Brakke, Shirley Bruns, 
Dawn Zieman, Joanne Anderson, Estelle Frazee, Karen Burleson, Clary Spitzer, Marlene Roberts, 
Dorothy Vasergan, Marilyn Smogard, Elaine' Tweed, Joyce Johnson, Cheryl Peterson, Donna Hum- 
phrey, Mary Koca and Pounce Dewey. 

Grandparents present were: Mrs. C. Martinek of New Effington; Mrs. C. Damon, Brecken- 
ridge; Mrs. A. Krueger, Great Bend and Mr. Scott Burcham, Hankinson. 

********** June 20, 1957 

SONORA NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wieser and sons attended the wedding of their nephew 
Maryln Ward who was married one day last week. 

********** June 20, 1957 

ATTENDED WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hardie and Laurel and Mrs. Ben Engebretson attended the wedding at 
Oakes at 3 o'clock Sunday, June 16th, of Vera Miller (twin sister of Vesta) daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Harris Miller of Oakes and former residents of Fairmount. 

********** June 20, 1957 

ATTENDED WEDDING OF GRANDDAUGHTER 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zatechka and Mrs. Anna Zatechka of Fairmount attended the wedding of 
the latter 's granddaughter, Dorothy Ann Steinbach, daughter of Mrs. Anton Steinbach of Fargo 
to Eustachius Duchschere of Rugby, ND. The wedding took place on Monday moring, June 3rd 
at St . Mary ' s Cathedral at Fargo . 

Frank Zatechka gave his niece, the bride, away in marriage at the wedding. After the 
ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors and a dinner for relatives was held at 
the Elks Club. 

The couple will make their home in Minneapolis where the bridegroom is employed by Cap- 
ital Airlines. ***** ***** j^^e 20, 1957 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Klimek of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Virginia to Mr. Linus Vonderharr of Madison, MN. 

Virginia is employed with the North Western Bell Telephone Co., in Minneapolis and 
Linus is employed with IBM in Des Moines, lA. No wedding date has been set. 

********** Jung 27, 1957 

S-SGT. DONN CLOCK WED JUNE 1st 

Marriage vows were spoken on June 1st by Miss Haldis Hanasand and S-Sgt. Donn Clock. 
The wedding took place in Greenville, MS. 

At present the young couple are living in St. Louis, MO., where S-Sgt. Clock is stat- 
ioned with the Air Force. 

Mrs. Clock is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olaus Hanasand of Stavanger, Norwasy and 

S-Sgt Clock is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Clock of Hankinson. 

********** June 27, 1957 

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MAXINE MILLER WEDS MELVIN MANOCK 
Miss Maxine Miller, daughter of Mrs. Anna Miller of Breckenridge, became the bride of 
Melvin Manock, son of Mrs. Elsie Manock of Fairmount at a lovely wedding Wednesday evening, 
June 5th, at 7 o'clock, at the Bethel Lutheran Church at Wahpeton. Rev. P. A. Gisvold off- 
iciated at the double ring ceremony. * 

Baskets of pink and white gladiolus and ferns decorated the altar with arched candela- 
bras. The bridal aisle was marked with white tapers and pink and white bows. 

Mrs. James Horton, the organist, played the nuptial music and she accompanied the solo- 
ist, Kay Lund, who sang. 

The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Eugene Miller, home on leave from the 
Navy. She wore a floor length gown of imported Chantilly lace over satin and a chapel length 
train, alternated with Chantilly lace and finely pleated tulle. The long sleeves had 6 tiny 
buttons at the wrist and the bodice was accented by a Mary Stewart colleir. Her fingertip 
veil of silk illusion was held in place by a crown of Chantilly lace which was handset with 
pearls and sequins and an etching of pearls outlined the crown. She carried a bridal spray 
of pink tea roses with ivy leaves. She wore rhinestone eeirrings, a gift of the bridegroom. 
Betty Tehle of Breckenridge, friend of the bride, was Maid of Honor and Sharon Hubrig 
of Fairmount, niece of the grocwi, Eileen Scheller of Wahpeton, and Karen Abbott of Brecken- 
ridge, friends of the bride were bridesmaids. They wore ballerina length gowns of pink net 
and lace over taffeta and the necklines were accented by a small pink bow. They wore match- 
ing heart shaped headpieces and wore rhinestone earrings, gifts of the bride. They carried 
bouquets of light and dark carnations with leaves sprinkled with Stardust accented by a bow. 
Paula Diane Miller, sister of the bride was flower girl. 

Ronald Reftevold was the bestman and the groomsmen were: Donald Lelm of Breckenridge, 
Dale Olson of Wahpeton and Dale Krause of Wahpeton, all friends of the groom. Ushers were 
Charles Buckholz, brother-in-law of the groom and Gerald Meyer, cousin of the groom. The 
groom and his attendants wore white dinner jackets with black trousers and black bow ties, 
gifts of the groom. The men wore dark pink carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Miller wore a light blue lace dress with white access- 
ories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Manock wore a flowered nylon dress with beige accessories. 
Both mothers wore a corsage of white carnations and pink roses. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in Fellowship Hall with 125 guests present. 
The hostess was Mrs. Lloyd Manock, sister-in-law of the groom. The buffet luncheon table 
was covered with a lace table cloth with streamers in the brides colors going from the ceil- 
ing to the table and were held in place by two white bells. Pink and white candles and bou- 
quets of garden flowers decorated each end of the reception table. Mrs. Carl Krause of Fair- 
mount, baked and decorated the wedding cake which was given to the couple as a gift. She 
also helped cut and serve the cake and she was assisted by Mrs. Ida Meyer of Fairmount, both 
aunts of the groom. Mrs. Art Krause, aunt of the groom, and Mrs. Edward Meyer, friend of the 
bride, poured. Coffee was served from two silver coffee sets. Waitresses were: Miss Carol 
White and Miss Rossella Anderson. Miss Shirley Hubrig, niece of the groom, was in charge of 

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the guest book. Donna Mills, Leanna James and Roselie Nyhoff , presided at the gift table. 
The girls wore formals of complimenting shades. Each of the above were given a pink and 
white carnation, gifts of the bridal couple. 

The couple left on a wedding trip to Duluth, MN., and upon their retvirn are making 
their home on a farm near Fairmount. For going away, the bride chose a coral pink cotton 
chiffon dress trimmed in avocado with pink accessories. 

exit of town relative present was the bride's brother, Eugene Miller, who is home on 
leave from the Navy and he is stationed in Washington. 

********** July 4, 1957 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Robert Poeder and family attended the wedding shower 

given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Burt Borgerson, (nee Audrey Boehning) at the home of Mr. and 
Mrs. Ewald Boehning Sunday afternoon. (Her parents) 

********** July 18, 1957 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS Friends and neighbors gathered to chivoree Mr. and Mrs. Charles 

Medenwaldt Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Medenwaldt were married Tuesday. 

********** Jtily 18, 1957 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Zentner of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Darlene Elizabeth, to Paul A. Muehler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Muehler of rural Hankin- 
son. No wedding date has been set. 

********** July 25, 1957 

JEANETTE MILBRANDT SETS AUGUST WEDDING DATE 
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Milbrandt of Hankinson announce the engagement and approaching marr- 
iage of their daughter, Jeanette Mae, to Marvin Lentz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo_Lentz of 
Lidgerwood. The wedding date has been set for August 18th at the E S R Church in Hankinson. 
Miss Milbrandt taught school for the past 3 years and at the present time is attending 
State Teachers College at Valley City. She will resume teaching south of Lidgerwood this fall. 

********** July 25, 1957 

AUDREY BOEHNING WED JULY 7th 

July 7th at the Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Lidgerwood, Audrey Ann Boehning, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Boehining of Hankinson, became the bride of Burton Lloyd Bor- 
gerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Borgerson of Pekin, ND. The double ring ceremony was per- 
formed at lO'clock AM., with Rev. Paul F. Maassel officiating. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a baby blue lace street length dress. 
She wore a corsage of white roses surrounded by pink baby roses. Her only jewelry was a 
pair of baby blue earrings set with rhinestones, a gift of the groom. 

Her maid of honor was the groom's sister, Mrs. Arthur Morlock of Edenberg , ND. She wore 
a biege street length dress. Her bridesmaid was Marcy Wurl of Hankinson, cousin of the bride. 
She wore a blue street length dress. They both wore corsages of pink and white roses and 
received earrings as a gift from the bride. Itie bride's mother wore a Navy blue dress and 
the groom's mother wore an aqua dress. Both wore corsages of pink and white carnations. 

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They received necklaces from the bride. The couple's only grandparent, Mrs. Herman Gehler 
of Wahpeton, wore a pink orchid corsage. 

The grocTO chose as his attendants his brother-in-law, Arthur Morlock of Edenberg, ND. , 
and Duane Boehning of Hankinson, brother of the bride. The groom and his attendants wore 
light blue suits. The attendants and the' fathers received bow ties from the groom, and all 
wore white carnation boutonnieres. Marvin Borgerson of Pekin, ND., brother of the groom 
was usher. 

A reception was held at the bride's home for about 35 guests. The cooks were: Mrs. 
Pialph Wurl and Mrs. Robert Muehler, aunts of the bride. A 3 tier wedding cake, baked and 
decorated by Mrs. Ted Boeder, centered the bride's table. 

After a short wedding trip to Detroit Lakes the couple will make their home in Grand 
Forks where both are employed. 

The bride was fojrmerly employed at the Schuler Grain Co., at Breckenridge and the groom 
served two years in the armed forces and attended the State School of Science. Those coming 
to attend the wedding were from Hankinson, Lidgerwood, Wahpeton, Minneapolis, Pekin, Edin- 
berg and Hammer, ND. ********** August 8, 1957 

ENGAGED 

Mr. and Mrs. John A. Roth announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their 

daughter, Grace Marie, to David Langevin, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Langevin, all of this 

city. 

The marriage will take place Sept. 21st, at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson. 

********** August 8, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. John Bnanmond attended the wedding and reception of her nephew. Dale Thim- 
jon to Sonja Ellingson at the Lutheran Church in Breckenridge on Sunday afternoon. 

********** August 8, 1957 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL TO BE MARRIED 
Friends have received cinnouncements of the coming marriage of Alice Louise Faulkner, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Faulkner of Bowling Green, KY., to Charles Gregory O'Neil. 
The wedding will take place Tuesday morning, August 27th at 9 o'clock at St. Joseph Cath- 
olic Church at Bowling Green. 

The reception will be held in the Faulkner hone after the ceremony. The John Faulkner 
family are former residents of Fairmount. 

********** August 8, 1957 

ENGAGED 
Mr. and Mrs. Harold McGray announce the engagement of their daughter, Wanda Lee, to 
Yoeman 3rd Class Darrel D. Mauer who is stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii on the ship, "Winnebago'.' 
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mauer of Breckenridge. 

No wedding date has been set. 

********** August 15, 1957 

AUDREY SCHUTT BRIDE of ORRIN JACOBS 
Miss Audrey Schutt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schutt of Fairmount became the 

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bride of Orrin F. Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jacobs of Wheaton, MM., at a lovely 
June wedding which took place Friday, June 28th, 1957 at 2 o'clock at the Bethany Methodist 
Church at Fairmount. Rev. David Knecht officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

White and pink peonies decorated the front part of the church and the altar and candel- 
abra with the aisles marked with ferns. ' Mrs. Thomas Green was organist, Mrs. La Verne Luick 
of Fairmount sang "O Promise Me" and "O Perfect Love." Both are . friends of the bride. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a ballerina length 
gown of white nylon and lace over a nylon net. The gown was styled with a scallop tiered 
skirt, with nylon lace jacket. Her fingertip nylon veil of illusion was held in place by 
a white hat studded with pearls. She carried a bridal bouquet of pink roses cuid white carn- 
ations. Her jewelry was a double strand pearl necklace with earrings, a gift of the groom. 

Miss Karen Johnson, cousin of the bride of White Rock, SD., was Maid of Honor and Mrs. 
Wilbert Rinke of Wheaton, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. Miss Johnson wore a pink 
nylon sheer ballerina length gown with white accessories and Mrs. Rinke wore a nile green 
nylon sheer ballerina length gown made identical to the Maid of Honors' and she had white 
accessories . Both wore matching head pieces of petals in the color matching their gowns . 
They each carried a bouquet of white carnations and pink roses. Their gifts from the bride 
were necklace and earring sets. The flower girl was Roxanne Rinke of Wheaton, friend of 
the bride. She wore a white gown fashioned after the bride's gown and had white accessories. 
She carried a basket of flowers. Her gift from the bride was a pearl necklace. 

Gordon Jacobs of Wheaton, brother of the bridegroom was bestman. Groomsman was Arlen 
Schutt, Fairmount, brother of the bride. Ushers were Milton Schutt, brother of the bride 
of "Fairmount and David Rinke, friend of the bride of Wheaton. The men wore white carnation 
boutonnieres. The grooms 's gifts to his attendants were cuff link sets. The bride's gift 
to the groom was cuff links and tie clasp set. 

For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Schutt wore a beige sheath dress with white accessories. 
The groom's mother, Mrs. Jacobs, wore a grey nylon dress with white accessories. Both wore 
corsages of white carnations and pink roses. 

After the wedding a reception given by the bride's parents was held in the church par- 
lors. Mrs. Lester Rinke, Wheaton, sister of the groom cut the wedding cake. Mrs. Math 
Meyer of Fairmount, aunt of the bride, poured. Miss Amy Voss of Rosholt had charge of the 
guest book and Miss Geraldine Snyder, Fairmount, and Miss Kaye Johnson of White Rock, pre- 
sided at the gift table. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to the Badlands, Black Hills and Yellowstone. 
For going away the bride chose to wear a blue suit with white accessories and wore a cor- 
sage of pink roses and white carnations. Upon their return they will make their home on a 
farm south of Wheaton where the grocm is engaged in farming. The bride is a graduate of 

the Fairmount High School. 

********** August 15, 1957 

ENGAGED 

Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Tiegs, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their 

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daughter, Darlys JoAnn, of Los Angeles, CA. , to Douglas E. Galchutt, of Arcadia, CA. A 
fall wedding is being planned, which will take place in Los Angeles, CA. 

********** August 22, 1957 

The Rev. F. W, Paul family leaves for Missouri and Illinois on Aug. 24th, to be gone 

for a week. While there they will attend the wedding of Hcirold J. Paul on Aug. 27th, at 

Edwardsville, IL. *^^^^^^^^^ 

********** August 22, 1957 

MARY LOU BERTELSON WILL BE NOV. BRIDE 

Mr. and Mrs. Holger Bertelson have announced the engagement and approaching marriage 
of their daughter, Mary Lou, to Anthony Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt J. Meyer. A Nov- 
ember wedding is planned. Miss Bertelson is a graduate of Fairmount High School. Mr. Meyer 
is farming northwest of Fairmount. 

********** August 29, 1957 

J. MILBRANDT WED AUG. 18th 

During a pretty candle light service in the Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church, 
Jeanette Mae Milbrandt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Milbrandt of Hankinson, became the 
bride of Marvin H. Lentz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Lentz of Lidgerwood. 

Rev. Paul performed the double ring ceremony on August 18th at 8 PM. The church was 
decorated with baskets of gladiolus. Roger Buckhaus played the wedding music and accom- 
panied Valdean Kackman, niece of the groom, who sang "O Perfect Love" and the "Lord's Prayer. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor length white embroidered organdy 
gown. Her imported French silk illusion veil fell from a half hat trimmed with pearls. She 
carried a colonial bouquet of pink roses. Her gift from the groom was pearl earrings. 

Matron of Honor was Mrs. Stanley Herbranson of Mclieod and bridesmaid was Karen Lentz, 
sister of the groom. They wore blue taffeta ballerina length gowns and had matching head 
pieces and wore short white gloves. They carried colonial bouquets of pink chrysanthemums. 
They received dangling pearl earrings as gifts of the bride. 

The groom was attended by his brother, Gary Lentz as bestman. The attendant was Fred 
Emde, Jr., cousin of the bride. They received ties from the groom. The bride's gift to 
the groom was a gold tie clasp and cuff links. The ushers were Iver Lentz, brother of the 
groom and Frank Gustman, cousin of the bride. They received bow ties from the groom. 

The bride's mother wore a blue lace dress over taffeta with matching blue accessories. 
The groom's mother wore a navy crepe dress with white accessories. They wore corsages of 
pink roses. The bride's grandmother wore a navy blue dress and a corsage of pink roses and 
white carnations. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors for about 300 guests. 
A white bell and blue and white streamers were above the bride's table. Bouquets of flow- 
ers furnished the decorations on the tables. 

Mrs. Wilbur Kaclanan, sister of the groom, was in charge of the guest book. Ramona Emde, 
Barbara Milbrandt and Alice Gustman, cousins of the bride were at the gift table. Mrs. 
Rudolph Gustman, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Donald Funfar, sister of the groom, poured. 

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Mrs. Leonard Krause assisted by Mrs. Ottmar Hoefs, aunts of the bride, cut and served the 
wedding cake. They received gladiola corsages which were made by the bride. Serving was 
in charge of Mrs. Otto Buckhouse, Mrs. LuVerne Schmidt, Mrs. Gordon Krueger, Mrs. Harry 
Boldt, Mrs. Gust Lenz and Miss Viola Buckhouse. They received pottery. Table waitresses 
were Arlene Hubrig, Janice Muehler, Joyce'' Krause and June Scheller. They received blue 
organdy aprons from the bride. 

Out of town guests were from MGLeod and Carrington, ND., New Effington and Sisseton, SD. , 
Detroit Lakes, New York Mills and St. Paul, MN. The couple left for a honeymoon in Minnesota. 
For going away Mrs. Lentz wore a blue dress with white accessories. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School. She attended State Teachers Coll- 
ege at Mayville and Valley City. She has been teaching the last three years. Mr. and Mrs. 
Lentz will make their home on a farm south of Lidgerwood. Mrs. Lentz will teach at the 
Duerr No. 6 school this year. The groom is engaged in farming. 

********** August 29, 1957 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kutzer and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Burlison and 
Kathryn of Fairmount and Mrs. John Herding of Wahpeton, attended the wedding of Leah Sauter 
on Wednesday morning, Aug. 28th, at Waite Park, KM. 

********** September 5, 1957 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Klawitter and family motored to Fargo on Friday 
to attend the wedding of Margaret Arndt and Glen Mohr. Others attending the wedding were: 
Mr. and Mrs. August Muehler and Janice and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse and Orville. The 
wedding was held at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fargo. Margaret is the daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Art Arndt of Moorhead. 

********** September 12, 1957 

DONNA MAE KRUMP WED TO CLIFFORD HERMES 
Miss Donna Mae Krump , daughter of Mrs. Mary Krump of Hankinson, became the bride of 
Clifford A. Hermes, son of Mr. and Mrs, Carl Hermes of Wahpeton, ND., on Saturday, Aug. 2Ath, 
Nuptial vows were exchanged at St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador in a double ring 
ceremony conducted by the groom's uncle, Very Rev. Anthony Peschel and attended by many 
friends. The church was beautifully decorated with bouquets of glads. 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Henry Krump, was charming in a 
floor length gown of hand clipped chantilly lace and nylon tulle with a Sabena neckline. 
The lovely skirt was completely covered with nylon net ruffles. She wore a fingertip veil 
held in place by a queen's crown studded with pearls and carried a bouquet of pink and 
white roses. Her pearl earrings and necklace were gifts of the groom. She carried out the 
wedding tradition of something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. 
Attending as maid of honor, was her sister, Mrs. Leroy Klecker of Madison, WI . She 
wore a strapless shrimp colored ballerina length gown of net ruffles over which she wore a 
matching fichee stole. The bodice was molded with a pleated cumberbund ending in a large 
satin bow in the back of her skirt. The bouffant skirt was tiers of net ruffles and she 

wore a matching headband of floral velvet with eye veils. The bridesmaids were: Miss 

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Carol Henger and Miss Grace Roth. Their gowns were of mint green, identical to that worn 
by the maid of honor. They carried large bouquets of glads. Their pearl earrings and lace 
handkerchiefs were gifts of the bride. 

The little flower girl, Gail Keeney, niece of the bride, wore a floor length gown of 
white, siniliar to that of the bride. sHe carried a basket of flowers and wore a pearl cho- 
ker, a gift from the bride. 

Bestman was Cyril Hermes, brother of the groom and ushers were: Alvin Krump, brother of 
the bride and Gerald Hamerlik, friend of the groom. They all wore dark trousers and white 
dinner jackets with black bow ties and white carnation boutonnieres in their lapels. Their 
gifts from the grocm were cuff links. 

The bride's mother wore a medium blue dress with navy accessories. The groom's mother 
wore a navy dress with navy accessories. Both wore corsages of pink carnations. 

Dinner was served at the school basement for 125 guests. A reception was held in the 
afternoon. The wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Leroy Klecker. Mrs. Ira Keeney 
and Mrs. Mark Hermes cut the cake. Mrs. Willard Krogen was in charge of the guest book. Mrs. 
Henry Krump and Mrs. John Hermes were in charge of the gift table. 

Table waitresses were: Mrs. Wm. Enachson, Mrs. Donald Worner, Mrs. Dale Beling, Jean Hoff- 
man, Anastasia Wettstein, Mabel Campbell. Serving and preparing the dinner were Mrs. Gerald 
Boelke, Mrs. Gary Tiegs, Mrs. Wilbur Bohn, Mrs. Julia Reinke, Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and Mrs. 
Geneva Lingen. 

A dance was held in the evening at the American Legion Club Rooms in the evening. The 
couple left on a honeymoon trip to the Black Hills. Upon their return they will make their 
home in Campbell, MN., where the groom will be teaching. The bride will resume her position 
at the Citizens First National Bank at Wahpeton. 

Out of town guests were from Sturgis, SD., Torrence, CA. , Madison, WI., Detroit Lakes, 
MN., New Holstein, WI., Casselton, ND, and Fargo, ND. 

********** September 12, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bladow and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bladow 
attended the wedding of Lloyd Miller and Kathleen Mae at Abercrombie Friday evening. Lloyd 
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Miller of Wahpeton. 

********** September 12, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Larson, JoNeil and Van spent Sunday and Monday at Wimbleton. On 
Monday they attended the wedding of the former's niece, Georgeanna Crites. 

********** September 12, 1957 

HAROLD PAUL WED IN ILLINOIS 
Eden Evangelical and Reformed Church, Edwardsville , IL. , was the scene on Aug. 27th, for 
the wedding of Miss Marilyn Stahlhut, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Stahlhut, Edwards- 
ville, IL., and the Rev. Harold J. Paul, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Firdel Paul, Hankinson, ND. 
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. R. F. Tormohlen and Rev. Paul, the groom's father, 
after which a reception was given in the church parlors. 

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Mrs. Larry (Dorothy) Creamer, cousin of the bride, served as matron of honor and Miss 
Billie Jean Wise was bridesmaid. The groom chose a friend, the Rev. James Rinne, as best- 
man and Justus Paul, a brother, was groomsman. Guests were seated by Carl Hanser and Rich- 
ard Schultz. 

The soloist, John Schaller, sang "The' King of Love My Shepherd Is" and "O Perfect Love" 
accompanied by Mrs. George Fiala, organist. 

After a short wedding trip the couple are residing at St. Paul's E and R parsonage on 
the Bluff road, where Rev. Paul is pastor. 

********** September 12, 1957 

ANIETA CAST BRIDE OF CHARLES MEYER 

St. John's Lutheran Church of Tyler was the scene of a pretty wedding Friday evening, 
Aug. 23rd, at 7 PM. , when Anieta Cast, daughter of Mrs. Christine Gast of Wahpeton and for- 
merly of Fairmount became the bride of Charles Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer, 

of Fairmount. Rev. H. L. Schaefer officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The altar was beautifully decorated with several floor stands of gladiolus and candel- 
abra with white candles in the background. The bridal aisle was marked with white carpet 
and white candles and bows were on the pews. 

Mrs. Alfred Koppelman, aunt of the bride played the nuptial music and she accompanied 
the soloist, Marlys Hooge, friend of the bride, who sang "The Wedding Prayer" and "The Lord's 
Prayer. " 

The bride was given in marriage by her uncle, Arthur Daman. She wore a floor length 
gown of white Rosepoint lace and nylon tulle over layers of ruffled net over satin. The 
very bouffant skirt featured a second skirt of tiny ruffles and the fitted bodice was fash- 
ioned with long Mary Stuart sleeves and a rounded collar edged with border lace. Her finger- 
tip veil of pure silk illusion was held in place by a lace half hat trimmed with pleated 
tulle and pearls. 

The bride chose to carry a pearl New Testament, a gift of her mother. On the book was 
placed a corsage of gold strike roses with with satin streamers. 

Her matron of honor was her sister, Mrs. Elroy Palmer of Bismarck, ND. Miss Joan Daman 
of Wahpeton, cousin of the bride and Mrs. Everett Thiele of Fairmount, sister of the bride, 
were bridesmaids. Miss Nancy Holman of Seattle, WA. , niece of the bride, was Junior brides- 
maid. The matron of honor wore a bronze crystalette floor length dress and the bridesmaids 
wore gold crystallette floor length dresses all fashioned identically. They wore matching 
headbands with tiny circular veils. The bridesmaid's cascade bouquets were of gold and 
bronze pompoms accented by ribbons made of the same materials as the dresses. 

Miss Janelle Palmer of Bismarck, niece of the bride, was the flower girl and she wore a 
gown of white crystalette and carried a bouquet of pompoms similar to that of the bridesmaids. 

Richard Meyer, brother of the groom was ring bearer. Gerald Meyer, brother of the groom 
was bestman. Groomsmen were: Allen Meyer, brother of the groom and Everett Thiele, brother- 
in-law of the bride. They wore dark suits. Ushers were Robert Meyer, Paul Koppelman 

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and Robert Muellenbach. 

The bride's mother was dressed in a blue lace net dress with navy accessories. The 
groom's mother wore a gray dress with black accessories. The mothers wore corsages of pink 
roses and the bride's grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Daman of Breckenridge wore a corsage of 
white and pink roses. 

The reception following the ceremony was held in the parish hall for about 200 guests. 
Mrs. Arnold Walters and Mrs. Rueben Bladow poured. The 4 tiered colonial wedding cake was 
cut by Mrs. W. E. Holman, sister of the bride and Mrs. Herbert Marguardt: Mrs. George Gab- 
bert had charge of the guest book: Mrs. Gerald Meyer, Mrs. Leonard Marguardt and Miss Betty 
Twedt presided at the gift table.' Hostesses: Mrs. Theo. Koppelman and Miss Harriet Astrup. 
Waitresses were: Carol Bladow, Ardis Hoefs, Gloria Medenwaldt and Sandra Hausechild. Mrs. 
Wendall Pratt and Mrs. Floyd Hauschild were at the punch bowl. 

********** September 12,. 1957 

EVONNE SCHELLER WED TO D. MANSKE 

Wedding vows were spoken on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 1st, at 3 o'clock PM., at St. John's 
Lutheran Church by Miss Evonne Scheller and Darrel Manske. Rev. W. H. Cordts officiated at 
the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Urban Trittin played the nuptial music and the accompaniment 
for the soloist, Mrs. Arnold Pankow, who sang "O Perfect Love" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Scheller of Hankinson and the groom is 
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willert Manske of Great Bend. 

The altar and chancel were decorated with white pompcxns in god vases and white mums in 
baskets and fern trees. The bride's path was marked with a white runner and with white bows 
ancf feather leaf on the pews 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of 
Rosepoint lace over nylon tulle. Her fingertip veil of imported silk illusion was held in 
place by a crown. She carried out the tradition of something old, something new, something 
borrowed and something blue. Her bouquet was pink Rapture roses surrounded by spokes of 
white stephanotis. 

Miss June Scheller, sister of the bride served as maid of honor and Miss Joyce Krause 
served as bridesmaid. They wore identical ballerina length gowns of Cotillion blue, lace 
and taffeta. Their headpieces were chenille caps with tiny circular veils to match their 
gowns. They carried pink carnations forming the spokes which spiraled around the bouquet. 

Robert Manske, brother of the groom, served as bestman. Donovan Bohn served as grooms- 
man. Ushers were: August Pankow, Jr., and Ronald Bohn. 

The mother of the bride wore a deep royal blue dress with winter white accessories. She 
wore a corsage of pink Rapture roses accented with blue roses. The groom's mother wore an 
aqua blue dress with black accessories. She wore a corsage of pink Rapture roses accented 
with blue roses. The groom's grandmothers, Mrs. Emil Bohn and Mrs. Hilda Manske, wore cor- 
sages of pink roses and white carnations. 

The reception following the ceremony was held in the church parlors for about 200 guests. 

Mrs. James Scheller poured. The five tiered wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Oscar Krause. 

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Miss Darlene Popp, Mrs. Melvin Steffens and Mrs. James R. Schultz presided at the gift 
table. Mrs. Vernon Pederson had charge of the guest book. Hostess was Mrs. Albert Tiegs. 
Mrs. Leslie Manstrcni was in charge of the punch bowl. Waitresses were: Carol and Arlene 
Thiele, Judy Scheller, Bonnie Scheller and Karen Lentz. They were all presented with gifts 
eind pink pompom corsages. 

For going away the bride wore a navy wool and tie silk ensemble with toasted red access- 
ories. After a trip to the North Shore and Minneapolis, the couple will be at home in Hank- 
inson. ********** September 12, 1957 

GRANDDAUGHTER of MRS. SCMELLER to WED 
Miss Diane MacQueen, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Scheller of Hankinson, and a 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. MacQueen of Bismarck, has announced her engagement and approa- 
ching marriage to Mr P. Hoffman of Mandan 19th is the date set for the wed- 
ding. 

Miss MacQueen was a graduate from Bismarck High School and St. Alexius School of Nursing. 
She has recently been employed as a dental assistant. 

********** September 19, 1957 

ATTENDS WEDDING 
Mrs. Frank Sinner attended the wedding of Miss Karen Fow....to Lieut. David Sinner on 
Saturday, Sept. 14th, at St. Mary's Cathedral at Fargo. Lieut. Sinner is a nephew of Mr. 
and Mrs. Frank Sinner of Fairmount. 

********** September 19, 1957 

ATTENDS WEDDING OF GRANDDAUGHTER 
*Mr. and Mrs. Jens Karlsbak went to Wheaton Saturday where they attended the wedding of 
their granddaughter, Sharon Karlsbak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merton Karlsbak of Wheaton, 
to Wallie Chezek of Wahpeton. The wedding took place on Sat. Sept. lAth. The couple 
will make their home in VJheaton where the groom is employed by the Wheaton Gazette. 

********** September 19, 1957 

ATTENDS WEDDING OF NEPHEW 
Mrs. A. E. Maethner and daughter Joanne, attended the wedding of Mary Ann Brauns and 
Arlo Pfahl at Osakis, MN., which took place at the Immaculate Conception Church there on 
Saturday morning, Sept. 7th. Arlo Pfahl is a nephew of Mrs. Maethner. 

********** September 19, 1957 

SHIRLEY COPPIN WEDS MARK MOTIS IN IOWA 
Shirley Coppin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Coppin of Hankinson and Mark Metis, son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Clara Motis of California were married Sept. 14th, at the Little Brown 

Church in the Wildwood at Nas 

********** October 3, 1957 

Attending the wedding of Raymond Scheller and Joan Patterson of St. Paul, at Elkton, SD., 
Saturday morning were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Scheller, Mr. and Mrs. Leo B. Sch- 
eller, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Zentner, John M. Scheller, Mrs. Stanley McQueen of Bismarck, Mrs. 
Cyril Boelke of Glenwood and Beverly Moore of St. Paul. October 3 1957 

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Mrs. Marie Cunningham and granddaughter Sharon Kinn attended the wedding of her grand- 
daughter. Pearl Ellis to Kenneth Shipley at the Redeemer's Lutheran Church at Lisbon, Fri- 
day, Sept. 27th. ********** October 3, 1957 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Severt Johnson and sons, Dick and Frank, of Fairmount, 

and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gillies and Pamela of Wahpeton spent the week end at St. Paul where 
they attended the wedding Saturday, Oct. 5th, of Barbara Hoopes and Allen Johnson. 

********** October 10, 1957 

RAYMOND SCHELLER WED AT ELKTON, SD. 

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Scheller of St. Paul, MN., were married at the Church of Our Lady 
of Good Councel with Father Thomas Mechtenberg officiating at the double ring ceremony, on 
Saturday, Sept. 28th, at Elkton, SD. 

Mrs. Scheller is the former. Joan Veronica Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Pet- 
erson of Elkton, SD. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Scheller of Hankinson and is 
employed as a railroad man at St. Paul, 

Mrs. Scheller is employed as a stenographer at the St. Paul Transport Cleaning Co. 
Over 80 guests were present for the wedding. Those from Hankinson were: Mr. and Mrs. John 
R. Scheller, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Scheller, Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Zentner. 

********** October 17, 1957 

ROTH-LANGEVIN VCWS SOLEMNIZED AT ST. PHILIPS 

A fall wedding was solemnized Saturday morning, Sept. 21st, at 9 o'clock at the St. Phil- 
ips Church in Hankinson when Miss Grace Marie Roth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Roth 
of Hankinson, became the bride of David Peter Langevin, son of Mr. cind Mrs. John Langevin of 
Hankinson. Father Neal Kapaun officiated at a double ring ceremony. The altar was decor- 
ated with lavender mums. 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a lovely floor length imported 
chantilly lace and nylon tulle gown with a chapel train. The neckline was outlined with 
lace jewel and long sleeves with points over her hands. She wore a fingertip veil held by 
a queens crown. Her pearl earrings were a gift of the groom, she chose to carry a white 
Prayer Book topped with three white orchids with lavender lips, satin streamers with steph- 
anotis finished the bouquet. 

Attending as maid of honor was Mrs. Magdalen Tomlinson of Minneapolis, MN., a high sch- 
ool classmate of the bride and groom. The bridesmaids were: Miss Jean Egan, Tyler, NO., and 
Joan Leinen, Fairmount, ND. Both are cousins of the bride. Their gowns were of pale green 
crystallete with dark green cumberbunds and large bows in back. They wore matching short 
veils, gloves and slippers and carried cascade bouquets of chartreuse and lavender Fugi Mums. 

The flower girl was Beverly Leinen, Milwaukee, WI., a Godchild of the bride. Her gown 
was similar to the bride's, with white ruffled lace. She carried a white basket of lavender 
and white pompoms . 

The bestman was John Lommel, St. Paul, MN., a high school classmate of the bride and 
groom. Ushers were Lemaine Johnson, Minneapolis, friend of the groom and John R. Roth, cou- 
sin of the bride. They all wore striped trousers, pearl gray vests, oxford jackets with 

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four-in-hand tie and white carnation boutonnieres . The bride's mother wore a navy blue 
dress with pink accessories. The groom's mother wore a dark rose dress with black access- 
ories. Both wore corsages of pink elf roses. 

Dinner was served in the church parlors by the bride's parents for 150 guests. The wed- 
ding cake was baked by Mrs. Carl Krause, ^airmount, ND. Hostesses for the dining roan were: 
Mrs. Clarence Schmit, Fairmount, and Mrs. George Robinson, Hankinson. Mrs. Mark Motis and 
Miss Patricia Robinson had charge of the gift table and Mrs. Alvin Frederick had charge of 
the guest book. Waitresses were school girls from the St. Francis Academy. They received 
aprons from the bride. 

Out of town guests were from Mapleton, St. Paul, Thief River Falls, Breckenridge , Donn- 
elly and Campbell, MN., Milwaukee, WI . , Larimore, Fargo, Wahpeton, Niagara, Mooreton and 
Fairmount, ND. , and Hammer, SD. 

For going away the bride wore a dark rose suit with black accessories. They will make 

their home at 1117 E. 31st St., Minneapolis, MN. 

********** October 17 , 1957 

SON of FORMER HANKINSON RESIDENTS WED OCT. 10th 

Friends received wedding invitiations to the wedding of Kenneth Metzger, son of Mr. 

and Mrs. Ferd Metzger to Norma Beyer at Bottineau. The ceremony took place Oct. 10th. Ferd 

Metzger' s were former Hankinson residents. Mrs. Metzger being the former Dorothy Springer. 

Mr. Metzger worked at the News Office under the late Chas. Weston and more recently a former 

publisher of the Hancock, MN., Record. 

********** October 17, 1957 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bohn left Friday morning for Minneapolis to spend 

the week-end with her mother, Mrs. Clara Hoffmann, and also attended the wedding of her niece. 

Miss LaVonne Howard, which was Saturday morning. 

********** October 17, 1957 

BARBARA HOOPES IS BRIDE OF ALAN JCHNSON 
A lovely fall wedding took place on Saturday evening at 6:30 PM. , on Oct. 5th, at the 

Trinity Lutheran Church at White Bear Lake, MN. , when Miss Barbara Hoopes, daughter 

of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hoopes of White Bear Lake became the bride of Alan John Johnson, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Severt Johnson of Fairmount. Rev. Elmer Rimpler read the text from the 
Bible which was presented to the bride as a gift from the bridegroom. The altar was decor- 
ated with garden flowers. 

This is a long article printed on the bound side of the newspaper. 

********** October 17, 1957 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
Miss Shirley Raftevold of Wahpeton, was an honored guest of a Bridal Shower held Wednes- 
day evening, Oct. 9th, at the Methodist Church parlors. 

Shirley Rafevold became the bride of Edward "Skeeter" Whitehead on Saturday, Oct. 12th, 
at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. 

********** October 17, 1957 

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Mr. and Mrs. I^o B. Scheller and family, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Scheller, John M. Scheller 
and Sharon Boelke left on Friday for Bismarck. They attended the wedding of their niece and 
granddaughter, Diane McQueen and John Hoffman Saturday morning. The group returned to their 
homes Sunday evening. 

********** October 24, 1957 

SHIRLEY RAFTEVOLD BRIDE OF EDWARD WHITEHEAD 
The Methodist Church at Fairmount was the scene of a lovely wedding on Saturday after- 
noon at 4 o'clock on Oct. 12th for Miss Shirley Raftevold of Wahpeton, daughter of Mr. and 

^^ Raftevold of Wahpeton, when she became the bride of Edward Whitehead, son of 

Mr. and Mrs Whitehead of Fairmount. Rev. David Knecht of Fargo officiated at the 

double ring ceremony. 

This is a long article printed on the bound side of the newspaper. 

********** October 24, 1957 

MANTADOR NEWS.... A shower was given Marie Foertsch at the school parlors on Sunday even- 
ing. Miss Foertsch will become the bride of Clifford Novotny at a Mass in St. Peter and 
Paul's church on Tuesday morning. 

********** October 31, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Seivert and daughters attended the wedding of Mr. Seiverfs niece, 
Marsha Seivert at Larimore, Saturday morning. They returned home Sunday morning, accompan- 
ied by Mrs. Seiverfs mother, Mrs. John Williams. 

********** November 14, 1957 

KOPPELMAN WED AT GREAT BEND 

The wedding of Renae Joan Koppelman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Koppelman of rural 
Wahpeton, and Lyle D. Oestreich, son of Mrs. Elsie Oestreich of Waseca, MN., took place Sun- 
day, Oct. 27th, at 2:30 o'clock at a double ring ceremony in the Trinity Lutheran Church at 
Great Bend. The Rev. Richard Teuscher officiated. 

Mrs. Herbert Weiss, a friend of the bride, presented nuptial music for the occasion. 
Miss Joyce Poppel of Hankinson, was soloist. She sang "O Perfect Love" by J. Barnby before 
the ceremony and at the conclusion of the services, Malottes, "The Lord's Prayer." 

Branched candelabra held pink candles and were entwined with sprays of springerie fern 
and pink satin bows. The altar and chancel were beautified by large baskets of white mums, 
pompoms and centered with garnet carnations, oak leaves and pink bows. Pink bows, oak leaves 
and a white runner marked the aisle for the bride and her attendants. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a petal pink floor length gown 
fashioned with re-embroidered lace at the top of the bodice and also at the top of the bouf- 
fant skirt of misty nylon tulle over taffeta. The fingertip veil of illusion was held in 
place by a crown of embroidered lace edged with adicate pearls. Her bouquet was made of 
pink demure roses centered in garlands of stephanotis and accented with miniature ivy clust- 
ers. She wore a pearl necklace, a gift of the groom. The gown worn by the bride was worn 
by her sister at her wedding. The bride also carried out the tradition of something old, 
new, borrowed and blue. 

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The matron of honor was the bride's sister, Mrs. Robert Mix, and the bridesmaid, Mrs. 
Melvin Fenske, cousin of the bride. They were dressed in identical gowns of garnet irred- 
escent taffeta fashioned with scooped neck, fitted bodice, and full skirts. They wore 
matching shoes. Their headdresses were a tiara of embroidered lace and pearls styled sim- 
ilar to the bride's crown. They carried , cascade bouquets of shell pink carnations centered 
in garlands of feathered carnations cUid garnet satin pearls. They wore pearl earrings and 
white gloves, gifts from the bride. The bride made all of the headdresses. Miss LouAnn 
Fenske, cousin of the bride, attended Miss Koppelman as flower girl. She wore a floor len- 
gth gown of petal pink taffeta, lace and tulle, fashioned like the bride's gown. She wore 
a pearl necklace, a gift of the bride. Her headdress was a tiara of embroidered lace and 
pearls. She carried a basket of white pompons and garnet roses, scattering rose petals 
down the aisle. 

The groom was attended by his brother, Clifford Oestreich of Janesville, MN., as best- 
man and iiaymond Russel of Oshkosh, WI., close friend of the groom, as groomsman. Ushers 
were Robert Mix of Minneapolis, brother-in-law of the bride, and Melvin Fenske of Great Bend. 
All the men in the party wore mid-night blue tuxedos. Their boutonnieres were garnet carna- 
tions. The bow ties and cuff links for all attendants were gifts from the groom. 

The bride's mother chose a toast brown silk dress with pink accessories and wore a cor- 
sage of white pcanpoms and pink rapture roses. The groom's mother chose a starlight blue 
silk dress with white accessories and wore a corsage of white pompoms and pink rapture roses. 

