Clipped From The Emporia Gazette
Linkotts-Ritssell The Sacred Heart Caihoüc Church was the setting for the marriage Saturday afternoon, Sept. 1st, of Miss Sandra Lea Linkous and Mr. Jerome Clayton Russell. The sanctuary was decorated with candelabra twined with asters, gladioli and ferns. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Linkous, 923 Mechanic St., and Mr. Russell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Russell, 1114 Topeka St. The double-ring service was read by the Rev. Lery Wtndling, 0. F. M., of Calumet, Mich. The organist was Mrs. Fred Markowitz. . The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a dress, of peau de soie and sheer and an illusion veil held with a bandeau of ruffled lace. Her dress was styled with long bishop sleeves of sheer, an overlay of Chantilly lace on the Empire bodice and appliques of lace on the floor-length skirt. Her veil was edged with a band of lace. The bride carried a bouquet of yellow roses and blue carnations. Her attendants wore floor-length dresses of blue brocaded taffeta, fashioned with Empire waistlines and short puffed sleeves, and they carried yellow roses and blue carnations. The bride's attendants were Miss Patricia Linkous, a sister, maid of honor, and Mrs. James Russell of Salina, bridesmatron. The best man was Mr. Kenneth Trear and the groomsman was Mr. James Russell. The other attendants were Mr. Michael Langley, Olpe; Mr. Michael Linkous, Wichita, and Messrs. Ronald Trear and Richard Linkous, ushers: Jean Russell, flowergirl, Tony Russell, ringbearer, and Dianna Brewer, • candlelighter. The reception after the ceremony was held in the Sacred Heart School Hall. Mrs. Michael Langley and 'Misses Kathy Brewer and Kathy Trear assisted with the serving. Mrs. Michael Linkous presided at the guest book and Misses Trish and Ginny • Schultz and Rita Krueger were in charge of the gift table. The bride and bridegroom were graduated from Emporia High School. and' the Flint Hills Vocational-Technical School" and the bridegroom also was graduated from the Salina Vocational-Technical School. They have returned from a wedding trip to Colorado and are living at 1855% South Ninth Ave., Salina. Out-of-town persons at the wedding, in addition to those mentioned, were Mir. and Mrs. John Wendling, Wichita; Miss Peggy James, Sauna; Mr. Ronald Russell, El Dorado; Mr. and Mrs. William Logan and daughter, Lisa, Elizabeth and .Barbara Schmidt and Mr. Loyd Brewer and daughters, Peabody; Mrs. Earl Roth and daughter, Karen, Hutcbinson, and Messrs, and Mesdames S. F. Wendling ana Michael Heins; Messrs, and Mesdames S. J. Wendling, John Trear, Leonard Coble, Charles Lutz and John Blaufuss and their children, Mrs. Jack Cates and Messrs. Joseph Wendling, Michael Cates, Gary Redeker, Charles Seheve Jr., and' Carl Haag, all of Olpe.