Charles Collins Jr Wedding,pix 15 July 1948
JANESVILLE DAILY GAZETTE — THURSDAY, JULY 15, War Romance in Germany Culminates in Wedding Here —.Terry Shaw studio MK. AND MKS. CHARLES COLUNS JR. He couldn't sprak German, she couldn't speak English but that was away hack in July, 1045, and now Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collins Jr., who were married in Janesville Janesville July 5. understand each other perfectly. Miss Ursula Don, 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Don, of Karlshafen, Germany, left Frankfurt, Germany, at 7 a. m. Tuesday, June 20, and flying to Chicago, arrived in Janesville at 5:30 a. m. Wednesday, June 30. She was met. at the Chicago airport by World War Veteran Collins who had been trying for the past year and a half to bring his fraulein t o the States. Had it not been for Senator Alexander Wiley she might, still be teaching the children of displaced persons in the litle resort town of Karlshafen Karlshafen on the Weser river. Mr. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collins. 565 N. Washington Washington street, met. Ursula while He was serving with the Army of Oc- cupation in Germany. He was Rationed in Karlshafen where Ursula taught after three years (raining for kindergarten work. During the war she taught at Kassel. Kassel. They weren't engaged- when he returned to the States two years ago hut the American soldier soldier kept thinking about that girl back on the Weser river and within a few months he proposed and then began the tedious business business of getting her to the States. The Rev. C. D. Tieszen read the ceremony in Missionary and Alliance Alliance church using the German as well as the English service. Miss Norma Collins and Kenneth J. Fiechter attended the couple. • After the service a reception for 75 guests was held and the couple left for Michigan where they spent their honeymoon returning returning to Janesville this week. Mr. Collins is an employe of Parker Pen Co. and for the present the couple will reside with his parents.