A reception was held at the church parlors following the ceremony, a buffet supper being 
served. A beautiful four tier wedding cake was cut and served by Miss Olivia Gaedcke, cou- 
siiv of the bride, and Mrs. Clifford Oestreich, sister-in-law of the groom. A Groom's cake 
was also served. Presiding at the buffet table were: Mrs. Elsie Worner of Minneapolis and 
Mrs. Arthur Krueger, aunts of the bride, as pourers. Dining room hostess was Mrs. Herbert 
Weiss of Great Bend. Table waitresses were friends of the bride: Miss Diane Bohn, Miss 
Joan Damon, at the bride's table and Mrs. Darrel Manske, Miss Carol and Arlene Thiele serv- 
ing the other guests. Mrs. Clifford Oestreich had charge of the guest book. All were pre- 
sented with corsages. 

Kitchen hostesses were: Mesdames Ewald, Edwin and Clara Bohn, Mrs. Willert Manske and 
Mrs. Eldon Thiele. The bride is a graduate of Wahpeton High School and has been employed 
in the Bloominton - Richfield Bank the past several years. The groom graduated from the 
Waseca High School and entered the armed forces, serving in Korea. Upon his return to the 
states, he entered school in Philadelphia and received his education in engineering. He is 
employed as a field engineer with Remington-Rand Univac of St. Paul. They will reside in 
St. Paul for the present, expecting to be transferred to the east in several months. A 
short honeymoon trip was planned. 

The bride's going away dress was navy blue with white accessories. Her corsage was 
of white pompoms and pink denure roses. The groom's mother entertained the bridal party 
and immediate family at a rehearsal dinner Saturday evening at the Steak House in Breck- 
enridge. 

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Friends and relatives from the surrounding conununities attended the reception. CXat of 
town guests were: Mrs. Elsie Oestreich of Waseca, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Oestriech and 
children, Carol and Dean, of Janesville, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sotebeen and Mr. and Mrs. 
Fred Mittelstade of Waseca, Mr. and Mrs. £dward Roehl and sons. Miss Myrtle Stack and Mrs. 
Elsie Worner of Minneapolis, Mr. Raymond Russel of Oshkosh, WI.; Mr. and Mrs. Iraiti Worner 
and sons of Fergus Falls and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stroeble and lone of Davenport, ND. 

********** November 14, 1957 

■ ENGAGED 

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leavitt of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter, Eleanor 
Elizabeth to Lowell Duane Sedler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Sedler of Great Bend. 

Miss Leavitt is a 1956 graduate of the St. Francis Academy of Hankinson and was formerly 
employed by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., in Minneapolis and is now employed at Kell- 
ey's Diner at Wahpeton. 

Mr. Sedler is a 1951 graduate of the Wahpeton High School and is employed as an exped- 
itor at the Minneapolis-Moline Co., of Minneapolis. 

No definite wedding date has been set. 

********** November 21, 1957 

Mrs. Margaret Hentz attended the wedding of Floyd Landeen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer 

Landeen of Minneapolis, former Hankinson residents on Saturday evening at the St. Mathews 
Lutheran Church in Minneapolis . 

********** November 21, 1957 

HAROLD BLADCW WED IN CALIFORNIA 
Harold Bladow of Los Angeles, CA., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bladow, of this city, was 
united in marriage to Patricia Keenan, also of Los Angeles, CA., on August 17th. A sis- 
ter of Mr. Bladow's, Mrs. Ralph Ryniak and son of San Francisco, CA. , were among those who 



attended the wedding. ********** 



November 28, 1957 



GREAT BEND NEWS Miss Carol Krueger of Rockford, IL., spent a few days with her 

mother, Mrs. Amanda Krueger, also her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Damon. She 
came to attend the wedding of her niece. Miss Joan Damon, which was held Wednesday evening 
Nov. 20th. ********** November 28, 1957 

GREENDALE NEWS.... Mrs. Mary Sander and girls, Mrs. August Medenwaldt attended the bridal 
shower in honor of Gloria Swensen and Richard PaCzernich Sunday evening at the home of Mr. 
and Mrs. Melvin Muehler. The young couple received very lovely gifts. The wedding is to be 
on Sunday Dec. 1st, at 8 PM., at the Zion Lutheran Church at Fergus Falls, MN. 

********** November 28, 1957 

MARION BRESNAHAN WED AT DENVER, CO. 
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Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bresnahan announce the marriage of their daughter, Marion Elizabeth, 
to Donald Perkins at St. Auguste on Thanksgiving Day at Denver, CO. Both are employed at 
Denver and will make their future home in Denver. 

********** December 5, 1957 

KLIMEK-VONDERHARR VO^S SPOKEN AT ST. PHILIPS 

A very pretty wedding was solemnized Saturday morning, Nov. 9th, at 9 o'clock at the St. 
Philips Church in Hankinson when Miss Virginia Ann Klimek, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Irving 
Klimek of Hankinson became the bride of Linus Vonderharr of Madison, MN. Father Neal Kapoun 
officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The altar was decorated with baskets of red carnations and white pompoms. The aisle 
was marked with a white runner. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a beautiful floor length gown of import- 
ed chantilly lace and nylon tulle with the neckline outlined with lace and pearls. She wore 
a matching fingertip veil held by a standup crown accentuated with pearls. Her pearl earrings 
were a gift from the groom. The bride chose to carry red and white roses with white pearl 
hearts among the roses, accenting the cascade. 

Attending as maid of honor was Mrs. Charles Klimek of Valley City, sister-in-law of the 
bride. The bridesmaids were Darlene Zentner of Hankinson and Dolarita Sahli of Minneapolis 
high school classmates of the bride. Their identical gowns were princess style in beautiful 
red velvet with matching short veils accented with tiny pearls and each carried white muffs, 
fashioned by Mrs. Charles Klimek, each muff was adorned with a spray of baby red roses and 
white velvet bows. The attendants wore pearl earrings and necklaces, gifts of the bride. 
* The flower girls were Paulette and Kathy Kallhoff , nieces of the groom, from Madison, 
MN. They wore identical floor length gowns of nylon with neckline of lace and tiny red and 
white rose buds. They wore lace gloves and carried feathered white carnations and red gar- 
net roses in small colonial bouquets. Their gold cross chains were gifts of the bride. 

Bestman was Charles Klimek, brother of the bride. Groomsmen were: Leander Kallhoff, 
friend of the groom and Charles Vonderharr, brother of the groom, of Madison, MN. They 
wore midnite blue trousers with white dinner jackets cind red carnation boutonnieres. Gold 
cuff links were gifts of the groom. Ushers were: Albert Kreene of Madison, MN., and Roger 
Sahli of Minneapolis. 

The bride's mother wore a dark blue suit with winter white accessories. The groom's 
mother wore a charcoal black suit with winter white accessories. They wore corsages of 
pink cymbidiums. 

Dinner was served by the bride's parents for over 100 guests in the church parlors. 
The reception was at 2 o'clock. The wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs. Ray Erickson, 
who was also dining room hostess. Mrs. Albert Kreene of Madison was in charge of the guest 
book. Joanne Leinen and Jean Egan were in charge of the gift book and Lois Ambach of the 
gift table. Waitresses were Monica Lugert, Barbara Lewis, Sandra Erickson, Pat Welsh, Mary 
Erb and Joyce Luebke. Mrs. Ray Erickson and Mary Lewis poured coffee. They received aprons 

from the bride. 

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Out of town guests were fran Minneapolis, Madison, Watertown, SD., Big Stone, SD., 
Canby, MN., Wahpeton, Valley City and Lidgerwood. 

Mr. and Mrs. Vonderharr are making their home at 1217 S. 25th Ave., Apt. 9, Omaha, NE. , 
where Mr. Vonderharr is employed as Custon Engineer for IBM. 

****>***** December 5, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. Lou Kruse of Fargo were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ginsbach and sons 
Friday and Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Kruse also attended the wedding of Ceclia Reinke on 
Saturday. ********** December 5, 1957 

Mrs. Beatrice Medenwaldt and children attended the wedding of Doris Thomas and Lawrence 
Rich, at Wheaton on last Tuesday evening. Lawrence Rich is a brother to Mrs. Medenwaldt. 

********** December 5, 1957 

Mr. and Mrs. Matt Reinke, George and Grace Ann, attended the wedding on Saturday morn- 
ing of Cecilia Reinke to John Lenz at St. Peter and Pauls Catholic Church at Mantador. A 
dinner and reception was held at the Uraniiom Room of the Steak House. Grace Ann was a 
table waitress for the dinner. 

********** December 5, 1957 

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE 
Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Sonja Ann Olson, daughter of Supt. 
and Mrs. Olger Olson of Fairmount to Donald P. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Miller of 
Penn, ND. 

Miss Olson attended Fairmount High School and graduates from Valley City State Teachers 
College in May with a Standard Degree in Education. She is a member of the Delta Lambda 
Sigma Society. 

Her fiancee is an Air Force Veteran and a graduate of Devils Lake Junior College. He 
is now attending Valley City State Teachers College where he will receive his Bachelors 
Degree in Education next May. The wedding will take place in Fairmount on Dec. 28th. 

********** December 5, 1957 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Birkholz and daughter, Jodell, attended the 
wedding Saturday evening at the Lutheran Church at Wheaton when Rozanne Schild became the 
bride of Orval Hess who is a brother of Mrs. Birkholz. 

********** December 5, 1957 

DARLYS TIEGS WED IN CALIFORNIA 

A very pretty wedding was solemnized on Nov. 9th, at 3 PM., at the First English Luth- 
eran Church, Los Angeles, CA. , when Darlys Tiegs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Tiegs, be- 
came the bride of Douglas E. Galchutt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Galchutt, Arcadia, CA. 
Rev. Albert Schwertz officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The altar was decorated with white baby mums, and baskets of white chrysanthemums, 
palms and candelabras. The aisle was marked with satin bows and white aisle runner. The 
organist, Mrs. Albert Schwertz, played the traditional Loehengrins wedding march. She also 
accompanied Marjorie Brinkman, who sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "I Love Thee Dear." 

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Candle lighters were Stephen Galchutt and Gorden Andersen, brother and cousin of the 
bridegroom . 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of import- 
ed raw silk from Italy, with alencon lace appliques fron France, styled with a boat neck- 
line, with jeweled bodice of sequins and 'pearls, repeated on the drop waist line, with un- 
pressed pleats, chapel sweep train with matching guantlets. Her fingertip veil of illusion 
was held in place with a Juliette cap of seed pearls. Her white Bible was topped with a 
white orchid and Stephanotis. She also carried out the traditional something old, new, 
borrowed and blue. 

The bride chose her sister, Sharon Brown of Denver, CO., as her maid of honor. Brides- 
maids were June Jones, close friend of the bride and Mrs. Muriel Espeland, sister of the 
groom. They all wore identical floor length gowns of aqua crystalette, with cowl neckline, 
matching short veils held in place with Juliette caps of seed pearls. They also wore matching 
gloves. They carried cascading bouquets of yellow feathered muius with accents of all color- 
ed leaves. 

Ronald Galchutt of Monrovia, CA., brother of the groom was bestman. Groomsmen were Herb 
Espeland, Monrovia, CA. , and Dr. Lyn Moore, Newport Beach, CA. Stan Johnson, Whittier, CA. , 
and Dr. Lynn Moore, were ushers. They wore black semi-tuxedoes as did the groom. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Tiegs wore a mauve lace dress with matching accessories. 
Her corsage was a white orchid. The groom's mother wore an emerald green satin dress, with 
green and white accessories. Her corsage was also a white orchid. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the groom's parents, with 
00 -guests in attendance. 

The bride is a graduate of HHS, Class of '49, and also a graduate of Sioux Valley Hosp- 
ital, School of Nursing, Sioux Falls, SD. The bridegroom attended Cal. Polytechnic College, 
San Luis Obispo, CA. , and is presently employed by Neptune S Thomas, Architects of Pasadena, 
CA. The happy couple left on a wedding trip, via plane, to Acapulco, Mexico. For going 
away the bride wore brown wool suit with matching accessories and a white orchid corsage. 

Guests attending from the midwest were: Mr. and Mrs. George Shaw of Sioux Falls, SO., 
Mrs. Esther Devore, of Omaha, NE. , Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Tiegs and Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bladow, 
of Hankinson. ********** December 12, 1957 

MARY LOU BERTELSEN / ANTHONY MEYER 

(A very long article on this marriage is on the bound side of the newspaper.) They 
were married on Nov. 30th at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Fairmount. 

********** December 12, 1957 

ATTEND WEDDING 

Mrs. Cecil Zillgitt and daughters, Caxrmen and Mrs. Lester Pauling, attended the wedding 
of Evelyn Pelland to Frank Youso, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Youso, Sr., of So. International 
Falls, MN., formerly of Fairmount. The wedding took place Nov. 30th, at the St. Thomas 
Catholic Church in International Falls. 

The groom, Frank Youso, Jr., is a U. of M. football tackle. The groomsman at the wed- 

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ding was Bobby Cox, U. of M. football quarterback and the bestman was the groom's brother. 
Bob Youso, who is a line coach at Concordia at Moorhead. Six other teammates of the groom 
were in attendance at the wedding. 

********** December 12, 1957 

BRIDAL SHOWER HONORS STACY HOFFMAN 
Miss Stacy Hoffman of Campbell, MN., was an honored guest at a bridal shower Sunday 
afternoon, Dec. 15th, at the Parish Hall at Fairmount. 

Miss Stacy Hoffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoffman of Campbell will become the 
bride of Dean Kaiser, son of Mrs. Margaret Kaiser of Fairmount, on Saturday morning, Dec. 
28th, at St. Anthony's Church at 9 o'clock. 

********** December 19, 1957 

BRIDAL SHOWER HONORS SONJA OLSC»I 
Miss Sonja Olson, daughter of Supt . and Mrs. Olger Olson who has chosen Dec. 28th for 
her wedding date to Don P. Miller, Devils Lake, ND. , was honored at a shower at the Metho- 
dist Church on Saturday evening, Dec. 14th. 

********** December 19, 1957 

CAROLE JAEGER TO MARRY DEC. 26th 
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaeger of Mooreton, ND., announce the approaching marriage of their 
daughter, Carole, to Donald Gehlhar of Litchfield, MN. The wedding will take place at a 
ceremony in the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Wahpeton on Dec. 26th. 

Miss Jaeger is a graduate of St. Luke's School of Nursing in Fargo and has been at the 
University Hospital in Minneapolis since her graduation. She is now employed at the Fair- 
moiTnt Community Hospital in Fairmont, MN. Mr. Gehlhar is employed at Fairmont. 

********** December 19, 1957 

Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and LaVonne and Miss Viola Buckhouse 
motored to Fargo and attended the wedding of Miss Sally Schroeder to Mr. Duane DeVries. 

********** December 26, 1957 



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19 5 8 

(The January 2nd, 1958 issue is missing) 

ENGAGED 

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Backhouse of Wadena, 'MN., formerly of Hankinson, announce the engage- 
ment of their daughter Lois to Donald Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Schultz of Mont- 
evideo, MN. No date has been set for the wedding. 

********** January 9, 1958 

ACADEMY COACH WED at GENESEO 

Steve Lipp, St. Francis Academy teacher and coach and Joan Smykowske of Geneseo, were 
married Saturday, Dec. 28th, at Geneseo, Father Ludwig officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Lipp will 
occupy one of the new Wipperman apartments. 

********** January 9, 1958 

OLSON-MILLER WEDDING 

At a double ring ceremony on Saturday evening the 28th of Dec. in the Cornelia Nay lor 
Memorial Methodist Church of Fairmount, Sonja Ann Olson became the bride of Donald Percy 
Miller. The bride is the daughter of Supt. and Mrs. Olgar Olson of Fairmount and the 
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy J. Miller of Penn, ND. 

The Rev. Charles L. Bryan officiated at the ceremony with Miss Julianne Sletting, a 
former classmate of the bride, at the organ. She played Entree-Nuptiale as the wedding 
march. Mr. Stanley R. Smith of Fargo, a friend of the groom sang "My World" and "The 
Lord's Prayer'.' The candlelight ceremony had candelabras, fern trees, and baskets of white 
mums forming the background in the church. The aisle was marked with satin bows, candles, 
fern leaves and white aisle runner. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a scoop necked gown of Italian silk, 
fashioned along princess lines sweeping into a brush train, with insert features of silk 
chiffon and appliques of alencon lace at the hip line. The sleeves were, Mary Stuart design 
and a silk illusioned fingertip veil was held in place by a bandeau of lace and silk. Her 
flowers were a corsage of white orchid with white satin streamers and stephanotis, carried 
on top of a white taffeta covered Bible. Her jewelry was a pair of pearl earrings from 
Japan. 

Miss Sharyl Olson was her sister's maid of honor. The bridesmaids, former classmates 
of the bride, were: Miss Joanne Maethner of Minneapolis and Miss Connie Steffens of Fair- 
mount. They wore matching irridescent green taffeta, ballerina length dresses, and pill 
box hats. They carried cascading bouquets of white carnations and ivy. The bride's gifts 
to the attendants were white Testiments. 

Darrell Miller attended his brother as bestman. Groomsmen, former classmates of the 
groom, were: James Hannon of Fargo and Robert Christie of Devils Lake. Richard Christie of 
Devils Lake and Jack Ferguson of Fargo, former classmates of the groom, acted as ushers. 

The groom and his attendants wore black tuxedoes with black bow ties and white carna- 
tion boutonnieres. The bride's gift to the groom was a cultured pearl tie tack. 

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The groom's gift to his attendants were gold tie tacks. The goom's gift to the bride 
was a pair of cultured pearl earrings. 

The bride's mother wore a rose-beige, printed satin sheath, accented by a side of drape 
with three quarter length sleeves and a portrait neckline. Mrs. Miller wore a dark brown 
dress with three quarter length sleeves and turquoise accessories. They wore corsages of 
white orchids. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. John Mehrer wore a dark green dress with black 
accessories and a corsage of white carnations. 

A wedding reception was held in the church parlors immediately following the ceremony. 
The four tiered clover leaf all white wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Fred Mar- 
tinson, friend of the bride. It was surrounded with white pom poms and pine fern and top- 
ped with a small Bible and a miniature corsage to match the one carried by the bride. Mrs. 
Arthur Lindahl played piano music and Miss Shirley Fleenor of Grand Forks, friend of the 
bride, had charge of the guest book. Miss Carmen Zillgitt and Miss Ann Sanborn, classmates 
of the bride, were in charge of the gift table. Miss Margaret Clarey, friend of the bride, 
served the punch. 

Aunts of the bride, Mrs. Oscar DeLaBarre of Valley City and Mrs. Emil Mehrer of Green- 
sburg, PA., poured. Mrs. Ervin Mehrer of Fargo and Mrs. Eldon Mehrer of Mott, aunts of the 
bride, cut and served the cake. 

Mrs. Arthur Maethner, Mrs. Donald Wetherbee, Mrs. Harley Swanson, Mrs. A. G. Olson were 
hostesses and other friends of the bride assisting were: Mrs. Julia Swanson, Mrs. Ann Pink- 
ney. Miss Stella Whitehead, Mrs. Fred Martinson, Mrs. Raymond Anderson, Mrs. Walfred Larson, 
Mrs. Gordon Williams, Mrs. Ralph McConn, Mrs. Earl Schouweiler, Miss Irene Aslakson, Miss 
Jufly Liddle and Miss Betty Frandson. 

For their wedding trip to Winnipeg, Canada, the bride wore a tan tweed dress with a 
mink collar and black accessories. Mr. and Mrs. Miller will make their home in Valley City 
where they are both presently attending Valley City State Teachers College. 

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. John Mehrer, (the bride's grandparents), Mr. and 

Mrs. Eldon Mehrer, and Steven, from Mott; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Mehrer, Greensburg, PA.; Mr. 

and Mrs. Ervin Mehrer, Fargo; Dr. Morten Olson, Marion, OH.; Miss Marie Opdahl, Miss Ruth 

Wickney, Mr. Aldpn Gronlie, Northwood; Mrs. Oscar DeLaBarre, Charles and Phea, Barbara 

White, Miss Joan Kruschwitz, Gary Hanna, Valley City; Rev. and Mrs. David Knecht, Mrs. James 

Hannon, Fargo; Miss Julie Ann Ostlie, Mr. John Ostlie, Hatton; Mr. Keith Kiedel, Mandan; 

Mrs. Robert Christie, Devils Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Morris Thompson, Jamestown; and Mr. and Mrs. 

Lloyd Revier, Veblen, SD. 

********** January 9, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Word has been received here that Pamela Reiser, daughter of Mr. and 

Mrs. Ralph Heiser of Breckenridge and former residents of Fairmount, was married recently. 

********** January 9, 1958 



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FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL IS ENGAGED 
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Swanson of Lebanon, OR., announce the engagement of their daugh- 
ter, Minnie Marie to Donald L. Gnos, son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Gnos of Ottia, OR. 

Miss Swanson is a graduate of LeBanon High School and Oregon State College and is now 
teaching at Corwallis, OR. Her fiance i^ a former student of Oregon State College and has 
been with the Fish & Game Commission in Alaska. No date has been set for the wedding. 

********** January 9, 1958 

MANTADOR NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. C. M, Puetz accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pellman to 
Madison, MN., to attend the wedding of Marie Goerger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Goerger. 

********** February 6, 1958 

(Issues missing. .. .January 16th, January 23rd and January 30th) 

********** 

VALERIA WILM ENGAGED TO ST. PAUL MAN 
Mr. and Mrs. John Wilm announce the engagement of their daughter, Valeria A., to Russ- 
ell J. Krause, son of Mr. Eric Krause of St. Paul. 
A June wedding is planned. 



********** 



February 13, 1958 



Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Fust spent the weekend at Bemidji, MN., as guests of Mr. and Mrs. 
Harry Silverthorne, where they attended the wedding of their niece, Virginia Silverthorne. 

********** February 20, 1958 

FORMER GIRL TO WED 
Announcements have been received of the approaching marriage of Claudia Jean Wawers, 
granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Moeller of Great Falls, MT., and former residents of 
Fairmount, to Douglas R. Remsh. The wedding will take place on Saturday evening at 7 o' 
clock on Feb. 22nd, at the Trinity Lutheran Church at Great Falls, MT. 

********** February 20, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS. . . .Arlen, Loa and Joyce Spear and Evelyn Wanek attended the wedding 
Saturday evening of Dawn Zeiman and Ed Tyson at Oaks. Loa Spear presided at the gift 
table at her couisn Dawn's wedding. 

********** February 27, 1958 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL BECOMES BRIDE 
Miss Claudia Jean Wawers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Moeller of 1018 6th Ave. 
in Great Falls, MT. , former residents of Fairmount, became the bride of Douglas R. Remsh, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Remsh of Great Falls, MT. , on Saturday evening at 7 o'clock, Feb. 
22nd, on Washington's Birthday. The wedding took place at the Trinity Lutheran Church in 
Great Falls with the Rev. E. ...ckhand officiating. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her grandfather, Mr. Herman Moeller. 
(This is a long article printed on the bound side of the newspaper.) 

********** March 6, 1958 



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FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Ken West, LaVeme and Sylvia, and Kathryn Burlison att- 
ended the wedding and reception of LaVonne Moore of Nashua who became the bride of Robert 
Bunkowske of Foxhome, MN. , at Grace Lutheran Church in Breckenridge on Friday evening. 

********** March 6, 1958 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS A pre-nuptial shower was held at the E & R Church basement on Sun- 
day afternoon in honor of Miss Donna Buckhouse and War... Schmitz. The couple received 
many useful gifts. Hostesses were: Mrs. August Muehler and Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse. Miss 
.... and Joann Buckhouse presided at the gift table. 

********** - March 20, 1958 

A group of relatives and friends chlvaried Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Scheller at the Bernard 
Scheller farm home, Saturday evening. Arnold Scheller and Beverly Moore, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Donald Moore of Minneapolis were married March 1st. 

********** March 20, 1958 

ATTENDS WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buck, Jr., spent the weekend at Jackson, MN., where they attended the 
wedding of Mrs. Buck's cousin, Sylvia Garske to Gary Tatmen which took place at the Lutheran 
Church on Sunday, March 23rd. 

********** March 27, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mrs. Veronica Birnbaum announces the engagement of her daughter, CeCilia, to Allan Mark 
Friedman. Allan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Friedman of 39A5 Xerxes Avenue So., of 
Minneapolis. He is a graduate of St. Thomas Military Academy of St. Paul and is now with 
the Lee Elliott Imported Motors of Minneapolis. 

CeCilia is a graduate of River Falls High School, River Falls, WI., and is now employed 
at the Beauticians Supply Company of Minneapolis. She is also an art student at the Minn- 
eapolis School of Art. 

No definite wedding date has been set. 

********** April 3, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT MAN TO BE MARRIED SATURDAY 
Miss Marlene Ann Blomgren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walfred Blomgren of Port Wing, WI., 
will become the bride of Gerald Miller, of Duluth, MN., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Miller 

of Fairmount, on Saturday evening, April at 8 o'clock at the First Lutheran Church 

at Port Wing, WI. ********** April 10, 1958 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS Mr. and Mrs. August Muehler and Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buck- 
house and family, C. F. Buckhouse and Viola, Lloyd Milbrandt, Russel Kath and Wayne Hubrig, 
attended the wedding of Donna Mae Buckhouse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Buckhouse and 

Warren Schmidt at Wadena, MN. , on Saturday. 

********** April 17, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sahli of were Sunday overnite guests in the Albert Ernst home 

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The Sahli's had been to Minneapolis to attend the wedding of his sister, Dolly Sahli, 
that took place Saturday morning. 

********** April 17, 1958 

MANTADOR NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Novotny and Mrs. Fred Dosie and children of Mil- 
waukee came the past week for the wedding of Peter Schmitz and Dollie Sahli. 

********** April 17, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, Sr., and their grandchildren, Mary, Sally and Ronnie 
Hipp of McClusky were among the guests attending the Mary Theresa Heger wedding at Lidger- 
wood, Saturday morning. ***jt*****jt ^^^^^ 24, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller and Mrs. Donald Miller returned Sunday 

after attending the wedding of Jerry Miller at Port Wing, WI., on Saturday, April 12th. 

********** April 24, 1958 

BANK EMPLOYEE WED AT LIDGERWOOD 
Mary Theresa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Heger, and Aloysius, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Alois Polansky, all of Lidgerwood, were united in Holy Matrimony April 19th, at 9 AM. , at 
St. Boniface Catholic Church, with the Rev. Patrick O'Connell officiating. 

The couple will reside on a farm north of Lidgerwood. The bride is a graduate of St. 
Francis Academy at Hankinson and Mr. Polansky is a graduate of Lidgerwood High School. 
Mary Theresa had been employed at the Lincoln State Bank. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heger, Mr, and Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Jerry 
Hipp, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hipp, Mr. and Mrs. John Roth, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heley, all of Hank- 
inson were among the out of town guests attending the wedding. 

********** May 1, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT GIRL TO BE MARRIED SATURDAY 
Miss Sally Whitehead, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitehead of Fairmount, will be- 
come the bride of Richard Neff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Neff of McCLusky, ND. , Saturday 
afternoon, May 3rd at 3 o'clock at the Methodist Church at Fairmount with Rev. Chas. Byran 
officiating. 

Miss Whitehead is a graduate of the Fairmount High School Class of 1955 and is at pres- 
ent employed at Dykes Mr. Neff attended the Science School at Wahpeton for one year 

and attended the Valley City Teachers College, graduating from there in 1957. He is Prin- 
cipal and teaches in the Fairmount High School. 

********** May 1, 1958 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
Miss Norma Hardie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Newell Hardle of Fairmout will become the 
bride of Charles Streeter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Fibranz of Wheaton on May 10th, at 
7:30 PM (CST) at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. 

Miss Hardle was honored at a bridal shower Tuesday evening, April 21st at the Methodist 
Church Parlors in Fairmount. 

********** May 1, 1958 

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FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. James Clarey of Falrmount and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schmitt 

of Breckenridge, attended the wedding of their cousins daughter, Rita Byrnes to Clarence 
Stalltnan. The weeding took place Saturday morning, April 25th, at Currie, MN. 

********** May 1, 1958 

LOCAL COUPLE WED SATURDAY AT ST. PHILIP 's 

A pretty wedding was solemnized Saturday morning, May 3rd, at 10 o'clock at the St. 
Philips Church, Hankinson, when Darlene Elizabeth Zentner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. R. 
Zentner of Hankinson, became the bride of Paul Albert Muehler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert 
Muehler of Hankinson. Father Neal Kapaun officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The altar was decorated with beautiful snapdragons. The aisle was marked with a white 
runner. Sister M. Salutaris was the organist and played the nuptial music. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a floor length gown of white 
chantilly lace, with Mary Stuart sleeves, a stand up collar coming to a point, trimmed with 
seed pearls. Her finger-tip veil was held in place with tiara trim seed pearls. The bride's 
gift from the groom were pearl earrings and necklace. Her bouquet was pink baby roses and 
white stephanotis with white satin streamers. 

Lois Ambach of Hankinson, a friend of the bride, was Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were 
Patricia Robinson of Hankinson, Joan Lienen of Fairmount, friends of the bride, and Audrey 
Marohl of Hankinson, sister-in-law of the groom. They all wore identical ballerina length 
gowns of shrimp ink nylon chiffon with light pink trim. The bridesmaids wore white picture 
hats and gloves and carried colonial bouquets and wore pink earrings, gifts from the bride. 

Debby Borchardt, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. She wore a gown of white taffeta 
with net and Peter Pan collar, trimmed with pink bows. She carried a colonial bouquet. She 
was given a gold cross from the bride. Thomas Jereska, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer 
and wore a white jacket and black trousers and carried the rings on a white satin pillow. 

George Jereska, brother-in-law of the bride, was bestman. Groomsmen were Ray Anderson, 
Edgely, cousin of the bride, Howard Reinke, Hankinson, friend of the groom and Vernon Marohl 
also of Hankinson and brother-in-law of the groom.. Ronald and Arlen Prochnow, cousins of 
the groom, were ushers. The attendants were presented with black bow ties and black socks 
from the groom. The ushers received black socks and white hankies. The attendants wore 
white jackets and black trousers. Their boutonnieres were white carnations. 

The grandmothers, Mrs. Murray and Mrs. Schroeder, also were presented with pink carnat- 
ion corsages. Following the ceremony, a dinner was given in the church parlors for 130 
guests by the bride's parents. At 2 o'clock a reception was held for 100 guests. The par- 
lors were beautifully decorated with pink and white streamers and white wedding bells. 

The waitresses were friends of the bride, Pat Welch, Monica Lugert, Sandra Erickson, 
Judy Scheller, Sally Scheller and Barbara Lewis. Mrs. George Jereska, sister of the bride, 
had charge of the guest book. Mrs. James Herding, sister of the groom, had charge of the 
gift table. Mrs. Earl Podall, cousin of the bride, cut the lovely wedding cake and was also 
hostess. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, class of '57 and a student of 

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practical nursing, now training at the St. Luke's Hospital in Fargo. 

The bridegroom is a graduate of Hankinson High School and is now a student at Valpar- 
aiso University, Valparaiso, IN. 

For going away the bride wore an olive green chemise dress with white accessories and 
a pink rose corsage. A large number of guests were from Minnesota, South Dakota and North 
Dakota. ********** May 8, 1958 

DONNA BUCKHOUSE WED APRIL 12th 

Donna Mae Buckhouse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Buckhouse, of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Warren Schmitz of Wadena, on Saturday, April 12th, at II AM., at St. Ann's 
Catholic Church. Msgr. Mahowald performed the ceremony in the presence of 100 guests. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a floor length gown with a 
nylon net skirt featuring a lace panel in front. It had a lace bodice, long sleeves and 
a Peter Pan collar. Her bouquet was a white orchid surrounded by white carnations. 

Lois Buckhouse, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and Joyce Buckhouse, sister of 
the bride, was bridesmaid. They wore gowns of rose taffeta, ballerina length, white chapel 
hats and white gloves. They carried bouquets of pink and white carnations. They wore 
pearl necklaces and earrings, gifts of the bride. 

The groom was attended by his brother, Gerald Schmitz, as bestman. Raymond Ellingworth 
was groomsman. Ushers were Donald Schultz of Montevideo and Richard Zierden of Minneapolis. 
The groom's gifts to his attendants were cuff links and black bow ties. 

The mothers of the bride and groom were attired in gray suits with white accessories. 
They had corsages of pink and white carnations. 

- Following the ceremony a dinner at 12 was given by the bride's parents at the Congre- 
gational Church. A reception was given at Equity Hall for 100 guests. The wedding cake, 
baked by Ruth Holm, was cut and served by Viola Buckhouse, aunt of the bride. Mrs. Larry 
Baker and Judy Markuson, cousin of the groom, poured. Mrs. George Ernster served the 
punch and Janice Muehler, aunt of the bride, and Joann Buckhouse, cousin of the bride, 
served the ice cream. Joann Kittelson cared for the gift book and Janice Markuson, cousin 
of the groom, had charge of the guest book. 

Out of town guests were from Hankinson, Minneapolis, Montevideo, Goodrich, ND. , Deer 
Creek, Sebeka and Perham. 



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May 8, 1958 



FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Miss Dorothy Lederman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lederman of 

Perham, MN., will become the bride of James Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Meyer, of 

Fairmount, on Saturday morning, June 7th at 10 o'clock at Perham. The couple will make 

their home on the groom's farm northwest of Fairmount. 

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TO BE MARRIED 

Miss Minnie Marie Swanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Swanson of Lebanon, OR., 

and former residents of Fairmount, will become the bride of Mr. Donald Gnos on Wednesday 

evening at 8 o'clock. May 14th, at the First Methodist Church at Lebanon. 

May 8, 1958 
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MARRIED IN GERMANY 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West of Fairmount received word that their son Pfc. Donovan West 

was married to Nelly Groen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Groen of Hieloo, Holland on Feb. 

5th, 1958. His attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Green of New York who are stationed in 

the same company as Pfc. West. 

********** May 8, 1958 

SALLY WHITEHEAD BRIDE OF RICHARD NEFF 

Miss Sally Whitehead, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitehead of Fairmount, became 
the bride of Richard Neff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Neff of McCluskey, ND., at a pretty 
wedding which took place Saturday afternoon. May 3rd at 3 o'clock at the Methodist Church 
at Fairmount. Rev. Charles Bryan officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

Baskets of peach gladiolus and white daisies decorated the altar railing for the wedd- 
ing ceremony. The traditional wedding marches were played by the church organist. Mrs. 
Chas. Bryan. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a street length 
gown of ice blue crystalette with fitted bodice, bouffant skirt and white chiffon cummer- 
bund ties. The bride's dress was made by her mother. She wore a blue pillbox hat trimmed 
with pearls and gloves matching her gown. Her jewelry was pearl earrings. She carried a 
cascade bouquet of white roses. She carried out the traditional "something. . .old, new, 
borrowed and blue." 

Her only attendant as bridesmaid was a friend, Connie Steffens of Fairmount. She wore 
a peach crystalette gown styled similar to the bride's which had been made by Mrs. Arden 
Eide. She wore a matching peach pillbox hat, white gloves and pearl earrings. She carried 
a cascade bouquet of white carnations. 

The bestman was Guy Whitehead of Fairmount, brother of the bride. Ushers were Allan 
Keidel of Morris, MN., friend of the couple and Roger Neff of Hollister, CA., cousin of 
the groom. The men wore white carnation boutonnieres . 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Whitehead wore a navy blue dress with red and white 
accessories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Neff, wore a light blue dress with white accessories. 
Each wore a corsage of white roses. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception was given by the brides parents in the church 
parlors with 75 guests present. The centerpiece of the reception table was a three tiered 
wedding cake topped with a cascade bouquet resembling the one carried by the bride. The 
all white cake was made and decorated by Mrs. Arden Eide and Mrs. Clarence Dyke, friends 
of the bride. The cake was cut and served by the bride's friend, Jacqueline Eide. Stella 
Whitehead, aunt of the bride poured. Betsy Sikorski, friend of the bride had charge of 
the guest book and Nancy Klund, cousin of the bride, presided at the gift table. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the Class of 1955, and is 
employed at Dyke's Cafe and will continue her position there until school is out. 

The groom is a graduate of McClusky High School and the Valley City State Teachers 
College at Valley City. He is principal and teacher In the Fairmount High School. 

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The couple will leave on a wedding trip to Canada after school is out. They will make 
their home in Fairmount after Sept. 1958 when the groom will resume his teaching duties 
here. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles 
Neff of McCluskey, ND.; his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Don Neff of Minneapolis and cousin, Roger 
Neff of Hollister, CA. The bride's relatives and friends in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. 
M. J. Klund and Nancy of North Branch, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Elof Larson of St. Paul; Mr. and 
Mrs. Paul Schwalen and family; Daniel Miller and Colleen and Roxann Halberg, all of Breck- 
enridge, Nancy Keidel, Jean Olson of Wahpeton and Allan Keidel of Morris, MN. 

********** May 8, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schelsser and Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Ebel drove to the Cities on Friday 
evening and spent until Sunday there. Mr. and Mrs. Ebel attended the wedding of her bro- 
ther, George Wallman, on Saturday. 

********** May 15, 1958 

HARDIE-STREETER WED 

LAMARS NEWS Miss Norma Ann Hardie, the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Newell Hardie 

of rural Fairmount, became the bride of Mr. Charles L. Streeter, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Herbert Fibranz of Wheaton, Saturday evening, May 10th, at 7:30 C.S.T. 

The double ring ceremony was performed by candlelight, at the Methodist Church in Fair- 
mount, with Rev. Charles L. Bryan officiating. The chancel was decorated with baskets of 
spring flowers, tulips, flowering almond, bridal wreath and rose of Sharon. Two candelabra 
held the white candles at the altar. 

' The traditional wedding music was played by Miss Beverly Griggs, at the organ. She wore 
an apricot colored gown with a white and yellow corsage. Miss Laurel Hardie and Mrs. Rod- 
ney Voss, cousins of the bride sang, "0 Perfect Love" and "Wedding Prayer." They wore ident- 
ical gowns of peach and apricot with white and yellow corsages. 

The bride was escorted down the aisle and given in marriage by her father. She wore a 
floor length gown of white satin, with a Bateau neckline, trimmed with Venice type lace. The 
waist featured a cummerbund which ended in long streamers in the back. A row of tiny butt- 
ons extended below the waist in back. The sleeves were long and ended with a point over the 
wrist, held by tiny buttons. The hoop skirt was gathered at the side hip line with the same 
lace found at the neckline. She wore a fingertip veil of white nylon net falling from a 
white lace headpiece. She carried a bouquet of tiny pink roses on top of a white Bible, 
rosebuds and green leaves were gathered in white ribbon streamers falling from the bouquet. 

The bride chose her cousin. Miss Janet Stelton of Webster, SD. , as her maid of honor. 
Miss Stelton wore a blue gown of net over taffeta, with a small taffeta jacket. Bridesmaids 
were: Mrs. Wayne Osborn, sister of the groom and Miss Sharon Scheiddeger, friend of the bride. 
Both wore gowns of pink net over taffeta, with pink net stoles. The attendants gowns were 
of ballerina length. They carried stick bouquets of pink and white carnations. 

Mr. Streeter chose as his bestman, his brother, Mr. Harold Streeter of Ribbing, MN. 
Groomsmen were: Mr. Walter Hardie, brother of the bride and Mr. Virgil Tobeck, friend of 

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the groom. Little Wallace Hardie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hardie and cousin of the 
bride, served as ringbearer. He wore a white suit with bow tie and carried a heart shaped 
white satin pillow with the rings resting on top. 

Ushers were: Mr. Fredrick Voss of Rosholt, uncle of the bride and Mr. Alvin Jost of New 
Effington, friend of the groom. They wore white carnation boutonnieres . 

The bride's gift from the groom was a three strand pearl necklace with earrings to match. 
The bride's gift to the groom was a necktie and clasp. The bride's gifts to her attendants 
were earrings with pearl centers. The groom's gifts to his attendants were beautiful white 
neckties. 

Little Linda Kaiser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Kaiser and niece of the groom, served 
as the flower girl. She wore a gown of white nylon, with a hoop skirt, featuring a gathered 
scallop caught up with flower buds. She wore a white headpiece and carried a basket of 
sweetpeas. The bride's mother wore a navy blue princess style dress with a short navy jacket. 
It featured a white lace collar. She had white accessories and wore a corsage of yellow 
roses. The groom's mother wore a navy dress with navy and white jacket and white accessor- 
ies and a yellow rose corsage. 

Mrs. Nick Kaiser, sister of the groom had charge of the guest book. Miss Janice Walter 
and Miss Loa Spear had charge of the gift table. A reception was given by the bride's par- 
ents in the church parlors with Miss Harriet Astrup and Mrs. Leonard Osbom as hostesses. 

The beautiful four tier wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Leander Wawers. 
The cake was topped with a small white Bible and a bouquet of tiny roses to match the flowers 
and Bible carried by the bride. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Francis Renelt of Rosh- 
olt, aunt of the bride and Mrs. Claire Hermes, friend of the bride. Coffee was poured by 
Mrs. Donald Voss of Rosholt and Mrs. Grover Voss of Minneapolis, both aunts of the bride. 
Members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Fairmount Methodist Church were 
in charge of serving refreshments from the kitchen. 

After a short honeymoon trip, for which the bride chose a blue street dress, the young 
couple will be at home on the Claire Hermes farm south of Fairmount for the summer. 

********** May 15, 1958 

TO BECOME BRIDES 

Miss Barbara Stoltenow of Chicago, IL., will become the bride of Fritz Sikorski, son of 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sikorski on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. May 31st, at St. Anthony's 

Church at Fairmount. 

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Announcements have been received announcing the coming marriage of Corrinne Sarajine, 

daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sarajine of Cook, MN., former residents of rural Fairmount, to 

Ronnie Maki. The wedding will take place Saturday morning at 9 o'clock on May 17th, at the 

Catholic Church at Cook, MN. 

