joanne balgemans wedding

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joanne balgemans wedding - I ; JoANH, DAUGHTER OF Mr. and Mrs. Gcorq;...
I ; JoANH, DAUGHTER OF Mr. and Mrs. Gcorq; Balgeman. of West Bend, was married Sunday evening February 18 at 7 o'clock at | | j j the Peace Lutheran church to Victor Meyer, Otlcsen, son of Mr. and ! Mrs. Martin F. Meyer. Russell Studio Photo. ! oaa L West Bend Girl Wed Jo Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Balgeman, of West Bend, was married Sunday evening evening Feb. 18 at 7 o'clock at the Peace Lutheran church, to Victor Victor Meyer, Ottosen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin F. Meyer. The Rev. Wm. C. Schuelke performed performed the double ring ceremony by candlelight. Frank Behnke, Latimer, uncle of the bride, played the wedding music, and Mrs. Louis Henrickson, of West Bend, sang, Wedding Prayer and Oh, That the Lord Would Guide My Way. The bridal gown of while rose- poinl lace and net over satin was made ballerina length. The fitted fitted lace bodice had a yoke of sheer net with a peter pan cal- lar and long pointed sleeves. Tiny Tiny covered buttons extended from neck to waist in the back. The bouffant skirt was of net, and the head dress was a ruffled net cloche trimmed wilh pearled orange blossoms, lo which was itiaclied a full circular veil of French illusion. The bride's bou- quel was of yellow and white roses. ding cake, and Mrs. George Hanselman Hanselman poured. Guests were from Ottosen, Algona, Thor, Fort Dodge, Vincent, Clare, Latimer, Ncola. Bode, Cylinder, and Davenport. Davenport. The bridal couple took a short wedding trip, and arc now at home on a farm northeast of Ot- losen. Mr. Meyer served 18 months in the armed forces, of which ten were spent in Germany. Germany. His bride had for three years been employed at the county county PMA office he-re. Elaine Behnke Bride Elaine, daughter of Mrs. Edwin Behnke, Whittcmorc, was married married at St. Peter and Paul's Lutheran Lutheran church there at 4 p. m. Sunday Feb. 18 to Carrol], son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schmeling, Schmeling, also of Whittemore. The ceremony was pcrforme'd by the Rev. P. G. Wcinhold, pastor, pastor, in a double ring service, and Grandfather August Vaucll gave the bride away. W. G. Erase played the wfdding music, and Ed Butler sang. The bride's gown of white sal- | in was made with a fitted bo- Donna Balgeman, a sister, was j dice, a lace-edged ne't yoke, and •maid of honor, and her maize i full skirt, with a long train. A colored gown of lace and taffeta was made like the bride's gown except that the sleeves were short and she wore matching lace nitts. Patricia Ketelsen, a cousin, cousin, was bridesmaid, in f a matching matching gown of orchid color. Both jirls carried yellow daffodils and lavender stocks. nvlon fingertip vi.'il was held in place by a satin poke, edged in orange blossoms. She wore the bridegroom's gift of pearls, and carried white carnations and sweetheart rosebuds. Naomi Grcinerl, a cousin, was matron of honor, and Marilyn Schmeling was bridc-smaicl. Both The bridegroom's attendants wore dresses of icv blue satin, were his brothers, Eldon and I with fitted bodice and low neck- Paul Meyer. All of them wore . line. light suits. The bride's brother, j The bridegroom, who wore his Earlc Balgeman, and a cousin, \ navy uniform, was attended by Waller Liccht, served as ushers. Wilfred Schmeling. Ushers were A reception at the church was, Harlan Vaudt and Alvin Schmel- attended by 150 guests. Mrs. ing, and Craig Schmeling, in a white suit, was ring-bearer. Louis Henrickson cut the wed-

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  1. Kossuth County Advance,
  2. 27 Feb 1951, Tue,
  3. Page 24

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