Patsy Ruth Wichman 23 Jun 1946
Miss Patsy Ruth Wichman, Arnold M. Skillestad Are Wed At Recent Ceremony In Albion held in the church parlors following the ceremony. The bridal party was served from a beautifully appointed table_ decorated in pink A- recent attractive ceremony solemnized at Albion, Nebr. wed Miss Patsy Ruth Wichman, daugji- ter of Mrs. Emily Wichman of Be- and blue . The cente r piece was a atrice, and Arnold M. Skillestad, four tiered wedding cake, baked by the groom's mother. Atop this stood a miniature bride and groom. Bouquets of flowers and tall tapers were also used. The dining room hostess was Mrs. A. G. Satre assisted by Mrs. son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Skilles- itad_of Albion. In the candlelight- ed South Branch Lutheran church, Rev. Palmer Tidemann, pastor, performed the double ring ceremony. Mrs. S. C. Nore played soft nuptial music on the organ before the ceremony and as the ushers, Donavan Skillstad and Jimmy Tistham- mer, lighted the altar candelabra, tall tapers in the side candelabra, and at both sides of the white car- William Peterson, Mrs. J. C. Tisth- Nore Mrs. Iver Lee, Mrs. Martin and Mrs. Tillie Johnson. After the bride had followed tradition and cut the first two pieces from her cake, it was served peted aisle. Before the ceremony to her guests by Stella Knutsen Mrs. Robert Nelson sang "I Love an d Kathryn Saarem. The other You Truly" and as the bridal party waitresses were: Cora Bygland, stood at the altar she sang "Bless Merna Lee, Helen Nelson and Lois This House.' Flotree. The guest book was in ,. charge of Gertie Saarem, and Mildred Lee and Myrtle Saarem displayed the gifts. a short For going away the bride wore a navy blue suit with black accessories. She had a gardenia corsage from her bridal bouquet. The groom John Carol Tisthammer and LeRoy Skillstad entered from the vestry. Th e couple went on Janice Satre, the bridesmaid en- wedding trip to Lincoln, tered next, wearing a gown of pink satin. Janice Skillstad, wearing blue satin, was the maid of honor. Both carried bouquets of varied colored carnations. Jerry Berney recently returned from 2y 2 years carried the rings on a satin pil- in tne ar my- He expects to at- low. Bertha Ann Peterson, wear- tend a trade school, ing pink satin, and Judy Skillstad Guests from a distance attend- in blue satin, as flower girls en- im J the ceremony were the bride's tered together. They carried col- mother and aunt, Mrs. Mary Ball onial bouquets of garden flowers. of Beatrice; Mr. and Mrs. Charles The familiar "Bridal Chorus" Shelly of New York; Mrs. Gert- from Lohrengrin, announced the' r "de Thompson and Beverly and entrance of the bride, given in Connie of Omaha; Mrs. Lester marriage by her brother-in-law, Mapes of Grand Island; Mr. and Charles Shelley. The bride's gown Mrs - Theo - Skillstad and Judy of of white satin was made with a Norfolk; Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Tist- fitted bodice and sweetheart neck- bammer and Mrs. Fred White and line. The long sleeves came to a daughters, Dianne and Linda, and point at the wrist. The full skirt Mrs. Virgil Johnson and Karen, all fell into a long train. The finger- °* Lincoln. tip veil was held in place by a pleated halo and mock orange blossoms. Her bouquet was of red Report On - -- . , At a A a Wesley circle met at the coun- car- 31st attendance roses. She carried a linen handkerchief, which the bridegroom's mother had carried for her marriage 30 years ago. Her only jewelry was a single strand of pearls try home of Mrs. Berwin Shaffer a gift of the bridegroom. Thursday for a covered dish lunch- The men of the bridal party all eon - . Mrs - J - B '. Smith and her had carnation boutonnieres. The committee were m charge of the mothers wore gardenia corsages. aervln &After the ceremony as the brid- Mrs. C. L. Aller gave the deal couple knelt at the altar, Mrs. votions and Mrs. W. P. Sherwood, Nelson sang the Malotte arrange- circle bazaar chairman, reported ment of "The Lord's Prayer." on gome of the fall bazaar plans. Mendelssohn's Wedding March was It was announced that the" Meth- used as the recessional. The bride odist ladies will sew for the Red and groom received the congratu-- Cross at the church July 11. Mrs, lationa in the church foyer. • Ben Falk had charge o£ the profs /* teptioa for 250 guests was gram.