********** May 15, 1958 

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Mrs. David Crawford returned home Monday after attending the wedding Saturday, May 
19th of her niece, Willetta Fredrick to Denneth Durand, at Stillwater, MN, 

********** May 15, 1958 

MARLENE BLOMGREN WEDS GERALD MILLER 

Miss Marlene Blomgren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walfred Blomgren of Port Wing, WI., be- 
came the bride of Gerald Miller of Duluth, MN., son of Mr, and Mrs. Wm. P. Miller of Fair- 
mount, at a lovely wedding which took place on Saturday evening at 8 o'clcok on April 12th, 
at the First Lutheran Church at Port Wing, WI. Rev. Luther Olson officiated at the double 
ring ceremony. White Easter Lilys decorated the altar for the occasion. A girl friend of 
the bride sang "The Lord's Prayer" at the wedding. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white gown of 
tulle accented with lace, styled with a fitted bodice with sweetheart neckline outlined with 
sequins, and tiny cap sleeves. Her bouffant skirt featured bands of lace with a ruffled under 
skirt. She had a fingertip veil and carried a bouquet of white carnations centered with an 
orchid. Her only attendant was Mrs. Harold Miller of Duluth, MN., sister-in-law of the 
groom, who was Matron of Honor. She wore a gown of pale blue and aarried a bouquet of white 
carnations. 

The bestman was the groom's brother, Harold Miller of Duluth, MN, The ushers were: 
Franklin Miller of Duluth, brother of the groom, and Fredrick Monaghan of Duluth. The men 
had white carnation boutonnieres . 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Blomgren wore a navy blue suit and had a corsage of 
white carnations. The groom's mother, who is hospitalized in a Rest Home, was unable to be 
present. Mrs. Clarence Dyke took the place of the groom's mother at the wedding. She wore 
a navy blue dress and had a white carnation corsage. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors with 150 guests in 
attendance. Mrs. Fred Monaghan poured. Miss Janet Ogren of Port Wing, had charge of the 
guest book and Miss Karen TaBelle of Port Wing resided at the gift table. 

The bride is a graduate of the South Shore High School, Class of 1958, and is employed 
at Sears Roebuck and Co. She plans to continue her position. The groom is a 1953 graduate 
of Falrmount High. School. He has served three years in the Marines and one year of that 
time was served in Korea. He is employed at Sears Roebuck and Co., at Duluth and is also 
attending the Duluth Branch of the Univ. of Minnesota. The happy couple will make their 
home at 44 St. Paul Ave., Duluth, MN. 

The groom's relatives in attendance at the wedding were his father, William Miller of 
Fairmount , his sisters: Mrs. Clarence Dyke and children of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin 
Jensen of Redwood Falls, MN., and his brothers: Mr. and Mrs. William Miller of Morton, MN. , 
Mr. and Mrs. John Miller of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller of Fairmount, and Mr. 
and Mrs. Franklin Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Miller, both of Duluth, MN. Another bro- 
ther, Richard Miller of Milwaukee, Vll., was unable to be present. 

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Frank Bommersbach, Sr., attended the wedding of his granddaughter, Patty, daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, Jr., at Forman, on Saturday morning. 

********** May 22 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. 0. Gaukler of Lidgerwood announce the engagement and impending marriage 
of their daughter, Lois, to Mr. Donald Jaeger of Minneapolis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter 
Jaeger, Hankinson. 

Miss Gaukler is a graduate of Lidgerwood High School and was formerly employed at St. 
Gerard's Hospital in Hankinson. Mr. Jaeger is a graduate of St. Francis Academy here. 
An August wedding is planned. 

********** May 22, 1958 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mrs. Bertha Baling of Claire City, SD., was a visitor with her 

sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Adamson a few days. She also attended the wedding 
of her nephew, Mr. Alvin Ambach which was in Wahpeton at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. 

********** June 12, 1958 

MANTADOR NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Schuett of Adrian, MN., came for the Gripentrog-Pellman 

wedding Saturday morning and visited relatives and friends a few days. 

********** June 12, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Miller of Dickenson and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Kunke of Wahpeton visited 
with Marie Schiltz on Saturday. They also attended the Kassa-Schiltz wedding Saturday 
morning. Mr. Miller is a nephew of Dr. C. R. Dukheart who practiced here in 1934. 

********** June 19, 1958 

DOROTHY LEDERMANN - JAMES MEYER 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Miss Dorothy Ledermann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ledermann of 

Perham, MN. , became the bride of James W. Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Meyer of Fairmount 
at a lovely June wedding which took place at 10 o'clock Saturday morning, June 7th, at St. 
Joseph's Catholic Church at Perham, MN. 

Msgr. Fr. John G. Wildenborg officiated at the double ring ceremony. The couple were 
married on the 26th Wedding Anniversary of the bride's parents, June 7th. 

(The above was gleaned from a long article that is printed on the bound side of the paper) 

********** June 19, 1958 

KASSA - SCHILTZ 

St. Philip's Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding on June 14th when Georgiana 
Kassa became the bride of David Schiltz. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George 
Kassa and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Schiltz, both of Hankinson. 

The altar was decorated with pink'and white peonies. Nuptial Mass was celeberated and 
the double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Neal Kapaun. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was lovely in a ballerina length gown of 
lace over taffeta, fashioned with a scalloped neckline embroidered with seed pearls and 

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also had long sleeves. Her shoulder length veil of silk illusion was held by a queen's 
crown of seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of pink roses and carnations tied with satin 
streamers. She wore a pearl necklace and earrings, gifts of the groom. 

During the Mass the Choir sang appropriate songs and Mrs. Marlys Swenson sang "Ava Maria" 
at the Communion. After the Mass she sang "On This Day Beautiful Mother" while the bride 
presented a bouquet of pink carnations to the Blessed Virgin. 

Cathy Kassa, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a waltz length gown of 
orchid lace and taffeta with a net overskirt and topped with a lace bolero. Bridesmaid was 
Norma Jean Schiltz, cousin of the groom, and she was gowned in coral nylon chiffon. They 
carried colonial bouquets of pink roses and white carnations. They received rhinestone 
necklaces and earrings as gifts from the bride. 

The groom chose his brother, Donald as his bestman and Anthony Kassa, brother of the 
bride, as groomsman. The goom wore a light blue suit while his attendants wore gray blue 
suits. They received ties from the groom. Ushers were Paul Kassa and Allen Schiltz. 

The bride's mother wore a turquoise dress and the groom's mother wore a blue print 
dress. Both had white accessories and wore corsages of pink roses. 

At 12 Noon dinner was served to 80 guests in the church parlors. Mrs. Wilfred Korth, 
Mrs. Ralph Kiel, Phylis Wilm, and Carol Schiltz acted as dining room hostess and poured. 
The dining room was decorated in coral, orchid and white. 

The four tier wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Carl Krause and was topped 
with a miniature bride and groom. A reception was held at 2 PM with 150 attending. Mrs. 
Ralph Kiel, sister of the bride cut and served the wedding cake. Mrs. Wilfred Korth had 
charge of the guest book. They received pottery from the bride and the waitresses received 
aprons. 

In the evening a host of relatives and friends were entertained at the wedding dance 
in Hankinson. For their trip to the Badlands and other points of interest the bride wore 
pink with white accessories. The happy couple are at home southwest of Hankinson where the 
groom is engaged in farming with his father. 

Those coming from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kiel and daughters and Miss Dianne 
Witzak of Manitowoc, WI.; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kassa and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kassa and 
Brenda, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Grob and sons, all of Minneapolis; Miss Elizabeth Kassa of Minot; 
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Renett and family of Wilmont; Mrs. Harris Hansen and Miss Elaine Reisen- 
hower of New England, ND. and a host of relatives from Wahpeton, Rosholt, New Effington and 
Fairmount. ********** June 26, 1958 

FENSKE - OLSON 

Married at Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday were Miss Irene Fenske, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Erich Fenske, of Hankinson, and Aulden Olson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Olson, of 
Glydon, MN. Rev. R. Teuscher heard the exchange of vows at the double ring ceremony at 
3:30 o'clock. 

The church was decorated with baskets of ferns, baskets of white gladiolas and chrysan- 
themums and candelabra. Ferns and ribbons marked the white bridal aisle. 

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Mrs. George Koppelman presented the wedding marches on the organ and accompanied Orvile 
Fenske, brother of the bride, who sang the Twenty-third Psalm and the "Lord's Prayer," 

The bride, who was escorted by her father, wore a floor length lace gown, cut entrain 
and carried red roses centered around white roses, with streamers. Her fingertip length 
lace veil cut entrain, trimmed with sequins and pearls, similar to the dress. Her. pearl 
earrings were the gift of the groom. 

Matron of honor was the bride's sister-in-law, Mrs. Harold Fenske, of Hankinson, and 
bridesmaids were: Darleen Baumgartner, Fargo, and Mrs. Lance Nelson, of Moorhead, sister 
of the groom. Their ballerina length lace gowns were in pink and blue and they wore match- 
ing headpieces and carried colonial bouquets of pink and blue carnations. 

Flower girl was LoAnn Fenske, niece of the bride and she wore a pink dress and headpiece 
of flowers. Bestman was Leroy Olson, brother of the groom. Attendants were Lawrence Fenske 
Hankinson and Marvin Fenske, brothers of the bride. Ushers were Norman Fenske, cousin of 
the bride and Lloyd Gunderson, Gljmdon, cousin of the groom. Men in the wedding party wore 
blue tuxedos with boutonnieres. 

The bride's mother wore a green and white dress with white accessories. The groom's 
mother wore a light green dress. Both had corsages of yellow and white roses. Following 
the ceremony the bride's parents entertained 165 guests at a reception and supper in the 
church parlors. Cutting the four tiered cake made by Mrs. Carl Krause, of Fairmount, was 
Mrs. Marvin Fenske, Hankinson, sister-in-law of the bride, who was assisted by Mrs. Herbert 
Bierbaum of Willmar, the bride's cousin. Pouring were Mrs. Martin Fenske, Willmar, aunt 
of the bride. 

At the gift table were: Mrs. Levi Elsing of Willmar and Mrs. Verne Wik, Moorhead. In 
charge of the guest book was Miss Darlene Fenske, of Willmar. Waitresses were: Carol Thiele, 
of Great Bend, Doreen Bohn of Hankinson, Viola Bohn, Fergus Falls and Marilyn Gast, of Will- 
mar. Cooks were Mrs. Willert Manske, Mrs. Ed Bohn, Mrs. Ewald Gehler, Mrs. Henry Born and 
Mrs. Eldon Thiele. 

The bride is a graduate of the Wahpeton High School and the Science School. She is emp- 
loyed by the Creditors Protective Association. The groom graduated from Moorhead High Sch- 
ool, is farming. 

The couple enjoyed a wedding trip to the North Shore. For going away the bride chose a 
light green dress with white accessories. Upon their return they will reside in Fargo. 

Out of town guests at the wedding were from Willmar, Raymond, Claire City, New London, 
MN. ; Rapid City, SD. ; Wahpeton, Texas, Arkansas, Fargo, Moorhead, Washington, Glyden, Fergus 
Falls, Elbow Lake and Felton as well as the twin cities- 

********** June 26, 1958 

INEX PELLMAN IS BRIDE AT ST. PETER and PAUL's CHURCH 

Miss Inez Pellman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pellman, of Mantador, became the bride 
of Duane A. Gripentrog son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Gripentrog, of Wahpeton, at St. Peter 
and Paul's Church, Mantador, Saturday morning. The 9 o'clock nuptial high Mass was cele- 
brated by Rev. George E. Miller and vows were exchanged in a double ring ceremony. Pink 

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peonies were on the altar. 

The bride was escorted to the altar by her father. She wore a floor length gown of 
imported rosepoint lace and nylon tulle over net and satin. Her fingertip veil of silk 
illusion was held in place with a crown of seed pearls and sequins. Her flowers were a 
bouquet of red roses with stephanotis showers. ■ She wore pearl earrings, gift of the groom. 

Maid of honor was the bride's sister, Florence Pellman, of Minneapolis and bridesmaid 
was the bride's niece, Kathleen Heitkamp, of Mooreton. They wore identical ballerina leng- 
th gowns of white net over blue net and taffeta. Their flowers were white daisies. 

Flower girls were Denise Davis, of Mooreton and Barbara Pellman, of Hankinson, the 
bride's nieces. They carried baskets of flowers. Their gowns were light blue dotted nylon 
over taffeta. 

Bestman was Leo Pellman, brother of the bride and groomsman was Charles Hanson. Ushers 
were: Gordon H. Holbeck, Underwood and Roger A. Johnson, Wahpeton. 

The bride's mother wore a blue gown and the groom's mother wore white. Their corsages 
were pink roses. 

Follwing the ceremony a dinner and reception for 120 friends was held at the Mantador 
school basement. Mariette Poss was in charge of the guest book and Rosemary Oliver and Mrs. 
George Cincoski presided at the gift table. Waitress were: Margaret Clarey, Karen Erb, 
Renae Reinke, Janice Althoff, Mrs. Arthur Heley and Mrs. Arthur Klosterman. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, Hankinson, and of the Science School. 
She is employed in the registrar's office at the Science School. The groom is a graduate 
of the Wahpeton High School and is employed by Motor Oil Company. The couple will reside 
in J^ahpeton after their wedding trip. 

********** June 26, 1958 

WILM - KRAUSE VOWS SPOKEN 

Miss Valerie Ann Wilm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilm of Hankinson, became the bride 
of Russell John Krause, son of Eric Krause, of St. Paul, at St. Philip's Catholic Church in 
Hankinson on June 7th. The double ring ceremony was used. Father Neal Kapoun officiating 
at the Nuptial Low Mass. The altar was decorated with assorted garden flowers. 

The bride wore a ballerina length gown in white. She carried a single large orchid on 
her prayer book with narrow white streamers and stephanotis. She wore a gold cross, gift 
of the groom. 

Maid of honor was Janice Medenwald, St. Paul, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were 
Ruby Krause, St. Paul, sister of the groom; Phyllis Wilm, Hankinson, sister of the bride, 
and Barbara Wilm, St. Paul, cousin of the bride. 

The bridal attendants wore light orchid street length formals with dark orchid sashes 
and pearl headbands. Their pearl necklaces and earrings were gifts of the bride. 

Bestman was Wally Kutscher and usehrs were John Wilm, Hankinson, brother of the bride, 
Anthony Roob, Rosholt and Glen Medenwald, Hankinson, cousin of the bride. 

Following the ceremony, the bride's parents entertained at a dinner and a reception, 

fifty guests at dinner, 150 at the reception. 

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The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, Hankinson, and is employed as file 
clerk and typist by the First National Bank, of St. Paul. The groom is a student of St. 
Paul School of Hairdressing. 

The couple are on a wedding trip to Forest Lake, MN., and will establish their home in 
St. Paul. For going away, the bride wore a white sheath dress. 

Out of town guests at the wedding Included: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilm, Mr. and Mrs. Ray 
Roth, Erick Krause, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Milbred, Elaine Coloutier of St. Paul, Mrs. Alfred 
Renelt. Wilmot, SD. ********** June 26. 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Dick Krump, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krump and Mrs. John M. Krump attended the 
wedding for Wilbert Theil and Darilyn Kath at St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador Sat- 
urday. ********** June 26, 1958 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL MARRIED AT OREGON 
(Printed on the bound side of the newspaper) Minnie Marie Swanson, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Arthur Swanson of Lebanon, DR., formerly of Fairmount, became the bride of Donald 
Gnos, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gnos. The marriage took place on May 14th, 1958 at 
the First Methodist Church in Lebanon, OR. 

********** June 26, 1958 

TO BE MARRIED AT DENVER 
Miss Carol Jean Steffens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Steffens of Fairmount will 
become the bride of John B. Carraher on Saturday afternoon, June 28th. The wedding will 
take place at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church at Denver, CO. 

.Mr. and Mrs. Edward Steffens and family left Monday of this week to spend the week in 
Denver and to be present at the wedding of their daughter, Carol. 

********** June 26, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gulan and son, Bruce, left Thursday morning for Jacobs Prairie, MN., 
near St. Cloud, to attend the wedding of the former's brother, Charles Gulan. They returned 
home Friday evening. 

********** June 26, 1958 

MARRIED AT WHEATON 
Miss Janice Eyster of VTheaton, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Williams of Fair- 
mount, became the bride of Spencer Lundquist of Wheaton on Sunday evening, June 29th, at 
the Presbyterian Church at Wheaton. 

Relatives from Fairmount attending the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Williams and 
daughter, Julie, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Anderson and Jean, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Naggatz, Mrs. 
John Barner and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Poppe. 

********** July 3, 1958 

KATH - THIEL VOWS SPOKEN 
The first day of summer St. Peter and Paul's Church in Mantador was the scene of a 
lovely double ring ceremony when Miss Darilyn Kath, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kath 
of Tenny, MN., became the bride of Wilbert J. Thiel, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thiel of 

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Hankinson. Rev. Geo. E. Miller officiated. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of lace and nylon 
tulle over net and satin. Her fingertip length veil of silk illusion was held in place 
with a lace cap trimmed with pearls. Her only jewelry was a pair of pearl earrings, a gift 
of the groom. She carried a bouquet of red roses and stephanotis. 

Maid of honor was Miss Elaine Kath, sister of the bride and the bridesmaid was Miss 
Marlis Kath, sister of the bride. Both attendants wore identical ballerina length gowns of 
two toned blue taffeta in princess style with sweetheart necklines and short sleeves. They.;, 
wore pearl necklaces and earrings, gifts of the bride, and carried bouquets of white carna- 
tions and stephanotis. 

Flower girl was Janelle Thiel, niece of the groom. She wore a floor length white lace 
dress fashioned by her mother, Mrs. James Thiel of Breckenridge. She also wore a small 
heart shaped silver locket, a gift of the bride and carried a basket of blue and white 
daisies. 

Bestman was James Thiel, brother of the groom and attendant was Vernon Thiel, brother 
of the groom. Ushers for the ceremony were: Clarence Nelson, cous^in of the bride and Alvin 
Krump, cousin of the groom. The men wore dark gray suits with white boutonnieres. 

The bride's mother wore a light blue dress with white accessories and a corsage of red 
roses. A reception was held in St. Peter and Paul's school following the ceremony. 

The beautiful four tiered wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Fritz Novak, aunt and God-mother 
of the bride, and Mrs. Alfred Thiel, sister-in-law of the groom. Pouring coffee was Mrs. 
Albert Ewert, aunt of the bride. Waitresses were Misses Geraldine Novak, Yvonne Kath and 
Lois Nelson, cousins of the bride and Mrs. Edward Krump and Mrs. Arnold Foertsch, cousins 
of the groom. 

Helping at the gift table were Mrs. Dwain Kaiser, friend of the bride and Mrs. Edward 
Kath, aunt of the bride. Assisting with the guest book was Mrs. Paul Thiel, sister-in-law 
of the groom. 

The bride is a graduate of the Moorhead State College and has been teaching in Apple- 
ton, MN. The groom farms near Hankinson where the couple will make their home. 

********** July 10, 1958 

GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mr. Ward Hingst came home Saturday to attend the wedding of his 
brother. Dean. He went back to Milwaukee Sunday afternoon. 

********** July 17^ 1958 

BETTY JEAN DOHIIAN BRIDE OF RAMOND HANSEN 
FAIRMOUNT NEWS .... (Printed on the bound side of the newspaper) Miss Betty Jean Dohman 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Dohman of Campbell, MN., became the bride of Rajmiond Hansen 

son of Mr. and Mrs Hansen of Stranburg, SD., at St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount 

on June 28th, 1958. ********** July 17, 1958 

ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE 
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Orvedahl of Fairmount announce the forthcoming marriage of their 

daughter, Gloria to Delano Wawers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske of Fairmount. 

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The wedding will take place In August. 

********** July 17, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mrs. Vida Larson attended the wedding Saturday evening, July 12th 

of her niece, Ann Larson to Rev. Moen. The wedding took place at the Bethel Lutheran 
Church at Wahpeton. ********** July 17, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT, APPROACHING MARRLAGE 

DIXIE FAYE BACKER Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Backer announce the engagement of their daugh- 
ter, Dixie Faye, to Mr. Alvin Woodraska, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Woodraska of Aber- 
deen, SD. 

Dixie Faye is a 1956 graduate of Hankinson High School. She graduated from Dakota 
Business College and has since been employed by Shirley-Onstad Company in Fargo. 

Mr. Woodraska is a 1952 graduate of Aberdeen High School. He served five years in the 
Air Force and then graduated from Moler Barber College at Fargo. He is at present employed 
in Aberdeen. 

Miss Backer and Mr. Woodraska will be married August 3rd, at Immanuel Luthern Church in 
Hankinson. ********** July 24, 1958 

FORMER HANKINSON GIRL WED AT ADA, MINNESOTA 

Mr. and Mrs. Milton Vedder of Ada, MN., wish to announce the marriage of their daughter, 
Diane Mae, to Gene Stolts of Roseau, MN. The marriage took place July 18th. 

Diane Mae is a 1958 graduate of Ada High School and Mr. Stolts attended A. C. University 
at Crooston last winter. He is employed in agriculture work during the summer months. 
The young couple will live at Ada until October. 

********** July 31, 1958 

FORMER TEACHER TO BE WED 

A former instructor in the Hankinson Public School, Gerald Kranzler, will be married 
Sept. 7th, in Grand Forks, to Miss Carolyn Louise Sheets, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. 
Sheets of Grand Forks. Kranzler is the son of Mrs. John Kranzler of Lehr, ND. The wed- 
ding will take place in the First Presbyterian Church. 

Miss Sheets is attending the Univ. of North Dakota and Mr. Kranzler is doing graduate 
work at the same school. ********** July 31, 1958 

DIXIE FAYE BACKER WED SUNDAY EVENING 

At a double ring ceremoney in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hankinson, on Sunday even- 
ing, Aug. 3rd, at 8 PM, Dixie Faye Backer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Backer of Hankin- 
son, became the bride of Alvin Woodraska, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Woodraska, Sr., 
of Aberdeen, SD. Rev. Reuben Teuscher officiated. 

The church was decorated with baskets of white gladiolas and lilies of the valley. 
Candelabras were used and the pews were decorated with satin bows and the traditional 
white aisle runner. Nuptial music was played by Mrs. Max Wipperman with Mary Beth Wipperman 
as soloist. "0 Perfect Love" was sung preceeding the ceremony and "The Lord's Prayer" was 

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sung at the close of the ceremony. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of white Venetian 
lace and tulle over layers of tulle ruffles and taffeta fashioned with a full bouffant tulle 
skirt with deep irregular appliqued lace peplum. The molded lace bodice featured long Mary 
Stuart sleeves, a tulle yoke and lace Mandarin neckline. Her lace edged shoulder length veil 
of pure silk illusion was held in place by a seed pearl and sequin garnet tiara. The bride 
carried a colonial bouquet of white roses encircled with silver leaves and blue net. Her 
gift from the groom were earings and pendant set of opals. 

The maid of honor was, Helen Joy Wipperman, friend of the bride and Roxanne Backer of 
Browns Valley, MN., cousin of the bride was bridesmaid. They wore identical ballerina len- 
gth gowns of azure blue chiffon over net and taffeta, with full bouffant skirts and shirred 
bodices with draped cowl necklines, ending in deep back panels. They wore cotillion blue 
chenille dot circular veil headpieces. Their colonial bouquets with white carnations sprin- 
kled with silver dust and encircled with nylon net. 

Douglas Goodspeed was bestman and Richard Clark was groomsman, both are from Aberdeen 
and friends of the groom. The men were attired in white dinner jackets and black trousers. 
Their boutonnieres were white carnations. The groom wore gold cuff links and tie clasp, 
gifts from the bride. 

For her daughters wedding, Mrs. Backer wore an orchid ensemble with white accessories 
and the bridegroom's mother wore a light blue ensemble with white accessories. Their cor- 
sages were white roses. 

A reception following the ceremony was held in the church parlors for 95 guests, given 
by .the bride's parents. The parlors were beautifully decorated with white bells, bouquets 
of flowers, silver leaves and blue bows. The four tier wedding cake was decorated with 
white roses and topped with frosted white wedding bells and lace. The cake was baked and 
decorated by Art Gollnick of Lidgerwood and cut by Mrs. Karel Bailey, sister of the groom. 

The gift table attendants were Claris Backer, sister of the bride and Miss Leona Schum- 
acher. Miss Darlene Baumgartner, a friend of the bride, was in charge of the guest book. 
Mrs. George Schuett was the dinning room hostess. 

The reception supper was prepared by Mmes. August Medenwaldt, Mary Sanders, Clemens 
Buck and Robert Berg. The waitresses were: Misses Norma Gabbert, Carol Bladow, Janice 
Medenwaldt and Diane Buck. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and attended the Dakota Business 
College at Fargo. She has been employed as secretary for Shirley-Onstad Co., Fargo. The 
bridegroom graduated from the Aberdeen High School. He was in the Air Force five years 
and attended the Moler Barber College. He is now barbering with his father at Aberdeen. 

For going away the bride wore a black and white suit dress with white accessories. 
After a honeymoon spent at a resort in Minnesota, the bridal couple will be at home at 619 
S. Main St., Aberdeen, SD. 

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Woodraska, Sr., Aberdeen, SD., Mr. and 

Mrs. Karel Bailey, children Darrel and Barbara Bailey, Aberdeen; Mr. Robert Woodraska, 

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Aberdeen; Mr. and Mrs. Fischer of Aberdeen. 

Mrs. Clara Backer, Clements, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Welter and son. Rex, Morgan, MN., 
Rev. and Mrs. C. U. Spicer, Verndale, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Lloy Spicer, Minneapolis, MN.; Mr. 
and Mrs. David Spicer, Verndale, MN.; Mr, and Mrs. Burton Spicer and children, Judith and 
Billy of St. Cloud, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. John Front, Britton, SD.; Mr. Jonothan Backer, Motley, 
MN. ********** August 7, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT, APPROACHING MARRIAGE 

Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Zentgraf, Fairmount, announce the engagement and approaching marr- 
iage of their daughter, Mary Ellen, to Mr. Clarence Andel, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Andel of 
Breckenridge. 

The wedding is planned for Aug. 27th at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson. The bride- 
to-be is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, Hankinson and has been employed in Fargo. 
Mr. Andel is employed in the Pioneer Meat Market, Breckenridge and is a graduate of the 
Breckenridge High School. 

The couple will make their home in Breckenridge. 

********** August 7, 1958 

SONORA NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eichhorn and Kathleen and Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Eich- 

horn and Mary left Friday for Iowa where they will attend the wedding of Vernon Meyer who 
will be married on Sunday. They also will visit in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Meyer 
and other relatives and friends. Mrs. Meyer and Floyd Eichhorn are brother and sister. 

********** August 7, 1958 

An invitation to the wedding of Miss Gertrude Johnson of Minneapolis is extended to her 
friends in Hankinson. Miss Johnson is to be married Aug. 16th, at 8 o'clock PM in Mora, MN. 
Miss Johnson is the daughter of the former Alma Zander. 

********** August 7, 1958 

MAR- JO MEDENWALDT WED AT WHEATON 

Miss Mar- jo Adeline Medenwaldt, youngest daughter of Mrs. Helene Medenwaldt, and Leo 
Roger Johnson, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Johnson, all of Wheaton, spoke marriage 
vows at the First Presbyterian Church the evening of July 3rd. The Rev. John Menoch read 
the double ring ceremony. 

Mrs. Robert Nelson was her sister's matron of honor. Connie Johnson, sister of the 
groom, was bridesmaid. Wally Johnson, brother of the groom, was bestman and Roger Boehn- 
ing, Hankinson, ND., cousin of the bride, was groomsman. Ushers were Leon Johnson, cousin 
of the groom, and Robert Nelson, brother-in-law of the bride. 

Mrs. Hubert Grosland played the traditional wedding music and accompanied her son, Tom, 
who sang, "The Lord's Prayer." Baskets of flowers decorated the chancel. 

The bride, who carried out the traditon of wearing something old, new, borrowed and blue, 
was in a chapel length gown of white chantilly lace over satin featuring a demure scoop 
neckline and bracelet length sleeves and a satin ribbon woven through the fabric of the 
skirt. A seed pearl trimmed crown held her veil. Her flowers were red roses and stephan- 
otls arranged in a colonial bouquet. Her pearl and rhlnestone earrings were a gift from 

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the groom. She also wore a white gold cross. 

The attendants wore blue falle made with taffeta cummerbunds and net overskirts. Their 
colonial bouquets were blue and white centered with pink roses. Their white earrings and 
choker necklaces were given them by the bride. 

Mothers of the couple were in navy with white accessories and wore corsages of pink 
roses. At the reception following in the church dining room, Marilyn Klemm registered the 
guests; Joy Wencel and Lois Teske opened and displayed the gifts; the four tiered square 
wedding cake, which was trimmed with bells, lilies of the bailey, blue flowers and net, was 
cut and served by Mrs. Leon Johnson. Mrs. Marvin Bach and Mrs. Wally Johnson poured. Mrs. 
Walter Sand, Devils Lake, ND., sister of the groom, was hostess. Waitresses were Esther 
Schmidt and Marilyn Johnson. 

Following a short wedding trip the couple is at home in Wheaton where the groom is emp- 
loyed at Lundquist Implement and the bride at the First State Bank. 

Guests at the wedding were from Hankinson, Lidgerwood and Devils Lake, ND., Big Stone 
City, SD. , Breckenridge, and Rosholt. 

********** ^ August 7, 1958 

WEDS IN CALIFORNIA 

Friends in Fairmount had received announcements of the marriage of Susanne Osboum, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Osbourn to Jon Albert Reiswig, son of Dr. and Mrs. Albert 
Reiswig of Fullerton, CA. , formerly of Fairmount. The wedding took place in Carmichael, CA. , 
on August 3rd, 1958. Jon is the second eldest son of Dr. and Mrs. Reiswig. 

********** August 7, 1958 

BRIDAL SHOWER HONORS MARY ELLEN ZENTGRAF 

Miss Mary Ellen Zentgraf was an honored guest at a bridal shower Sunday afternoon, 
Aug. 10th, at the Legion Hall at Fairmount. She will become the bride of Clarence Andel, 
son of Mrs. Elizabeth Andel of Breckenridge. Mary Ellen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Adolph Zentgraf of Fairmount. The wedding will take place Aug. 27th at Hankinson. 

********** August U, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS . . . .Arlen, Loa and Joyce Spear and Evelyn Wanek attended the the wedding 
of Carol Neitzel of Ellendale to Garth Zieman of Oakes. Garth is a cousin of the Spear 
children. ********** August 14, 1958 

GLORIA ORVEDAHL TO BECOME BRIDE SATURDAY 
Miss Gloria Orvedahl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Orvedahl of Fairmount will become 
the bride of Delano Wawers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske of Fairmount on Saturday morn- 
ing Aug. 23rd at 9 o'clock at St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount. (There is a long article 
printed on the bound side of the newspaper in the Aug. 28th issue of this newspaper.) 

********** August 21, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mrs. Richard Wilson and children returned home Wednesday from Minn- 
eapolis where she attended the wedding of her cousin, Darlene Portner to James Baker, both 
of Minneapolis . The wedding took place Saturday, Aug. 9th. 

********** August 21, 1958 

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BRIGHTWOOD TOWNSHIP On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Max Krump, Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and Mrs. 

Vernon Thiel, attended a pre-nuptial shower at Breckenridge given in honor of Miss Lucille 

Conzemius and Charles Krump. ^^^^^^^^^^ 

^ ********** August 21, 1958 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS Mrs. Arthur Hartleben and Mrs. August Muehler attended the wedding 

of Clara Ann Theilman and Wayne Mahler Thursday. 

********** August 21, 1958 

LOIS GAUKLER WED TO DANIEL JAEGER 
Miss Lois Gaukler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Gaukler, was united in marriage to 
Daniel Jaeger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jaeger, Hankinson, at a nuptial high mass in St. 
Boniface Church in Lidgerwood on Aug. 16th with Rev. Father O'Connell officiating. 

Attendants were Pat Duerr, Cathy Gaukler, Jake Jaeger of Maple Lake, MN., and George 
Gaukler. Billy Duerr, son of Mr. and Mrs, Leonard Duerr and Mary Beth, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Ed Duerr were ringbearer and flower girl. Ushers were Jack Schwartz of Minneapolis 
and George Jaeger of Hankinson. 

Following the ceremony a dinner was served to 115 guests by the St. Boniface Altar Soc . 

********** August 28, 1958 

GREAT BEND NEWS (Last weeks) Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Weiss and Mrs. Charles Adamson 

left on Tuesday morning for Alexandria to the J. P. Johnson home, where they joined Mr. 
and Mrs. Marlowe Johnson and family. They continued their trip to Chicago to visit Rev. 
and Mrs. Paul Mundinger. From there they will all go to Fredonia, NY,, to attend the wed- 
ding on Saturday, Aug. 23rd, of Paul Mundinger, Jr., son of Rev. and Mrs. Paul Mundainer. 

After the wedding enroute home, Mr. and Mrs, H. H. Weiss and Mrs. Adamson will stop 
at Greenville, PA., to visit the Marlowe Johnson family a few days. Mrs. Johnson is a 
daughter of the Weiss 's and a granddaughter of Mrs. Adamson. 

********** August 28, 1958 

ELEANOR LEAVITT MARRIED IN MINNEAPOLIS 

Miss Eleanor Elizabeth Leavitt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leavitt of Hankinson and 
— .well Duane Sedler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Sedler of Great Bend were united in marr- 
iage at 11 o'clock on Aug. 9th in the sacristy of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Hopkins, Mn. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a ballerina length gown of ballet blue 
silk crystalene. It had a scoop neck and short shirred sleeves. The gown was of a sheath 
style accented by back fullness and a bow at the hip. She wore linen accessories of white. 
Her jewelry were pearl earrings and necklace. She wore a corsage of red ruby roses. 

Maid of honor was Miss Mary Lou Leavitt of Hankinson. She wore a chimese style gown 
of pale blue with white accessories. She wore pearl earrings and necklace. The earrings 
were a gift from the bride. 

Bestman was Harold Reiland of St. Paul. Both he and the groom wore dark blue suits 

with metalic ties. The bestman received a cuff link and tie clasp set as a gift from the 

groom. 

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A dinner and reception for the immediate families was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
Kenneth Westphal. The couple received many lovely gifts. Cooks for the dinner were: Mrs. 
Delores Girtz and Mrs. Donna Brown. 

Mr. and Mrs. Sedler spent a week visiting with their parents and are now at home at 
130 - 12th Ave. So., in Hopkins, MN. 

********** August 28, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Tiegs spent the week end of Aug. 17th at Aberdeen, SD.. They attend- 
ed the wedding of a relative, Jean Beck and Richard Wek, and also visited with Mrs. Tiegs' 
brother, Lou Liedtke of San Francisco, CA. 

********** August 28, 1958 

GLORIA ORVEDAHL BRIDE OF DELANO WAWERS 
FAIRMOUNT NEWS .... (Printed on the bound side of the newspaper) .. .Miss Gloria Orvedahl, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Orvedahl of Fairmount became the bride of Delano Wawers, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske of Fairmount, at a pretty wedding that took place Saturday 
morning, Aug. 23rd, at 9 o'clock, at St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount. Rev. Fr..Stempel 
officiated at the double ring ceremony and Low Mass. 

********** August 28, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fultz of Earlville, IL., announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Barbara to Ordean Dybdahl of Earlville, IL., son of Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Dybdahl of Fair- 
mount . 

Miss Fultz is a 1957 graduate of the Earlville High School and is employed at the Mara- 
thon Electric Manufacturing Corp., plant there. Her fiance is a graduate of the Fairmount 
High School and is employed by the Burlington Railroad and has served 3% years in the U. S. 
Navy. A September wedding is being planned. 

********** August 28, 1958 

WILL BECOME BRIDE OF LUTHERAN PASTOR 

Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Schmitzer of Birch Run, MI., announce the forthcoming marriage of 
their daughter, Virginia Ann to Rev. Elton Terame, son of Rev. and Mrs. L. W. Temme of 
Shelbyville, MO., at the Christ Evangelical Church at Birch Run, MI. The wedding will 
take place on Wednesday evening at 7:30 on Sept. 3rd. 

Miss Schmitzer attended college and graduated from Concordia College at River Forest, 
IL., in 1954. The past three years she had taught in Lutheran Parochial schools at Kansas 
City and St. Louis, MO. 

Rev. Temme attended St. John's College at Winfield, KS . , from which he graduated in 
1953 and in June of 1958 he graduated from Concordia Seminary at St. Louis, MO. He spent 
one year of Vicarage at the Calvary Lutheran Church at 75th and Oak at Kansas City, MO. 
On June 28th, 1958, he was Ordained and Installed as Pastor at St. John's Lutheran Church 
at Tyler and at the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount. 

********** August 28, 1958 

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Miss Donna Jean Scheidegger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger of Falrmount 
will become the bride of John Slkorski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sikorski of Fairmount at 
St. Anthony's Church at Falrmount Saturday morning at 9:30, Aug. 30th, 1958. 

A bridal shower was held on Monday evening Aug. 25th at the Parish Hall at Fairmount 
in honor of Donna Jean Scheidegger. 

********** August 28, 1958 

D. PEITZ WED AT COOPERSTOWN 
Elaine Helen Arndt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer A. Amdt of Cooperstown, ND., and 
Donald LeRoy Peitz of Hibbing, MN., were united in marriage by the Rev. A. Palmer Tidemann 
of Cooperstown, at a double ring candlelight ceremony, which took place on Aug. 17th, at 
7:30 PM at the Cooperstown Trinity Lutheran Church. 

Mrs. Earl Palmer of Sharon, ND., cousin of the bride, was matron of honor. Marlene 
Berndt of Erie, ND., college friend of the bride, was bridesmaid, Marion Urness of Coop- 
erstown, cousin of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. 

Lloyd Reynolds of Flasher, ND., was bestman. Paul Rice of Barnesvllle, MN . was grooms- 
man. Both are college friends of the groom-. Kenneth Soraas of Valley City, ND., cousin 
of the groom was groomsman. 

LuAnn Urness and Gregory Harvey were the flower girl and ringbearer. Candlelighters 
were: Connie Arndt and Diane Becherl. Ushers were: Harlan Urness of Cooperstown and Earl 
Palmer of Sharon. All are cousins of the bride. 

Mrs. Carl Johnson of Cooperstown was organist and accompanied Tllford Kroshus of 
Valley City who sang "The Wedding Prayer," "God Gave Me You," and The Lord's Prayer." 

' A reception In the church parlors followed the ceremony. Assisting with the recept- 
ion were: Mrs. Fred Arndt, Mrs. Max Borchert of Cooperstown, Mrs. Adolf Soraas of Valley 
City and Miss Elsie Kriesel of Hanklnson, Mrs. Edward Urness, Mrs. Clarence Bednar of Coop- 
erstown, Mrs. Arnold Arndt of Jamestown, JoAnn Sheldon of Wheatland, Gayle Arndt of James- 
town, Janice Salfield, Mrs. Gordon Keutson of Cooperstown and Kathleen Stromme of Fargo. 
Others assisting were Mrs. Elmo Arndt at the guest book. Mrs. Stanley Edland, Kay Steffens 
and Beverly Olson at the gift table. 

The couple left on a wedding trip to the Black Hills and will make their home at Valley 
City, ND. Mrs. Peitz will teach at Orlska and Mr, Peltz will teach band at Tower City and 
Buffalo. 

Out of town guests for the wedding were from Oklahoma City, OK., Hibbing, MN., Barnes- 
vllle, Shakopee, MN., Wheatland, LaMoure, Erie, Fessenden, Hanklnson, Tower City, Flasher, 
Valley City, Jamestown, Minot and Grand Forks, ND. 

********** September 4, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Klnn, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krurap, Mrs. Elmer Melby of Washburn and 
Delores Witte of Washington, DC, went to Minneapolis Saturday morning to attend the wedding 
of Rosa Elliott and Fred Lewis. 

********** September 4, 1958 



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LAMARS NEWS Mr. and Mrs. 0. F. Caulkins attended the England-Oletzke wedding Wed- 
nesday. ********** September 4, 1958 

POST NUPTIAL SHOWER 

Mr. and Mrs. Barrel Muehler were honored guests at a post nuptial shower held Sunday 
evening, Sept. 7th, at the First English Lutheran Church in Fairmount. The honored couple 
were presented with their lovely gifts after which a very nice pot luck lunch was served. 

Sp-4 and Mrs. Muehler leave Tuesday for Fort Lee, VA., where he will be stationed 
after a visit here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Muehler. 

********** September 11, 1958 

DONNA SCHEIDEGGER BRIDE OF JOHN SIKORSKI 

Miss Donna Scheidegger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger of Fairmount, became 
the bride of John Sikorski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sikorski of Fairmount, on Saturday 
morning at 9:30 on Aug. 30th, at the St. Anthony's Church in Fairmount. The Rev. Fr. Stem- 
pel officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The altar was decorated with two large bouquets of white gladiolus and yellow mums. 
St. Anthony's Church Senior Choir furnished the nuptial music at the wedding and Ann Nennig 
was organist. 

The bride was escorted by her father and she wore a white floor length gown of net with 
embroidered flower design over satin, styled with full skirt and long sleeves. Her jewelry 
was a pearl necklace and earrings, gifts of the bridegroom. She carried a bouquet of red 
roses with little white mums. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a lace cap trimmed 
with sequins. 

. Miss Sharon Scheidegger of Fairmount, sister of the bride, wore a copper brown gown of 
crystalette and the bridesmaids were the bride's sister, Harriet Scheidegger and the groom's 
sister, Patricia Sikorski and they wore gold colored gowns of crystalette. Their gowns were 
identical and styled with large bows in the back. They carried matching bouquets and wore 
matching hats of veiling. They each wore pearl earrings, gifts of the bride. 

The flower girl was Laurie Brause of Fergus Falls, MN., cousin of the bride. She wore 
a gown of white crystalette and carried a basket of flowers. 

The bestman was Vincent Sikorski, brother of the groom and groomsmen were Russell Sethre 
cousin of the bride and Robert Muellenbach, cousin of the bride and groom. Ushers were Ste- 
ven Muellenbach and Raymond Hoffman, cousins of the couple. The men wore white dinner jackets 
and black trousers. They each wore red carnation boutonnieres . The ushers and fathers 
had white carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Scheidegger wore a navy blue and white dress with 
navy accessories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Sikorski wore a grey floral dress with white 
accessories. They each had a corsage of red roses with white mums. The bride's grandmother, 
Mrs. Anna Johnson of Redmond, OR., wore a navy blue dress with white accessories and she had 
a corsage of pink and white carnations. 

