Algona ... 30 Jun 1955
8-Algfliiei do.) Upper 6es Moirtes thursdoy, June 30, 1955 2 Local Police At School Four peace officers from Ihis area, including two Algona policemen, arc- shown in the above photo gelling instruction on opening safes fioin a New Ym'k luck expert. .lames Taylor, center. Olhers shown, left to right: l!ay Krebs. Algonn: E. II. Bradley, Dakota City, Humboldt County .-lit'iitf: Leo Counley. Algona; and Jack Ruddy. Emmetsburg police chief. Tavlni is director of research for a Rochester. N. Y. In IP. The gioiip participated in the week-long enforcement school at the University of Iowa last week. Lakofa Girl, B. Gerzema Wed June 24 Lakoia — Hernadine Ger/ema of Phoenix. Ari/.. daughter of Mr and Mrs C. C. Gei;-.ema. La- l-o'a, and Edward Jay Leavitt. Phoenix, son of Mr ami Mrs W A. Leavitt of V.'cllsbui-g. West \ f irginia, were united in marriage at 8 p.m., June 24. HI55. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Il;irl-"i Kruse in the First Presbyterian church before an altar decorated with baskets of white baby-biealh and blue delphinium and candle- bra. . . The organist. Miss Shelda Mi rt/.ke. played preceding the ceiemony. Die wedding inarches and accompanied the soloist, Paula Buekels, who sang "Songs of Kutlj".. ."Through the Years" and "The Lords Rra-yer." Ceniadine wore a nylon lace over taffeta gown with a four- tiered colonial skirt, a Queen Kli/.abeth collar.and long pointed -leaves, which she fashioned herself. The waist length veil was held by a seed pearl Tiara. Sh'.', carried an orchid on her white Bible. The. matron of honor waf- Mrs Martha Leavitt of Wellsburg. West Virginia, and the bridesmaids were Mrs Carlyle Gerzema of Lakota and Mrs R. D. Sullivan nf Minneapolis. The best man was Larry Ger/ema, brother of (he bride, ushers were Carlyle Gerzema, brother of the bride, and R. D. Sullivan of Minneapolis. A reception for 200 guests was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. Jurlaine Frerichs served punch •ind a buffet lunch was served from a table centered with a four-tiered wedding cake, trimmed with pink rosebuds, which was cut and served by the bride's umt. Mrs John Burns of Buffalo Center. A bouquet of roses in an antique glass dish was at one ^nd of the table. Coffee was served by the bridegroom's sister, Mrs Tom Lazoar of Wellsburg, W. Virginia. Kent Gerzema had charge of the guest book, Mrs Loren Kopp, Buffalo Center, was hostess. The newlyweds left. Sun- Jay morning for a ten-day wedding trip through Colorado, Yel- 'owstone National Park, the 3rand Canyon and Arizona, and will be at home at 3048 N. 40th St., Phoenix, Arizona. Bernadine is a graduate of the 'ocal high school and Macalester College, St. Paul, and taught in he Red Wing and St. Paul schools, prior to going to Arizona jvhere she taught primary in the -Jlendale school last year. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Wellsburg school and ha: been attending Arizona State iince his discharge from the air force. He also works as a criminal investigator for the sheriff's office in Phoenix. Bernadine was given a personal shower at the home of Mrs W. D. Ley, assisted by Mrs George Ileetland of Clear Lake. Audrey Hastings of Mason City, a former teacher of Bernadine, and Mrs 'id Mott of Dus Moines were out. of town guests. June 17. in the Presbyterian church parlors, a miscellaneous shower was given by a group of friends. After a •il'iort program. Bornadine was assisted by Mrs Carlyle Gerzema in opening her gifts. Former classmates, Jeanette Anderson Mun- mn of Ringsted and Berniece 31son Stevens of Armstrong assisted with the pouring at the .•ol'fei: table. Mr and Mrs J. E. Ellis and daughters of Buffalo, Minn., were visitors the past week at the home of Mrs Ellis' aunt, Mrs Elizabeth Schaper. 200 listed, of July half Also Ion afternoon lancl Fred Mrs at 26, E. latter ding if Mrs •'"d 'he Mrs 'o Mr *he was •ind 'he T.