SSon of Jack Kirch cousin to Bill and Clarence

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SSon of Jack Kirch cousin to Bill and Clarence - has all the duties the men have and can drive...
has all the duties the men have and can drive tankers and other heavy equipment. Pat Keiffer fights forest fires Many young women today have proven that no matter how tough the job there is a woman somewhere that can handle it. This is true of Patricia Keiffer, who has been the recipient of Ukiah Business and Professional Women's Club scholarship for the past two and a half years. A student at Humboldt State University, Pat's love of the out of doors led her to employment during the last two summers which is not normally considered considered women's work. She is employed by the State Division of Forestry as a fire fighter, and is one of the first girls to be so employed. She is located at Jerseydale Station out of Mariposa with a crew of fourteen. She has all the duties the men have, and holds a government license to drive tankers and other heavy equipment. An honor graduate of Ukiah high school, Pat has an economics major at Humboldt with a French teaching minor, and biology minor. Working for the forestry is not the only outdoor activity in which Pat has participated. She expects to be employed by Levi Strauss in San Francisco after she graduates as a result of her participation in the first Ride and Tie race sponsored by the company. She is the first girl to finish the race. The David Kirches at home in Ukiah David Allen Kirch, Masonite employe and his bride, the former former Lynn Karen Smith, are making their first home at 460 Gobbi Avenue, following a wedding trip along the Oregon Coast. They were married Sept. 26 in the United Methodist Church at Red Bluff, home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Myron E. Smith. The Rev. Donald Jordan performed the double ring ceremony. Mary Hunt of Ukiah, sorority sister of the bride, served as her matron of honor. Charles Steele of Cottonwood was best man. The bridesmaids were Pam Kendall of Santa Rosa and Sonja Peterson of Red Bluff. They wore orange and white dotted Swiss princess style gowns with appliqued daisies at the neckline and sleeves. The same daisies also were used on the band of white picture hats. They carried nosegays of yellow and orange straw flowers. The matron of honor's gown was identical in yellow dotted swiss, and her flowers were the same. Yellow, orange and white flowers decorated the church and orange and yellow satin bows and bells were pew markers. The bride carried a cascade of yellow, orange and white daisies. The gown she had fashioned herself was made" of white satin and chantilly lace in a princess design. Lace covered her satin bodice and raised collar and fell over her skirt forming a chapel length train. The lace opened at the waist falling back into the train with ruffled trim, revealing a soft white satin skirt. Sheer bishop sleeves were held with french cuffs, caught by a myriad of covered buttons. Matching lace appliques trimmed the tiers of her elbow length veil of silk tulle, which was held in place by lily of the valley in seed pearls. The headpiece headpiece was one worn by the bride's mother 26 years ago. Other attendants of the bridegroom were Bruce and Gary Smith, brothers of the bride from Red Bluff; and Bill and Clarence Kirch, cousins of the bridegroom from Klamath Falls, Ore., and Cottonwood. They served as groomsmen and ushers. Steve McClean of Corning sang "Twelfth of Never" and "For All We Know." Organ music was provided by Betty Owens of Red Bluff. Following the nuptials the reception was held in a yellow and orange decorated social hall. A three-tier cake rose on pillars above a table covered with lace over an orange under- cloth. Sugar bells and swans decorated the cake, which was cut and served by Sylvia Greer RED BLUFF WEDDING — Mr. and Mrs. David Allen Kirch (Lynn Karen Smith) are making their home at 460 Gobbi Avenue. They were married Sept. 26 at the Methodist Church at Red Bluff —Photo by Bayles Studio of Downey, great aunt of the bride, and Linda McDonald, sister of the bridegroom from Anderson. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kirch of Anderson. His sister Linda also was in charge of the guest book. Kathi Mage of Red Bluff, cousin of the bride, arranged the gift table. Pouring punch were Illen Kirch of Klamath Falls, cousin of the hridegroom. Kristie Kesterson of For tuna, cousin of the bride, passed rice packets. Before the couple left for their wedding trip, the bride threw her bouquet, which was caught by Pam Kendall. Allen Steele of Cottonwood caught her garter. The bride, who attended high school in Red Bluff, is employed in the office of Drs. T.A. Nicholson and Jens Vinding. She is a member of Rho Alpha chapter Beta Sigma Phi. Her husband attended Anderson Anderson high school.

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  1. Ukiah Daily Journal,
  2. 21 Oct 1974, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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