After the ceremony a wedding dinner and reception was given by the bride and groom at 
Vadas Steak House at Breckenridge with 80 guests attending. The table centerpiece was a beau- 

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tiful four tiered wedding cake decorated in fall colors which was made and decorated by Mrs. 
Raymond Hoffman and Mrs. Albert Nennig. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Vern Rode, sis- 
ter of the groom and Mrs. Raymond Hoffman, aunt of the groom. Pouring was Mrs. Clarence 
Hoffman, aunt of the groom. Pauline Hagen and Carol Mahlke served the punch. Mrs. LaVeme 
Breuer of Wheaton, sister of the bride, had charge of the guest book. 

Presiding at the gift table were Margie Sikorski, Beverly Griggs and Mrs. Merrill Griggs. 
The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School in the Class of 1956 and is employed in 
the office at the Fargo Clinic where she will continue her position. The groom is a graduate 
of the Campbell High School in 1955 and is employed as Lineman on the Great Northern Railroad. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to the Badlands and Black Hills and upon their 
return on Sept. 5th, will make their home at Fargo. For going away the bride chose a blue 
sheath dress with black pattern shoes and purse and black gloves. She had a corsage of red 
roses. 

Relatives from a distance attending the wedding were the bride's grandmother, Mrs. Anna 
Johnson of Redmond, OR., and the bride's aunts, Mrs. Ruel Sanders of Carrollton, TX., and 
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown of Dallas, TX. 

********** September II, 1958 

M. ZENTGRAF WED AT ST. PHILIP'S 

Mary Ellen Zentgraf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Zentgraf of Fairmount, became the 
bride of Clarence Andel, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Andel, of Breckenridge, at a ceremony held at 
St. Philips Catholic Church, Hankinson, on Aug. 27th, at 10 AM. Msgr G. C. Bierens offic- 
iated at the low mass. 

- The bride, escorted by her father, wore a floor length gown of lace over net and satin. 
Her fingertip veil was held in place with a crown of seed pearls and sequins. She wore a 
pearl necklace and earrings, gifts of the groom and carried a white leather missal with red 
roses. 

Bridesmaids were: Mrs. Robert Miller, sister of the groom; Mabel Campbell, cousin of 
the bride and Cheryl Zentgraf, niece of the bride, who was junior bridesmaid. The flower 
girl was Cindy LeNoue, cousin of the groom and David Gilles, nephew of the bride was ring- 
bearer. All of the bridal attendants wore ballerina length dresses of orchid chiffon over 
net and taffeta. The bridesmaids wore matching picture hats and the younger girls wore 
bands of pink roses and white carnations, in their hair. All wore pearls, gigts of the 
bride. They carried bouquets of white carnations and pink roes with streamers. 

Bestman was Tony Von Rueden, cousin of the bride, and groomsmen were: Earl Zentgraf, 
brother of the bride. Glen Koppelman and Junior groomsman was Dennis Lindberg, a nephew 
of the groom. Ushers were: Eddy Dell and Bill Campbell. The groom's cuff links were the 
gift of the bride. 

The bride's mother wore an apricot dress with white accessories and the groom's mother 
wore a light blue gown with white accessories. Each wore an orchid. 

The bridal aisle was marked with white bows and the altar was decorated with white 
gladiolas and mums and the altar railing with baskets of white mums. Following the cere- 

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mony a dinner was served to two hundred friends and a reception held for three hundred at 
St. Philips parlors, Hanklnson, given by the bride's parents. 

At the guest book was Mrs. Earl Zentgraf , sister-in-law of the bride. At the gift table 
were Mrs. Michael Gilles, sister of the bride and Joanne Brunsvold and Carolyn Manz. Mrs. 
R. J. Zentgraf, aunt of the bride, presided at the punchbowl. Cutting the cake were: Mrs. 
Wm. Minnehan, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Alvin Buck, cousin of the bride. Pouring were: 
Mrs. Morris Swenson and Mrs. Alan Meyer, sisters of the groom. Center of the table was a 
four tier wedding cake decorated in orchid and white. 

The bride graduated from St. Francis Academy in 1954, has been employed in Fargo. The 
groom graduated from Breckenridge High School and is employed at the Pioneer Meat Market, 
Breckenridge. The couple is residing in Wahpeton following a wedding trip. For going away 
the bride chose a blue and white dress with white accessories. 

Guests from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Emil Beglon and family, Lodi, CA., brother of 
the groom; Marcella Zentgraf, Hollywood, CA., sister of the bride. 

********** September 11, 1958 

FORMER TEACHER WED AT GRAND FORKS 

Carolyn Louise Sheets, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Sheets, Grand Forks, became 
the bride of Gerald Dean Kranzler, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kranzler of Lehr, at services 
performed by Rev. Kenneth Spilman Sunday evening in the Presbyterian Church. 

Mr. Kranzler was an instructor in Hankinson High School two years ago. Following a 

trip to Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Kranzler will be at home in a trailer at the Univ. where he 

is working for his Master's Degree in Guidance. Mrs. Kranzler is a Univ. junior and member 

of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. j.j.a.j.j.j.j,j.j.j. r,^T_ io inco 

-' ********** September 18, 1958 

MANTADOR NEWS. ...Mr. and Mrs. Lou Kruse of Fargo, attended the Lewis-Reinke wedding at 
Hankinson on Saturday morning and were ovemite guests of Mrs. Julie Reinke. 

********** September 18, 1958 

LEWIS WED to MINNEAPOLIS GIRL AUGUST 30th 

Miss Rosa Duane Elliott, daughter of Mrs. George B. Elliott, Minneapolis, became the 
bride of Arthur F. Lewis, son of Mrs. Arthur C. Lewis of Hankinson, on Aug. 30th, at the 
Church of St. Frances Cabrlni, Minneapolis. The altar and altar rail were decorated with 
ferns and baskets of white gladiolas and mums. 

The bride was given in marriage by her brother, LCDR George B. Elliott of Falls Church, 
VA. She wore a ballerina length gown of white crystallette over pale blue satin. Her ball- 
erina length veil was held in place by a crown of lace. Lace also trimmed the neckline of 
the gown. She carried a white leather missal with orchids and stephanotis. 

Mary Barbara Lewis, sister of the groom acted as maid of honor. She wore a ballerina 
length gown of tangerine chiffon over net and satin. She carried a basket of mixed flowers. 
Howard Reinke was bestman. The usehrs were: Donald Jaeger and Arthur German, all of Hankin- 
son. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Elliott wore a navy blue lace dress with white access- 
ories, the groom's mother wore a beige silk chiffon dress with blue accessories. 

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A reception followed the ceremony at the home of the bride and groom. The groom's 
mother entertained at a dinner for twenty guests on Aug. 28th in Minneapolis. 

The couple are at home at 1710 Colfax Ave. So., Minneapolis, after a honeymoon in Can- 
ada. The bride is a graduate of the Univ. of Minnesota. The groom is now attending the 
University. ********** September 18, 1958 

ATTENDS WEDDING OF NIECE AT MOORHEAD 

Mr. and Mrs. Walfred Larson attended the wedding Friday evening, Sept. 12th, of her 
niece, Sharon Safgren to John Staining, both of Moorhead. The wedding took place at 8 o' 
clock at Our Savior's Lutheran Church at Moorhead. 

Mrs. Larson made the beautiful four tiered cake for the wedding. Over 300 people were 
served. ********** September 18, 1958 

GREAT BEND NEWS Quite a few from this area attended the shower of Miss Janice Buck 

and Dale Medenwaldt Friday evening at the Lutheran Church auditorium in Hankinson. The wed- 
ding will take place Friday evening, Sept. 26th, at 7 o'clock at the Lutheran Church in 
Hankinson. ********** September 25, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and family and LaVonne Krump attended the wedding and the 
reception for the ladies sister, Miss Ilia Krump, daughter of Peter P. Krump of Minneapolis, 
and Allan Abel, at Kent, MN., on Saturday. Miss Krximp was one of her sister's attendants. 

********** September 25, 1958 

BARBARA LEWIS WED TO HOWARD REINKE AT ST. PHILIP 's CHURCH 

Mary Barbara Lewis, daughter of Mrs. Mary Lewis of Hankinson, became the bride of Howard 
W. Reinke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Reinke of Hankinson on Saturday, Sept. 13th, at 9 o' 
clock at the St. Philip's Church. Msgr. G. C. Bierens officiated at a double ring ceremony. 
The altar was decorated with baskets of tangerine gladiolas. 

The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Arthur F. Lewis of Minneapolis. She 
wore a white taffeta floor length gown with Mary Stuart sleeves and a fingertip veil. She 
carried a bouquet of tangerine roses. The bride wore cultured pearl earrings and necklace, 
gifts of the groom. 

Sandra Erickson, friend of the bride was maid of honor and Frances Reinke, sister of 
the groom, was bridesmaid. They wore identical ballerina length gowns of turquoise taffeta 
with balloon effect skirts. Their bouquets were tangerine carnations. Their jewelry con- 
sisted of cultured pearl earrings and necklaces, a gift of the bride. The flower girl, 
Joan Reinke, sister of the groom, wore a ballerina gown identical to the bride's attendants. 

Bestmen were Charles Reinke, brother of the groom and George Biggs of Pierre, SD., fri- 
end of the groom. Ushers were Lloyd Hoefs and Paul Kinn. 

After the ceremony a dinner was served to 150 guests in the St. Philips Church parlors, 
given by the bride's mother. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, Class of 1958. The groom also grad- 
uated from the St. Francis Academy and is attending the Univ. of Minnesota. After a honey- 
moon trip to Canada, the couple will be at home at 1708 - 4th Ave SE., Minneapolis, MN. 

,,., September 25, 1958 



MISS VIRGINIA SCHMITZER WEDS REV. ELTON TEMME 

Miss Virginia Ann Schmitzer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Schmitzer of Birch Run, 
MI., became the bride of Rev. Elton Tenime, son of Rev. and Mrs. L. W. Tenme of Shelbyville, 
MO., at a beautiful candlelight ceremony which took place Wednesday evening, Sept. 3rd, at 
7 o'clock at Christ Lutheran Church at Birch Run, MI. The groom's brother. Rev. Norman Temme 
delivered the sermonette and Rev. H. M. Laenzer performed the double ring ceremony. 

The church was decorated with Palms, candelabra, vases of white gladiola and summer 
mums. The aisles were decorated with white satin bows and candelabra. The Processional for 
the attendants was "Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring" and for the bride "Jesus Shepherd Be Thou 
Near Me." The soloist sang "The Lord's Prayer," ^ " The 23rd Psalm" and "The Lord Bless and 
Keep You." 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of Bombazine 
silk and re-embroidered alencon lace. The basque bodice featured a bateau neckline appliqued 
with lace and long tapered sleeves. The princess styled skirt extended into a chapel length 
train. A cloche secured her fingertip veil of English mist. She carried a satin and lace 
covered prayerbook topped \^th a cascade arrangement of white roses, stephanotis, ivy foli- 
age and crystal bugle beading. 

Matron of honor was Mrs. Walter 0. Adomeit of Birch Run, and the bridesmaids were: Mrs. 
William Running of Birch Run and Mrs. Gaylord Gidley of Saginaw, MI. They wore iridescent 
taffeta gowns of powder blue, royal blue and caribou, respectively. The molded bodice 
featured a modified sabrina neckline and short cap sleeves. The intermission length skirt 
fell into soft unpressed pleats accented with a bow falling from the back neckline. They 
woce clip veils matching the color of their gowns. They carried crescent shaped bouquets of 
crysanthemums . 

The flower girl was Ruth Coyner of Norfolk, VA., niece of the bride. She wore a dress 
of nylon organza over taffeta. The molded bodice featured a peter pan collar and small puff 
sleeves. The bouffant floor length gown was accented by a taffeta cummerbund and large bow 
at the back waistline. 

Bestman was Rev. Ronald Guettler of Flint, MI., and the ushers were Mr. Ivy Goehring of 
Flint and Mr. Robert Griffin of Detroit, MI. Dale Trinklein of Birch Run was ring bearer. 

Following the ceremony the bride's parents entertained 100 guests at a wedding dinner 
at Zehnders Hotel at Frankenmuth, MI. The bridal table was decorated with a bowl of white 
snapdragons and summer mums. The cake was garlanded with white flowers and huckleberry 
greens. The cake was all white with a floral arrangement on top of the cake. The other 
tables were garlanded with huckleberry greens and pringerie fern. 

At the gift table were Mrs. Kenneth Coyner and Mrs. Bill Mechem. In charge of the guest 
book was Mrs. Harold Wuepper. 

The bride attended Concordia Teachers College at River Forrest, IL., and taught at Con- 
cordia Lutheran School at Kirkwood, MO. The groom is a graduate of Concordia Seminary at 
St. Louis, MO., and was installed and ordained on June 29th, 1958 as Pastor of St. John's 
Lutheran Church at Tyler and the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount. 

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The couple enjoyed an eastern wedding trip to Lake George, NY. For going away the 
bride chose a black velvet sheath dress with a white bodice. They returned from their wed- 
ding trip recently and arrived Friday evening Sept. 19th at the Lutheran parsonage at Tyler 
where they are residing. 

Out of town relatives attending the wedding were: Mrs. Kenneth Coyner and 3 children 
of Norfolk, VA. (sister of the bride) Rev. and Mrs. Norman Temme and 4 children (brother of 
the groom) and other guests from Detroit, Flint, Saginaw, Mayville and Prudenville. MI. 
The bride's grandmother was also present at the wedding. 

********** September 25, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. William Rumpca, of Lwdgerwood, former Hankinson residents, have announced 
the engagement and forth coming marriage of their daughter. Donna Marie, to Peter Haas, 
also of that city. 

Miss Rumpca, a 1957 graduate of the St. Francis Academy, Hankinson, attended Valley City 
State Teachers College during the past year. Mr. Haas, a 1954 graduate of the Lidgerwood 
High School, was released from active duty with the Air Force and has since attended the 
Univ. of North Dakota. 

The couple plan a November wedding, after which they will reside in Wahpeton where Mr. 
Haas is employed. ********** October 2, 1958 

BUCK-MEDENWALD VOWS SPOKEN AT IMMANUEL LUTHERAN FRIDAY 

Miss Janice Buck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Buck of Fairmount became the bride 
of Dale Medenwald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Medenwald of Hankinson at a beautiful candle- 
light ceremony which took place on Friday evening. Sept, 26th, at 7 o'clock at Immanuel 
Lutheran Church at Hankinson. Rev. R. Tuescher of Great Bend performed the double ring 
ceremony. The church was decorated with candelabra. On the altar were vases of salmon 
colored gladiola. The aisles were decorated with white satin bows and candelabra. 

The processional was played by Mrs. S. J. Backer. She also accompanied Gary Reinke, 
friend of the bride, who sang "Bless This House" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of net 
over taffeta. The brocaded lace bodice extended down the skirt. Her fingertip veil was 
held by a crown covered with sequins. The bride carried a Bible handed down to the groom 
by his great uncle. It was covered with satin and lace and topped with deep red baby roses. 
A tiny gold cross was placed in the center. The bride wore cultured pearl earrings, a gift 
of the groom. 

Matron of honor was DiAnn Buck, sister of the bride. She wore a blue gown of pure silk. 
The bridesmaids were Myrna and Sharon Medenwald, sisters of the groom. They wore pink gowns 
of taffeta. They wore veils matching the color of their gowns and carried colonial bouquets 
of carnations. Each wore a cultured pearl necklace and earring set, gifts of the bride. 

The floor girl was Debbie Medenwald, sister of the groom. She wore a blue nylon dress 
and blue flowers in her hair. She carried a basket with rose petals and white mums. She 

wore a pearl necklace, gift of the bride. 

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The bride's mother wore a rust colored dress with black accessories and the groom's 
mother wore a blue dress with white accessories. Each received a beautiful corsage of pink 
roses and carnations. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Alvina Buck wore a navy blue dress 
with black accessories. She also received a corsage of roses and carnations. The groom's 
grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Coppin was unable to attend. 

Bestman was Larry Milbrandt, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were: Mervin Buck and 
Donald Muehler. The groom and his attendants wore white dinner jackets. Ringbearer was 
Jeffrey Muehler of White Rock, cousin of the bride. He also wore a white dinner jacket. 
Each received gold cuff links from the groom. Ushers were Ronald Sander and Douglas Kjell- 
erup. The bride's gift to the groom was also gold cuff links. 

Following the ceremony, the bride's parents entertained about 275 guests at a reception 
in the church basement. The bridal table was decorated with the bride's colors and flowers. 
The wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. It was cut by 
the bride's aunts, Mrs. August Medenwaldt and Mrs. Mary Sander. 

At the gift table were Misses Joan Muehler and Janet Brand, cousins of the bride and 
Miss Karen Gollnick, cousin of the groom. In charge of the guest_book was Miss JoAnn Piatt 
of Fargo, friend of the bride. 

Coffee pourers were Mrs. James Herding, cousin of the bride and Mrs. Adolph Muehler, 
aunt of the bride. Serving the ice cream were Mrs. Fred Buck, Sr., aunt of the bride, and 
Mrs. Ed Coppin, aunt of the groom. Waitresses were Sharon Sander, Faye and Betty Muehler, 
Diane Medenwaldt and Eileen Kath. Hostesses were Mrs. S. J. Backer and Mrs. Max Wipperman. 
Cooks were: Mrs. Robert Berg, Mrs. Alfred Medenwaldt, Mrs. Elroy Borchard, Mrs. Clarence 
Prochnow and Mrs. Leonard Prochnow. 

For going away the bride wore a black sheath with red accessories. After a short trip 
to the Black Hills and the Badlands, the couple will be at home at 51 Sixth Ave. N., Fargo. 

Out of town guests were from Huron, SD.; Sioux Falls, SD.; Fergus Falls, MN.; Garfield, 
MN.; Fargo, ND.; Wahpeton, ND.; Browns Valley, MN.; and Sisseton, SD. 

********** October 2, 1958 

ATTENDS WEDDING 

Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Swanson and girls and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitehead and sons of Fair- 
mount, left Saturday for Nortli Branch, MN., where they attended the wedding of Sue Edblad 
to John Klund, son of Mr. and Mrs . M. J. Klund of North Branch, MN., and formerly of Fairmount. 

The wedding took place Saturday evening at 8 o'clock on Sept. 27th, at the Trinity Luth- 
eran Church at North Branch. John Klund is a nephew of Mrs. Robert Whitehead. Also present 
at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Edward "Skeeter" Whitehead and daughter of Mitchell, SD. 

********** October 2, 1958 

ATTENDS WEDDING 

Supt. and Mrs. Olger Olson and family of Fairmount and Mr. and Mrs. Don Miller of Siss- 
eton, SD., attended the wedding Saturday Sept. 27th of Barbara White to Charles De Le Barre 
of Valley City. Charles is a nephew of Mrs. Olson. 

*********** October 2, 1958 

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MARY AKER WED AT LOS ANGELES 

Miss Mary Annette Aker became the bride of Frank Robinson in a recent double ring cere- 
mony at St. Peters Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Maurice Aker of Hankinson, and Mr. Robinson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Robinson of New 
York City. 

The bride wore a floor length short sleeved gown of white crystalette. Her fingertip 
veil of silk illusion was held by a crown of seed pearls and orange blossoms. She carried 
a bouquet of lilies of the valley, 

Mrs. Don Shewfelt, sister of the bride was matron of honor, and Miss Iris Aker, another • 
sister, the bridesmaid. They wore blue all over embroidery sheath gowns with blue net over 
the skirts. The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her brother, Maurice Aker, Jr. 

The groom's attendants were James Robinson, his brother, as bestman and Richard Kalten- 
bach, groomsman. 

A reception followed at the home of Mrs. Don Shewfelt. After a weeks wedding trip to 
Las Vegas, the couple are making their home at Long Beach, CA., where Mr. Robinson is employed. 

********** October 9, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mrs. Maryanne Hermes attended the wedding of Jane Rowland to Francis 
Gilles at Wheaton, MN., on Saturday morning, Sept. 27th, Mr. Gillies is a nephew of Mrs. 
Hermes. ********** October 9, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS (50 Years Ago) Miss Emma Nelson, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. 

Helge Nelson became the bride of Edwin Popp fifty years ago, on Sept. 30, 1908, at the 
Nelson home near Wilmar, MN. The couple resided near Fairmount after their marriage moving 
to Minnesota and residing at Wilmar and Foreston before returning to this area where they 
are residing at the present time. ... 1958. 

The couple have three children, a daughter, Mrs. Eugene (Helen Marie) Smith of Fair- 
mount; a son. Rev. Stanley Propp of Waterville, MN., and a foster daughter, Mrs. Rolland 
Hess of White Rock. They have eight grandchildren. 

********** October 9, 1958 

FULTZ-DYBDAHL WED 

White gladioli, chrysanthemums and multiple candelabra decorated the altar of the Imm- 
anuel Lutheran Church in Earlville, IL., for the marriage of Miss Barbara M. Fultz to Or- 
dean Dybdahl at 7:30 o'clock on Friday evening, Sept. 26th, 1958. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fultz, Sr., of Earlville, IL., and 
the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Dybdahl of Fairmount. 

The Rev. 0. H. Kreiter performed at the double ring candelight ceremony and Miss Phy- 
llis Cantlin was the organist. She accompanied the soloist. Miss Marilyn Gibson who sang 
"Because" and '*The Lord's Prayer." 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a ballerina length gown of chantilly 
lace and nylon tulle over bridal satin, fashioned with a fitted bodice, scalloped scoop 
neckline and fitted sleeves, tapering to points at the wrists. The bouffant skirt was edged 
with lace scallops. Her ballerina length veil of French illusion fell from a tiara of braid 

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and her bouquet was of white glamellias and snowdrift pompoms accented with streamers of 
satin and ivy. Her gift from the bridegroom was a two strand pearl necklace. 

Her only attendant was Miss Janice Houghlln who was Maid of Honor and she wore a gown 
of two toned pumpkin beige taffeta and nylon net. The skirt was ballerina length and the 
fitted bodice was enhanced by a wide band of velvet in a darker shade forming the waistline 
and finishing at the back in a bustle effect. She wore a headband of flowered design in a 
darker shade of beige and she carried a bouquet of shaded bronze chrysanthemums with a touch 
of bittersweet and ivy. 

The bridegroom's twin brother, Orlando C. Dybdahl, was the bestman. Ushers were: Peter 
Campbell, Lyle Wold and the bride's brother, Walter Fultz, Jr., all of Earlville, IL. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the parish hall for 100 guests. Assist- 
ing were the Misses Delores Fultz, Sharon Fultz, Mary Agnes Russell, Kathleen Madden, Mar- 
ietta Houghlin, Opal Lance and Mrs. Margie Owens. Member of the Altar Guild of the church 
were in charge of the reception. 

The couple left on a wedding trip to Fairmount, ND., to visit the groom's parents, Mr. 
and Mrs. Orland Dybdahl. For going away the bride chose to wear a« green taffeta sheath 
dress with beige accessories. The couple left Fairmount Friday, Oct. 3rd, for Earlville, IL., 
where they will make their home. 

The bride is a graduate of the Earlville High School and is employed at the Marathon 
Electric Manufacturing Co., where she will continue her postition. The bridegroom is a grad- 
uate of the Fairmount High School and is employed as section laborer on the C. B. and Q. 
Railroad. 

- Guests attending the wedding were from Aurora, DeKalb, Jolet and Chicago, IL. 

********** October 9, 1958 

ATTENDS WEDDING 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Willson spent last weekend in Minneapolis where they attended 
the wedding of Carol Anderson to his brother, William Willson. The wedding took place Sat- 
urday evening, Oct. 4th. 

********** October 16, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. Emmanuel Franz and family of Grand Forks spent a few days visiting with 
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franz. They all attended the wedding reception for Mr. 
and Mrs. Edward Siemleniewskl at the Pete Slemlenlewskl farm near Geneseo. 

********** October 23, 1958 

Mrs. Albert Franz spent a day in Grand Forks visiting with her son and family, Emanuel 
Franz. During her visit they all attended the wedding of Blanche Christopher and Edward 
Siemleniewskl in Larlmore on Oct. 15th. 

********** October 23, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. William Bladow, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franz, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hrdllcka 
and family, Roy Bladow, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Scheller and family, Mr. and Mrs. Art Medenwaldt 

and family and Mr. and Mrs. Pete Bommersbach attended the wedding of Miss Selva Jean Bladow 

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and Donald Schmidt at the Browns Valley Church at Sisseton on Saturday evening, Oct. 11th. 

********** October 23, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Carmen Zillgitt who teaches at Jeffers, MN., spent the weekend in 

the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Zillgitt. She came to attend the wedding of 
Rosemary Langenwalter in Wahpeton on Saturday. 

********** October 23, 1958 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mrs. Leo Kutzer and Margie attended the wedding Saturday, Oct. 18th, 

of Mrs. Kutzer's niece, Miss Clarice Traynor, whose wedding took place at Moorhead, MN. 

********** October 23, 1958 

GREEN - WIESER VOWS EXCHANGED 

Ramah Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Green of this city and Terry Wieser, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wieser of rural Fairmount, were married Oct. 21st in Trinity Lutheran Church 
The Rev. Paul Maassel officiated at the ceremony which was attended by immediate family 
members. 

Attending the couple were Eileen Kath, cousin of the bride, as bridesmaid, and Donnie 
Bohn, Great Bend, as bestman. A reception was held at the Steak House. The wedding cake 
was cut and served by Mrs. Walter Kath, aunt of the bride. 

The couple will make their home in Hankinson, where the groom is employed at the Green 

Bros. Implement and Seed Co. 

********** October 30, 1958 

HJELMSTADS ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE OF DAUGHTER 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hjelmstad, 305 27th Ave. N., Fargo, announce the approaching marr- 
iage of their daughter, Mary Ellen, to Ardell Landa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christ Landa of 
Grand Forks. 

Miss Hjelmstad is a graduate of Oak Grove High School of Fargo, Mr. Landa farms near 
Reynolds, ND. The wedding is planned for Nov. 29th, in the Hope Lutheran Church at Fargo. 

The Hjelmstads lived in Hankinson for several years. Mr. Hjelmstad was manager of the 
Salzer Lumber Co., here. ********** October 30, 1958 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS Those who attended the wedding of Lois Buckhouse and Donald Schultz 

at Wadena Sunday were: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Buckhouse and family, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Milbrandt 
Mr. and Mrs. August Muehler and Janice, C. F. Buckhouse and Viola, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Buck- 
house, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Baier of Wahpeton, Miss Ann- 
ette Bauer and Roger Boehning. ^^^^^^***^ October 30, 1958 

CAROLE ANDERSON BRIDE OF WILLIAM WILLSON 
Miss Carole Louise Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell C. Anderson of 1721 James 
Ave. So., Minneapolis, MN., became the bride of William T. Willson, son of the late Mr. and 
Mrs. S. A. Willson of Fairmount at a lovely fall wedding which took place Saturday evening 
at 7:30 o'clock on Oct. 4th, 1958, in the Colonial Church of Edina, Dr. Seim officiating at 
the double ring ceremony. 

The church was decorated with beautiful bouquets of white standard mums and brass 

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candelabra which added to the beautiful all white interior of the church. The organist 
played the traditional wedding march and accompanied the soloist, Mr. Warren Woodworth, 
who sang "0 Perfect Love," and "Love Story From the Book of Ruth." 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white 
silk chiffon in the Empire style. She carried a crescent shaped bouquet of white Galemelias. 
Miss Darlene Aim of Minot, ND., college classmate of the bride, was Maid of Honor. She 
wore a street length gown of dark bottle green satin with matching headband. She carried 
a bouquet of Talisman Dutchess roses . 

The bestman was Mr. Earl Johnson, St. Paul, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. Ushers 
were Roger Christensen, Fraternity brother of the bridegroom and Roger Anderson, brother 
of the bride. 

A reception followed in the church parlors of the Colonial Church of Edina, with 200 
guests in attendance. Mrs. Earl Johnson, sister-in-law of the groom, and Mrs. Roger J. 
Anderson sister-in-law of the bride poured. Mrs. Jay Richards, cousin of the bride, had 
charge of the guest book and Mrs. Glen Meyer, friend of the bride, presided at the gift table. 

The couple left on a wedding trip to North Shore and upon their return are making their 
home, after Oct. 20th, at 2056 Inglehart, St. Paul, MN. For going away the bride chose to 
wear a black Jersey sheath. 

The bride is a graduate of the Central High School at Alexandra, MN., and for two years 
attended the Univ. of Minnesota. She is employed as designer at Backman's Florist in Minn- 
eapolis, where she will continue her position. The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount 
High School, State School of Science at Wahpeton, and is a student at the Univ. of Minn. 
He -is employed as correspondent by the First Bank Credit. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were the groom's brother and wife, Mr. and 

Mrs. Richard Willson of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Lindberg of Duluth, MN., Mr. and 

Mrs. William Earl of Park Rapids, MN., and Mrs. and Mrs. Curtis Nestburg of Dassel, MN., 

formerly of Fairmount. j.j.j.j.j.j.j.j.j.j. „^t -.^ ir,co 

J *****-k***-k October 30, 1958 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
Miss Evelyn Wanek was an honored guest at a bridal shower on Thursday evening at the 
Methodist Church- parlors. 

Miss Evelyn Wanek of Fairmount, will become the bride of Arlen Spear, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Arthur Spear, on Saturday evening, Nov. 1st, 1958, at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. 

********** October 30, 1958 

BUCKHOUSE-SCHULTZ VOWS EXCHANGED 
At a double ring ceremony in the Congregational Church at Wadena, MN., Oct. 26th, at 
2 PM. , Lois Jane Buckhouse, daughter of Mrs. Ada Buckhouse and the late Ed Buckhouse, be- 
came the bride of Donald Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Schultz of Montevideo, MN . 
Rev. T. Meckel of Wadena officiated at the ceremony. 

JoAnn Buckhouse, cousin of the bride sang, "0 Promise Me" before the ceremony, and 
"The Lord's Prayer," as the couple knelt at the altar. The organist was Miss Florence 

Clayton. 

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The bride wore a floor length gown of chantilly lace nylon net and white satin with 
a Peter Pan collar and satin ribbon running through the skirt to a bow in the back. Her 
veil was of nylon net trimmed with lace. The bride carried a bouquet of red roses. 

Joyce Buckhouse was Maid of Honor and Mrs. Warren Schmitz was bridesmaid. Both are 
sisters of the bride, of Wadena, MN. They wore identical ballerina length gowns of ice 
blue with dark blue ribbons and bows and blue hats. Their bouquets were yellow and bronze 
mums. Pauline Schultz, niece of the groom, of Minneapolis, wore a floor length gown of 
slipper satin with an overskirt of chantilly lace. Her flowers were red roses and white 
pom poms. The gowns of the Maid of Honor, Bridesmaids and the flower girl were made by 
the bride's mother. 

Orin Jordet of Willmar, MN., was bestman and LaVerne Eckert of Wadena, MN. , was the 
groomsman, both are friends of the groom. The ringbearer was Dale Buckhouse, cousin of 
the bride. The men were attired in white dinner jackets and wore white carnation boutonn- 
ieres. The ringbearer carried the rings on a satin pillow, made by the bride. 

Ushers were: Warren Schmitz, Wadena, MN., brother-in-law of the bride and David Darnel- 
son, Starbuck, MN. , cousin of the groom. 

The bride's mother wore a gray dress with black accessories. The groom's mother wore 
a blue printed dress with black accessories. They wore corsages of red garnet roses and 
white carnations. The soloist wore an orange formal and had a corsage of red roses. A 
reception following the ceremony, given by the bride's mother, was held in the Congregat- 
ional Church parlors for 150 guests. 

The guest book was in charge of Mrs. Larry Emmert, cousin of the groom. The punch 
was. poured by Viola Buckhouse, aunt of the bride. The coffee was poured by Mrs. LaVern 
Eckert, a friend of the bride, and Janice Muehler, aunt of the bride. The cake was cut 
by Mrs. LaVern Schultz, sister-in-law of the groom Gifts were opened by the bride and 
groom with the help of the attendants. Gifts were recorded by Janice Muehler, aunt of the 
bride. Waitresses were: Alice Lehmkul, Joyce Tubandt, Carole Goedel, Norma Wassink and 
LaVonne Garaczkowski. Cooks were: Mrs. Betty Beach, Mrs. Don Lorentz, and Mrs. Ernest Kath. 
Hostess was Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse, aunt of the bride. 

The bride's gift to her attendants was a single cultured pearl. The flower girl receiv- 
ed a pearl necklace and bracelet. The bride gave the groom cuff links with his initals en- 
graved on them. The groom's gift to the bride was a string of pearls. The groom's attend- 
ants received cuff links. The ringbearer received a bow tie. 

After the reception a supper was served to 50 guests. Guests were from Hankinson and 
Wahpeton, ND.; Wilmar, Starbuck, Montevideo, New York Mills, Appleton, Minneapolis, Deer 
Creek, Morris, Sebeka, Raymond and Wadena, MN. 

The bride is a graduate of the Wadena High School and is a laboratory technician at 
the Dairy Products Laboratories. The bridegroom graduated from the Montevideo Public 
School and is employed by the Bergrus Construction Co. 

For going away the bride wore a rust tweed suit with black accessories. After a 

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honeymoon spent in Minneapolis and Montevideo, they will make their home at the Wadena 
Trailer Court. *^^j,^^^^^^ November 6, 1958 

ATTENDS WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wettstein and Carolyn, Mrs. Harry Gebhart, Mrs. Edwin Schmit and 
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kaiser attended the wedding Saturday, Oct. 25th, at Henning, MN., of their 
niece and cousin, Connie Rehm. Others from Fairmount in attendance at the wedding were Mrs. 
Gordon Moon and daughter Charlene. 

********** November 6, 1958 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
Miss Jeannette Hedtke was an honored guest at a Bridal Shower held Sunday afternoon, 
Nov. 2nd, at the First English Lutheran Church parlors. 

Miss Hedtke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Hedtke of Fairmount will become the bride 
of Donald Peterson, of Minneapolis, son of Axel Peterson on Saturday evening, Nov. 8th, at 
7 o'clock at the First English Lutheran Church. 

********** November 6, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT, APPROACHING MARRIAGE' 
Mrs. Helen Mourer, Hankinson, announces the engagement and approaching marriage of 
her daughter, Lois of St. Paul, to Mr. E. Daniel Hazen of White Bear Lake, MN. The wedd- 
ing will take place Nov. 30th at White Bear Lake. Lois is a graduate of the St. Francis 

November 20, 1958 



Academy, Class of '55. ***^**^*^^ 



SONORA NEWS .A large number of friends and relatives attended the wedding reception 

which was held at the St. Philips Church parlors Saturday afternoon, for Mary Mitchell 
and Gerald Meyer who were married Saturday. 

********** November 20, 1958 

EVELYN WANEK BRIDE OF ARLEN SPEAR 

Miss Evelyn Wanek, daughter of Mrs. Rose Wanek of Breckenridge, MN., became the bride 
of Arlen Spear, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Spear of Fairmount, at a pretty wedding which 
took place Saturday evening at 7:30 PM, Nov. 1st, at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. 
Rev. Chas. Bryan performed the double ring ceremony. The altar was beautiful with bouquets 
of gold and bronze colored mums and candelabra. 

The traditional wedding march was played by the organist, Mrs. Chas. Bryan. She also 
accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Merrill Griggs who sang "The Wedding Prayer" and "0 Perfect 
Love." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by Edwin Moon of Fairmount. She wore a 
ballerina length gown of wedding lace. Her jewelry was a pearl necklace and earrings. She 
carried a Bible topped with an orchid and baby carnations from which hung streamers. The 
bride's gift from the bridegroom was a white gold wrist watch. 

Emily Wanek of Breckenridge, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and Loa Spear, 
sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. They wore identical gowns of bronze and green cryst- 

allette of ballerina length. They wore pearl earrings and necklaces, gifts of the bride. 

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Anita Korth, niece of the bride, was flower girl. 

Donald Swanson of Fairmount, friend of the groom, was bestman and John Wanek, brother 
of the bride, was groomsman. Ushers were Robert Wetherbee and Delano Wanek of Fairmount, 
both friends of the groom. Tommy Rossow of Breckenridge, nephew of the bride, was ring 
bearer. The men wore white carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Wanek wore a brown dress and had a corsage of lave- 
ndar and gold mums. The groom's mother, Mrs. Spear, wore a charcoal dress and had a cor- 
sage of lavendar and gold mums. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception, given by the bride and groom, was held in the 
church parlors with 200 guests in attendance. The wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs. 
Arden Eide and Mrs. Desley Spear. Mr. Keith Moon and Margaurite Zieman poured. Presiding 
at the gift table were Joyce Spear, Ethana Spear and Celia Wanek. Andrea Moon had charge 
of the guest book. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to Minneapolis and upon their return, Nov. 5th, 
are making their home on a farm near Fairmount where the goom is engaged in farming. For 
going away the bride chose to wear a brown suit with matching accessories. 

The bride and groom are both graduates of the Fairmount High School. Relatives and 
friends attending the wedding were from Cakes, Ellendale, Cogswell, LaMoure, Lidgerwood, 
Mooreton and Dwight, ND., and Fergus Falls and Breckenridge, MN. 

********** November 20, 1958 

MARILYN NELSON WED NOV. 6th 

Marilyn Nelson became the bride of Donald Dolezal Thursday, Nov. 6th. The bride is 
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nelson of Hankinson and the bridegroom is a son of Mr. 
and Mrs. Joe W. Dolezal, Jr. 

They were married at St. John's Lutheran Church at Webster, SD. A supper was held for 
the immediate bridal party at the John Nelson home at Hankinson. They will make their home 

at Cleveland, where Dolezal is employed. 

********** November 27, 1958 

JEANNETTE HEDTKE WED MR. DONALD PETERSON 

The First English Lutheran Church of Fairmount, was the scene of a lovely wedding Sat- 
urday evening at 7 o'clock on NoV. 8th, 1958, when Miss Jeannette Hedtke, daughter of Mr. 

and Mrs. George Hedtke of Fairmount, became the bride of Donald Peterson, son of Mr 

Peterson of Watersmeet, MI. Rev. Elton Temrae, officiated at the double ring candlelight 
ceremony. 

The church was decorated with two large baskets of flowers of yellow and white mums 
and bronze colored chrysanthemums decorated the altar. The aisles were decorated with white 
candles, large white bows and green fernery. 

The traditional wedding marches were played by the organist, Mrs. I-Iarvin Propp of Fair- 
mount. She also accompanied the solist, Mrs. Keith Moon, who sang, "Two Dreams in One United." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore an intermission 
length white gown of all lace over net and satin styled with long sleeves and a Sabrinia 

neckline. 

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She wore a shoulder length veil, kept in place by a hat trimmed with pearls and sequins. 
She carried a cascade bouquet of salmon colored tea roses. 

Mrs. Richard Miller of Milwaukee, WI., sister of the bride was maid of honor. She 
wore a dark coral chiffon dress and carried a colonial bouquet of bronze colored mums. 
The bridesmaid was Patricia Baily of Minneapolis, MN., friend of the bride. She wore a 
nile green chiffon dress. Both dresses were identical and each wore similar headbands and 
shoes matching their dresses. The Bridesmaid carried a colonial bouquet of bronze colored 
mums. 

The bestman was Robert . . . .kala of Minneapolis and the groomsman was Francis Caron of 
Minneapolis. Both are friends of the bridegroom. The ushers were the bride's brothers, 
Randall and Delwin Hedtke. The men wore white dinner jackets and black trousers and had 
maroon carnation boutonnieres . The bride's father had a white carnation boutonniere. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Hedtke wore a blue dress of brushed rayon and acetate 
with black accessories and she wore a lovely corsage of red roses. 

After the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors with the Ladies Aid of 
the congregation in charge of the reception. The hostess was Mrs,. Charles Templeton. The 
table centerpiece was a lovely three tiered wedding cake topped with wedding bells. It was 
made and decorated by Mrs. Leander Wawers . The wedding cake was cut by the bride's sisters, 
Mrs. Tommy . . . .nlmen of Milwaukee, WI., and Mrs. Howard Church of Campbell, KN. Miss Connie 
Steffens, cousin of the bride, served the punch. Mrs. Donna Johnston, sister of the groom, 
poured. Miss Cecilia Ehlers of Minneapolis, a friend of the bride, had charge of the guest 
book. Cleo Steffens, cousin of the bride and Anne ....nder of Minneapolis, friend of the 
bride, presided at the gift table. Waitresses for the Bridal table were Emily Hedtke, the 
bride's sister and Cheryl Steffens, cousin of the bride. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to Canada and on their return to Minneapolis, 
Dec. 17th, will make their home at 1017 West 28th St., Minneapolis, 8, MN. For going away 
the bride chose to wear a .... plaid box suit with matching accessories. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and is employed as bookkeeper for 
the ..G. Staude Mfg. Co., at Minneapolis, where she will continue her position. The bride- 
groom is a graduate of the Univ. of Michigan and is employed by Minnesota Mutual Insurance 
Co., Minneapolis. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, 
Minnesota, Illinois, California and North Dakota. 

********** November 27, 1958 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL IS MARRIED 

St. Edward's Catholic Church at Henning, MN., was the scene of a pretty fall wedding 
on Oct. 25th, at 11:45 when Connie Rehm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carol Rehm of Henning, 
formerly of Fairmount, became the bride of James C. Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hanson 
of Vening. Father Alfred Heltimes officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

Don Souter played the wedding music and accompanied the soloist, Janette Bellmore, as 

she sang the "Ava Maria." Baskets of yellow and bronze mums decorated the altar. 

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The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of nylon net over 
taffeta with a bouffant skirt fashioned with a fitted lace bodice and sequin trimmed neck- 
line and long sleeves. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a sequin trimmed crown. She 
carried a cascade bouquet of red roses. Her only jewelry were pearl earrings, a gift of the 
groom. 

The brides attendants were: Carol Stream of St. Cloud as maid of honor and Deanna Shaw 
of Minneapolis as bridesmaid. They wore Identical dresses of bronze crystallette with mat- 
ching crown headpieces. They carried cascade bouquets of yellow and bronze mums. Their 
gold earrings were gifts of the bride. 

The bride's mother wore a navy blue dress and the groom's mother wore a light blue dress 
and both had corsages of pink rosebuds. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Clara Wettstein of 
Fairmount, wore a purple dress and had a lovely corsage of pink carnations. 

