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Miss Phyllis Jean Russow Becomes The Bride Of William S. Suiter During Monticello Rites Miss Phyllis Jean Russow and her father, wore a gown of Chan- William S. Suiter were united in marriage Sunday afternoon, June 16th, in the Monticello Methodist church with the pastor, the Rev. Gilbert Piker, officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Russow and the bridegroom the son of Mrs. Kathlyn Suiter, all of Monticello. The altar was impressively arranged with an open altar Bible as the focal point of the setting with a palms arrangement and th'ree large floor baskets of large mums, white stock and delphinium sprays in two shades of blue, carrying out the - bride's chosen colors of multiple shades of blue. White satin bows centered the four seven branch candelabra from which tall white tapers burned. White satin bows marked the family pews. Mrs. T. V. Koontz, organist, played a recital of bridal airs. Miss Janet Templeton repeated the poem "How Do I Love Thee," and Harold Haughee, soloist, sang "Because," and Truly." During "I Love • You the ceremony the bridal couple, with the Rev. Piker, took communion. The Lord's Prayer was repeated in unison by all guests as the couple knelt at the altar. A wedding prayer was sung by Mr. Haughee before the final benediction by the pastor. The bride, given in marriage by Pattern tilly lace over satin fashioned with the bouffant skirt sweeping into a chapel train. The scoop neckline was edged with lace scallops, and accented with pearls ana sequins. The long sleeves tapered to bridal points over her hands. She wore a cap of Chantilly lace. White butterfly roses, stepanotis clusters, phalenopsis orchids as a trailing cascade on a base of feather .fern tips composed the bride's bouquet. Miss Sharlene Russow attended her sister as maid of honor, and bridesmaids were Miss Ruth Ann Paschen, of Monticello, and Mrs. James Watson, of Brookston. Sharlene's gown, balerina length, was of dusty blue crystal- lette over taffeta and net, with a cummerbund of lighter blue accenting the princess style frock. A bow in the back secured a sash that fell to the hemline. A scoop neckline" and tiny cap sleeves completed the bodice. The bridesmaids dresses were identically styled to thaj; of maid of honor, wi'th the colors in reverse. Light blue circular veils were worn over the face secured with seed pearl headbands. They wore short white mitts and carried Colonial nosegays of roses, blue tinted carnations and delphinium florets on net frilled lace. Dee Sites, of Elgin, Illinois, three-year-old cousin of the bride, was flower girl, and was attired in a frock of pink crystal- lette over taffeta. She carried a white French with blue net basket trimmed and streamers, Printed Pattern containing Sweetheart roses and white rose petals. Four-year-old Patrick Tyler, was the ring bearer, carrying the rings on a Chantilly lace and satin pillow. The brother-in-law of the bridegroom, James Watson of Jrookston, served as best man. Ushers were Allen Schlegelmilch, Charles Russow, Ronald Swayzee nd Sam Gregory Sites. Grandmothers present were Mrs. Minnie Russow, Mrs. Myrtle Suiter, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam iites. The country home of the Rus- ows', northeast of Monticello, ,vas the scene of the bridal re- eption following the • church eremony. A four-tier wedding ake, bubbling sherbet punch, uts and mints were served at *ummer dress Half-Sizers! Make your new summer dress this slimming beau ty! Bodice is a smoothly buttoned line; skirt your favorite 6-gor he reception. Assisting were Mrs. Herbert Petrich Jr., Mrs. Raymond Martens of Logansport, Donna Sue. Sites, Susan Sites, Jettie Brown, Judith Setty, Jo Ann Young, Patsy Barlow, Sharon Hark and Kay Piatt. Sharon Dittman and Kay Parrish registered he guests at the church and Sandra Dyer entertained with a jiano recital during the recep- ion hours. The couple left Sunday evening on trip to their new home at Olympia, Washington; where Mr. Suiter is stationed .with 'the army. Both the bride and groom graduated from the Monticello High School with the class of 1956. The past year the bride has been, secretary to .Principal C. M. Ryan at the Roosevelt High School. She is a member of Tri Kappa sorority and the Monticello Business and Professional Women's 'Club, and has been a member and Past Worthy Advisor of the Rainbow Assembly. Before going into the armed forces, the groom was engaged in farming. fer, Friday Jim to

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  1. The Logansport Press,
  2. 18 Jun 1957, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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