Aunt Helen's wedding

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Poge4-Port Angeles Evening News, Tuesday, October 25, 1966 Exchange vows in church Mr. and Mrs. George William Chapman are now at home after a short wedding trip to Seattle and Olymplfl. They were married Oct. 15 at the First United Presbyterian Church, The bride is the former Helen Pedersen, daughter of Mr. ana Mrs. Paul Woodslde. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Chapman, Sr. The Rev. Elbert G. Harlow performed the double-ring ceremony by candlelight in the presence of 150 guests. Baskets of pink and white chrysanthemums decorated the sanctuary. Mrs. Keith Baker played the organ. Howard Chapman Jr. sang "I Love Thee" and "The Wedding Prayer" at his brother's wedding. Jack Chapman was his brother's best man. Given in marriage by her stepfather, the bride wore a lace- over-satin gown. A pearl tiara held her illusion veil. The bride's necklace, earrings and bracelets were gifts from the bridegroom. The bridegroom's grandmother, Mrs. Adeline Chapman, made the bride's bouquet of white roses, lily-of-the-valley and white ribbon streamers. Mrs. Chapman also made trie attendants' bouquets of red and pink flowers. The pink flowers they wore on their hats were also made by Mrs. Chapman. Mrs. Pat Bernier of Forks was her sister's matron of honor. Her sisters-in-law, Mrs. Ronald Pedersen of Forks and Mrs. Bob Pedersen were bridesmaids. They wore pink sheaths with red hats with pink flowers. Christie Olson lit the candles. Ushers were Ronald Pedersen, brother of the bride, and Howard Chapman Jr. Mrs, Woodside wore a turquoise dress with pink accessories. The mother of the bridegroom wore a pink sheath with pink and white accessories. Both mothers had pink and red corsages. A reception was held in Mt. Pleasant Community Hall after the ceremony. The bride's step-sister, Mrs. Murray Randall of Corvallis, Ore., poured. The bridegroom's cousin, Mrs. Roy Rumery of Seattle, cut the cake. Friends of the bride assisting at the reception wereMmes. George Anderson and Lee Durham. a art In MR. and MRS. GEORGE WILLIAM CHAPMAN Marjie and Dorothie Chapman ladled punch. At the gift table were Charlene Moline, Claudia Newsham and Patty Geary. Tony and Kim Chapman passed the groom's cake at their uncle's wedding reception. Mrs. Jack Chapman was in charge of the guest book. Here for the wedding from Port Orchard were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pedersen and Mrs. Mary Sutherland. Mr. and Mrs. John Merrltt came from Beaver. Seattle guests were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schaver, Robert and Mrs. L. H. Chapman and daughters Dorothie and Marjie. Mr. and Mrs. Murray Randall came from Corvallis. From Olympia was Mrs. Adeline Chapma. Here from Forks were Mr. and Mrs., Ronald Pedersen, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Bernier, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Olson and two daughters. Mr u and Mrs. Harold Evans came from Sequirn. Mrs. Howard Chapman Jr. served refreshments after the rehearsal. For going away the bride wore Bellman, Mrs. Dorothy Corbln, an orange sheath with black ac- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rumnry, Mr. eat DEAR ABBY: Why do so many people—including YOU— defend drunks by giving them high-sounding titles like "alcoholics"? And lend further dignity to their weakness by calling it a "disease"! I have actually heard intelligent people say cessories. She attended Beaver School and Port Angeles Senior High School and is employed at Johnny's Marine Cafe. The bridegroom, a graduate of high school here, works at Peninsula Plywood. The newlyweds live at 1039^/2 W. 12th.

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  1. Port Angeles Evening News,
  2. 25 Oct 1966, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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