David Pfeffer of Mound, brother-in-law of the groom, was bestman. Roger Nyberg of 
Minneapolis, cousin of the groom, was groomsman. Their cuff links were gifts of the groom. 
Ushers were: David Holm and Lawrence Irish. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was given in the parlors of the church by the 
brides parents for 100 guests. Mrs. Elmer Wettstein of Fairmount, godmother of the bride, 
and Mrs. Oren Fosse, godmother of the groom, cut and served the three tiered wedding cake, 
baked and decorated by Mrs. Leeseberg of Wadena. Mrs. Lawrence Irish, aunt of the bride, 
poured. Mrs. David Pfeffer, sister of the groom, had charge of the guest book. Charlotte 
Brevik and Mary Schaeffer were at the gift table. Waitresses were Carolyn Wettstein, Arl- 
ene Wettstein, Jackie Vogel and Mrs. Dole Kawleuski. 

. After a short wedding trip to Northern Minnesota, the couple is at home in Minneapolis 
where both are employed at the Northwestern National Bank. 

Out of town guests were from Fairmount, ND.; St. Paul, Minneapolis, Mound, Anoka, 
Staples, Evansville, Dent, Rothsay and Deer Creek, MN. 

********** November 27, 1958 

KATHLEEN DEFOREST WED AT BISMARCK 

A pretty wedding was solemnized Saturday, Nov. 22nd at 10 o'clock in the morning in the 
Cathedral of the Hdly Spirit in Bismarck, when Miss Kathleen DeForest, daughter of Mrs. Viola 
DeForest and the late H. L. DeForest, became the bride of Mr. Ernest L. Hilkey of Bismarck, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hilkey of Wilton. Rev. Leonard Duffy performed the double ring 
ceremony. 

The bride was given in marriage by her brother Pat. She wore a floor length gown of 
white chantilly lace bodice, long sleeves and lace appliques collar, a lace overskirt top- 
ped a ruffled tulle underskirt. She carried a bouquet of red tea roses. After her marriage 
the bride presented her bouquet at the Blessed Virgin's altar. 

Miss Frances Lacher, Bismarck, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Miss Judy Tor- 
ance, Bismarck, a friend and the bride's sister. Miss Carol DeForest were bridesmaids. Miss 
Marlene Breszden, Wilton, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. The maid of honor and the 
flower girl wore tangerine ballerina length dresses of taffeta and crystallette. The brides- 

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maids were similarily dressed in gowns of mint green and all carried bouquets of salmon 
tea roses. 

Fred Andrusak, Wilton, friend of tlie groom, was bestman. — rry Hiebichuk, Bismarck, 
also a friend of the groom, and Jim DeForest, Bismarck, brother of the bride, were grooms- 
men. Lee DeForest, brother of the bride and Lloyd Shade, ushered. The groom and his attend- 
ants and ushers all wore midnight blue tuxedos. 

Miss Viola DeForest, mother of the bride, wore a beige brocaded taffeta with brown acc- 
essories and wore a corsage of ruby red roses. Mrs. Madge Brown, grandmother of the bride, 
wore a royal blue lace dress with pink accessories and a corsage of baby pink roses. A 
wedding dinner for 100 relatives was held in the church parlors. A reception was held for 
200 guests at the Eli Torrance home in Bismarck. 

The bride is a graduate of St. Mary's Central High School and attended Bismarck Junior 
College. She will continue her position at White's Central Drug. The bridegroom is a grad- 
uate of Wilton High School and attended North Dakota Agriculture College, Fargo, and is att- 
ending Bismarck Junior College. He was in the Navy four years serving in Korea. He is emp- 
loyed as an Accountant by the Midwest Equipment Company. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hilkey are making their home in a trailer home at the Mobile Trailer Court 
in Bismarck. ********** December 4, 1958 

BAUER - BUCKHOUSE 

Annette Agnes Bauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Bauer of Hankinson, became the 
bride of Orville Buckhouse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse of Hankinson, at the St. 
Philips Rectory at Hankinson, Saturday, Nov. 29th, at 9 AM. Father Schuster officiated at 
the -wedding. 

The bride wore a Moire taffeta champagne fitted suit dress with a matching champagne 
veil hat. She wore a corsage of red baby roses. The bride's gift from the groom was 
rhinestone earrings. 

Maureen Bauer of Moorhead, MN , , was her sister's bridesmaid. She wore a red knit suit, 
with black accessories. Her corsage was of white carnations. 

Gregory Baurer, Jr., of Hankinson, brother of the bride was bestman. The bride's mother 
wore a beige wool dress with matching accessories and wore a red carnation corsage. The 
groom's mother wore an aqua silk two piece dress. Her corsage was of white carnations. 

A wedding dinner was served to the immediate families in the church parlors, following 
the ceremony. A reception given by the bride's aprents was attended by 120 guests. 

Mary Lou Leavitt had charge of the guest book. JoAnn Buckhouse and Mrs. Ray Spalla 
took care of the gift table. Marcella Wawers cut the wedding cake and Mrs. Warren Schmidt 
and Mary Erb poured. 

The bride attended the St. Francis Academy, Hankinson, and graduated from the Detroit 
Institue of Comptometry in Detroit, MI. The groom attended the Hankinson Public School. 

Out of town guests were as follows: Maureen Bauer, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Spalla and Cherie 
Rae of Moorhead; Mr. and Mrs. Warren Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schultz, Wadena, MN.; 
Mr. and Mrs. Math Bernard, Britton, SD.; Janice Medenwald, Mary Kinn, St. Paul; Joyce Buck- 

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house. Wadena; Don Ricks. Elbow Lake, MN, ; Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Schultr, Wahpeton; Mr. and 
Mrs. Pete Wawers, Fainnount; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Bernard, Fainnount. 

********** . December 4. 1958 

GEORGE MOTIS WED IN CALIFORNIA 
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Motis of Hankinson announce the marriage of their son, George of Lom- 
ita, CA., to Miss Esther Mahieu, also of Lomita and formerly of Colorado Springs, CO. The 
wedding took place at Los Vages, CA., Nov. 29th. 

********** December 4, 1958 

Mr. and Mrs. David Solid and Mr. and Mrs. Grant Helgeson were guests at the wedding 
ceremony and reception for Mary HjeLnstad and Arden Landa of Reynolds, at Hope Lutheran 
Church at Fargo, Saturday evening. 

********** December 4. 1958 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Tony Griepentrog and Miss Esther Stoltenow motored to 

Paynesville, Sunday morning to attend the wedding of their niece. Miss Gruetzmacker. They 
came back home Monday, ********** December 11 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Muehler announce the engagement of their daughter, Joan Marg- 
aret to Mr. Joseph Dietchman of San Bruno, CA. 

********** December 18, 1958 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Swanson of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter 
Karen Diane to George Lord, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Lord of Meckling, SD. 

Karen will graduate this spring from N. C. B. C. , Minneapolis, and is employed at the 
Billy Graham Evang. Association. George is employed at North Central Airlines at Wold 
Chamberlin Airfield, Minneapolis. 
No wedding date has been set. 

********** December 18, 1958 

LAMAR? NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Anderson spent the weekend of Nov. 30th at White 
Bear Lake, MN., where they attended the wedding of Miss Lois Maurer, Sunday evening. 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Erb of Hankinson, announce the engagement and approaching marriage 
of their daughter, Karen, to Mr. Roy Dohman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dohman of rural Breck- 
enridge, MN. 

Miss Erb is employed by N. W. Bell Telephone Co., Wahpeton. Mr. Dohman is engaged in 
farming. The wedding will take place Feb. 3rd, 1959, at the St. John's Catholic Church in 
Wahpeton. ********** January 1, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Boelke and children, Mr. and MJrs. Gerald Boelke and sons and Mrs. 
Mary Boelke attended the wedding of their nephew and grandson, Raymond Reinke at Fargo Fri- 
day morning. ********** January 1, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mrs. Alice Krause of Hankinson, announces the engagement of her daughter, Jane Alice, 
to Terrence Gollnick, of New Effington, SD. 

Miss Krause is a graduate of Hankinson High School and is employed at Bladow's Insur- 
ance, Real Estate and Loans. Mr. Gollnick is a graduate of the New Effington High School 
and is presently farming with his father. The wedding date has not been set. 

********** January 8, 1959 

ROBERT HENTZ WED TO MISSOUR GIRL 

The Concordia Lutheran Church of Maplewood, MO., was the scene of a pretty Christmas 
wedding at 7 PM, Dec. 27th, when Miss Marion Jane Horstman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wal- 
ter T. Horstman of Maplewood, MO., became the bride of Robert Dale Hentz, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Peter Hentz, of Denver, CO. 

The church was beautifully decorated with Christmas tree and huge bouquet of white 
mums at the altar and a large evergreen wreath with 26 lighted candles. The aisle was dec- 
orated with white candles and bows and evergreen and white runner. 

Rev. William Goerss officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Joan Bergt the organ- 
ist played Christmas selections before the services. "Come Follow Me The Savior Spake," 
was played for the Procession by Mrs. Bergt and accompanied by Strings and voices; they 
were Rev. Robert Bergt, violin, Mrs. Kellan, violin, LaVara Jones, cello, and Helen Stall- 
mann, viola. Soloists were Miss Charleen Kretschmar, Mrs. Shirley Trusik, Mrs. Bremer and 
Mrs. Ed Klammer. The Recessional song, "All Glory, Laud and Honor," was played by Mrs. 
Bergt. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of white full taffeta 
skirt and train. The bodice was of chantilly lace with a sabrina neckline and long tapered 
sleeves. The fingertip veil of chantilly lace was held in place by a beaded pearl tiara. 
She carried a bouquet of white spider mums and baby mums and lily of the valley. 

The matron of honor was Mrs. Adriene Johnson, Valparaiso, IN., sister of the bride. 
The bridesmaid was Miss Eunice Neusils, Ft. Wayne, IN., a friend of the bride. They wore 
identical dresses of red peau de sole with a sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and ballon 

skirt. They had matching red velvet headbands, red tulle veil and white elbow length gloves. 

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They carried bouquets of white mums and holly. 

Attending the bridegroom was Ben Schwebach, Hankinson, brother-in-law of the groom and 
Rev. Richard Blemaster, New Melle, MO., friend of the groom. Usher was Tom Johnson, Valpar- 
aiso, IN. The men all wore tuxedoes and white carnation boutonnieres. 

The mother of the bride wore a teal blue faille dress with matching flower hat and 
gloves. Her corsage was white spider mums. The mother of the groom wore a black and royal 
blue winter print crepe dress with matching flower hat and gloves. Her corsage was white 
spider mums. The sister of the groom wore a white faille dress with black accessories. Her 
corsage was red carnations. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church parlors for 100 guests. The 
dining room was decorated with evergreen, holly and poinsettes and a Christmas tree. 

Miss Marilyn Barr, Fort Smith, AR. , was in charge of the guest book. Miss Anita Mue- 
ller, St. Louis, MO., cut the beautiful wedding cake. Miss Doris Brauer, St. Louis, MO., 
served the punch and Miss Charleen Kretschmar, St. Louis, MO., poured the coffee. 

Guests who attended the wedding and reception were from Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, 
Arkansas, Colorado, North Dakota, New York, Wisconsin and Indiana. 

An open house was held for the couple at the home of the grooms parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
Peter Hentz of Denver, CO., on Jan. 1st, 1959, from 3 to 6 PM with 100 guests attending. 

The happy couple honejrmooned at Kansas City, KS. , Colorado Springs, CO., and Denver, CO. 
They are now at home in St. Louis. The groom is attending Concordia Lutheran Seminary, St. 
Louis, MO., and will graduate in June. The bride teaches at the Concordia Lutheran Day Sch- 
ool in Maplewood, MO. *^**^***** January 8, 1959 

DIANE RIEMANI>I WED AT SHERIDAN, WY 

On Saturday evening, Dec. 6th, Trinity Lutheran Church of Sheridan, WY., vzas the scene 
of a pretty candlelight service when Diane Riemann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Riemann, 
became the bride of Eugene Joseph Caiola, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Briggs. Pastor Matsen 
officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a princess style street length dress 
of white brocaded faille. Her veil was shoulder length and her corsage was orchids. Miss 
Darlene Forster, friend of the bride, was maid of honor and Mrs. Verne Gill, friend of the 
bride, was bridesmaid. Their dresses were burnt orange and green, respectively. Their 
corsages were orange and gold pom poms. 

Gerald Carbone, friend of the groom, was bestman and Guy Nash, also the groom's friend 
was usher. The men wore dark suits. 

Following the ceremony a reception was given in Luther Hall. The beautiful three tier- 
ed wedding cake was baked by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Henrietta Beneke of Dickinson, ND. Mrs. 
Gerald Carbone, friend of the couple cut and served the cake. Mrs. Richard Covert, friend 
of the couple, poured. 

Mrs. John Trohkemian, friend of the bride, had charge of the guest book and gift table. 
The couple are now living at 16^5 S. Thurmond St., Sheridan, WY. Both are employed at the 
Veteran's Hospital there. ********** January 8, 1959 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Swanson of Lebanon, OR., announce the engagement 
of their daughter, Mariljm Elsie, to Gordon Ashby of Medford, OR., son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul 
Ashby. Miss Swanson is a junior in the School of Business and Technology at Oregon State 
College and her fiance is a senior In Accounting at OSC. 

********** January 8, 1959 

LAMARS NEWS.... Mrs. Fred Yonkers of Moorhead spent last weekend with her daughter and 
son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Larson. On Sunday afternoon they attended the wedding of 
Kathleen Irsfeld and Joel Linford at Wahpeton. 

********** January 8, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Rev. and Mrs. Gerhard C. Michael of Howard Lake, MN. , and formerly of Hankinson, 
annouce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret, to Clarence "Chuck" C. Rivers, Jr., son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence C. Rivers, Sr. , of Seattle, WA. 

Margaret is a graduate of Hankinson High School and a member of the Class of 1955. She 
spent last summer as Youth Caravanner in the Walther League program of the Lutheran Church- 
Missouri Synod in the state of New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. "Chuck" was one of 
the seven Foreign Mission Builders sent out to New Guinea by the Walther League several 
years ago and spent two years there helping to erect mission buildings. 

Both Margaret and her fiance are in the Youth Leadership Training Program of the Luth- 
eran Church - Missouri Synod, and are spending the year interning at Peoria and Sterling, 
XL., respectively. After a spring wedding both plan to return to Valparaiso University at 
Valparaiso, IN., for their senior year. 

********** January 15, 1959 

LUEBKE - ECKHOLT 

The St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church at Mantador was the scene of a holiday wedding 
for Miss Jean Mae Luebke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Luebke of Mantador, and Dean Allen 
Eckholt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Eckholt of Aberdeen, SD. 

Vows were exchanged at 10 o'clock Monday, Dec. 29th, by Rev. George Miller in a double 
ring ceremony. The altar was decorated with red poinsettas and Christmas trees to the right 
side and white runners marking the aisle. 

Miss Ann Schmitz was at the organ and the singing was beautifully rendered by the Man- 
tador choir. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of white lace over a 
full floor length skirt of ruffled nylon with lace inserts. Her veil of French illusion 
was crowned with miniature string pearls. She carried white mums backed with gold magnolia, 
leaves with touches of red satin ribbon, gold balls and holly and white braid streamers. 

Maid of honor was Joyce Ann Luebke, sister of the bride and bridesmaid was Carol Eck- 
holt, sister of the groom. They wore red velveteen dresses, matching head bands and scar- 
let slippers. Their gift from the bride were tear drop pearl earrings; their necklace was 

a single pearl on a gold chain. The flower girl was Donna Waxweiler, a cousin of the bride. 

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She wore a floor length gown of white taffeta. They carried white mums with touches of 
gold balls and holly, backed with gold magnolia leaves. 

The bestman was James Weber, cousin of the bride, and the groomsman was Kenneth Mauch, 
friend of the groom. The groom and attendants wore identical dark formal coats with grey 
striped tie and trousers and grey vests. 

Following the ceremony a dinner was held at noon for the immediate relatives and friends, 
with a reception in the afternoon. Hostess was Mrs. James Waxweiler. Pouring were Mrs. 
Joseph Klosterman and Mrs. Klindworth. Cutting the cake were Mrs. Walt Muir and Mrs. Law- 
rence Weber, all aunts of the bride. The three tier wedding cake was decorated with red 
roses and white bells. The top centerpiece was white bells with gold balls and holly. 

Miss Joretta Mauch was at the guest book, Janice Krause, Bonita Mersch and Rita Heley 
at the gift table and Monica Paulson and Janice Althoff at the punch bowl. 

The couple are both graduates of St. Francis Academy at Hankinson and the groom is pres- 
ently managing elevators at Verdere and Randolph, SD. 

Out of town relatives attending were from Mooreton, Barney, Wahpeton, ND. ; Sioux City, 
lA. , Denver, CO.; Aberdeen, SD. and Wheaton, MN. 

********** January 15, 1959 

CONNIE STEFFENS BRIDE OF THOMAS POLIFKA 

Miss Connie Steffens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Steffens of Fairmount, became the 
bride of Thomas Polifka, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Polifka, Campbell, MN. , on Saturday, 
Jan. 3rd, at the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount. Before an altar decorated 
with white poinsettias and mums. Rev. E. Temme performed the double ring ceremony. 

Mr. Steffens escorted his daughter down the candlelit aisle to the altar and gave 
her in marriage. She was attired in a bridal dress of Skinners bouquet white taffeta with 
Alencon lace beaded in pearls and sequins. Her fingertip veil fell from a scalloped crown 
trimrr.ed with pearls and sequins. Her bouquet consisted of white orchids, stephanotis, and 
pearl hearts. Her only jewelry was a single strand of pearls, gift of the groom. 

She was attended by her sister, Cleo Steffens of Fairmount and Mrs. Don Miller, friend 
of the bride, of Sisseton, SD. Both attendants wore identical gowns of rose pink crystalette 
styled with low neckline and gathered ballerina length skirts. Rose pink circular veils on 
a head band of the same color were worn on their heads. Their bouquets were white fluted 
carnations. They wore pearl earrings and white gloves, gifts from the bride. 

Neil Polifka of Glenwood, MN., acted as his brothers bestman and Lowell Steffens, bro- 
ther of the bride, of Mayville, ND. , acted as the groomsman. Wilbur Ready of Fairmount, 
cousin of the groom and Larry Holden of Campbell, friend of the groom, were the ushers. All 
the attendants wore midnight blue tuxedoes and had white carnation boutonnieres . The attend- 
ants and ushers received cuff links as gifts from the groom. 

Mrs. Merrill Griggs was soloist and sang "The Wedding Prayer." She was accompanied by 
Miss Janet Swanson, who also played the wedding marches. 

The bride's mother was attired in a tan dress with white and brown accessories. The 
groom's mother wore a two piece navy dress with beige and black accessories. The bride's 

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grandmother, Mrs. Catherine Mahler, of Red Wing, MN. , wore a floral brown dress. The 
groom's maternal grandmother, Mrs. Florence Doleman, of Campbell, wore a beige jersey dress 
and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Helen Polifka of Tenney, wore a turquoise blue dress. 
All wore identical corsages of white feathered carnations and roses. 

A reception was held in the church basement immediately after the wedding. Cheryl 
Steffens, sister of the bride, was at the guest book. Miss Ann Sanborn of Wahpeton, friend 
of the bride, poured punch. Mrs. Orman Steffens, sister-in-law of the bride and Mrs. Earl 
Leaf, cousin of the groom, of Glenwood, MN., cut the wedding cake. Mrs. Delmer Steffens, 
sister-in-law of the bride, of Fairmount, and Mrs. William Doyle, friend of the couple, of 
Tenny, poured. Mrs. Lowel Steffens, sister-in-law of the bride, of Mayville, ND. , acted as 
hostess. Waitresses were Charlotte Richardson, Darlene Dybdahl, Carol Patrick and Sheryl 
Olson, Jackie Eide, Diann Wawers and Carol Burvee were at the gift table. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and was employed as bookkeeper 
at the Home Gas of Wahpeton. The groom is a graduate of the Campbell High School and has 
spent four years in the Navy and has been working in California. After a wedding trip to 
Las Vegas, NV. , they will make their home in Sacramento, CA. 

Relatives and friends that attended were from Glenwood, Morris, Campbell, Tintah, Ten- 
ney, Breckenridge, MN. , and Wahpeton, ND. 

********** January 15, 1959 

ARLENE HUBRIG BECOMES BRIDE of DANIEL KUTTER -"^ 

Trinity Lutheran Church of Great Bend was the scene of a candlelight wedding Sunday, 
Dec. 28th, at 7:30 PM when Arlene Linda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hubrig of Hankin- 
son, became the bride of Daniel Kutter, son of Mrs. Gertrude Kutter, Hankinson. 

The church altar was decorated with baskets of red carnations. The church pews were 
decorated with white and red bows, silver Christmas ferns and candles, marked by a white 
aisle runner. 

Rev. Richard Teuscher officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Herb Weiss, organ- 
ist, played the traditional nuptial music and accompanied Mrs, Charles Ahrens of New Effing- 
ton, who sang "0 Perfect Love" and the "Lord's Prayer," while the couple knelt at the altar. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown, all ruffled skirt 
with an imported hand clipped rose point lace panel back. Her four-tiered imported silk 
illusion veil was held by a lace hat to match her gown. She carried a white Bible covered 
with red roses. Her only jewelry was pearl drop earrings, a gift of the groom. 

The maid of honor was Alice Gustman, Hankinson, close friend of the couple. The brides- 
maids were Mrs. Melvin Hubrig, Hankinson, sister-in-law of the bride and Adeline Berndt of 
Mandan, cousin of the bride. They wore dresses of blue lace over net ruffles and taffeta, 
topped with a lace jacket. They also wore headbands made of white velvet tubing, hat shaped 
with silver leaves and net and a red velvet bow. They received pearl earrings and gloves 
as a gift from the bride. Flower girl was Sharon Klawitter. She wore a white floor length 
gown of white nylon and ruffled skirt. She received a pearl necklace and bracelet and gloves, 
gifts of the bride. 

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The maid of honor, bridesmaids and flower girl all carried red carnations and stars 
shaped by white velvet tubing with touches of silver. 

Attending the bridegroom was Loren Kutter, Fort Hood, TX. , brother of the groom, Wajme 
Hubrig, Hankinson, brother of the bride, and Harry Emde of Hankinson, friend of the couple. 
Ringbearer was Timothy Rossow, nephew of the groom. They all wore white dinner jackets, 
black trousers and black bow ties with red carnation boutonnieres . They received cuff links 
as a gift of the groom. 

The ushers were Melvin Hubrig, of Hankinson, brother of the bride, and Elroy Klawitter, 
Hankinson, brother-in-law of the groom. They wore white carnation boutonnieres and received 
cuff links as a gift of the groom. 

The mother of the bride wore a blue lace dress with black accessories. Her corsage was 
of red roses. The groom's mother wore a blue and white dress with white accessories. Her 
corsage was of red roses. The groom's grandmother wore a corsage of red and white roses. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church parlors. Hostess was Mrs. 
Elroy Klawitter, sister of the groom. Mrs. Helge Sable, Fargo, sister of the groom was in 
charge of the guest book. Tables were beautifully decorated with white candles, red bows, 
evergreens and silver balls. The beautiful four tiered wedding cake, decorated in red and 
with white bells and silver leaves and topped with a miniature bride and groom was baked by 
Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. The wedding cake was cut by Mrs. George Kurth of Cogswell and 
Mrs. Arthur Arndt of Fargo. Mrs. Elroy Bemdt, aunt of the bride and Mrs. Milo Rossow, sis- 
ter of the groom, poured. 

Waitresses were: Mrs. Delores Tritten, Hankinson, Mrs. Glenn Mohr, Fargo, Miss Joann 
Buckhouse, Hankinson, Miss Ruth Zietlow, Fargo and Miss DiAnne Berndt, Hankinson. Cooks 
were Mrs. Rudolph Gustman, Mrs. Carl Ziegelman, Mrs. Elroy Stein, Mrs. Ervin Zietlow, Mrs. 
Bernard Kutter and Mrs. Clarence Kutter. Mrs. Elroy Klawitter and Miss Romona Emde, friend 
of the couple had charge of the gift table. 

Out of town guests were from Moorhead, Campbell, Breckenridge and Henning, MN. ; New 
Effington and Sisseton, SD. ; Fargo, Mandan, Cogswell, Cayuga, Lidgerwood, Fairmount and 
Wahpeton, ND. ********** January 22, 1959 

(The 29th of January, 1959 issue of the Hankinson News is missing) 

********** 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
Miss Joan Layman, bride to be of Paul Wawers was an honored guest at a bridal shower 
Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25th, at the St. Anthony's Parish Hall. Miss Layman was the recip- 
ient of many lovely gifts. 

********** February 5, 1959 

S. MEDENWALD UED AT COGSWELL 
On Feb. 7th at 7:30 o'clock at the Nazereth Lutheran Church in Cogswell, ND. , Miss 
Sharon Medenwald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Medenwald, became the bride of Leonard 
Hansen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hansen of Cogswell. Mr. and Mrs. Don Glarum of Bramp- 

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ton were attendants 

The Rev. John Rotto of Forman performed the double ring ceremony. The Rev. Forde of 
Cogswell sang "The Lord's Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. Forde. 

A reception was held at the groom's sister's home in Brampton for friends and rela- 
tives. Out of town guests were from Minneapolis, Erhard, Brampton and Fargo. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and a 1958 State School of Scie- 
nce graduate. She has been employed at the St. Francis Hospital at Breckenridge, MN. 

The groom is a graduate of Cogswell High School and is attending Ellendale Teachers 
College. The couple will make their home at Ellendale. 

********** February 19, 1959 

DARLENE POPP WED FEB. 7th 

Darlene Popp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Popp of Hankinson, became the bride of 
Vinton Zabel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zabel at Binford, ND. , at 3 PM Saturday, Feb. 7th, 
at the E. U. B. Church at Great Bend. 

Rev. Robert Bechtel officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. James Schultz play- 
ed the wedding music and accompanied Elizabeth Antalels who sang "Wedding Prayer" and the 
"Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white lace, street length dress, 
with full skirt, long sleeves and fitted waist. She wore a red feather hat. She carried 
a bouquet of baby red roses and white hyacinth florets in crescent shape, backed by red 
satin heart and accented with ivy streamers. Her gift from the groom was a rhinestone 
choker and earrings. 

. Karen Popp of Minneapolis, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid. Her dress and acc- 
essories were identical to the brides. Attending the bridegroom was Curtis De Sautel, 
friend of the groom. 

Following the ceremony, a 5 o'clock wedding dinner was given by the bride's parents 
at Hotel Wahpeton at Wahpeton, ND. Twenty three guests were present. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson Public School and the S. T. C. , Valley City, 
class of 1958, and is teaching at Wadena, MN. 

The groom graduated from the Binford High Schhol and from S. T. C, Valley City, class 
of 1958. He is teaching math and coaching at Fullerton, ND. 

The bride's going away ensemble was a red wool suit with black accessories. The 
bridal couple will make their home at Ellendale after March 1st. 

Out of town guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zabel of Binford, Mr. and 
Mrs. Soleen of Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Sundquist and daughter, Mary and 
Jeanme. **^^**^^^^ February 19, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Frank West of Fergus Falls attended the wedding of 
their grandson on Feb. 9th, when Kathryn Burlison became the bride of LaVem West. 

********** February 19, 1959 



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JOAN LAYMAN BRIDE OF PAUL WAWERS 

Miss Joan Layman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Layman of Graceville, MN. , became 
the bride of Paul Wawers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wawers of Fairmount at a lovely wed- 
ding which took place Saturday morning, Feb. 7th, at 9 o'clock at St. Anthony's Church at 
Fairmount. Rev. Fr. Stempel officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The nuptial music was furnished by the Senior Choir with Ann Nenning as organist. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her brother, John Layman of Grace- 
ville, MN. She wore a white velvet street length dress styled with a full skirt, with a 
round front neckline and v-shaped neckline in the back. She wore white accessories and 
had a chapel length veil which fell from a white feather cap. She carried a heartshaped 
bouquet surrounded with stephanotis centered with a large orchid. 

Her only attendant was the groom's sister, Diann Wawers, who teaches school at Mandan, 
ND. She wore a navy blue velvet street length dress fashioned with a full skirt. She wore 
a chapel length veil with white accessories. She carried a bridal bouquet centered with an 
orchid. 

The bestman was the grooms brother, Leander Wawers. Ushers were: Tommy Allen and Rich- 
ard Erickson. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Lajnnan wore a two piece suit with a black 
skirt and white jacket. The groom's mother, Mrs. Wawers wore a navy blue dress. Each 
wore a lovely corsage of baby pink roses. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception, given by the bride, was held at the Parish 
Hall with 100 guests present. The table centerpiece was a lovely three tiered wedding cake 
made and decorated by Mrs. Leander Wawers, sister-in-law of the groom. The cake was dec- 
orated in the Valentine theme topped with white bells, red velvet hearts and satin streamers. 
The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Lyle Miller of Christine, ND. , the groom's sister; and 
Mrs. Chester Setterlund of Hankinson, sister of the bride. Mrs. Edward Lahs poured. 

Carol Wald, friend of the bride, had charge of the guest book and Mrs. Ben Wawers, sis- 
ter-in-law of the groom and Carol Burvee presided at the gift table. Mrs. Leander Wawers 
was acting as hostess. 

The bride is a graduate of the Graceville High School and the New York Hairdressing 
Academy at Fargo. She was employed as beautician at Minette's Beauty Salon at Wahpeton. 

The groom attended the Fairmount High School, State School of Science at Wahpeton and 
is presently attending the Valley City Teachers College at Valley City. He is employed at 
Harold's Steak House at Valley City, ND. 

The happy couple are making their home in Valley City, ND. The groom's brothers and 
sisters from a distance attending the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Miller and child- 
ren of Duluth, MN. , Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wawers and family of Garvin, MN. , Mr. and Mrs. Lyle 
Miller and family of Christine, ND. , and the bride's relatives were in attendance from 

Graceville, MN. , Chokio, MN. , and Hankinson, ND. 

********** February 19, 1959 



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SHARON HILL BRIDE OF ORLANDO DYBDAHL 

Miss Sharon V. Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hill of Clinton, lA. , became the 
bride of Orlando C. Dybdahl of Earlville, IL. , son of Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Dybdahl of Fair- 
mount, at a lovely winter wedding on Feb. 11th. The wedding took place at 6 o'clock at the 
home of the bride's parents at Clinton, lA. Rev. Robert McWilliams officiated at the cere- 
mony. The only music was a recording of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C. Minor 
which was played softly throughout the ceremony. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white knit 
suit which was trimmed with blue flower appliques on the front bodice and wore a blue fea- 
ther hat. She wore a pink rose corsage. Her only attendant was her sister, Carol Ann Hill 
of Clinton, lA. She wore a red knit sailor styled suit and had a white carnation corsage. 

The bestman was the groom's twin brother, Ordean Dybdahl of Earlville, IL. After the 
ceremony a small reception was held at the home of the bride's parents for relatives and 
friends. The couple left on a wedding trip to Fairmount, ND. , for a visit with the groom's 
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Dybdahl. They left Saturday, Feb. lAth enroute to their home 
and after Feb. 16th, will make their home at Earlville, IL. 

The bride is a graduate of the Clinton High School, Class of 1954, and attended August- 
ana College from 1954-1957 from where she also is a graduate. She is employed as Music 
Teacher in the Earlville, IL. , Grade School. 

The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount High School, Class of 1951. He served three 
years in the Army with some of the time being spent in Korea. He is employed at Western 
Electric at Aurora, IL. 

********** February 19, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Word was received of the engagement of Miss JoAnn Frenzel, daughter of Mrs. Frank 
Frenzel (nee Alice Radloff) and the late Frank Frenzel of Dickinson, ND., to Mr. Lincoln 
Schneider, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Schneider of LeFar, ND. 

Miss Frenzel is a graduate of the Dickinson High School and is at present attending 
the Dickinson State Teachers College. Her fiance, is a graduate of LeFar High School and 
was a student at the Business College in Bismarck, ND. , where he entered the Army. He is 
now stationed at Arlington Hall, VA. 

Miss Frenzel is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frank Radloff and the late Frank Radloff of 
Hankinson. A June wedding is being planned by the couple. 

********** February 19, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brunkhbrst of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their dau- 
ghter, Inez Rae to Patrik Mc Ilwain, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Mc Ilwaln of Hankinson. 

Inez is employed at Northern States Power Co., in St. Paul, MN. Patric is a student 
at NDAC at Fargo. Both are H. H. S. graduates. Class of 1957. 
No wedding date has been set. 

********** February 26, 1959 

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MISS KAREN ERB WED TO CAMPBELL MAN 

Miss Karen Erb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Erb of Hankinson became the bride of 
Roy Dohman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dohman of Campbell, MN. , Tuesday, Feb. 3rd, at 2 PM. 
Rev. Mehok officiated at the double ring ceremony at St. John's Catholic Church of Wahpeton. 

Candelabra and fern trees graced the altar. Mrs. Don Smykowski (Catherine Jaeger) sang 
"Bless These Two Hearts" and "Ava Maria" accompanied by Sister Elizabeth 0. S. F. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of imported rose 
point lace and nylon tulle over layers of net and satin, fashioned with a full bouffant 
skirt of tulle with jeweled lace appliques throughout. The molded bodice was of lace and 
fashioned with a tulle yoke with jeweled collar and long tapered sleeves. Her fingertip 
length veil of imported silk illusion was held in place with a jeweled tiara. Her only 
jewelry was pearl earrings, a gift from the groom. The bride chose to carry Red Delight 
roses and white carnations in a crescent shape. 

Miss Mary Erb attended her sister as matron of honor and Hennrietta Shorma, friend of 
the bride was bridesmaid. Both wore identical gowns of red nylon chiffon lined with taffeta 
with a pleated midriff and bodice fashioned in white lace with peter pan collar and three 
quarter length sleeves. They carried colonial bouquets of white mums and wore pearl earrings, 
gifts of the bride. 

The groom was attended by Al Kosal as best man and Richard Matthy as groomsman, both 
friends of the groom. James and Richard Erb, brothers of the bride acted as ushers. All 
wore midnight blue suits with bow ties and their boutonnieres were white carnations. All 
wore cuff links, a gift of the groom. 

- The bride's mother wore an ice blue taffeta trimmed dress with white accessories and 
the groom's mother was present in a navy blue dress with matching accessories. The bride's 
grandmother, Mrs. Martha Doyle of Minot wore a black dress with matching accessories and all 
wore corsages of red baby roses. 

Mrs. Urvon LeNoue, sister of the groom, and Mrs. Roland Medenwaldt, friend of the bride 
acted as hostesses at a reception immediately following the ceremony. The bride's parents 
entertained about 165 guests at St. John's school auditorium where tables were centered with 
Valentine favors. The bride's table had candelabras with white pom poms and candles acc- 
ented with red velvet hearts. The wedding cake topped with red baby roses was baked by Mrs. 
Albert Cast of Fairmount. It was cut and served by Mrs. Elroy Kinn of Hankinson and Mrs. 
Larry Doyle, aunt of the bride. Catherine Doyle, aunt of the bride, poured and Kathleen 
Jaeger, friend of the bride was in charge of the guest book. The gift table was cared for 
by Mrs. Duane Griepentrog, Mrs. Don Smykowski, friends of the bride and Mrs. Clark Dohman, 
sister-in-law of the groom. All wore white carnation corsages with red heart accents and 
ribbon. 

Dinner for the bridal party was held at Vada's Steak House at Breckenridge , MN. For 
her wedding trip, Mrs. Dohman chose a beige sheath dress with brown accessories and wore a 
corsage of red roses and white pom poms. On their trip they visited numerous places in 
Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan. 

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The bride is a graduate of St. Francis Academy of Hankinson and is employed by North- 
west Bell of Wahpeton and the groom is a graduate of Breckenridge High School, and is 
engaged in farming. 

The couple will reside in the Riverview Apartments at Wahpeton. 

********** February 26, 1959 

FORMER RESIDENT WEDS 

Harriet Faber of Alexandria, VA., became the bride of Claude Fleenor of Wahpeton in 
a quiet ceremony which took place on Jan. 20th,, 1959 at Alexandria, Virginia. 

Their attendants were the bride's sister-in-law, Helen Luick Patterson of Alexandria, 
VA. , and the groom's friend, Virgil Sturdevant of Wahpeton. 

The couple enjoyed a wedding trip to New York City and returned to Wahpeton on Jan. 
31st, where they are residing at 722 N. 6th. 

Claude Fleenor is a graduate of the Fairmount High School in 1940 and attended the 
Dakota Business College for two years. He is employed at Stoudt Motors at Wahpeton. He 
is the son of Mrs. Edith Fleenor of Fargo and the late Dr. Walter Fleenor. The Dr. Walter 
Fleenor family were former residents of Fairmount. 

********** February 26, 1959 

INEZ KAHN, JOHN GREEN MARRIED 

The recent marriage of John L. Green and Inez Kahn, both of this city, took place at 
Webster, SD. Immediately after the ceremony they took a 6 week trip to Florida. 

They are making their home in Hankinson where Mr. Green is associated with the Green 
Bros. Implement Co. ^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^ ^^ I959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Miss Dolores Hestera, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Hestera of Breckenridge, will be—, 
come the bride of Edmund Kieffer of rural Hankinson at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Breck- 
enridge, June 20th. Announcement of her engagement and coming marriage has been made by 
her parents. ^^^^^^^^^^ March 12, 1959 

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Tilgner of Aberdeen announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Ronnette Helen to Gary Paul Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thompson of Summit, SD. 

Miss Tilgner and her fiance are students at Northern State Teachers College. A June 
wedding is planned. 

Ronnette Tilgner is the granddaughter of J. M. Sletting of Fairmount as her mother is 
the former Jeanette Sletting. 

********** March 12, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS ... Mr. and Mrs. John Sikorski of Chicago, IL. , were guests over the 
weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
Henry Sikorski. They came to attend the wedding of Mrs. Sikorski's sister, Harriet Scheid- 
egger to Elmer Marquardt. 

********** March 12, 1959 

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STILES NEWS .... A bridal shower was held in Lidgerwood for Shirley Mizten and Harven 
Heley on Sunday evening. They received many lovely gifts. Pot luck lunch was served in 
the evening. ********** March 19 1959 

APPROACHING MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED 

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary 
to Mr. Robert Wetherbee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wetherbee, both of Fairmount. Both 
are graduates of Fairmount High School. Robert is at present attending the NDAC at Fargo. 

The wedding date is set for May 30th at 3 o'clock at the First English Lutheran Church. 

********** March 19, 1959 

FORMER RESIDENT MARRIES 

Word has been received recently by friends from Mrs. Floyd Regant of Mound, MN. • Mrs. 
Floyd Regant is the former Mrs. 0. E. Bergo formerly of Fairmount. Mrs. Bergo's husband 
died several years ago and she was remarried in Jan. of 1959 to Floyd Regant. The couple 
are residing at this time at Mound, MN. 

********** March 26, 1959 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL IS MARRIED 

Miss Sharlyn Christensen, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Christensen of Reno, NV. , 
formerly of Fairmount, became the bride of John Gemmel on Saturday, March 7th, at the 
Faith Lutheran Church at Reno. The Rev. Amos Johnson officiated at the double ring ceremony 
at the Lutheran Church in Reno. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, was attired in a 
chantilly, all over low waltz length gown and had a finger tip veil. She carried an orchid 
with stephanotis with white streamers. Her only jewelry was a pearl necklace and earrings 
gifts of the bridegroom. 

Her attendant was her cousin, Rita Christensen, who wore a waltz length gown of blue 
taffeta and carried a colonial bouquet of pink carnations. 

Bestman was the bride's brother, Claude Christensen. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. 
Christensen, wore grey with white accessories. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Peter Jensen 
of Fairmount wore a tan suit with white accessories. Each wore a corsage of pink carnations. 

Guests from a distance attending the wedding were the bride's grandparents, Mr. and 
Mrs. Peter Jensen of Fairmount, the groom's sister. Miss Marge Gemmel of New York City and 
the bride's cousin, Mrs. Sharleen Doyle of Santa Anna, CA. 

The bride attended the Fairmount Public Schools until moving to Reno with her parents 
four years ago. ********** March 26, 1959 

HARRIET SCHEIDEGGER WEDS ELMER MARQUARDT 

Miss Harriet Scheidegger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger, Fairmount became 
the bride of Elmer Marquardt, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Marquardt of Fairmount at a lovely 
wedding which took place Saturday evening, March 7th, at 7 o'clock, at the First English 
Lutheran Church. Rev. Elton Temme officiated at the double ring candelight ceremony. 

Bouquets of white mums and daffodils decorated the altar. Mrs. Merrill Griggs, who is 

the organist played the traditional wedding march. She also accompanied the soloist. Miss 

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Janice Hoefs, Fairmount, who sang, "The Lord's Prayer" and "0 Perfect Love." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white baller- 
ina length gown designed with white embroidered flowers. She wore a white hat and carried 
a white Bible topped with red roses from which fell the satin streamers. Her jewelry was 
a matching pearl necklace and earrings, gift of the bridegroom. 

Her only attendent was her sister, Sharon Scheidegger of Fairmount who was the Maid 
of Honor. She wore a light blue ballerina length gown styled with a white sash with bow 
and sash extended to the hemline. She carried a bouquet of white carnations. She wore a 
matching hat of blue identical to the brides. She wore rhinestone necklace with matching 
earrings, gifts of the bride. 

The bestman was the bridegroom's brother-in-law, Lloyd Zentgraf, of Fairmount. Ushers 
were: Robert Muellenbach, the bride's cousin and Robert Meyer the groom's cousin, both of 
Fairmount. The men had white carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Scheidegger, wore a navy blue floral dress with 
white assessories. The bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Marquardt, wore a beige dress with beige 
and brown assessories. Both wore corsgges of pink carnations. 

After the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors with 100 guests in attend- 
ance. The reception table was centered with a four tiered wedding cake decorated with pink 
roses and white doves. The cake was cut and served by the groom's sister, Mrs. Lloyd Zent- 
graf, of Fairmount. Mrs. Jake Muellenbach, aunt of the bride, poured. Betty Holthusen 
had charge of the guest book. Presiding at the gift table were the bride's sister, Mrs. 
Laverne Breuer of Wheaton, MN. , Janice Walter and Marvia Thompson. 

