Holabird & Zeiger wedding - Ukiah News - 11 June 1957

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Holabird & Zeiger wedding - Ukiah News - 11 June 1957 - ,Holabir^-Zeiger Vo>ys Are Said At 3^o'Clock...
,Holabir^-Zeiger Vo>ys Are Said At 3^o'Clock Double .Ring Rites Sunday in Ukiah Baptist Church In Ukinh Baptist church on Sunday afternoon friends and relatives gathered at 3 o'clock for the marriage of Gertrude Holabird and William Zelger, .solemnized with a double ring' ceremony by the church pastor. Rev. Leonard Brown. The ultar background was lighted by candles in two tall, while standards and baskets held white spirea, Esther Reed daisies, honeysuckle ftnd white gladioli arranged with fern. On the pew ends were white satin'bows and Esther Reed daisies and the flowers and fern also decked the window ledges. After organ music by Mrs. John Ashford, Mrs, Leonard Pimblett sang the bridal number, "Bc- C{^uso~".'J^efcire:the.song the bridegroom'.s*sister,'Miss Lyern Zeiger 'of' 'Piiydllup^ Washirigtdn, liglited thC' candles. Ilrhlo In White The. bride, in traditional white, was'*lov6Iy as she came in with Joseph' Scott of-Covelo, a family friend who gave Iter in marriage. Her dress, which combined white tulle, and sheer laoo, had a long skirt with slight train. Bands of the lace, matching that of the fitted bodice and long sleeves, were appliqued on the skirt. At intervals bn these Inserts and on the scallops of the yoke were lover's knots In U'!d.escont sequins. Tlie yoke itself was sheer tulle finished with a baby collar of the lace, Hor veil was shoulder length, edged with lace, and arranged froni a heart- shaped coronet of tulle. In her bridal bouquet were white gladioli. As lliey repeated their vows, bride and bridegroom stood facing each other and clasping hands. When they had finished and kneeled on the white altar, _Mrs. William Crumrine sang "The "Lord's Prayer." Tlie servica closed with prayer by Rev. Robert Groves ot the Presbyterian church, the denomination for which the bridegroom will be a missionary in Alaska. Attendants of the bride-were her sister, Myrle Holabird, in a melon- colored frock of crystalline that was pretty with her brunette coloring, and red-haired Trudie Crist, wearing pale green lace over satin. Miss Holabird's flowers were yellow gladioli and Miss Crist had peach-colored gladioli with green iitreainers. The little flower girl was Carolyn McOlash, 4-year-old daughter of Dr. and Mrs. I>^'ancis McOlash. .She woi-e a gold crystalline dress and carried a flower-decorated white basket with gold rose petals in it. About their heads she and the other attendants had bandeau.x of tulle and illusion shaped like tiny white calla lilies. Best man for the bridegroom was Edward Zeiger of Puyallup, .Washington, his brother. William Crumrine and Neal Scott, the latter of Covelo, were ushers. Another attendant was Leonard Pimblett. Among The Relatives The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Gertrude M. Holabird of San Jose, was among family members witnessing the rites. The bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Zeiger, came from Illinois to attend the wedding and Mrs. Edward Zeiger and tfiree of their children came with her husband from Puyallup, Washington. His grandfather. Will Wiley, and an uncle, Horace Wiley, both ot Sparta, Illinois, came specially for the wedding. Mrs. Zeiger,- the bridegroom's mother, wearing a white lace dress and white hat, was in the receiving line with her husband. Mrs. Joseph Scott of Covelo, aiso in the receiving line, wore a blue dress and white hat. The wedding reception after the ceremony was in the church social hall. In charge were women of the church, the group including Mrs. Chaplin Williams, Mrs. Ray Higginson, Mrs. Leonard Brown, Mrs. Edwin Wiemeyer, Mrs. Francis McOlash, Mrs. Fred Coveli, Mrs. Charles Criger. They were decorated with big white wedding bell's in the vyindows and on the wall panels. The Bride's C«ke The bride's cake, the base of which was three caTtes like' a three-leaf clover and others in tiers' on top of them, was baked and decorated by Mrs. Darrold Page of Willits. About It were pink carnations and also crystal, swan vases of varying sizes holding white gladioli. Through the room were other, arrangements of Esther Reed daisies and white gladioli. Among the gifts on the table where they were displayed was a "money" tree with dollar bills tied on it with bits of tulle, like flowers. This was tlie gift of the Westminster Youth Fellowship of the Presbyterian ciiurch, an organization which the bridegroom has been teaching. Tliere was also a gift of money from the adult group of the Presbyterian church and Rev. Brown, on behalf of his Baptist congregation, presented the newlyweds another cash gift. Going .'Vwayi Going away to San Jose where they will be several days at tlie home ot the bride's grandmother, Mrs. Holabird, the bride wore a two-piece pink suit with white hat and accessories. She and hor hus- Art School To Start July 6 The .Sonoma County Open Air Art school will begin its third season of outdoor landscape ^painting on Satui'day, July 6, with Hassel Smith and Robert McChesney, both Sonoma county artists, instructing weekly classes every Saturday through August 24. Hassel„ Smith has taugh painting at the San Fiancisco State Teachers college, the University of. Oregon, the California School of Fine-.At-ts and the Presidio Hill School in San Francisco. Robert McChesney, who also taught at the CSFA, has been instructing classes in the Santa Rosa Junior college evening program this term. The Open Air Art school is designed to provide stimulating instruction, creative criticism and the opportunity to paint out-of- doors in congenial company for everyone interested in landscape painting from the amateur to the professional. Last year the classes were held in different spots of interest in the county, near Santa Rosa, Potaluma. Sonoma, Glen Ellen and Bodega Ba^. The in- band will reinain there only until Wednesday when they return here for grsiduation of the bride's sister, Myrle, from elementary school. Then, accompanied .by Myrle, the new^Mr. and Mrs. Zeiger will go north to Puyallup, Washington, to spend three weeks with his folks there. About July 8 the newlyweds will leave tor Alaska where Mr. Zeiger will begin his duties as a missionary for the Presbyterian church. He was graduated from San Francisco Theological seminary on June 4 during a ceremony witnessed by his bride and her sister.

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  1. Ukiah Daily Journal,
  2. 11 Jun 1957, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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