LaVonne Swanson marries Ed Eggerth 1950
i-Ai»ofia Upper Dot Motmt Tuesday, February 21, 1956 LaVonne Swcrnson A Bride Feb. 18 Of Edward Eggerth Swea City — LaVonne Swanson, Swanson, daughter of Mr.- and Mrs. John Swanson, and Edward Eggerth, Eggerth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Eggerth, were married Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the Swea City Methodist chuvch. The double ring wedding service service was read by the pastor, the Rev. S. H. Hammer, with the Rev. Mr. Grote of Newell assisting assisting in the ceremony. Preceding Preceding the wedding, Miss Agnes Glassel of St. Groix Falls, Wis., a friend of the bride, sang "Because" "Because" and "Whispering Hope." She was accompanied by Miss Eva Moats who also played the wedding marches and a prelude of wedding music. The bride was gowned in a blue tissue taffeta dress, made street length and made with a bolero. Her accessories were black, and she wore a corsage of pink roses and violets. She was attended by her sister, Miss Evelyn Swanson of Chicago. The bridegroom and his attendant, attendant, Jack Reese of Armstrong, Armstrong, wore grey suits, with white carnation boutonniers. The bride's mother wore a navy blue dress with blue accessories, accessories, with a red rose corsage. Mrs. Eggerth, mother of the groom, was dressed in black with black accessories. Her corsage also also was of red roses. Henry and Robert served as ushers. Eggerth Miss Swanson was graduated from the St. Croix Falls high school in the class of 1947. She has lately served as secretary of the Swea City Co-op creamery. Mr. Eggerth is a graduate of Ledyard high school, served in the U. S. Army for three years, and has farmed with his father. About 50 relatives and close friends were present at the wedding wedding and the reception, which followed followed immediately in the church) parlors. The refreshments were served by fellow Sunday School teachers, who included Mrs. Geo. K. Nelson, Mrs. Lynn Pulver, Mrs. Lawrence Hansen and Mrs. Ed Stewart. June Harner, Janice Haglund, Anna Beck and Betty Knutsen served as waitresses, wearing white blouses and black skirts. Mrs. Maynard Koppen had charge of the guest book, and Norma Jean Boland and Betty Batton presided at the gift table. The couple left Saturday night for a honeymoon in Tennessee, after which they will go to their new home on a farm near Elmore, Elmore, •Minn. were dinner guests of the Rev. and Mrs. S. H. Hammer. Betty Ann Hammer visited over the weekend at the parental home. Betty Ann is a secretary for Bankers Life at Mason City, having finished a business course at Hamilton college there. Minstrel Show, WithCastOfffl), Dated May 5-6 May 5 and 6 have been set as dates for the big Algona JayCee Minstrel show to be presented at the high school auditorium. Work is underway, with Dr. C. C. Shierk and Bill Steele serving serving as co-chairmen. So far, the basic assignments have been filled, filled, with Harold Weber named as musical director of the chorus of 35 voices. Director of dramatics will be Miss Sherk, high school dramatic teacher. Miss McGaw will direct the line of 10 dancing girls. This will be the second minstrel minstrel show offered by the Jay Cees, with the firsr one a huge success. It, too, played for two nights and was a complete sellout. sellout. Advance ticket sales will be opened in ample time to assure assure everyone an opportunity to see the show. As yet, the cast of characters has not been completed since it involves the selection of about 60 men to fill the various parts. John Ferguson has accepted the bid as Mister Interlocutor. His End Men have not been selected. When completed, the cast will include over 60 people, including the chorus, dancers, specialty acts and regular cnaracters. With stage hands ana all other committeemen, about 100 Algona Algona men will be involved in the production of this snow which is a highlight of the Algona theatre season. BOOKKEEPING SUPPLIES, SUPPLIES, at the Algona Upper D»s Moines office.