- The bride attended the Fairmount High School. The groom graduated from the Fairmount 
High School in 1958 and attended the State School of Science for the fall term. The couple 
are making their home in Fairmount. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Chicago, IL. , Fargo, Wahpeton, James- 
town, ND. , Wheaton and Beardsley, MN. 

********** April 2, 1959 

LAMARS NEWS .... Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Osbom and family, of this community, were among 
the guests at the Stelton-Hook wedding at the Rosholt Methodise Church, Saturday evening. 

********** April 9, 1959 

PARENTS ANNOUNCE APPROACHING MARRIAGE 
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson of Hankinson announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Karen Ellen, to Leon Backer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Backer 
of Cayuga, ND. 

Miss Anderson is a 1958 graduate of the Hankinson High School. She is at present 
attending the State School of Science at Wahpeton. 

Mr. Backer attended schools at Lidgerwood and Cayuga. He is employed as a mechanic 
for the Tennefos Construction Co., of Fargo, and they are presently located at Wall, SD. 
A June wedding will be held at the Bethany Methodist Church at Fairmount, ND. 

********** April 16, 1959 

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ANNOUNCE FORTHCO>a:NG MARRIAGE 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sylvia 
Jane to Mr. Gerald Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold H. Bladow of Hankinson. The wedding 
will take place Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. May 23rd at the First English Lutheran 
Church at Fairmount . 

Miss West is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the Class of 1958. Gerald 

Bladow is a 1956 graduate of the Hankinson High School. He is employed at Montgomery Ward 

and Co. at Wahpeton, ND. j.^.^^^^^^^^ .,, ,, ,„^ 

^ ' ********** April 16, 1959 

KATHRYN BURLISON BRIDE OF LA VERN WEST 

Miss Kathryn Burlison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Burlison, Sr., of Fairmount, 
became the bride of La Vem West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West, of Fairmount, at an 
early spring wedding which took place at St. Anthony's Catholic Church with Rev. Father 
Stempel officiating. The nuptial music was furnished by the Senior Choir with Ann Nenn- 
ing as organist. 

The bride wore a resort blue knit suit with white accessories and she carried a white 
rosary. Her jewelry was a pearl necklace and matching earrings, gifts of the bridegroom. 
She wore a corsage of pink roses and white hearts. 

Her only attendant was a sister, Mrs. Gene Miller of Fairmount. She wore a beige knit 
suit with white accessories. She had a corsage of golden rust roses. She wore rhinestone 
earrings, gifts of the bride. 

The bestnian was George West of Nashua, MN. , cousin of the groom. Ushers were Lawrence 
Burlison, Jr., brother of the bride and Dennis West, brother of the groom. The bride's 
mother wore a bluish gray dress with pink accessories and had a corsage of pink and white 
carnations. The groom's mother wore a light cocoa brown dress with blue and white access- 
ories. She had a corsage of pink and white carnations. 

After the ceremony a wedding dinner and supper was served by the couples parents at 
the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West with 43 guests present. 

The table centerpiece was a four tiered wedding cake made and decorated by Mrs. Clar- 
ence Kutzer, Jr., cousin of the bride. The cake was decorated with pink roses and white 
doves topped with a miniature bride and groom. The cake was cut and served by Sylvia West, 
sister of the groom and Mrs. Lawrence Burlison, Jr., sister-in-law of the bride. Waitresses 
were Virginia Leinen, Janice Deluge, Faye Rosenkranz and Mrs. Martin Moeller. 

The bride attended the Fairmount school. The groom is a 1954 graduate of the Fair- 
mount High School. The couple are residing on the Earl Waite farm, located Ih miles east 
of Fairmount. The groom is engaged in farming and is employed at Montgomery Ward and Co. 

at Wahpeton. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Rosholt, SD. , Fergus Falls, Tenney, 

Nashua and Campbell, MN. 

********** April 16, 1959 



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Mr. and Mrs. John Ernst went to St. Paul, MN. , Friday and spent vintil Sunday evening 
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fahey. Saturday afternoon, they attended the wedding of 
their niece, Sandra Fahey, to Robert Stevens of Park Rapids, MN. , at the Gethsemane Luth- 
eran Church in St. Paul. A reception was held following the ceremony. 

********** April 23 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Dunn of Selikirk, Manitoba, Canada, announce the engagement and 
approaching marriage of their daughter Shirley Louellen to Mr. Edward A. Schiller, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. A. Schiller of Winnipeg, Canada. The wedding will take place at 4:30 in the 
afternoon on June 6th, at the Methodist Church in Fairmount. 

Miss Dunn is a graduate of Elm Creek High School, the Success Business College in 
Winnipeg, and Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing at Winnipeg. She is presently 
employed as office nurse for Dr. I. S. Johnsrude, Fairmount. 

Her fiance, Mr. Schiller, graduated from school in Winnipeg and is a graduate of Mich- 
igan State College at East Lansing, MI. At present he is majoring in Geology and will ob- 
tain his MS in June of this year. 

********** April 23, 1959 

LOCAL COUPLE EXCHANGE VOWS 

St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church at Mantador was the scene of a pretty wedding 
when Miss Renae Reinke, daughter of Mrs. Julia Reinke, became the bride of Gail Gabel, son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gabel, Hankinson, on Saturday, at 9:30 AM. Rev. Fr. George Miller 
performed the double ring ceremony before an altar adorned with white and pink carnations. 
Music was by the Mantador mixed choir. 

Escorted by her brother-in-law, Alfred Beyer, who gave her in marriage, the bride 
approached the sanctuary in a white floor length gown of lace over satin. Her fingertip 
veil was held in place by a crown. She carried a bouquet of white carnations and pink tea 
roses with white satin streamers. She carried out the old tradition of something old, new, 
borrowed and blue. 

Mrs. John Lenz, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, wearing a ballerina length 
pink lace over taffeta dress. Bridesmaid was Marietta Poss, friend of the bride. Her 
dress was identical to the maid of honor. They carried bouquets of white carnations and 
pink roses. Flower girl was Charlotte Krump, niece of the bride, wearing a dress identi- 
cal to that of the maid of honor and bridesmaid. She carried a basket of pink tea roses 
and white mums. 

The groom wore black trousers and dinner jacket with a white carnations boutonniere. 
Michael Mongoven was bestman. Attendant was Curtis Ebel. Bruce Stein, cousin of the bride, 
was the ring bearer. Ushers were John Lenz, brother-in-law of the bride and Blase Gabel, 
brother of the groom. 

Mrs. Julia Reinke, mother of the bride, wore a navy two piece dress with white acc- 
essories. The groom's mother wore a blue dress with white accessories. Each wore cor- 
sages of pink baby roses. 

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A wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride for the immediate family 
wedding party. The dinner was served in the basement of St. Philip's Catholic Church 
for 125 guests. Reception was held from 2 to 5 PM. , for 150 guests. Hostess was Mrs. 
Lou Kruse, Fargo. Miss Gayle Marske and Connie, also friends of the bride, cut and served 
a three tiered wedding cake decorated with pink roses and white bells. The cake was baked 
by Mrs. Carl Krause, Fairmount. 

Misses Connie Ives and Judy Johnson, poured punch and Misses Sandy Hansen and Barbara 
Bamick poured. Miss Rosie Oliver, friend of the bride, had charge of the guest book. 
Miss Delphine Herman and Inez Brunkhorst, friends of the couple, opened and displayed the 
gifts. Waitresses were! Janice Krause, Mrs. Art Klosterman, Mrs. Randolph Ahrens, Mrs. 
Arthur Heley, Miss Janice Medenwaldt, Miss Mary Kinn, Miss Fay Brunkhorst and Miss Marion 
Kutter. Cooks were Mrs. Joe Bom, Mrs. Sylvester Krump, Christine Radloff, Mrs. Albert 
Gaukler and Christine Wrege. 

A wedding dance was held at the Legion Pavilion in Breckenridge. For her wedding 
trip the bride wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. The young couple will 
reside in Hankinson. 



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April 30, 1959 



Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sikorski and Marge, Victor Sikorski, Mrs. Harry Scheidegger and 
Robert Muellenbach returned fhome the first part of this week from Chicago, IL. , after 
attending the wedding of Vince Sikorski. 

********** April 30, 1959 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
Miss Sylvia West, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West of Hankinson, will become 
the bride of Gerald Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bladow, of Hankison, on Saturday 
evening. May 23rd at the First English Lutheran Church in Fairmount. 

Miss West was an honored guest at a Bridal Shower held Sunday afternoon at the First 
English Lutheran Church parlors. 

********** May 7, 1959 

MARY LASKE HONORED AT BRIDAL SHOWER 
A bridal shower was held on Saturday evening. May 2nd, at the First English Lutheran 
Church, honoring Mary Laske, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske, who will become the 
bride of Robert Wetherbee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wetherbee, both of Fairmount, on 
Saturday evening. May 30th, at the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount. 

********** May 7, 1959 

GRANDDAUGHTER OF C . F. BUCKHOUSE WEDS 
Miss Mary M. Baier, daughter. of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Baier of Wahpeton, became the bride 
of Frank R. Tillapaugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Tillapaugh of New Rockford, ND. , at New 
Rockford Methodist Church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Elmer West officiated at 
the double ring ceremony. The church was decorated with spring flowers, baskets of glads 
and other flowers. Neil West presented the nuptial music, singing "0 Promise Me" and 

"The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown by Alfred 

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Angelo of nylon tulle and lace over net and taffeta. Her fingertip veil was held in place 
by a tiara. She carried an orchid bouquet on a white prayer book. She wore a pearl neck- 
lace and earrings, gifts of the groom. 

Maid of honor was Ginger Venams, of Minot, and bridesmaids were Mrs. Bert Spitzer, 
of Clinton, lA. , sister of the bride and Jacqie Meyer, Minot. They wore identical gowns 
of organdy in pink, yellow and green. They wore white gloves, gifts of the bride, and 
carried colonial bouquets of carnations. 

The Bestman was El Elkins; and ushers were Lural Tillapaugh, brother of the groom, 
and Merle Labor. All of the men in the bridal party wore white coats and black trousers. 

The bride's mother wore a beige dress with matching accessories and the grooms mother 
wore light blue with white accessories. Following the ceremony a reception was held for 200 
guests at the church parlors. Saturday evening the groom's supper for the bridal party was 
served. 

The bride is a graduate of New Rockford Central School, Class of 1958 and has been 
employed at the Wahpeton Montgomery Ward store. The groom graduated from the same school 
and is now in the Armed Services. The couple is now on a trip to the Rocky Mountains and 
Yellowstone National Park. The bride is a granddaughter of C. F. Buckhouse of rural Hank- 
inson. 

Friends and relatives attended the wedding from Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Califor- 
nia and from Hankinson. ^^^^^^^^^^ May 14, 1959 

KASSA - HERDING VOWS SPOKEN 
Miss Elizabeth Kassa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Kassa of rural Hankinson, became 
the' bride of Donald Herding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Herding of Wahpeton, at a nuptial mass 
on Saturday at St. Philip's Catholic Church here, the Rev. Robert Schuster officiating at 
the double ring ceremony. The organist was Sister M. Anita. The Soloists were Carol and 
Jean Bommersbach. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of white chantilly lace over blue taffeta designed 
by Mary Albin of Milnor and Edith Hess of Wahpeton. The veil was shoulder length. She 
carried a bouquet of red roses with white carnations. 

Miss Catherine Kassa, sister of the bride was matron of honor and bridesmaid was Miss 
Lois Herding, sister of the groom. They wore identical gowns of blue embroidered nylon 
over taffeta. They carried bouquets of white carnations. 

Bestman was Paul Herding, brother of the groom and the groomsman was Paul Kassa, bro- 
ther of the bride. Ushers were Clarence Moore of Wahpeton, brother-in-law of the groom 
and Donald Kassa of Minneapolis, brother of the bride. 

The bride's mother wore a navy blue suit with white accessories. Her corsage was of 
pink carnations. The groom's mother wore a pink fitted dress with black accessories. Her 
corsage was of pink carnations. 

Mrs. Clarence Moore, sister of the groom, cut and served the cake, which was baked by 
Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. Miss Mary Jane Herding, sister of the groom, had charge of 

the guest book. 

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A reception was held in the church parlors. Those assisting at the reception were 
Mrs. John Wilm, Mrs. John Schultz, Mrs. Louis Schultz, Mrs. Ted Bimbaum and Tillie and 
Clara Bimbaum. Waitresses were Mrs. Lela Ehrens, Joan and Carol Bonunersbach. 

Many out of town guests attended the wedding, among those were Mr. and Mrs. William 
Quine, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Erdman and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Zimmerman. 

After a short trip, the couple will reside at Olson's Trailer Court at Wahpeton. 

********** j^y 21 1959 

SONORA NEWS .... A number of people of Sonora vicinity attended the bridal shower for 
Ann Nenning Sunday evening at the Parish Hall in Fairmount. She will become the bride of 
Norman Goerdt on May 30th. Miss Nenning received many useful gifts. 

********** >jay 21, 1959 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mrs. Manville Stoltenow and Maxine, Mrs. Reuben Stoltenow, Mrs. 

Earl Stoltenow and Mrs. Clifford Fitzgerald and Mary of Dillworth motored to LeMars, lA. 
Saturday and Sunday they attended the bridal shower of Miss Eileen Stoltenow, which was 
held at the Evangelical Church. Miss Stoltenow is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben 
Stoltenow, a sister of Mrs. Fitzgerald and sister-in-law of Mrs. Manville and Earl Stolte- 
now. Miss Stoltenow went to LeMars College in Iowa and will be married to Lowell Larsch 
of Remsen, lA. , in the near future here at Great Bend. 

********** tlay 28, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daugh- 
ter, Helen Joy to Ronald Lee Hilsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hilsen, 14532 Spring Lake Road, 
Hopkins, MN. 

Miss Wipperman is a 1956 graduate of the Hankinson Public High School and will graduate 
from the Fairview Hospital School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN. , in September. 

Mr. Hilsen is a teacher in the Minneapolis Public Schools. He is a graduate of Mac- 
Alster College, St. Paul, MN. , and presently is attending the Univ. of Minn, to obtain a 
Masters Degree in Education. Mr. Hilsen is a Korean War Veteran. 

A September 25th wedding is planned. 

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Mr. and Mrs. 0. K. Olson of Wahpeton announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen 
Ardell to Douglas Lee Kjellerup, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kjellerup of Wahpeton. 

Both are graduates of Wahpeton High School. He is employed at Vertin's Furniture, 
Wahpeton. The Kjellerup 's are former residents of Hankinson. 

,********** June 4, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Oliver and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Oliver of St. Paul attended the wed- 
ding and reception for Sharon Helland and Don Hanson at Fargo, Friday evening. Sharon is 
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Helland. Mr. Hellend is a nephew of the Oliver's. 

********** June 4, 1959 

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On May 9th, at the St. Francis Cabrini Church at San Jose, CA. , Miss Joan Muehler, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Muehler of this city, became the bride of Mr. Joseph 
Dietchman of San Jose, CA. 

Maid of Honor was Helena Jurdyga, sister of the groom. Bestman was John Jurdyga, 
brother-in-law of the groom. Flower girl was Mary Ann Jurdyga, niece of the groom. 

The reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jurdyga. 

Mr. and Mrs. Dietchman will make their home at San Jose, where Mr. Dietchman is emp- 
loyed with Pacific Air Lines. 



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June 4, 1959 



SONORA NEWS.... A munber of people of the Sonora vicinity attended the wedding of Arm 
Nennig and Norman Goerdt who were married Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in 
Fairmount. ********** june 4, 1959 

BRIDAL SHOWER HONORS SHIRLEY DUNN 

Miss Shirley Dunn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Dunn of Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada 
will become the bride of Edward Schiller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Schiller of Winnepeg, Canada 
on Saturday afternoon, June 6th, at 4:40 at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. 

Miss Dunn was an honored guest at a bridal shower Tuesday evening. May 26th at the 
Methodist Church parlors. ********** j^^^^ ^^ ^959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS (Last week's news) BRIDAL SHOWER HONORS ANN NENNIG 

Miss Ann Nennig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nennig of Fairmount will become the 
bride of Norman Goerdt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Goerdt of Wendell, MN. , and formerly of 
Fairmount, on Saturday morning. May 30th, at 10 o'clock at St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount. 

Miss Nennig was an honored guest at a bridal shower Sunday evening. May 17th, at the 
St. Anthony's Parish Hall at Fairmount. 

*********** June 4, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson and daughter Pat and Margaret Beffort attended the wedd- 
ing of the ladies nephew, Francis Mitzel of Ellendale to Florence Cotton of Fullerton. 
The wedding took place at Ellendale on Saturday. 

********** June 11, 1959 

Relatives attending the Elmer Kuemper and Delores Cieynski wedding on Saturday at 
Geneseo were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kuemper and grandson of Sioux Falls, SD. , Isador Kuemper, 
Rushmore, MN. ; Joseph Kuemper, Worthington, MN. ; Mr. and Mrs. Alois Kuemper, Maple Lake, 
MN. ; Mr. and Mrs. Ben D. Olson, Porter, MN. ; Mr. and Mrs. John Given, Jr.; Minneapolis; 
Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Dick and son,. Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kuemper and daughtgr 
and Kathleen Schnell; Mrs. Phillip Hallet and daughter and Mrs. Don Thayer of Milnor, ND. 

********** June 11, 1959 



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GERALD BLADOW WEDS FAIRMOUNT GIRL 

Miss Sylvia Jane West, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West of Fairmount became the 
bride of Gerald Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bladow of Hankinson at a wedding cere- 
mony which took place Saturday evening. May 23rd, at 8 o'clock at the First English Lutheran 
Church, Rev. E. Temme officiating at the double ring ceremony. 

Baskets and bouquets of lilacs decorated the church and altar for the wedding. The 
traditional wedding march was played by the organist, Diann Flaten and she also accompanied 
the vocalists, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Kube of Wendell, MN. , cousins of the bride who sang, "0 
Perfect Love" and Mr. Kube sang "The Lord's Prayer" at the close of the ceremony. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a white brocaded 
taffeta dress styled with a fitted bodice, full skirt and a jacket which had three quarter 
length sleeves. She wore a fingertip veil which fell from a flowered tiara. Her veil was 
made by Mrs. Richard Schillinger. Her jewelry was a rhinestone necklace with matching 
earrings, gifts of the bride groom. She carried a white Bible topped with a white orchid 
with streamers trimmed with pink roses. 

Faye Brunkhorst of Hankinson, cousin of the bridegroom, was Maid of Honor and Elizabeth 
Rossow of Campbell, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid. Both wore identical gowns of taff- 
eta with flocked nylon. They were in colors of pink and blue respectively. The dresses 
were styled with round necklines, no sleeves with matching cumberbunds. They each wore a 
flowered bracelet and earrings set that matched their dresses, gifts of the bride. 

The bestman was the bride's brother, Dennis West. The groomsman was the groom's bro- 
ther, Lyle Bladow of Hankinson. Ushers were: LaVem West, brother of the bride and Maurice 
Bladow of Wahpeton, brother of the groom. 

The bride's mother, Mrs. West, and the groom's mother, Mrs. Bladow, had identical 
dresses of blue flowered nylon over blue taffeta. Each had a corsage of pink roses and 
white carnations. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Frank West of Fergus Falls, wore a tan 
floral dress and had a corsage of pink roses and white carnations. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception given by the parents of the couple was held in 
the church parlors with about 200 guests in attendance. The table centerpiece was a lovely 
three tiered square wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom. The cake was 
decorated in the bride's colors of pink and white. The cake was made and decorated by Loa 
Spear of Fairmount. The cake was cut and s.erved by Mrs. Emil Rossow of Tenney, aunt of 
the bride, and Mrs. Ralph Bladow of Hankinson cousin of the groom. Pouring were: Mrs. 
Maurice Bladow, Wahpeton, sister-in-law of the groom and Mrs. Donald Foss of Elbow Lake, 
cousin of the bride. The waitresses were: Janice Daluge, Kaye Olhoft, both friends of the 
couple and Patty West and Carol Bladow, cousins of the couple. 

Ladies assisting in the kitchen were: Mrs. Fred Buck, Jr., Mrs. David Crawford, Mrs. 
Gust Foeltz, Mrs. Saraphine Kolbe and Mrs. John Muehler, all member of Circle Two of the 
Ladies Aid and Mrs. Herbert Marquardt and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger. Marcy Wurl of Wahpeton, 
cousin of the groom had charge of the guest book and presiding at the gift table were Rose 

Taylor, Breckenridge, Jan Herberg, Wahpeton, friends of the couple, Sharyl Wurl and Inez 

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Brunkhorst, cousin of the groom. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the Class of 1958 and the 
groom is a graduate of the Hankinson High School in 1956. The couple will make their home 
after June 1st, at Great Bend, where the groom will be employed. 

Relatives and friends attending the wedding were from: Fergus Falls, MN. , Nashua, Ten- 
ney, Wendall, Elbow Lake, Big Lake, Breckenridge, MN. , and Wahpeton, Hankinson and Great 
Bend, ND., and Peever, SD. ********** . june 11, 1959 

MARY LASKE BRIDE of ROBERT WETHERBEE 

The First English Lutheran Church, Fairmount, was the scene of a lovely wedding on 
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. May 30th, 1959, when Miss Mary Laske, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Herman Laske of Fairmount, became the bride of Robert Wetherbee, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Donald Wetherbee of Fairmount. Rev. Elton Temme officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

Mrs. Charles Bryan, was the organist and she accompanied the soloist, Ronald Johnson 
of Bagley, MN. , brother-in-law of the groom, who sang "Song of Ruth" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She was attired in an 
ivory floor length gown with Chapel train of Chantilly lace, styled with a fitted bodice, 
and it had Chantilly lace appliques on the net over skirt. She carried a white Bible top- 
ped with an orchid, a gift of the groom. She wore a fingertip veil of illusion held in 
place by a crown of seed pearls. 

The bride chose to carry a white orchid on a white leather Bible. White streamers fell 
from the pages, and lily of the valley surroimded the orchid. 

Miss Eileen Laske, the bride's sister, was Maid of Honor. The bridemaids were: Judy 
Laske, sister of the bride and Jean Anderson, friend of the couple. They wore identical 
gowns of ivory taffeta with kelly green sashes, picture hats and green shoes. They wore 
pearl earrings and seed pearl necklaces, gifts of the bride. They carried bouquets of white 
daisies with bows to match the cumberbunds. 

The flower girl was the groom's niece, Bonnie Jean Johnson of Bagley, MN. She wore a 
dress identical to the attendants and she carried white daisies in a lace crocheted basket. 

Donald Swanson, friend of the groom, was bestman. The goom's brother, Jerry Wetherbee 
and the groom's friend Bill Archer were groomsmen. Ushers were the bride's brother, Delano 
Wawers and a friend of the groom, Arlen Spear. The attendants wore white dinner jackets. 
The ring bearer was Jerry Branson. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Laske wore a brown floral sheath dress with white 
accessories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Wetherbee, wore a blue and white sheath dress with 
white accessories. Each had a corsage of Cymbidium. The grandmothers corsages were of 
carnations. The aisle was marked with white bows and lily of the valley and large baskets 
of Majestic Daisies graced the altar. 

After the ceremony a reception followed in the church parlors with 150 guests in attend- 
ance. The table centerpiece was a clover leaf design wedding cake, decorated and topped 
with white daisies and lily of the valley, made by Mrs. Leander Wawers. The cake was cut 

and served by Mrs. Ronald Johnson of Bagley, sister of the groom, and Mrs. John Snyder, 

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aunt of the bride. Pouring were: Miss Lillian Nelson and Mrs. Raymond Anderson, the groom's 
aunt. Hostesses were: Mrs. Harley Swanson and Mrs. Rex Branson. Mrs. Earl Deans presided 
at the punch bowl. Mrs. Arlen Spear had charge of the guest book and presiding at the gift 
table were Jane Laske, the bride's sister and Kay Ennen, Geraldine Snyder and Mrs. Delano 
Wawers. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the Class of 1958 and attended 
the State School of Science in the fall term. The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount High 
School in 1955 and graduated from the NDAC in May of 1959, where he had attended the past 
four years. 

The couple left on a wedding trip and upon their return are making their home on a 
farm 2 miles east of Fairmount where the bridegroom is engaged in farming. For going away 
the bride chose a green two piece suit. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Moorhead, Winger, Minneapolis, 
Fertile, St. Paul, Elk River, Bagley, Graceville, Brainard and Elbow Lake in Minnesota; 
Rosholt, SD. , and Wisconsin and Illinois. 

********** June 11, 1959 

ANN NENNIG BRIDE OF NORMAN GOERDT 

A lovely wedding took place at St. Anthony's Church, Fairmount, Saturday morning, at 
10 o'clock on May 30th, when Ann Nennig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nennig of Fair- 
mount became the bride of Norman Goerdt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Goerdt of Wendell, MN. 
The Nuptial High Mass and double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Fr. John Stempel. 

Pink and white daisy bouquets made a beautiful setting for the wedding ceremony. Miss 
Joanne Schmitt was the organist. 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a white gown of embroider- 
ed tulle over net and taffeta. Her veil of illusion was held in place with a crown of lace, 
sequins and seed pearls. Her jewelry was a rhinestone pin and earring set, gifts of the 
bridegroom. She carried a bouquet of pink roses. 

Miss Donna Nennig was her sister's Maid of Honor. Miss Mary Hoffman of Breckenridge, 
cousin of the bride, was Bridesmaid. They wore identical dresses of pink crystalette with 
deep pink cumberbunds and a sash and each wore pink crystalette hats. They carried bouquets 
of pink carnations. The flower girl was Susan Eichhom, niece of the groom. 

Mr. Goerdt chose his brother, James Goerdt, to be his bestman. The groomsman was Will- 
iam Spellerberg, Jr., friend of the groom. Ushers were Robert Nennig, brother of the bride 
and Luveme Eichhom, brother-in-law of the groom. The men had white carnation boutonnieres. 

The bride's mother and the grooms mother wore pink dresses with white accessories and 
had a corsage of American Beauty roses. 

After the ceremony a wedding dinner was served to 130 guests and in the afternoon a 
reception followed with 200 guests in attendance. The parents of the bride entertained 
at the dinner and reception which was held in the Parish Hall. The wedding cake was the 
table centerpiece, which was four tiered, decorated in white with pink. The cake was made 
by Mrs. Ray Hoffman and the bride's mother, Mrs. Nennig. The cake was cut by Mrs. Ray 

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Hoffman and Mrs. Charles Ruebish. 

Pouring were: Mrs. Elroy Langenwalter and Mrs. Victor Sheets. Presiding at the punch 
bowl was Mrs. Russel Leinen. In charge of the gift table was Mrs. Dave Schillinger and 
Frances Nennig, cousins of the bride. Miss Cathy Nennig, sister of the bride, had charge 
of the guest book. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the Class of 1956 and is emp- 
loyed as secretary for Attorneys Korbel and Gospodar at Breckenridge, where she will cont- 
inue her position. The groom is employed by the Christiansen Construction Co. 

For a wedding trip to Itasca Park, Duluth and North Shore Drive, the bride wore a beige 
sharkskin suit. Upon their return they will make their home at Breckenridge, MN. 

Out of town relatives attending the wedding were from Tintah, Sauk Centre, Anoka, Elbow 
Lake, Tenney, Breckenridge, Minneapolis, St. Cloud, MN. , Fargo, Steele, Mantador, ND. , Omaha, 
NE. , Chicago, IL. , and Iron Mountain, MI. 

********** June 11, 1959 



Mr. and Mrs. Armond Tiegs of rural Hankinson attended the wedding for Jeanette Busse- 

June 18, 1959 



man at Milnor on Sunday. ********** 



GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Bemdt left Friday for Courtenay, ND. , to attend 
the wedding of their niece. Miss Wanda Wraalstad and Mr. Robert Scott of Jamestown. The 
reception was at the bride's home in Courtenay. 

********** June 18, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Cast, Mrs. Chas. Rutherford and Mrs. Gerald 

Cast of Breckenridge, attended a shower, Sunday, June 7th, honoring the newly married couple, 
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cast, at Pelican Rapids, MN. They had been married recently. Ronald 
Cast is a nephew of Reinhard Cast. 

********** June 18, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... J. M. Sletting accompanied his daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. 
Earl Schmidt and family of Wahpeton, to Aberdeen Sunday, where they attended the wedding 
of Mr. Sletting's granddaughter, Ronette Tilgner, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. R. D. Tilgner. 

********** June 18, 1959 

KAREN SWANSON WED FRIDAY 

Marriage vows were spoken on Friday evening, June 19th, at the Assembly of God Church 
in Farmington, MN. , when Karen Diane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore E. Swanson, Hankin- 
son became the bride of George Lee Lord, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Lord, Meckling, SD. 
Rev. Everett L. Lord, brother of the groom and pastor of the church, officiated at the dou- 
ble ring ceremony. Jeane Palmer was organist and Rev. Robert Schamberg sang, "Savior, Like 
A Shepard Lead Us," "A Wedding Prayer " and "Each For the Other." Donna and Vivian Hanson 
lit the candles along the aisle and at the altar. 

Helen Swanson, only sister of the bride, was maid of honor and also sang "I Love You 
Truly." Juanita Cutsforth was the bridesmaid. Bestman was the groom's brother, Cecil, and 
groomsman was Willis Ring. Glenda Fjorbak was flower girl and Donovan Peterson was ringbearer. 

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Ushers were Paul Nygren and Levi Ratzloff. 

The reception followed the ceremony in the church parlors. After a short honeymoon, 
the couple will reside in Minneapolis. 

The bride is a graduate of New Effington High School, who graduated in May from North 
Central Bible College in Minneapolis and is employed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc. 

The groom, a graduate of Meckling, SD. , High School attended the National School of 
Aeronautics in Kansas City, MO. He is now employed as reservations agent for North Central 
Airlines at Wold Chamberlain Airfield in Minneapolis. 

********** June 25, 1959 

(Picture shown) ... .Karen Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson of rural 
Hankinson became the bride of Leon Backer of Cayuga, at the Methodist Church in LaMars Twsp. 
Saturday, June 6th. A reception was held in the church parlors. 

********** June 25, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kutzer and children attended the wedding of her 

sister, Janice Lahman to Daniel Keller, which took place Monday morning, June 15th, at 
Tintah. ********** june 25, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Severt Johnson attended the wedding June 13th of Elaine 

Duin and Donald Jensen, which took place at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Wahpeton. Miss 
Duinn is a bookkeeper at Lillegard's at Wahpeton. 

********** June 25, 1959 

SHIRLEY DUNN BRIDE OF EDWARD SCHILLER 

The Methodist Church at Fairmount was the scene of a lovely June wedding when Miss 
Shirley Louellen Dunn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Dunn, of 439 Vaughan Ave., Selkirk, 
Manitoba, Canada, became the bride of Edward Alexander Schiller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph 
Schiller of 749 Garfield St., Winnipeg, Canada on Saturday afternoon, June 5th, 1959, at 
4:30 o'clock. Rev. Chas. Bryan officiated at the double ring candlelight ceremony. 

Candelabra and large baskets of white daisies and yellow gladiolas decorated the 
church for the ceremony. The pews were marked with white bows and greens. Nuptial music 
was played by the organist, Mrs. Chas. Bryan. She also accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Keith 
Moon who sang, "The Wedding Prayer" and "Because." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She was attired in a 
full length white gown of white organza over taffeta which was worn over a hoop skirt. The 
gown was styled with a portrait neckline trimmed with seed pearls and Venice lace. Her 
matching fingertip veil of illusion was held in place with a crown of seed pearls. She 
carried a bouquet of ivy and stephanotis. Her jewelry was pearl earrings, a gift of the 
bridegroom. 

Mrs. Beryl Allen of Winnipeg, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Heather Mc- 
Donald of Winnipeg, niece of the bridegroom, was Junior Bridesmaid. They wore identical 
street length gowns of willow green crystalette and the skirts were embossed with white 
daisies and had matching sashes, shoes and headbands. They carried natural wicker baskets 
of white daisies. The flower girl was Carla Swanson of Fairmount, who wore a white Swiss 

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embroidered organdy with short full scalloped hemmed skirt and had a matching sash and 
shoes. She wore a straw bonnet and carried a basket of white daisies. Candle lighters 
were Debra Swanson and Connie George who wore identical dresses of mint green with head- 
bands of ivy. They each had a daisy wristlet corsage. 

Herbert Schiller, brother of the bridegroom, was bestman. Ushers were Ronald Bukoski 
of Winnipeg, cousin of the bridegroom and the bride's brother, Brian Dunn of Selkirk, Can- 
ada. Ring bearers was the brides nephew, Curtis Johnsrude of Falrmount, who carried the 
rings on a heart shaped pillow. The men had white carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Dunn wore a dress of beige lace over taffeta with 
a corsage of yellow carnations. The groom's mother, Mrs. Schiller wore a blue dress with 
white accessories and had a corsage of white carnations. 

After the ceremony a reception was given by the bride's parents in the church parlors. 
The reception table was centered with a three tiered heart shaped fruit cake decorated 
in white, trimmed with daisies and topped with a sugar bowl of daisies. The cake was cut 
and served by Mrs. Donald Naggatz and Mrs. Delano Wawers. Pouring were Mrs. Julian Poppe 
and Mrs. Clarence George. Mrs. Pat Silk of Winnipeg had of the guest book. Presiding at 
the gift table were Mrs. Charles Swanson and Kathy Overdahl. Harriet Astrup had charge of 
the punch bowl. A dinner party was given at 8 o'clock by the bride's parents at the Uran- 
±\m Room at Vada's Steak House at Breckenridge. 

The bride is a graduate of the Victoria School of Nursing in 1958. She is a registered 
nurse and has been employed as office nurse for her brother-in-law. Dr. I. S. Johnsrude. 
The bridegroom graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science Degree at the Michigan State 
University at East Lansing, MI. In 1959 he received his MS Degree at the same University. 
He is employed as Geologist by the Geological Survey of Canada. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to Nova Scotia and will return in the fall. 
For a going away outfit the bride chose an imported cotton suit in shades of tan, green 
and yellow with the following accessories, tan hat and shoes, yellow leather bag and gloves. 

Many relatives and friends attended the wedding from Canada. 

********** June 25, 1959 

K. ANDERSON WEDS BACKER 

Bethany Methodist Church in LaMars Township at Fairmount, was the scene of a lovely 
June wedding when Miss Karen Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson of Hankin- 
en became the bride of Leon Backer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Backer of Cayuga at a cere- 
mony which took place at 2 o'clock, June 6th, 1959. Rev. Chas . Bryan officiated at the 
double ring candlelight ceremony. White peonies, fern and candelabra decorated the altar 
and the pews were marked with white bows and leather leaf. 

Judy Willert of Hankinson, friend of the bride, was organist. She also accompanied 
the soloist, Janice Walter of Fairmount, friend of the bride, who sang "0 Perfect Love" 
and "The Lord's Prayer.: 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, was attired in a 

white floor length gown of Chantilly lace and tulle over satin and styled with a fitted 

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bodice, scalloped neckline, long sleeves which tapered to a point over the wrists and the 
full skirt had Chantilly lace appliques on the tulle skirt panels. Her only jewelry was 
a pearl necklace, a gift of the bridegroom. Her fingertip veil of illusion was held in 
place by a crown of seed pearls. Karen chose to carry a full crescent bouquet of red 
roses and white Butterfly roses with Lily of the Valley backing the roses. 

The bride's sister, Connie Anderson of Hankinson, was Maid of Honor and Patricia Bis- 
hop of Hankinson, friend of the couple was bridesmaid. Both wore identical gowns of silk 
organza with open crown matching picture hats in colors of yellow and blue, respectively. 
Each carried a colonial bouquet of yellow and white and blue and white to contrast the 
dresses. Each wore cultured pearls and earrings, gifts of the bride. 

Albert Backer, Cayuga, brother of the groom, was bestman and Alvin Backer, Cayuga, 
the grooms brother was groomsman. Ushers were the bride's brother, Kenneth Anderson, Hank- 
inson, and the bride's cousin, Adrian Snyder of Fairmount. The attendants wore white 
dinner jackets and each had a red carnation boutonniere while the ushers, father and grand- 
fathers had white carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Anderson wore a pink lace dress with white accessor- 
ies. The groom's mother, Mrs. Backer, wore a blue dress with white accessories. Each had 
a corsage of cyrobidiums. The two grandmothers of the bride, Mrs. Olaf Anderson of Rosholt 
and Mrs. L. C. McShane of Moorhead and the groom's grandmother each had a corsage of yellow 
and white carnations. 

After the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors with over 150 guests in 
attendance. The hostess was Mrs. Charles Bryan. The serving table was centered with dai- 
sies and a bouquet of white pom poms. Other tables were decorated with yellow roses, can- 
dles, leather leaf and blue satin ribbon. The lovely four tiered wedding cake was topped 
with four bells enhanced with yellow roses. It was decorated in white, blue and yellow 
and was made by Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. The cake was cut and served by the bride's 
aunts, Mrs. Lloyd Fleischauer of Wahpeton and Mrs. Harley Anderson of Hankinson, The 
bride's grandmother, Mrs. L. C. McShane, poured. Meredith Snyder, cousin of the bride had 
charge of the punch bowl. Presiding at the gift table was Jean Backer, of Cayuga, sister 
of the groom and. Alice Jordan of Fairmount, Science School roommate and friend of the bride. 
Mrs. Terry Wieser, Hankinson, friend of the bride, presided at the gift table. Mrs. C. W. 
Seivert of Hankinson and Mrs. Bryan had charge of the guest book due to the absence of the 
groom's sister, Mary Backer of Wahpeton. 

Assisting in the kitchen were: Mrs. P. Walter, Mrs. Lowell Caulkins, Mrs. Orval Osbom, 
Mrs. Fred Snyder, Sr., Mrs. B. E. Chap... and Mrs. John Sturgess. Waitresses were: Joann 
Buckhouse, Myrna Wurl, Karen Gollhick, Marion Kutter, LaVina Franz and Alice Gustman. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School in 19 and the State School 

of Science at Wahpeton in May of 1959. The groom attended school at Lidgerwood and Cayuga 
and is employed as mechanic for the Tennefos Construction Co., at Fargo. 

The happy couple left on a short wedding trip and upon their return left for their 

home at Wall, SD. , and was shortly thereafter transferred to Cackle, ND. , where they are 

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now making their home. For going away, the bride chose a two piece yellow sheath dress 
with white accessories. 

Out of town friends and relatives attending the wedding were from Wahpeton, Cayuga 
Courtney, Fargo, Wheatland, Grand Forks, Hankinson, ND. , Moorhead, Ortonville and Odessa, 
MN., Bath and Rosholt, SD. ; Emmetsburg, Ruth.... and Dickens, Iowa. 

********** July 2 1959 

GRANDDAUGHTER MARRIES 

Miss Ronnette Tilgner, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. R. Tilgner of Aberdeen, SD. , became 
the bride of Gary Paul Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Thompson of Summit, SD. , at 
St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Sunday, June 14th. 

The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Derald Bogenrief, Watertown, SD. , the groom's broth- 
er-in-law and sister; Virginia Werth and Rosemarie Kavanaugh, Aberdeen, John Morgan of 
Mellette, and the bride's brother, James Tilgner of Aberdeen. 

The reception was held after the ceremony at Helen's California Kitchen. The bride 
attended the Univ. of Colorado and the Northern State Teachers College at Aberdeen. The 
groom is a 1959 Northern graduate. The couple will make their home in Phoenix, AZ. 

The bride is a granddaughter of Mr. J. M. Sletting of Fairmount. Mr. Slatting accom- 
panied his daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schmidt of Wahpeton, to Aberdeen where 
they were among the relatives attending the wedding. 

********** July 2, 1959 

SONORA NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wieser and family returned home Tuesday after visit- 
ing friends and relatives in Nebraska. They also attended the wedding of Mr. Wieser's 
niece, Miss Dorothy Hoffman. ********** july 9^ 1959 

MICHAEL WED IN VALPARAISO, IN. 

Miss Margaret Michael, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. G. C. Michael of Howard Lake, MN. , 
became the bride of C. Charles Rivers, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Rivers, Sr. of Sea- 
ttle, WA. , on Sunday, May 31st, at 1:30 PM at the new Lutheran Memorial Chapel on the cam- 
pus of Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN. The double ring ceremony was performed by 
the bride's father, Rev. G. C. Michael who also addressed them briefly on I Chronicles, 
17:27. 

Margaret was dressed in a white satin floor length satin and lace gown with a long 
train and fingertip veil of tulle, both made by the bride. She carried white roses and 
stephanotis on a white tulle covered fan shaped back, while her attendants had carnations 
to match their dress sashes and fan shaped covered frames. 

The brides attendants were her sisters, Lois, Maid of Honor, and Elaine; Mrs. Marjorie 
Longan, sister of the groom; Misses Carol Stoker of Des Moines, lA; Marjorie Martin and 
Adelle Martin of Union Grove, WI.; and Hazel DeMarco of Peoria, IL. , friend of the bride. 
Flower girls were the two little daughters of Prof, and Mrs. Walter Reiner of the Univer- 
sity, Becky and Patty. 

All wore identical white gowns and white hats with colored sashes to match. The Maid 

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of Honor and the flower girls wore pink and the bridesmaids aqua. All of the hats were 
made by the bride. 

The brides gift to her attendants were ivory carved earrings and white gloves. 
The groom was attended by Deslyn Schutt as bestman from Los Angeles, CA. , who flew in by 
jet plane for the service, his brothers-in-law Donald Longan of Seattle and Gerhard Jr., and 
and Mark Michael of Howard Lake and three close school friends from Valparaiso, IN. All 
wore tuxedos with white dinner jackets. The goom's gift to his attendants was a pair of 
sterling silver engraved cuff links. 

After the service a reception was held at the Student Union for about a hundred friends 

and relatives. ^^^^^^^^ ,, 

********** July 9 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Emde of rural Hankinson, announce the engagement and approaching 

marriage of their daughter, Ramona, to Neal Nelson of Hankinson. 

An August wedding is planned. 

