William Strawn Elizabeth Houser marriage - Moberly Monitor-Index 30 May 1939 p3
STRAWN WED TO COLORADO GIRL Announcements have been received here of the marriage on May 20 in Fruita, Colo., of William Strawn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Strawn, 1210 Concannon street, to Miss Elizabeth Houser, instructor in the Fruita public schools. The marriage ceremony \ was read at 7 o'clock in the evening by the Rev. George Berry, pastor of the Methodist church, at the church before an altar surrounded by a bower of blossoms and lighted by candles. The couple were attended. Pol 1 --- ,g. Â£ ne weeding a j-ecep- tion was held in the church parlors where the bride cut a five- liered bridal cake. Mrs. Strawn wore a bridal gown of white marquisette over white taffeta with a bridal bouquet and she carried a bouquet of sweetheart roses and lilies of the valley. Intimate friends, members of the church choir, instructors in the schools and relatives were ?,---}ding and reception guests. The couple are now in Pinon- mesa, where the bridegroom is a forest ranger. Later they will go to Seattle, Wash. ,where Mr. Strawn hopes to complete his course. In the University of Washington. Since childhood he has made his' home with an aunt, Mrs. Paul Botkin. After his graduation from Fruita High School he attended the Moberly Junior College here for two years. Mrs. Alice C. Strawn, 5.15 Woodlawn avenue, is Mr.Strawn's grandmother. MB."