********** July 15^ ]^959 

GREAT BEND NEWS Sunday afternoon, July 12th, relatives and friends gathered at the 

Trinity Lutheran Church basement for a get-to-gether, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Alva (Bud) 
Schulz. Alva Schulz is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Schulz of Fergus Falls, MN. , and has 
many relatives here in the Great Bend area. Alva, better knows as "Bud", was married to 
Rose Willoughby of London, England, April 18th, 1959, and they arrived in New York on 
Monday morning, July 6th and in Fergus Falls on July 12th. He has been in the Air Force 
for 4 years and is planning to make it a career. After his three week leave they will 
go to Panama City, FL. Friends that gathered here Sunday were from Superior, WI., Billings, 
MT. ; Minneapolis, Fergus Falls, MN. Hankinson, Wahpeton, ND. , Rosholt, SD. They received 
many cards and a purse of money. ^^^^^^^^^^ j^^^^ ^^^ ^g3g 

JEAN ANDERSON BRIDE OF DONALD SWANSON 

Methodist Church at Fairmount was the scene of a lovely June wedding when Miss Jean 
Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Anderson of Fairmount, became the bride of Don- 
ald Swanson, son of Mrs. Julia Swanson and the late Mr. Carl Swanson. The wedding took 
place Friday evening, June 26th, 1959, at 7 o'clock with Rev. Chas. Bryan officiating at 
the double ring candlelight ceremony. Two large baskets of pink and white gladiolas dec- 
orated the altar and candles and ferns marked the pews. The traditional wedding marches 
were played by the organist, Mrs. Chas. Bryan. She also accompanied the solist Janice 
Walter, friend of the bride, who sang "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She was attired in a white 
floor length gown styled with a square scalloped neckline and a full skirt with a nylon lace 
overskirt which was designed with "love knots." She wore matching gauntlets. Her finger- 
tip veil of silk illusion was held in place by a crown of seed pearls. Her jewelry was a 
heart shaped locket, a gift of the groom. She carried a bridal bouquet of baby pink roses. 
She carried out the traditional, something old, something new, something borrowed and 

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something blue. Matron of honor was the bride's cousin, Mrs. Janice Lundquist of Wheaton 
and the bridesmaid was Mrs. Robert Wetherbee, friend of the bride. They wore identical 
gowns of crystalette taffeta in colors of dark blue and light blue respectively. They 
had matching hats and carried bouquets similar to the brides. They wore pearl earrings, 
gifts of the bride. The flower girl, Debbie Swanson, niece of the groom, wore a light 
blue dress and carried a basket of rose petals. Candle lighters were Karen Phillips, 
friend of the bride and Judy Freeman, college roommate of the bride. They wore crystalette 
dresses of pink and white respectively, which were styled similar to the attendants and 
they wore pearl earrings, gifts of the bride. They each wore carnation wristlet corsages. 

Bestman was Arlen Spear of Fairmount, friend of the groom. The groomsman was Robert 
Wetherbee, Fairmount, friend of the groom. The ushers were Merrill Griggs and Delano Waw- 
ers, friends of the groom. The men had red and white carnation boutonnieres . 

The mothers of the bride and groom, Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Swanson, and the bride's 
grandmother, each wore floral print nylon dresses with white accessories. Each had a white 
rose corsage. 

Following the ceremony the bride's parents entertained at a reception in the church 
parlors with 150 guests in attendance. The reception table was centered with a beautiful 
decorated wedding cake. It was decorated with pink roses and blue birds and topped with 
a bride and groom that stood under a chapel which was topped with sugar bells. Mrs. Char- 
les Swanson, sister-in-law of the groom and Mrs. Raymond Anderson, aunt of the bride, cut 
and served the wedding cake. Pouring was Mrs. Chas. Templeton and Mrs. Lloyd Lien. Julianne 
Sletting had charge of the punch bowl. Mrs. Harley Swanson and Mrs. William Spainhauer were 
hostesses. Mrs. Delano Wawers had charge of the guest book. Presiding at the gift table 
were Mary Schmit, Eileen Laske and Kathleen Orvedahl. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the Class of 1957 and had 
been attending the NDAC at Fargo. The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount High School in 
195A and is engaged in farming. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to the North Shore and returned to Fairmount 
on July 1st, where they will make their home. For going away the bride chose to wear a 
light blue dress. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Anderson of James- 
town, ND., Julianne Sletting, Judy Freeman, Rev. David Knecht and Lowell Reeser of Fargo, 
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith of Hillsboro, ND. , Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Kruse of Colfax and 
other guests from Wheaton, Wahpeton and White Rock. 

********** July 16, 1959 

TO BE MARRIED AUG. 16 
Wedding invitations have been received here by friends announcing the forthcoming 
marriage of Miss Caroline Rae Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Herbert Wright of 
Portland, OR., to Mr. David Kellogg, son of Dr. and Mrs. I. W. Kellogg of Caldwell, ID. 
and formerly of Fairmount. The wedding will take place on Sunday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock 

August 16th, at the Lents Seventh Day Adventist Church at Portland, OR. 

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David was a 1959 graduate in June from Walla Walla College. 

********** July 23 1959 

RITA CLAREY BRIDE OF DARYL BERTELSEN 

St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount was the scene of a pretty summer wedding when Miss 
Rita Marie Clarey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Clarey, became the bride of Daryl 
Edwin Bertelsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Holger Bertelsen, of Fairmount, on Thursday morning, 
at 9 o'clock, July 16th. Rev. Fr. J. Stempel officiated at the double ring ceremony. 
The altar was decorated with two baskets of blue mums and baby breath. The wedding marc- 
hes were played by the organist, Mrs. Frank Sinner. She also accompanied the Childrens 
Choir who furnished the nuptial music during the ceremony. 

The bride wore an ice blue ballerina length gown, styled with a lace panelled skirt, 
lace jacket with matching accessories. She wore a short matching veil held in place with 
a blue crown. She carried a bouquet of white roses with varied shades of blue pom poms and 
ivy. Her jewelry, a pearl choker and earrings, were gifts of the groom. 

Mrs. Stanley Krause, sister of the bride, was Matron of Honor and her sister, Mrs. 
Meinard Sand of Rosholt, was bridesmaid. They wore identical princess style dresses, with 
lace front panels and each dress was in a different shade of blue. They had white access- 
ories and each carried a bouquet of shadowed blue pompoms. The flower girl was Lynnette 
Krause, niece of the bride. 

The best man was Charles Bertelsen, brother of the groom. The groomsman was Tony Mey- 
er, brother-in-law of the groom. Ushers were William Lange and David Awe, both friends of 
the couple. The men wore tinted blue flowers as boutonnieres. For her daughter's wedding 
Mrs. Clarey wore a dark blue dacron dress with a pleated skirt and had white accessories. 
The groom's mother, Mrs. Bertelsen, wore a green print two piece dress of polished cotton 
with white accessories. Each had a corsage of white mvmis. 

After the ceremony the bride's parents entertained at a wedding breakfast at Dyke's 
Cafe and a reception at the Parish Hall at Fairmount. The centerpiece of the reception 
table was a four tiered wedding blue cake with white frosting and decorated with blue 
hearts. The cake was made by Loa Spear. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Lawrence 
Leinen and Mrs. Tom Bertelsen. Mrs. Richard Neff, the groom's cousin, poured. Mrs. James 
N. Clarey, sister-in-law of the bride had charge of the punch bowl. Presiding at the gift 
table were Rose Taylor, Mrs. Tony Meyer and Diane Bertelsen. 

The bride and groom both attended the Fairmount High School and were graduates of the 
class on May 22, 1959. The couple left on a wedding trip to the Black Hills in South Dak- 
ota and upon their return are residing on a farm near Fairmount. 

Relatives of the couple attending the wedding were from Moorhead, Wadena, Perham, and 
Breckenridge, MN. , Sisseton, Rosholt, SD. , Hankinson and Gwinner, ND. 

********** July 30, 1959 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT GIRL MARRIED 

Marilyn E. Swanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Swanson of Lebanon, OR., and for- 
merly of Fairmount, became the bride of Gordon P. Ashby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ashby, 

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of Medford, OR., at a candlelight ceremony held July 17th, at the First Methodist Church 
there. Bouquets of gladiolas, white daisies and mums, with white bows on the pews, formed 
the setting for the double ring rites conducted by the Rev. Edward McClurg. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length dress of lace and nylon 
tulle over tafetta, and wore a fingertip veil held in place by a seed pearl crown. She 
carried a crescent bouquet of pink roses and white chrysantheminns . 

Following the wedding ceremony a reception was held in the church piarlors. For their 
wedding trip to the coast the bride wore a white amel dress and short jacket. Upon their 
return from their wedding trip they will make their home at 1070 Hiatt St., at Lebanon, OR: 

The bride attended Lebanon Union High School and is a senior at Oregon State College. 

The groom attended Medford High School and is a June graduate of Oregon State College. He 

is employed at a super market. 

********** August 6, 1959 

MAUREEN BAUER TO WED SEPT. 12th 

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Bauer of rural Hankinson announce the engagement and approaching 

marriage of their daughter, Maureen to Mr. Don Ricks of Norcross, MN. , son of Mr. and Mrs. 

Ed Ricks of Elbow Lake. 

The wedding will take place Sept. 12th, at St. Philips Church in Hankinson. 

********** August 13, 1959 

Marie Schiltz attended the wedding of her grand niece, Jeanette Sand to George West 
last Tuesday morning at the St. John's Catholic Church at Rosholt. Among the out-of-town 
guests at the wedding were: Mrs. Mary Placheski of St. Cloud, MN and Mrs. Josie Sand of 
Little Falls, MN. They were all overnight guests in the Louise Sand home. 

********** August 13, 1959 

GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Erick Fenske and Marvin, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fenske 
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fenske motored to Litchfield, MN., Saturday to attend the 
wedding of Mr. John Rhoda and Deanna Larson. Mr. Rhoda is a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Erick 
Fenske and a cousin of Harold, Melvin and Marvin. 

********** August 13, 1959 

EMDE - NELSON VOWS SPOKEN 

At a double ring ceremony in the United Church of Christ, Hankinson, on Sunday evening, 
Aug. 16th, at 7:30 PM. , Romona Emde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Emde of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Neal Nelson of Hankinson. Rev. F. W. Paul officiated. The church altar was 
decorated with baskets of gladiolus and pompoms, the aisle was marked with white bows and 
ferns. Nuptial music was played by David Paul and Viola Buckhouse as soloist sang, "The 
Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of embroidered 
nylon organdy over layers of net and taffeta fashioned with a full bouffant skirt accented 
with a butterfly bow. Her fingertip veil was of silk illusion and was held inplace with 
an organdy sweetheart cap. The bride chose to carry a white Prayer book with white butter- 
fly roses and stephanotis. 

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The matron of honor was Mrs. Hans Loraas Jr., Lidgerwood, sister of the bride, and 
Alice Gustman, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid. They wore identical street length 
dresses of light blue embroidered organdy with scoop neckline and cumberbund. They wore 
white lace hats and gloves. Debra Loraas, niece of the bride, was flower girl. She wore 
a blue floor length gown of nylon. The bridesmaids carried cascade bouquets of white pom- 
poms. The flower girl carried a basket of white pompoms. 

Mervin Nelson, Ashby, MN. , brother of the groom, was bestman and Harry Emde, brother 
of the bride, was groomsman. The ushers were: Hans Loraas Jr., of Lidgerwood and Billy 
Hazelton of Battle Lake, MN. They all wore white boutonnieres . 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Emde wore a blue dress and hat. Her corsage was of 
white roses and white carnations. 

A reception following the ceremony was held in the church parlors for 220 guests and 
was given by the bride's parents. A beautiful cake was baked by Mrs. Ted Roeder and was 
cut and served by Mrs. George Walhood of Sheldon and Mavis Brummond. 

The gift table attendants were Margaret Clarey, Nancy Smith and Mary Lou Leavitt. 
Mrs. LuVeme Schmidt was in charge of the guest book. Mrs. Leonard Krause, aunt of the 
bride was dining room hostess. Mrs. Merwin Nelson of Ashby, MN. , and Mrs. Lloyd Nelson 
of Battle Lake, MN. , poured. The table waitresses were: Phyllis Hoefs, Elaine and Darlene 
Knaack and Judy and Edith Buckhouse. They all wore corsages of white carnations. 

Those who assisted in the kitchen were: Mmes. Ted Roeder, Milton Bladow, Alvin Buck- 
house, Arnold Milbrandt, Otto Buckhouse and Gilbert Buckhouse. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and of Mayville STC. She has 
taught school in Sheldon, Casselton and Wahpeton. The ensuing year she will teach the 7th 
grade in the Hankinson Public School. 

The groom is a graduate of the Battle Lake, MN. High School and is employed by the 
Minnesota Valley Breeders Association. 

Out of town guests were from Alexandra, Battle Lake, Elbow Lake, Breckenridge, MN., 
Lidgerwood, Casselton, Sheldon, Fairmount and Wahpeton, ND. 

********** August 20, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs". Leo Kinn and family motored to Sisseton on Tuesday evening to get their 
daughter, Mary, who was an attendant at the Grif feth-Vellenga wedding on Wednesday. 

********** August 20, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Simonson of Brea, CA. , formerly of Hankinson, announce the engage- 
ment of their daughter, Judy, to Mr. Alfred Miller, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Miller, 
Sr. , of Hankinson. 

Miss Simonson is attending beauty school in St. Paul and Mr. Miller is employed at 
HyWay Texaco in Hankinson. No wedding date has been set. 

********** August 20, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holthusen of Wahpeton announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Sharon Mae to Clark Wurl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart Wurl of Hankinson. 

A fall wedding is being planned. August 20, 1959 

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LOA SPEAR BRIDE OF GEORGE BERNARD 
St. Anthony's Catholic Church of Fairmoiint, was the scene of a lovely wedding when 
Miss Loa LuAnn Spear, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur H. Spear of Fairmount, became the 
bride of George M. Bernard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bernard of Fairmount, on Saturday morn- 
ing at 10 AM., August 1st, 1959. 

The nuptial high mass was celebrated by the Rev. Fr. J. Stempel. Mrs. Norma Goerdt 
was the organist and she accompanied Mrs. Albert Nenning and daughter Donna Nenning who sang. 

The bride wore a white gown of satin covered with Chantilly lace and chiffon styled 
with a yellow satin cumberbund and front panel of the skirt. The bride made her own wedding 
gown. She carried a bridal bouquet of yellow roses with white stephanotis and carried a 
white satin prayerbook, a gift of the bride's godparents. Her veil of illusion fell from a 
triangle net hat trimmed with pearls. The bride wore a Blessed Virgin Mary necklace of the 
groom's mother which came from Lourdes, France where the visitation of the Blessed Virgin 
took place. 

The bride's sister, Joyce Spear was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Weber, 
cousin of the groom and Rita Bertelson, friend of the bride. Kathy Bertlesen, a coxisin 
and God-child of the groom, was flower girl and she carried the rings on a heart shaped 
pillow in her bouquet of carnations. The attendants wore identical gowns of white flocked 
nylon over yellow satin with yellow accessories. Each carried heart shaped bouquets of yel- 
low and white carnations. The dresses were styled by the bride. 

John Bernard, brother of the groom, was bestman and Gary Bertelsen, and Roger Schmit, 
both cousins of the groom, were groomsmen. Ushers were Dwain Bertelsen, cousin of the 
groom, and Charles Green, friend of the couple. The men had white carnation boutonnieres. 

Mother of the bride wore a yellow dress with white accessories. The mother of the 
groom wore a pink dress with white accessories. Each had a white rose corsage. The groom's 
grandmother wore a light blue and white dress and had a corsage of yellow and white car- 
nations. 

Following the ceremony a dinner given by the bride's parents for the Immediate families 
at the parish hall with covers laid for 50 guests. A reception was held in the afternoon 
with 150 guests in attendance. The table was centered with a beautiful wedding cake decor- 
ated in white and yellow and was made by Mrs. Carl Krause. The cake was cut by Mrs. Keith 
Poppe and served by Mrs. Joe O'Keefe. Mrs. Arlen Spear and Mrs. Clarence Schmit were in 
charge of the punch bowl. Janice Hoefs and Vicky Christenson had charge of the guest book. 
Presiding at the gift table were Carol Schiltz, Mary Schmit and Rose Taylor. Mrs. Gregory 
Schmit poured. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School in 1957 and is employed as book- 
keeper for the Fanners Union Oil Co., at Fairmount where she will continue her position. 

The groom attended the Fairmount Public School and is engaged in farming. The couple 

are making their home in Fairmount in thei upstairs apartment of the Joe O'Keefe residence. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to Clitheral, MN. For going away the bride 
chose to wear a navy blue sheath. 

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Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Oakes, LaMaure, ND. , Breckenridge 
and Clitheral, MN. ********** August 20 1959 

ANNOUNCE APPROACHING MARRIAGE OF DAUGHTER 

Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Swanson announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their 
daughter Connie Rae to Airman Jim E. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith of near James- 
town, MN. The wedding date had not been set but is expected to be in September. 

Miss Swanson is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and for over two years she 
has been employed at the Good Samaritan Hospital at Portland, OR. Her fiance is in the 
Air Force and has been stationed in Portland, OR. He is expecting his transfer to another 
base in the near future. ********** August 20, 1959 

VELLENGA WED TO ROSHOLT GIRL 
St. John's Catholic Church was the scene of a pretty fall wedding which united in mar- 
riage, Mary Ann, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Griffith, of Rosholt, SD. , and Ver- 
non Dale, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Vellenga of Fairmount. 

Before an altar banked with large baskets of pink and white gladiolas, carnations and 
asters, vows were exchanged, with Rev. Fr. Alvin Sauers, officiating at the double ring 
ceremony. 

Maid of honor was Betty Lou Sand, Rosholt, friend of the bride. Mary Louise Kinn, St. 
Paul, and Jeanette Griffith, Colfax, were bridesmaids. Bestman was Raymond Vellenga, bro- 
ther of the groom. Groomsmen were Robert Griffith, brother of the bride and Frankie Gust- 
man. Ushers were Vernon Enwiller, cousin of the bride, and Robert Vellenga, brother of the 
groom. 

Following the ceremony the guests were taken to the K. of C.'s club room where the 
gifts were opened and displayed by Dianne Enwiller and Carol Ann Kinn, cousins of the bride. 
A 5 o'clock reception was at Vada's Steak House for 85 guests. Guests attended from Rosholt, 
and Sisseton, SD. , Oakes, Tappen, Hankinson, Colfax, Fairmount, Wahpeton, Galchutt, Barney, 
ND. , Wheaton, Kent, Dumont, Graceville and Browns Valley, MN. 

Mary Ann graduated from the Rosholt High School, practiced nursing at the Wheaton Com- 
minity Hospital and spent the past year and a half at home. Vernon graduated from Hankinson 
High School, farming since. 

The couple left on a trip to the Black Hills. On returning they will be at home on 
the groom's father's farm, where the groom is engaged in farming with his father and brother. 

********** August 27, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franz of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter, La- 
Vina to Mr. Dudley Sheffield, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Cothren of Huntsville, AL. 
A September wedding is planned. 

********** August 27, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hentz of Rosholt, announce the engagement of their daughter, 

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Cecelia Viola to Arthur J. German, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward German of Hankinson. An 

October wedding is planned. ^^^^^^^.^ . 

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GREENDALE NEWS Mrs. Mary Sander, Ronald and Sharon, Vernon and Lyle Muehler, att- 
ended the wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Mitchell, nee Elaine Muehler, at the 

Steak House Saturday evening. 

********** September 3, 1959 

RAMONA EMDE IS BRIDE of NEAL NELSON, AUG. 16th 
(Picture shown) Ramona Emde of Hankinson became the bride of Neal Nelson, Sunday even- 
ing, Aug. 16th, at the United Church of Christ at Hankinson. 

********** September 3, 1959 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gast of Willmar, MN. , were Sunday dinner guests 

with the latter's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Erich Fenske. In the afternoon they 
attended the wedding of their niece. Miss Richardine Gast of Wahpeton. 

********** September 3, 1959 

EVADNA WAITE BRIDE of ERNEST THOMAS 

Miss Evadna Waite became the bride of Ernest Thomas of Nampa, ID., on August 22nd at 
4 PM at the Presbyterian Church in Pasco, WA. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Waite of Fairmount. For her wedding 
she wore a turquoise lace dress with round neckline and a full skirt. The dress had a 
pink satin sash and matching velvet cap and veil. She carried a white Bible with pink 
rose beads. Her maid of honor wore a coffee tan lace dress made like the brides and wore 
a corsage of Talisman roses. She chose a teacher friend, Esther Northrup as maid of honor. 
The bestman was Ernest Thomas, Jr., son of the groom. 

They will make their home at Nampa, ID. The bride will teach the 6th Grade at Cald- 
well, ID. After the ceremony the Ladies Aid of the church gave a reception for the couple 
and the sister of the bride, Mrs. Roy Strage entertained at dinner in her home for the 
Bridal party and immediate family. 

********** September 3, 1959 

KAY MEYER BRIDE of LOUIS HORMANN 

Kay Helene Meyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Meyer of rural Fairmount became the 
bride of Louis Hormann Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hormann of Wheaton at a double ring 
ceremony at the St. Anthony's Catholic Church on Saturday, Sept. 5th, at 9 AM. Rev. Fath- 
er John J. Stempel officiated. The altar was decorated with pink and white gladiolas. 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father wore a white nylon and net 
over satin with a lace bodice floor length gown. She wore a finger tip veil and carried 
a bouquet of pink roses with matching streamers. Her only jewelry was a white pearl neck- 
lace and earrings, gifts of the groom. 

The bride chose as her maid of honor, Sharon Brendfur of Campbell and bridesmaid, Ardis 

Hoefs of Fairmount, friends of the couple. Both girls wore pink crystalitte street length 

gowns. They carried bouquets of white mums and wore pearl drop pendants and earrings, gifts 

of the bride. 

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The flower girl was Debbie Ennen of Erie, ND. , cousin of the bride, who was dressed 
in a pink crystalitte gown and carried a basket of flowers. Ring bearer was Curtis Lund- 
quist, nephew of the groom. 

The groom chose as his bestman, Donald Murray of Graceville, a brother-in-law, and 
groomsman, Milton Hormann, brother of the groom of Wheaton. The men all wore white dinner 
jackets. Miss Joann Schmitt played traditional wedding music and accompanied the singers, 
Mrs. Gordon Williams and Mrs. Darryl Bertelsen, who sang "Ava Maria," and "Mother At Your 
Feet I am Kneeling." 

A wedding dinner was given by the bride's parents held at the parish hall for 150 
guests. A beautiful wedding cake, baked and decorated and cut by the bride's cousin, Mrs. 
Leander Wawers, Coffee was poured by the groom's sister, Mrs. Christine Goodhart. Punch 
poured by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Alva Boomersbach. Mrs. Gordon Williams and Mrs. Nick Kai- 
ser were hostesses. Others assisting were Mesdames Reinhard Awe, Jacob Mullenbach, Frank 
Burvee, Lester Mc Conn, Thad Branson and Herbert Hoefs. 

After a trip to Minneapolis, the couple will make their home on a farm near Wheaton. 
For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Meyer chose a pink floral dress with white accessories. 
She wore a corsage of white mums. The grooms mother wore a turquoise blue dress with 
accessories and a corsage of white mums. For going away, the bride wore a blue linen suit. 

Relatives and friends from a distance attending were from Dawson, Ortonville, Nashua, 
Minneapolis, Wheaton, Campbell, Hankinson, White Rock, Erie, Embdon, Rosholt and Bellingham. 

********** September 10, 1959 

MANTADOR NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fettes and children, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Tryba 

and family and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Haus and children, attended the wedding of their niece, 
Kathleen Haus at Elizabeth, MN. , on Saturday. Kathleen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Walter Haus of Elizabeth. 



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September 17, 1959 



GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Anton Griepentrog, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Stoltenow and 
Miss Esther Stoltenow left Saturday for Paynesville.MN. , to attend a wedding of a relative 
and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Greutzmacher and other relatives. 

********** September 17, 1959 

JOYCE HARTLEBEN MARRIED 

Joyce Hartleben, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hartleben, Jr., of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Leonard Polansky, son of John Polansky of Lidgerwood, on Thursday, Aug. 20th 
at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Lidgerwood. Father Patrick O'Connell officiated at the 
double ring ceremony. The altar boys were Gary Orth and Terry Rumpca, both of Lidgerwood. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a white floor length gown 
of lace over a ruffled net skirt and taffeta and a net veil held in place by a pearled 
crown. Her earrings were white, centered with rhinestones, a gift of the groom. Miss 
Hartleben carried a bouquet of red roses. Maid of honor was Mrs. Joseph Polansky, a cousin 
of the bride. She wore a blue waltz length formal with a skirt of ruffles. Mary Carol 
Polansky, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. She wore a pink waltz length formal which was 

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identical to that of the maid of honor. They carried bouquets of carnations. 

Bestman was Joseph Polansky, brother of the groom and groomsman was Dean Hartleben, 
brother of the bride. The groom and attendants wore light gray suits with navy blue ties. 
They wore white carnation boutonnieres . The groom's gifts to the attendants were gold tie 
clasps and cuff links. The goom also wore a gold tie clasp and cuff links, a gift of the 
bride. The ushers were Earl Hartleben, brother of the bride and Bernard Polansky, cousin 
of the groom. The bride's mother wore a brocaded dress with a corsage of pink baby roses. 
The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Robert Hartleben, Sr. , wore a corsage of red baby roses. 

, Following the ceremony a dinner and reception were held at St. John's Hall in Lidger- 
wood. Mrs. Charles Wettstein, sister of the groom, cut the cake, which was baked and dec- 
orated by Mrs. William Mumm of Lidgerwood. Mrs. James Griepentrog, sister of the bride, 
served the ice cream and Mrs. Harold Pohl, also a sister of the bride, poured. 

At the guest book was Mrs. Earl Hartleben, sister-in-law of the bride, Leon Jaeger, 
Sharon Roeder, Bonnie Scheller and Mrs. Bernard Polansky, waited on tables. Assisting in 
the kitchen were: Mrs. Ed Podliska, Mrs. Charles Podliska, Mrs. Leo Heley, Mrs. Ed Bisek, 
Mrs. Lawrence Haeger, Mrs. John Scheller and Mrs. Einer Enander. 

Out of town guests were from Kewahee, IL. , Elma, Riceville, Mason City, Cresco and 
New Hapton, lA. ; Campbell, Breckenridge, Moorhead, Fairbault, St. Paul and Two Harbors, 
MN. , Wahpeton, Fargo and Hankinson, ND. , and Grand Junction, CO. 

In the evening a dance was given for relatives and friends at the Lidgerwood Auditorium. 

********** September 17, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Reiman, Sr. , attended the wedding of Mr. Reiman's niece. Miss Karen 
Tessmer to Allen Block at Wayzata, MN. , Saturday. 

********** September 24, 1959 

CAROLINE WRIGHT BRIDE of DAVID KELLOGG 

Lents Seventh-Day Adventist Church at Portland, OR. , was the scene of a pretty wedd- 
ing on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16th, at 4:30 o'clock when Miss Caroline Rae Wright, daugh- 
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Wright of Portland, became the bride of David Irving Kell- 
ogg, son of Dr. and Mrs. Irving W. Kellogg of Caldwell, ID., formerly of Fairmount. Elder 
C. Lloyd Wyman officiated at the afternoon ceremony. 

Salmon and white gladiolus decorated the church for the wedding. Miss Alice Anderson, 
soloist, sang "Because" and Elder Wyman sang the "Wedding Prayer." 

The bride was attired in a dress of white satin in princess style. The bridal veil 
was held in place with a tiara bandeau of net leaves and pearls. She carried a cascade bou- 
quet of two white orchids surrounded by stephanotis. 

Miss Charlene Blakley of Caldwell, ID., friend, was Maid of Honor and Miss Rosemary 
Kellogg, of Caldwell, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. They wore identical dresses in 
princess style of light aqua. They carried bouquets of salmon colored gladiolus. 

The bestman was the grooms brother, Harry Kellogg of Caldwell, ID. The bride's brother 
Lester Wright of Portland, was groomsman. Ushers were: James Cotter of Cottage Place, WA. , 

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and Douglas Bixel of Portland. The bride's mother wore a beige dress and the groom's mother 
wore a dress of pale blue. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception was held for 200 guests at the home of the 
bride's parents. The table centerpiece was a three tier wedding cake which was cut and 
served by Miss Connie Morris of Hawaii. Serving the punch were Misses Shirleanne Heaton 
of Tacoma, WA. , and Kay Means of Endicott, WA. Presiding at the gift table were the Misses 
Nancy and Janet Brown of Portland. Miss Terry Weaver of Portland had charge of the guest 
book. 

The bride attended Walla Walla College for two years. The groom is a 1959 graduate of 
Walla Walla College. The couple left on a wedding trip to the Oregon coast. Upon their 
return, after the 24th of August, they will be at home at Echo, OR., where the groom is 
teaching Science and Math. 

Relatives from a distance attending the wedding were the groom's parents, Dr. and Mrs. 
Irving Kellogg, Barry and Rosemary of Caldwell, ID. 

********** September 24, 1959 

CONSTANCE SWANSON BRIDE of JAMES SMITH 

Miss Constance Rae Swanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence R. Swanson, Fairmount, 
became the bride of Airman 2C James Edward Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mearl H. Smith Sr., 
of Lloydell, PA., at a pretty fall wedding which took place Saturday evening, Sept. 12th, 
1959, at 7 o'clock at the Methodist Church at Fairmount. Rev. Chas. Bryan officiated at 
the double ring candlelight ceremony. 

The nuptial music was played by the organist, Janet Swanson, Fairmount, cousin of the 
bride. She also accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Gordon Williams, who sang "The Wedding Prayer" 
and "The Lord's Prayer." 

Preceding the ceremony the taper lighters, the bride's sister, Carol Swanson and a 
friend, Roberta Schouweiler, lit the candles. The girls wore identical green floral dresses 
of taffeta and wore wristlet corsages. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, was attired in a floor 
length gown of chantilly lace and tulle over satin. It was styled with a "V" shaped neck- 
line both back and front, which was trimmed with sequins, had a fitted bodice of lace and 
long sleeves of lace which tapered to a point over the wrists. The full skirt was worn 
over a hooped skirt. Her fingertip veil of illusion was held in place with a crown of 
pearls. Her only jewelry was a white gold cross necklace set in rhinestones, a gift of 
the groom. She carried a bridal bouquet of coral roses. 

Her only attendants were her two sisters, Alice Ann Swanson, who was maid of honor, 
and Dorothy Jean Swanson, the bridesmaid. Both wore identical princess style dresses of 
aqua moire taffeta with black accessories. Both wore picture hats matching their dresses. 
They each had a cultured pearl necklace, gifts of the bride. They each carried a cascade 
bouquet of aqua, yellow and white mums. 

The bestman was the bride's brother, Ronald Swanson, Fairmount and a friend, Peter 

Hermes of Great Bend. Ushers were the bride's cousins, Harley Swanson, Jr., and Donald 

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Swanson, both of Falrmount . The men wore white carnation boutonnieres. For her daughter's 
wedding, Mrs. Swanson wore a champagne beige lace dress with black accessories. She had a 
corsage of red roses. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Alice Swanson, wore a green dress with 
black accessories. She had a corsage of red roses. The groom's mother was not able to be 
present for the occassion. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception was given by the bride's parents in the church 
parlors with over 175 guests in attendance. The reception table was centered with a three 
tiered wedding cake topped with white bells and a miniature bride and groom and decorated in 
the bride's colors of white and aqua. The cake was made by the bride's friend, Mrs. George 
Bernard of Fairmount, who also cut and served the cake and she was assisted by Mrs. Math 
Enderle of Nashua, friend of the bride. Presiding at the punch bov/l were Miss Julianne 
Sletting and Mrs. Kenneth Kutzer, both friends of the bride. Hostesses were Mrs. Charles 
Templeton and Mrs. Earl Schouweiler. Pouring were the brides aunt, Mrs. J. D. Swanson and 
friend, Mrs. Raymond Anderson. Presiding at the gift table were Carol Burvee, Rosetta 
Taylor, Karen Schouweiler and Kay Schouweiler. Miss Sharon Patrick, friend of the bride, 
had charge of the guest book. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School with the class of 1956 and has 
been employed as attendant for the past three years at the Good Samaritan Hospital at Port- 
land, OR. The groom is a 1955 graduate of the Beaverdale, Wilmore High School in Penn., 
and of the Air Force Electronics School. He entered the United States Air Force in 1955. 

The couple are enjoying a wedding trip to Washington, DC. , and will visit with the 
grooms parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith at Lloydell, PA. They will be at home after Oct. 7th, 
at -the Air Force Base at Youngstown, OH., after receiving a transfer from Portland, OR., 
last month. 

Relatives and friends from a distance attending the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth 
Ripley and daughter Terry of Pakistan, Mrs. C. W. Ripley of Dickinson, ND. , Mr. and Mrs. 
Norman Dyer of Huron, SD. , Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Nelson and Ginger of Sebeka, MN., and Mrs. 
and Mrs. John Gibich and son of Minneapolis. 

********** September 24, 1959 

M. BAUER WED at ST. PHILIP 's 

At the St. Philips Church in Hankinson, Sept. 12th, Miss Maureen Marie Bauer, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Bauer of rural Hankinson, became the bride of Donald E. Ricks, son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ricks of Norcross, MN. Father Studzinski officiated at the double ring 
ceremony. The altar was decorated with red and white gladiolus. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white gown with a printed stand-up 
collar, pointed sleeves and princess style waist in chantilly lace over a skirt of ruffled 
net and satin. The skirt was of fine fulle with a wide lace bottom. The bride's gift from 
the groom was a cultured pearl pendant choker style necklace. Her bouquet was red and white 
roses. Red roses in the center with white roses clustered around with sprays of ivy and 
silver trim. 

Attending the bride as Maid of Honor was Mary Erb, of Hankinson. friend of the bride. 

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Her dress was light aqua with flocked organdy over a layer of ruffled net and taffeta, 
with a wide aqua cumberbund with bow and sash in back. Her bouquet was the same as the 
bride's in roses of red and white. 

Bestman was Ralph Carlson, Norcross, MN. , friend of the groom. The ushers were: 
Douglas Johnson, Minneapolis; Reuben Island, Elbow Lake, cousin and friend of the groom 
respectively; David and Roger Bernard, Britton, SD. , cousins of the bride. 

The bride's mother wore a blue printed dress and had a corsage of pink roses and white 
mums. The groom's mother wore a dark green dress with white accessories. Her corsage was 
of pink roses and white mums. 

A wedding dinner, held for close relatives at the church parlors for 60 guests. A rec- 
eption was held in the afternoon for 150 guests with a buffet luncheon served. It was 
given by the bride's parents. 

The wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Gene O'Heam. Mrs. Gene Ricks poured. Marcella 
Wawers had charge of the punch bowl. Mary Lou Leavitt was hostess and took care of the 
gift table. Mrs. Orville Buckhouse had charge of the guest book. The waitresses were: 
Sandy Mauch, Shirley and Judy Mitchell, Nancy Kinn and Mary Falk. 

Out of town guests were from Minneapolis, Wyndotte, MI., Moorhead, Duluth, MN. The 
bride is a graduate of St. Francis Academy, Class of '58. She has been doing general off- 
ice work at Fairway Foods, Fargo. The groom graduated from the Elbow Lake High School, 
Class of '54 and is a farmer. The couple went on a honeymoon trip to the Black Hills, SD. 

********** September 24, 1959 

I. BRUNKHORST - MC ILWAIN WED 
- A pretty wedding was solemnized Saturday evening, Sept. 5th, at the Immanuel Lutheran 
Church at Hankinson when Inez R. Brunkhorst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brunkhorst, 
became the bride of Patric K. Mc Ilwain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave S. Mc Ilwain of Hankinson. 
Rev. 0. N. Truog officiated at the candlelight ceremony. 

Bonnie Brunkhorst, sister of the bride sang "The Lord's Prayer" and the "Wedding Pray- 
er." Gloria Truog was organist. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white princess style waltz length 
gown of crystallite with a "V" neckline and cap sleeves. Her veil was shoulder length with 
a head band of pearl and lace. Pearl earrings were her only jewelry. Her gift from the 
groom was a white prayer book. She carried a white bride's prayer book topped with a gold 
centered white orchid surrounded by stephanotis. 

The altar was decorated with baskets of gold and yellow pom poms and bronze mums. The 
aisle was beautifully marked with mint green bows and candles while the altar was flanked 
with a matching candelabra. 

Faye Brunkhorst, St. Paul, MN. , sister of the bride, was Maid of Honor; Delphine Her- 
mann, St. Paul, was bridesmaid. They wore identical taffeta street length dresses of mint 
green sabrina front neckline with "V" back and cap sleeves. They wore bow effect mint green 
head bands with a semi veil. Their shoes were also mint green. They wore white gloves and 
pearl earrings, a gift from the bride. They carried baskets of gold and bronze pompoms. 

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David F. Mc Ilwain, was bestman and Charles Mc Ilwaln, was groomsman, both are brothers 
of the groom. Michael Mc Ilwain, brother of the groom and Thomas Stack, cousin of the bride 
were ushers . 

The mothers of both bride and groom wore corsages of yellow roses. After the ceremony 
a reception was given by the bride's parents in the church parlors for 150 guests. Janice 
Stack, cousin of the bride poured. Mrs. Charles Mc Ilwain and Mrs. David F. Mc Ilwain cut 
and served the wedding cake. Marion Kutter of St. Paul, friend of the bride had charge of 
the guest book. Angle Stiedl, Mrs. Randolph Ahrens, friends of the bride and Cheryl Brunk- 
horst, sister of the bride, took care of the gift table. 

Out of town guests were from St. Paul, Ulen, Underwood, MN. , Wahpeton and Fargo, ND. 
The bride and groom are both graduates of the Hankinson High School, Class of '56. The 
bride has been doing clerical work at the Northern States Power Co., in St. Paul, MN. The 
groom is a senior at NDAC, Fargo and has been employed by the Veterinary Science Dept. 

Mr. and Mrs. Mc Ilwain are making their home at 1613 - 12th St. N. , Fargo, ND. 

********** September 24, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Bimbainn attended the wedding shower for Miss Delores Hestera 
and Edmund Keiffer at Breckenrige Sunday afternoon. 

********** October 1, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Krause and sons attended a pre-nuptial shower given for Miss Harr- 
iet Zietlow of Wahpeton and Marvin David at Lidgerwood Sunday afternoon. The young couple 

are to be married Oct. 10th. 

********** October 1, 1959 

Those attending the bridal shower at Breckenridge Sunday afternoon at the St. Mary's 
Hall for Delores Hestra and Edmund Keiffer were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Keiffer and Maria Schiltz, 
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Schiltz and Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Rettig. 

********** October 1, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Keiffer and Marie Schiltz attended the wedding and reception for 
Betty Lou Sand and Dale Henke at St. John's Catholic Church in Rosholt on Monday afternoon. 

********** October 1, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Art Hanson and children attended the wedding and reception of Mr. Hanson's 
niece, Kathym Kath and Steve Steuer at Minneapolis, Saturday. 

********** October 1, 1959 

LA MARS NEWS: ... Mr. and Mrs. Rajnnond C. Peters of this community, announce the 
engagement of their daughter, Carol Jean, to Mr. Gary Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil M. 
Cook of Breckenridge. Carol Jean is a student of the Fergus Falls School of Beauty Culture. 
Gary is a student at the State School of Science in Wahpeton. No definate date has been set 
for the wedding. ^^^^^**^** October 8, 1959 

HELEN JOY WIPPERMAN WED SEPTEMBER 26 

A pretty fall wedding was solemnized at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Hankinson, Satur- 

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day afternoon, Sept. 26th, when Miss Helen Joy Wlpperman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max 
Wipperman, Jr., Hankinson, became the bride of Ronald Lee Hilsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben 
Hilsen, Hopkins, MN. Rev. Otto Truog, pastor of the church, officiated at the double ring 
ceremony at 3 PM. 

Nuptial music was played by Walter Bahm of Sacramento, CA. , a friend of the family. 
He also accompanied the soloist, Mrs, Erling Haukness who sang "0 Perfect Love," and "The 
Lord's Prayer," with Miss Gloria Truog as the accompanist on the latter number. 

Preceding the ceremony, the taper lighters, Barbara Kinn, friend of the couple and 
John Wipperman, brother of the bride, lit the candles. The altar and Chancel were decor- 
ated with baskets of white pompoms and Peter John mums. Baskets of white pompoms and Peter 
John mums with shrimp gladiolus flanked the Chancel. The bridal aisle was beautifully 
marked with white candles and satin bows, lemon leaves and pink carnations and a white aisle 
runner. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attired in a floor length gown of silk 
organza, featuring a full bouffant skirt and short swept train. The fitted bodice featured 
a scoop neckline with a yoke of pearl studded Venice lace. The skirt was trimmed with 
side poufs caught up with lace motifs. 

Her fingertip veil of silk illusion was combined with her mother's veil of Belgian 
lace, was held in place with a sequin crown. Her jewelry was a cultured necklace and 
matching earrings, gifts from the groom. She carried her mother's pearl covered Bible with 
pink Elf roses. The bouquet was surrounded by pearl cloverleafs, with strings of pearls 
falling from the center. White pearl hearts accented the central roses. 

. Miss Mary Beth Wipperman, sister of the bride, was Maid of Honor and Saundra Tallak- 
son, Minneapolis, friend and classmate of the bride, was Bridesmaid. Barbara Kinn was 
Junior Bridesmaid. They wore identical ballerina length gowns of shrimp chiffon with vel- 
vet fitted bodice and shrimp velvet tiara's with short veil and white gloves. They each 
carried bouquets of white butterfly roses accented by ivy with pearl streamers. Pink pearl 
hearts dotted the roses. They wore pearl chokers and earrings, gifts of the bride. 

The Bestman was a friend of the groom, Robert Ronning, Minneapolis. Groomsman was Max 
Alan Wipperman, brother of the bride. John Wipperman, also a brother of the bride, was 
Junior Attendant. Ushers were: Paul Kinn and Richard Haukness, of Hankinson, friends of 
the bride. They wore tuxedos with white dinner jackets. The groom's boutonniere was a 
white rose. The other attendants had white carnations. 

The bride's mother wore a light blue brocaded dress with light blue accessories. The 
mother of the groom wore a rose beige dress with matching accessories. Their corsages were 
of pink roses and white carnations. Marie Schiltz, close friend of the family, was pre- 
sented with a pink and white corsage. 

After the ceremony a wedding reception and buffet supper was given by the bride's 
parents at their home on Lake Elsie. 

The bride's table was covered with white linens with a nylon skirt dotted with pink 
bows and ribbons. The two silver candlelabra' s and their white pompoms were joined to two 

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other bouquets of white pompoms by streamers of huckelberry and white pompoms. 

The buffet table was similiarly decorated. Other white bouquets were used to accent 
the setting of the beautiful lake home and its view. Over 200 guests were present at the 
reception. 

The beautiful 4 tier wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom and pink 
bells, was cut and served by sisters of the groom, Shirley Hilsen and Mrs. Amo Weniger of 
Minneapolis. Hilda Dahl and Mrs. K. Larson, aunts of the bride, poured at the buffet table. 
Judy Willert and Nancy Kinn were waitresses at the bride's table. Other waitresses were: 
Diane Buck, Diane Medenwaldt, Norma Gabbert, Sharon and Marlene Sander and Jean Truog. 
Hostesses were Mrs. Elroy Kinn, Mrs. Casper Kitzman, Mrs. Erling Haukness, Mrs. Arnold Maas 
and Mrs. F. B. Schleinitz. Presiding at the gift table were: Mrs. Dale Medenwaldt, Mrs. 
Gale Gabel and Ruth Tveite. Charlene Wilkins of Minneapolis had charge of the guest book. 
Mrs. Darrel Manske and Patty Brandt served the punch. 

The ladies who served, opened the gifts, and hostesses were presented with corsages 
of pink carnations. The waitresses received shrimp organdy aprons. 

The kitchen workers were: Mrs. Gust Medenwaldt, Mrs. Aug. Medenwaldt, Mrs. Clemens 
Buck and Mrs. Mary Sander. 

The bride is a graduate of Hankinson High School and the Fairview Hospital School of 
Nursing, Minneapolis. The groom is a graduate of Malcalester College, St. Paul and is now 
a post graduate student at the Minnesota University. He is also teaching in the Minneapolis 
school system. 

The couple went on a honeymoon trip to Niplgen, Ontario, Canada. The bride's traveling 
costume was a powder blue suit. They will be home at 3520 Grand Ave. S., Minneapolis. 

Relatives and friends from a distance attending the wedding were from Sacramento, CA. , 
Menomonie, WI., South Haven, MI., Sioux Falls, and Rosholt, SD. , Minneapolis, St. Paul, 
Hopkins, Milan, Brainard and Detroit Lakes, MN. , Fargo, Wahpeton, Dwight, Moorhead, Fair- 
mount and Lidgerwood, ND. 

********** October 8, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. John Borst of Big Lake, MN. , announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Janice Arleen to Dennis West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West. A November wedding is 
being planned. ********** October 8, 1959 

(Picture shown) A2C and Mrs. James E. Smith, nee Constance Swanson, were married 
Saturday evening, Sept. 12th, at the Methodist Church in Fairmount. The couple will 
reside in Youngstown, OH. .********** October 8, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Burt Burvee attended the wedding Saturday evening, 

Sept. 6th at the Faith Lutheran Church at Dwight, ND. , when Miss Marlys Anderson, became 
the bride of Rev. Merlin Melby of Canby, MN. 

********** October 8, 1959 



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Mrs. Vida Larson spent Saturday evening at Moorhead where she attended the wedding 
of the newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Jon Brady which took place at the Good Shepherd Lutheran 
Church at Moorhead. Jon is the brother of Mrs. Larson's son-in-law. Clay Brady who re- 
sides in St. Louis, MO. ^ ^ ^ ^ . . 

********** October 8, 1995 

STILES NEWS: ... Mr. and Mrs. Andy Haus attended the wedding of their niece, Katharine 
Haus to Donald Bares at Elizabeth, MN. 

********** October 15, 1959 

MANTADOR NEWS: ... Janice Althoff became the bride of Wayne Ward of Mooreton at a 
lovely ceremony at St. Peter and St. Pauls Church Saturday morning with Rev. Fr. Miller 
officiating. Kathleen Mauch was Maid of Honor and Betty Ward was bridesmaid. Karen 
Althoff was junior bridesmaid. The groom's attendants were Amie Althoff and Neal Sko- 
volt. At noon, a bountiful dinner was served in the school parlors to about 250 guests. 

********** October 15, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gabbert, Mr. and Mrs. John Hentz, Mr. and Mrs. Math Wirtz, Marie 
Schiltz and Math Hentz attended the wedding and reception for Cecelia Hentz and Art Ger- 
man at the St. John's Catholic Church at Rosholt, Saturday morning. 

********** October 15, 1959 

HOLTHUSEN - WURL MARRIED 

Immanuel Lutheran Church at Wahpeton was the scene of a pretty candlelight wedding 
Sunday evening when Sharon Holthusen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holthusen, of 
Wahpeton, became the bride of Clark Wurl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart Wurl of Hankinson. 

The altar was decorated with fern trees and bouquets of white pompoms with large bou- 
quets of large chrysanthemums with bronze pompoms in the Chancel with customary white aisle 
cloth and aisle candelabras with white satin bows and lemon leaf. 

The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. H. Fry. Miss Jane Terhume presided 
at the organ and accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Merrill Griggs of Fairmoimt, who sang "0 
Perfect Love" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of floor length chantilly lace 
over satin with a chapel train. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a lace hat trimmed 
in pearls. She carried a lace covered white Bible, a gift from the groom, with a white 
Catteyla orchid centered in garlands of stephanotis and accented with ivy clusters. She 
carried out the tradition by wearing something old, something new, something borrowed, 
something blue. Matron of honor was Myma Wurl of Fargo, sister of the groom. 

Bridesmaids were Carol Kuchera of Wahpeton and Mrs. Gene Anderson of Lisbon, close 
friends of the bride. They all wore gowns of opera green Italian silk with matching hats 
and veils and accessories and wore white gloves and pearl earrings, gifts of the bride. 

Their cascade bouquets were of yellow chrysanthemums and garlands of bronze pompoms 
accented with opera green ribbons. 

The groom's attendants were Richard Heideman of Fargo, a classmate of the groom, as 
bestman. DeWayne Holthusen. brother of the bride and Larry Anderson, cousin of the bride, 

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acted as groomsmen. Ushers and candlelighters were Lyle Anderson, cousin of the bride, of 
Bismarck, ND. , and Harmon Krause of Wahpeton, close friend of the groom. The men received 
bow ties and cuff links, gifts of the groom. 

The men all wore white dinner jackets and bronze boutonnieres. The bride's mother 
wore a brown satin sheath with brown accessories. Her corsage was of pale gold cymbiditmi 
orchids. The groom's mother wore royal blue silk print with black accessories. Her cor- 
sage was of pink and white cymbidium orchids. Grandma Holthusen wore a navy blue dress, 
black accessories. Grandma Wurl wore a black dress, black accessories, gold carnation 
and pompom corsages . 

Hostess was Mrs. H. Fry, Co-hostess was Mrs. DeWayne Hulthusen of Beardsley, sister- 
in-law of the bride. Pourers were Mrs. Magnus Anderson of Jamestown, ND. , aunt of the 
bride and Mrs. Louis Gabbert of Hankinson, aunt of the groom. Cake cutters were Mrs. Edwin 
Holthusen of Tyler, aunt of the bride and Mrs. Ann Reneger, aunt of the groom. 

At the guest book was Mrs. Lyle Anderson of Bismarck, ND. , cousin of the bride. Norma 
Gabbert of Hankinson was at the punch bowl. Waitresses were Beverly Carlson, Memory Berg, 
Sharon Haring, Audrey Walker, classmates of the bride. At the gift table were DiAnn and 
JoAnn Duenhoegger, classmates of the bride. A reception for about 250 guests was held in 
the church basement following the ceremony. 

For going away the bride wore black and white wool dress with black accessories. The 
happy couple will be at home at 409 West Main, Sidney, MT. , following their wedding trip. 

Guests attending from a distance were from Minneapolis, Bismarck, Jamestown, Wisconsin, 
and South Dakota. 

The bride is a graduate of the Wahpeton High School and was enrolled in business coll- 
ege at the State School of Science the past year. She has been employed by the Wahpeton 
National Bank as bookkeeper. She will be employed as bookkeeper at the National Bank at 
Sidney. 

The groom is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and Dakota Business College at 
Fargo. He has served two years in the Military service. He has been employed at the 
Wahpeton National Bank in the accounting department. He has accepted a position as Office 
Manager with the Valley Hardware and Implement Co. , at Sidney, MT. 

********** October 15, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Krause and sons attended the wedding of Mrs. Krause' s brother, 
Marvin David to Harriet Zietlow at the Lutheran Church in Wahpeton Sunday evening. The 
Krause 's son Ronnie was ringbearer at the wedding. 

********** October 15, 1959 

Mrs. Bernard Kutter attended a shower at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church basement on 

Sunday afternoon, given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. James Schuschke, nee Ardell Berner, who 

were recently married. ^^^^^^^.a.^^ ^^i_ ic incn 

J uiiin^<^vj. jj^^^^^^^^^ October 15, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and LaVonne attended the wedding of Janice Althoff and 

Wayne Ward at Mantador Saturday. ********** October 15, 1959 

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Mrs. Frank Boinmersbach, Sr. , and Mrs. John Drickes went to Green Bay, WI . , last Thurs- 
day. Mrs. Drickes visited her son, Frank Godfried and family and Saturday attended the 
wedding of her granddaughter. Mrs. Bommersbach visited her sister, Mrs. Rose Kuehl, at 
Oshkosh, WI., and at Milwaukee, with her daughter, Mrs. Charles Mauer and family. 

********** October 22, 1959 

FAIRMOUNT SERVICEMAN WED 

Miss Caroline Meredith Turrentine became the bride of Lt. Karl Holger Bertelsen in a 
four o'clock ceremony Saturday, Sept. 26th, 1959, at Grace Methodist Church at Springfield, 
MO. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lake Douglas Turrentine, Springfield, MO., 
and the bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Holger Bertelsen of Fairmount. 

The Rev. Clarence P. Folkins performed the double ring ceremony before an altar enhanc- 
ed with mounds of chamaedorea foliage and tall white tapers. A fan shaped arrangement of 
emerald formed a background for the altar cross and floor baskets held arrangements of 
white gladiolius and chrysanthemums. White satin bows marked the pews. 

Miss Ilah Dixon, organist, played selected wedding music and accompanied Russell New- 
port as he sang "Because," "Whither Thou Goest," and "The Lord's Prayer." Howard Thurman 
and Lon Burgin lit the candles. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white Chantilly lace gown of floor 
length which ended in a chapel train. The basque bodice was designed with an empire waist- 
line and elbow length shadowy sleeves. The neckline was embroidered in seed pearls. Her 
Juliet cap of lace secured a fingertip veil of white bridal illusion and she carried a mod- 
ified cascade bouquet of white butterfly roses and glamelias enhanced with showers of step- 
hanotis and pearl orange blossoms. 

Miss Ann Lindsey, maid of honor, was attired in a full skirted dress of royal blue 
silk organza designed with a fitted bodice. She wore matching shoes and bandeau, and 
carried a crescent bouquet of lavender and purple asters with delphinium blue pompoms. 

Charles T. Bertelsen, Fairmount, was his brother's bestman and ushers were Lt . Donald 
Guettler, Memphis, TN. , Lon Burgin, Lt. Don Smith and Howard Thurman. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Turrentine chose a beige silk sheath with matching 
jacket. Her accessories were dark brown and her hat was of dark brown velvet flowers. She 
wore a corsage of beige fuji mums. The bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Bertelsen, wore a blue 
silk sheath and her corsage was of beige fuji mums. 

A reception in the church lounge followed the ceremony. The bride's table, draped in 
white, featured a tall mound arrangement of white carnations, stock and mums with accents 
of lavender and blue. Antique silver holders held white tapers, and the 3 tiered wedding 
cake and punch bowl were encircled with Baker's fern. Mints and fruit punch were served 
with the cake by Mesdames Lon Burgin, Howard MacThurman, San Squires and Charles Bertelsen 
and Miss Beverly Carver. Miss Elizabeth Thompson resided at the guest book. 

For traveling the new Mrs. Bertelsen selected a Dior blue wool suit with matching 
blue hat and black accessories. After Oct. I4th, the couple will be home at 3223 Thomas 

St. // 3, Memphis. TN. 

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Among the guests from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Holger Bertelsen and daughter, 
Diane, Miss Stella Whitehead, Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Bertelsen and Brent and Mr. and Mrs. 
Tony Meyer all of Fairmount; Miss Ann Lindsey, Bethseda, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Turrentine, 
Elizabethton, TN. ; Mrs. John F. Hazen, Nashville, TN. ; Mrs. Clifford Bogle, Grand Prairie, 
TX. ; Lt. Donald Guettler, of Memphis, TN. ; Lt. Donald Smith, New Orleans, LA.; Mr. and Mrs. 
G. R. Turrentine, Russelville, AR. ; Lt. and Mrs. Glenn Bramley, Lawrence, KS., and Mr. and 
Mrs. A. G. Bancroft, Cuba, MO. 

********** October 22, 1959 

LAVINA FRANZ WED HERE 

LaVina Lila Franz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franz of Hankinson, became the bride 
of Dudley Burch Sheffield, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Cothren of Huntsville, AL. , at a can- 
dlelight and double ring ceremony performed by Rev. Otto Truog on Sept. 19th at Immanuel 
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hankinson. Miss Gloria Truog played the organ and accompanied 
soloist. Miss Joann Buckhouse, who sang, "Oh Perfect Love," and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride was given in marriage by her father and wore a gown of scalloped chantilly 
lace over ruffles of nylon tulle. The bride's veil fell from a crown of beaded pearls 
and sequins. She carried white carnations and pink roses on a white Bible. 

Miss Myma Franz, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and bridesmaid was Miss Alice 
Gustman, Hankinson. They wore identical gowns of white lace over blue taffeta. Miss Karen 
Franz, niece of the bride was flower girl. She wore a dress of white nylon tulle over white 
taffeta. Their colonial bouquets were of white carnations and pink roses. 

Larry Hansen, Lidgerwood, bestman and Duane Medenwald, Hankinson, attended the groom. 
The rings were carried by Mark Franz, Grand Forks, nephew of the bride. Ushers were Mr. 
Rudy Hrdlicka, Seattle, WA. , and Mr. Emmanuel Franz, Grand Forks. 

At the reception in the church parlors, Miss Diane Franz assisted at the guest book 
and Miss Pat Bishop and Mrs. Terry Weiser presided at the gift table. Mrs. Rudy Hrdlicka, 
Seattle, WA. , and Mrs. Charles Hrdlicka, Lidgerwood, cut the cake and Mrs. Emmanuel Franz, 
Grand Forks, poured the coffee. Others assisting were Mr. Orville Bladow, Battle Lake, MN. , 
Mrs. Frank Hrdlicka, Lidgerwood, Mrs. Art Medenwaldt, Mrs. Mary Sander, Miss Esther Herm- 
ann, Miss Myma Wurl, Miss Karen Gollnick and Miss Caroline Vedder, all of Hankisnon and 
Miss Donna Bladow of Minneapolis. 

The couple at present are making their home in East Grand Forks, MN. , where both are 
employed. ********** October 29, 1959 

JOAN HOUGH BRIDE of RICHARD JOHNSON 

Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Bamesville, MN., was the scene of a pretty candle- 
light wedding ceremony Saturday evening, Oct. 3rd, 1959, at 8 o'clock, when Miss Joan 
Ottilia Hough, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hough of Bamesville, MN. , became the bride 
of Richard Wayne Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Severt Johnson, Fairmount. 

The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Hoversten. Beautiful bouquets of fall 
flowers decorated the altar, and candles lighted the altar and at the pews which formed a 

pretty setting for the fall wedding. 

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The organist, Mrs. Wilson played traditional wedding marches and accompanied the solo- 
ist, Sonja Banish, friend of the couple who sang "I Love You Truly," "Oh Perfect Love " and 
"The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her brother, Alden Hough of Bamesville, 
MN. She wore a floor length gown of chantilly lace and nylon tulle featuring a Chapel train. 
The fitted bodice was fashioned with an inset of tulle and a Portrait collar with sequin trim, 
and long Mary Stuart sleeves. Her fingertip veil of silk illusion was held in place with a 
lace half-crown. She carried a white Bible topped with white roses from which fell streamers. 
Her jewelry was an identification braclet, gift of the bridegroom. 

Matron of honor was Mrs. Robert Smedberg, Wahpeton, cousin of the bride. The brides- 
maid was Mrs. Alan Johnson, White Bear Lake, MN., sister-in-law of the groom. Both wore 
matching slippers and matching headtands of taffeta and metting. They carried cascade bou- 
quets of fall flowers of mums in white and yellow. 

Flowergirls were the bridegrooms nieces, Denise and Doneljm Prochnow of Wahpeton. They 
wore yellow taffeta floor length gowns and each carried a colonial bouquet of fall flowers. 

The bestman was Franklin Johnson, brother of the groom, and groomsman was Airman 2C 
Irvin Moeller of Finley, friend of the groom. The men wore white dinner jackets with black 
trousers. Ushers were Donald Prochnow of Wahpeton, brother-in-law of the groom and Mencer 
Hough, brother of the bride. 

For her daughters wedding, Mrs. Hough wore a dark brown dress with burnt orange acces- 
sories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Johnson, wore a blue dress with black accessories. Each 
had a corsage of yellow roses. 

. Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors given by the bride's 
parents with 200 guests in attendance. The bridal table was centered with a three tiered 
decorated cake topped by a miniature bride and groom. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. 
Walter LaFayette, Bamesville and Sonja Banish of Milnor. Pouring were: Mrs. Oscar Hough, 
Bamesville, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Thomas Gilles, Breckenridge, sister of the groom. 
Waitresses were: Karen and Connie Shulstad, Janet and lone Goldberg and Carole and Joyce 
Baker. Ladies assisting with the serving were Mrs. Bud Shulstad, Mrs. Joe Hough, Mrs. Willis 
Tillotson, Mrs. Bernard Swanson and Mrs. George Goldberg. 

Presiding at the gift table were: Phyllis Walker, Romona Starke of Valley City and Mrs. 
Donald Prochnow, Wahpeton, sister of the groom. Miss Virginia Baker, Bamesville, friend of 
of the bride, was in charge of the guest book. 

The bride chose as her going away outfit a white dress with black accessories and had 
a white rose corsage. The couple left on a wedding trip to Northern Minnesota and upon their 
return are making their home in Milnor where the groom is teaching in the Milnor High School. 
The bride is a graduate of the Bamesville High School in 1956 and has been employed as tele- 
phone operator by the Northwestem Bell Telephone Co., at Valley City. The bridegroom is a 
graduate of the Fairmount High School in 1955 and the State School of Science at Wahpeton 
in 1957, the Valley City Teachers College, Valley City in 1959. 

Guests attending the wedding were from Bamesville, Breckenridge, Minneapolis, White 

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Bear Lake, St. Paul, Pelican Rapids, Frazee, Hawley, Moorhead, Lake Park, Perham and Vergas, 
all in Minnesota; Fairmount, Wahpeton, Milnor, Fargo, Valley City, Kindred, Casselton, and 
Finley, ND. , and Aberdeen, SD. 

********** October 29, 1959 

EDMUND KIEFFER WED at BRECKENRIDGE 

St. Mary's Church of Breckenridge was the scene of a beautiful wedding on Oct. 3rd, 
when Miss Delores Hestra, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Hestera became the bride of Edmund 
Kieffer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kieffer of rural Hankinson. The nuptial mass was cele- 
brated by Rev. Fr. Harold Dimmerling. Near the altar were two beautiful bouquets of assort- 
ed mums. 

The bride wore a floor lengh gown of white chantilly lace over satin, with Mary Stuart 
sleeves and a Peter Pan collar. Her veil of white net was held in place by a tiara of rhine- 
stones. She carried a bridal bouquet, which was heart shaped with red roses and yellow mums- 
set off with white streamers and a little cross. 

Norma Schiltz, cousin of the groom, was Maid of Honor. She wore a formal of gold net 
over taffeta. Bridesmaid was Nancy Holstrom of Rosholt, cousin of the groom. Her formal 
was pink net over aqua taffeta. The headbands were made of net identical to their dresses 
and flowers. They carried colonial bouquets and wore rhinestone earrings, gifts of the bride. 

Lawrence Hestra, brother of the bride, was bestman. Groomsman was Donald Schiltz, cou- 
sin of the groom. The attendants were presented with black bow ties. David Schiltz, cousin 
of the groom and Donald Hestra, brother of the bride were the ushers. 

The mother of the bride wore a navy blue dress with accessories. The mother of the 
groom wore a flowered dress with accessories. They each wore corsages of white carnations. 

Following the ceremony, a dinner was given by the bride's parents at the farm home for 
about twenty-five. A reception was held in the afternoon for about 100 guests. The table 
was centered with a beautiful wedding cake cut by Mrs. John Dengel, aunt of the bride. Mrs. 
Robert Krause, Jr., sister of the groom, was in charge of the guest book. The waitresses 
were: Cecila Wanek and Sandra Korinek, cousins of the bride. 

The will make their home near his father's farm where he will be engaged in farming. 
Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Inneapolis, Rosholt, Hankinson, Mooreton, 
Campbell, Doran, Morris, Canby, St. Paul, Dickinson, Valley City, Wahpeton, Rothsay and Fox- 
home. ********** October 29, 1959 
AUGUST PANKOW, JR., WED AT ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN, BELFORD 

A double ring ceremony at St. John's Lutheran Church, near Hankinson, united Joan E. 
Wiese and August Pankow, Jr., in marriage on Oct. 23rd, at 3 PM. Yellow Peter Jon mums 
decorated the altar and candelabra and tree ferns flanked the chancel. June Scheller, 
organist, accompanied Mrs. Arnold Pankow who sang "Wedding Prayer" and "The Lord's Prayer." 
The Rev. W. H. Cordts who officiated had also baptized and confirmed Mr. Pankow in the 
same church. 

Joan is a daughter of Mrs. Olive Wiese of Rt. // 4 , Fergus Falls. She was given in 
marriage by her brother, Henry Wiese. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow, 
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The bridal gown was floor length of white tiered lace over satin, and the fingertip 
veil was attached to a jeweled crown. The bride chose to carry a white leather prayer 
book topped with a yellow lipped orchid, red roses and stephanotis. 

Mrs. Eugene Gutzmer was her sister's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were the groom's sis- 
ter, Mrs. Dave Askegaard, the brides sister, Mrs. Eddie Cordahl, and Paula Pankow. Their 
dresses were of brocaded satin with matching net overskirts in shades of green and yellow. 
Diane Wiese was flower girl. Their bouquets were yellow Fiji mums. 

Attending the groom as bestman was his brother, Reuben Pankow. Groomsmen were Emery 
Wiese, Douglas Wiese, Brothers of the bride and Franklin Pankow, brother of the groom. 
Ushers were Dennis Wiese and Harmon Krause. Mark Steffens carried the ring. 

Over 200 guests attended the reception in the church basement where Mrs. Albert Tiegs 
and Mrs. Ed Wiese were hostesses. Mrs. Vernon Pederson and Ann Wiese poured and Mrs. Mel- 
vin Steffens and Mrs. Arnold Wiese cut the cake which Mrs. Arnold Pankow had baked and dec- 
orated. Waitresses were Joyce Krause, Karen Lenz, June Scheller, Vi Gullickson, Judy Field, 
Joan Field and Alva Christopherson. Mrs. Emery Wiese had charge of the guest book. Mrs. 
Frank Speera, Mrs. Herman Pankow and Miss Judy Field took care of the gift table. 

Guests came from Seattle, WA. , Lidgerwood, Wahpeton, Eau Claire, WI. ; Louisburg and 
Ortonville; Flint, MI.; Long Beach, CA. ; Comstock, Hutchinson and Elbow Lake. 

Mrs. Pankow attended West Central School of Agriculture and took nurses training in 
Long Beach, CA. She had been employed by Lake Region Hospital before her marriage. Mr. 
Pankow graduated from Hankinson High School. 

After a wedding trip to Canada the couple are at home on the bridegroom's farm near 
Hankinson. ********** November 5, 1959 

GILLIE WEDS LIDGERWOOD GIRL 

Married in St. Boniface Church, Lidgerwood, Saturday, Nov. 7th, were Barbara Johnson 
and Gary Gillie. The Rev. Patrick O'Connell officiated. 

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Berton G. Johnson, Lidgerwood, fojrmerly of Far- 
go, and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gillie, Hallock, MN. 

Attending the couple were Darlene Korsmoe, Park Rapids, MN., Jo Nell Larson and Virgil 
Larson, both of Hankinson, Clarence Murack, Cayuga, ND. , and Berton Johnson, Jr., Fargo, 

brother of the bride. 

The bride attended Fargo Central High School and the bridegroom attended Hallock High 
School and Gail Institute, Minneapolis. The couple are residing in Hankinson where Mr. Gil- 
lie is a telegrapher. ********** November 19, 1959 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and Miss LaVonne Krump motored to 
Moorhead Thursday where they attended the wedding of Miss Imojean Krump and Russell Parmer 
at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church. The bride is a sister to Mrs. Buckhouse and LaVonne 
Krump ********** November 26, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hohenstem of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter, 

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Viola, to Mr. Alvin Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hejteminck of Lidgerwood. An April 
wedding is planned. ********** December 3, 1959 

J. DALUGE BRIDE of D. WEST 

Miss Janice Daluge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Borst of Big Lake, MN. , became the 
bride of Dennis West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth West, Fairmount, at a ceremony which took 
place Friday afternoon at 2:30, Nov. 6th, 1959, at the First English Lutheran Church at 
Fairmount. Rev. Elton Temme officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The organist was Miss Diane Flaten who played the traditonal wedding marches and acc- 
ompanied the soloist, Mrs. Merrill Griggs, who sang "The Wedding Prayer" and "The Lord's 
Prayer." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her step-father, John Borst. She wore 
a beige lace dress over taffeta with full skirt and three quarter length sleeves. Her jew- 
elry was a pearl necklace and earrings, gifts of the bridegroom. She wore a corsage of red 
roses and wore a brown feather hat. 

Miss Linda Miller, friend of the bride was maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Elizabeth 
Rossow of Campbell, MN. , cousin of the bridegroom. Both wore identical light green sheath 
dresses and each had a corsage of rust colored mums. They each had a headband of white fur. 

Eugene Marquardt of Wheaton, MN. , friend of the groom, was bestman. Groomsman was the 
bridegrooms brother, LaVeme West. The groom's brother, Gary West, was usher. The men had 
white carnation boutonnieres. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Borst wore a blue sheath dress with matching jacket 
and wore a blue stone necklace with matching earrings. The groom's mother, Mrs. West, wore 
a blue floral dress and had rhinestone necklace and earrings. Each had a corsage of white 
mums . 

After the ceremony a reception given by the parents of the couple followed in the chur- 
ch parlors. The table centerpiece was a four tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature 
bride and groom. The cake was decorated in white with red roses. The cake was cut and 
served by the goom's sister, Mrs. Gerald Bladow. Virginia Leinen and Mrs. Eugene Marquardt 
had charge of the gift table. Circle number three of the Lutheran Ladies Aid assisted with 
the serving at the reception. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Fort Worth, TX. , Wendell, Fergus 
Fall, Big Lake, Campbell, Nashua, Tenney and Wheaton, MN. The couple are residing at an 
upstairs apartment at the Martin Moeller home. 

********** December 3, 1959 

Mr. and Mrs. Victor Zajack attended the Camey-Leinen wedding at Breckenridge on 
Saturday. ********** December 24, 1959 

MEDENWALDT, SILVERNAIL WED 
Miss Gloria Medenwaldt, duaghter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred F. Medenwaldt of Hankinson, 
became the bride of Robert Silvemail, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Silvemail, of Milnor, on 
Tuesday evening, Dec. 22nd, in the Iirananuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Otto Truog officiating 

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at the single ring ceremony. 

The bride wore a gold wool suit. Her corsage was of red baby roses. Bridesmaid 
were Doris and Hazel Silvemail, sisters of the groom, who wore gowns of rose and blue 
and their corsages were white feathered carnations. 

Mr. Silvemail was attended by the bride's brother, Glen Medenwaldt and C. Aadland, 
friend of the couple. 

The bride's mother wore a black dress with white accessories and the groom's mother 
wore a Navy blue with matching accessories and both wore corsages of white feathered car- 
nations. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents for 
close relatives. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Silvemail and son, Mr. and Mrs. George 
Silvemail, Mr. and Mrs. Vemie Odegaard, all of Milnor; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Ziegelman, 
Velma Remore, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Prochnow and family, Mrs. Henry Muehler and boys, Theo- 
dore Medenwaldt and Mr. and Mrs. Junior Ahrens of New Effington. 

********** December 31, 1959 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. William Boll of Milwaukee, WI., announce the engagement of their son, 
William, Jr., to Miss Kim Herzog. Miss Herzog is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Herzog 
of 8597 N. Green Bay Rd. , Milwaukee, WI. 

No wedding date has been set at this time. 

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HANKINSON NEWS 
Marriages 



Jan, 3, 1957 - 
Dec. 31, 1959 



Aadland 1 

Aaser 4 

Abel 63 

Ahrens 1,3,129 

Aker 67 

Alexander 10 

Althoff 121,122 

Ambach 47 

Andel 55,56,61 

Anderson 3,14,34,41,51,68 
69,90,101,105,106,120,122. 

Arndt 22,59 

Ashby 80,107 

Askegaard 127 

Aune 5 

Backer 53,90,101,102 

Baier 69,93 

Bailey 54 

Baker 56 

Bares 121 

Barner 51 

Bauer 69,76,108,116 

Becherl 59 

Beck 58 

Beeler 9 

BefforC " 96 

Beglen 62 

Beling 47 

Benke 79 

Berg 1 

Bergo 89 

Bernard 110,117 

Berndt 82,100 

Berner 122 

Bertelsen21,34,107,110,123 
Beyer 28,92 



Bierbaum 49 

Birkholz 33 

Birnbaum 39 

Bladow 31,68,91,93 

97,124,138 

Block 114 

Blomgren 39,46 

Boehning 10,18,55,69 

Boelke 78 

Bogenrief 104 

Bohn 25,28 

Boll 129 

Bommersbach 47,68,113 

Borchardt 41 

Borgerson 10,18 

Borst 120,128 

Boschee 13 

Brady 121 

Brand 66 

Brause 60 

Brauns 26 

Bresnahan 32 

Breszden 75 

Breuer 9,13,61,90 

Briggs 79 

Brown . .' 11,34,61,76 

Bruininond 19 

Brunkhorst 86,97,117 

Buck 1,39,62,63,65 

Buckhouse . . 22 ,36,39 , A2 , 69 

70,76,93,127 

Bukoski 102 

Bunkowske 39 

Bur cham 16 

Burlison 84,91 

Busseman 100 

Byrnes 41 



Caiola 79 

Campbell 61 

Carney 128 

Carr 4,5 

Carraher 51 

Chezek 26 

Christensen 89 

Christopher 68 

Church 74 

Cieynski 96 

Clarey 41,107 

Conzemius , 57 

Cook 118 

Coppin 5,26,66 

Cordahl 127 

Cothren 111,124 

Cotton -96 

Crawford 46 

Crites 23 

Cunningham 27 

Dahl 120 

Daluge 128 

Damon 14,16,24,31 

David 118,122 

Davis 50 

Deforest 75 

Dela Barre 37,66 

Dengel 126 

Devries 35 

Dewald 4 

Dick 96 

Dietchman 77^96 

Differding 12 

Dohman 52,78,87 

Doleman 82 

Dolezal 73 



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Dosie AO 

Doyle 87,89 

Drick.es 123 

Duba 4 

Duchschere 16 

Duin 101 

Dunn 92,96,101 

Durand 46 

Dybdahl 58,67,86 

Dyke 46 

Ebel AA 

Eckholt 80 

Edblad 66 

Egan 27 

Eichhorn 55,99 

Ellingson 19 

Elliot 59,62 

Ellis 27 

Emde 21,105,108,112 

Emmert 71 

Enander HA 

England 60 

Ennen 113 

Enwiller HI 

Erb 78,87 

Erdahl 10 

Ernst 92 

Espeland 3A 

Ewert ■. 52 

Eyster 51 

Faber 88 

Fahey 92 

Faulkner 19 

Fenske 30,48,108,113 

Fettes 112 

Fibranz 40, A2 

Fischer 1 

Fitzgerald 95 



Fleenor 88 

Fleischauer 103 

Foertsch 29,52 

Foss 97 

Fosse 75 

Fraasch A , 5 

Franz 68,111,12A 

Fredrick A6 

Frenzel 86 

Friedman 39 

Fultz 58,67 

Funfar 21 

Fust 38 

Gabbert 122 

Gabel 92 

Gaedcke 30 

Gaj er 6,9 

Galchutt 21,33 

Garske 39 

Gast 5,7,2A,100,112 

Gaukler 47,57 

Gebhart 72 

Gehler ., 19 

Gehlhar 35 

Gemniel 89 

German 112,121 

Gilles 61,67,125 

Gillies 27,127 

Given 96 

Glock 5,116 

Godf redson 6 

Godfried 123 

Goerdt 95,96,99 

Goerger 38 

Gollnick 68,78 

Goodhart 113 

Gnos 38,42,51 

Green 69,88 

Griffeth 109,111 



Griggs 13 

Griepentrog 47,49,77 

113,114 ' 

Groen A3 

Grutzmaker 27,113 

Gulan . 51 

Gunderson 49 

Gustman 21,109 

Gutzmer 127 

Haas 65 

Hagins 3 

Hallet 96 

Hanasand 5,16 

Hansen 52,83 

Hanson 74,95,118 

Hardie 40,44 

Hartleben 57,113 

Haus 13,113,121 

Hazen 72 

Hedtke 72,73 

Heger 40 

Heiser 37 

Heitkamp 50 

Hejteminek 128 

Heley 89 

Helland 95 

Henke 118 

Hentz 6,31,78,111,121 

Herding 12,41,94 

Hermes 22,67 

Herzog 129 

Hess 33 

Hestra 88,118,126 

Hilkey 75 

Hill 86 

Hilsen 95,119 

Hingst 52 

Hjelmstad 69,77 

Hoefs 22 



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Hoffman 26,28,29,35,60,104 

Hohenstern 127 

Holman 24 

Holstrom 126 

Holthausen 109,121 

Hook 90 

Hoopes 27,28 

Herman 112 

Horstman 78 

Hough 124 

Howard 28 

Hrdlicka 68,124 

Hruby 3 

Hubrig 17,82 

Irish 75 

Irsfield 80 

Jacobs 20 

Jaeger 35,47,57 

Jensen 46,89,101,128 

Jereska 41 

Johnson . .. .20,27,28,55,60 

70,78,98,117,124 

Johnsrud 102 

Johnston 74 

Jurdyga 96 

Kackman 21 

Kahn 88 

Kaiser 35,45,72 

Kallhoff 32 

Karlsbak 26 

Kassa 47,94 

Kath 51,69,118 

Keenan 31 

Keller 101 

Kellogg 106,114 

Kiel 48 

Kinn 27,111 

Kieffer 88,118,126 



Kj ellerup 95 

Klawitter 82 

Klecker 22 

Klimek 16,32 

Klindworth 81 

Klosterman 81 

Klund 43,66 

Knutson 13 

Koppelman 7,24,29 

Korinek 126 

Korth 73 

Kranzler 53,62 

Krause ..3,17,22,25,38,50 
78,107,109,118,122,126... 

Krueger 16,30,31 

Krump 22,52,57,63,92,127 

Kuemper 12,96 

Kutter 82 

Kutzer 69,91,101 

Lahman 101 

Landa 69,77 

Landeen 31 

Langenwalter 69 

Langevin 19,27 

Larsch 95 

Larson 21,53,63 

108,120,121 

Laske .....52,58,89,93,98 

Layman 83,85 

Leavitt 31,57 

Lederman/n 42,47 

Leinen 27,128 

LeNoue 61,87 

Lentz 18,21 

Lewis 59,62,63 

Liedtke 58 

Lindberg 61 

Linford 80 

Lipp 36 

Longan • 104 

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Loraas 109 

Lord 77,100 

Luebke 80 

Luick 88 

Lundquist 51,106,113 

MacQueen 26,29 

Maethner 26 

Mahieu 77 

Mahler 6,9,57,82 

Maki 45 

Manock 9,17 

Manske 25 

Marach 13 

Marohl 41 

Marquardt 88,89 

Martens 9 

Martinek 16 

Mauer 19 

Maurer 77 

Mc Donald 101 

Mc Gray 19 

Mc Ilwain 86,117 

Mc Shane 103 

Medenwald/t ..1,3,7,18,33 

50,55,63,65,68,83,128 

Mehrer 37 

Melby 120 

Metzger 28 

Meyer 17,21,24,34 

42,47,55,62,72,90,107,112 

Micarelll 6 

Michael 80,104 

Milbrandt 7,18,21,69 

Miller 9,13,16,17 

23,33,35,36,39,40, 46,47, 

61,74,85,91,109 

Minnehan 62 

Mitchael 72,112 

Mitzel 96 

Mitzen 89 



Mix 30 

Moeller 38 

Moen 53 

Mohr 22 

Moore 39,94 

Morlock 18 

Motis 26,77 

Mourer 72 

Muehler . ..13,18,19,22,39 
41,42,57,60,66,69,77,96, 

112,129 

Muir 81 

Mullenbach 60,90 

Mundinger 57 

Murray 41 , 113 

Naggatz 51 

Neff 40,43,107 

Nelson 49,55,67,73 

105,108,112 

Nenning 95,96,99 

Novak 52 

Novotny 29,40 

Nyberg 75 

Odegaard 129 

Oestreich 29 

Oletzke 60 

Oliver 95 

Olson 1,33,35,36,48 

66,95,96 

O'Neil 19 

Orvedahl 52,56,58 

Osborn 44 

Osbourn 56 

Palmer 24,59 

Pankow 126 

Parmer 127 

Patrick 1,6,10 



Patterson 26,88 

Patzernich 31 

Paul 5,21,23 

Peitz 59 

Pelland 34 

Pellman 47,49 

Perkins 32 

Peters 118 

Peterson 27,72,73 

Petron l 

Pfahl 26 

Pfeffer 75 

Placheski 108 

Podall 41 

Pohl 114 

Polansky 40,113 

Polifka 81 

Popp 67,84 

Poppe 51 

Portner 56 

Prochnow 41,125,129 

Radloff 86 

Raftevold 28,29 

Ready 81 

Regant 89 

Rehra 72,74 

Reiswig 56 

Remore 3,129 

Remsh 38 

Reneger 122 

Rettig 1,6,10 

Ricks 108,116 

Rich 33 

Richards 70 

Rieman/n 79,114 

Rinke . . .20,33,62,63,78,92 

Rivers 80,104 

Robinson 67,96 

Rode 61 

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Roeder 18,114 

Rohda 108 

Rooda 5 7 

Rossow 73,83,97,128 

Roth 19,27 

Rowland 67 

Rumpca 65 

Ryniak 31 

Sable 83 

Safgren 63 

Sahli 40 

Sand 56,107,108,108 

Sander/s 61,66,112 

Saraj ine 45 

Sauter 51,52 

Schiedegger 9,13,59 

60,88,89 

Scheller 25,26,27,29 

39,68,114 

Schild 33 

Schiller 92,96,101 

Schillinger 100 

Schiltz 47,108,126 

Schmidt 69,100,104 

Schmit/t 41,72,110 

Schmitz -.39,40,42,70 

Schmitzer 58,64 

Schneider 86 

Schnell 96 

Schroeder 35,41 

Schultz 3,36,69,70 

Schulz 105 

Schuschke 122 

Schutt 19 

Schwebach 79 

Scott 100 

Sedler 31,57 

Seivert 29 

Sethre ...' 13,60 



Setterlund 85 

Sheffield 111,124 

Sheets 53,62 

Shewf elt 67 

Shipley 27 

Siemieniewski 68 

Sikorski ..45,59,60,88,93 

Silvernail 128 

Silverthorne 38 

Simonson 14,109 

Sinner 26 

Sleeting 88,100,104 

Smedberg 125 

Smith ..3,67,111,115,120 

Smykowske 36 

Snyder 98,103 

Sohl 13 

Solid 6 

Soraas 59 

Spear .. .38,56,70,72,110 

Spitzer 94 

Springer 28 

Stack . 1,118 

Stahlhut 5,23 

Stallman 41 

Steffens 51,74,81 

Stein 92 

Steinbach 16 

Steining , 63 

Stelton 44,90 

Steuer 118 

Stevens 92 

Stoltenow . .45,77,95,113 

Stolts 53 

Strage 112 

Streeter 40,44 

Swanson 38,42,51,77 

80,100,105,106,107,111, 

115,120 

Swenson 31,62 



Tatmen 39 

Temme 53,64 

Tessmer 114 

Thayer 96 

Thiel/e 24,51 

Thielman 57 

Thimjon 19 

Thomas 33,112 

Thompson 88 , 104 

Tlegs 11,20,33,58 

Tilgener 88 

Tilgner 100,104 

Tillapaugh 93 

Traynor 69 

Tryba 113 

Turrentine 123 

Tyson 38 

Urness 59 

Vedder 53 

Vellenga 109,111 

Von der Harr 16,32 

Von Rueden 61 

Voss 45 

Waite 112 

Wallman 44 

Wanek . ., 70,72,126 

Ward 16,121,122 

Wawers 38,52,56,58 

83,85,98,113 

Waxweiler 80 

Weber 81,110 

Wehner 10 

Weiser 16,69,104 

Wek 58 

Weniger 120 

West 43,84,91,93 

97,108,120,128 

Wetherbee 89,93,98 

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Wettstein 9,72,75,114 

White 66 

Whitehead ..28,29,40,43,66 

Wiese 126 

Williams 29 51 

Willoughby 105 

Willson 68,69 

Wilm 38,50 

Wilson 56 

Winefeldt 14 

Wipperman 95,118 

Witt 1,10 

Witzke 3 

Woodraska 53 

Worner 30 

Wraalstad 100 

Wright 106,114 

Wurl 18,97,109,121 

Youso 34 

Zabel 84 

Zander 55 

Zatechka 16 

Zeiman 38,56 

Zeitlow 118,122 

Zentgraf 55,56,61,90 

Zentner 18,41 

Ziegelman 7,129