The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 30, 1968 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 30, 1968
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Son Of Algonans Weds January 13 At Waterloo Geraldine M. Olson, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Bernard G. Olson, Eagle Grove, and John R. Gilbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Gilbert, Algona, were united in marriage, Jan. 13 at 7 p. m. in the First Methodist church, Waterloo. Dr. Ralph D. F" .trman officiated at the double ring ceremony, assisted by Rev. Bernard G. Olson, father of the bride. The bride, given in marriage by her father, woreapeaudesoie and English lace floor-length gown, styled with a lace bodice, scalloped square neckline enriched with seed pearls and sequins and long sleeves with bridal points. Lace appliques trimmed the front of the A-line skirt from the empire waistline to the hem. The detachable chapel train of lace trimmed peau tiers was attached at the center back. Her bouffant fingertip veil of silk illusion was caught to a forward plateau of peau and lace petals with seed pearl trim. She carried a bridal cascade of happiness red roses with pearl accents. Wilma Perry was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Gary Bernau, sister of the groom, and LaDonna Curttright. Alvin Hagg was best man. Groomsmen were Mike Gilbert, brother of the groom, and Dennis Cue. Guests were seated by Kenneth Olson, Kenneth and Robert Jackson, cousins of the bride, and Keith Dixon. Preceding the ceremony, a program of nuptial music was presented by the organist, Mrs. Charles Mueller and Duane Heller sang. Approximately 160 guests attended the reception immediately following the ceremony in the church's Hartman Hall. At the reception, punch was poured by Mrs. Emil Downs, sister of the bride. The cake was cut by an aunt of the bride, Mrs. Delmer Olson. Coffee was served by Mrs. Warren Miller, Mrs. Michael Gilbert, sister- in-law of the groom, was in charge of the guest book and flower hostess was Mrs. Kenneth Jackson. The bride graduated from Washington High School, Cedar Rapids, attended Marshalltown Junior College and graduated from Young's School of Beauty in Cedar Rapids in 1964. After receiving her instructor's certificate she has been an instructor in Young's School of Beauty, Tuesday, Jon. 30, 1968 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Molnei-5 Waterloo. The groom graduated from Algona High School, spent three years in the Air Force serving in Germany, and is now a member of the Iowa Highway Patrol. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gilbert, Algona, entertained the wedding party and their families at a rehearsal dinner at the Sweden House in Waterloo, Jan. 12. SOCIETY NEWS HAVE ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hansen's seventeenth wedding anniversary was Jan. 22 and In honor of it, Mrs. Hansen had as afternoon guests Mrs. Darlene Shipler and Mrs. Janice Bilyeu. Saturday evening guests were Carl's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Erman Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Baxter and Darrell, and Mr. and Mrs. David Harig and Carla. In further celebration the Hansens were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Baxter. - o CLUB MEETINGS Mrs. Fred Kent, Jr., entertained her bridge club Thursday evening. Mrs. Nancy Morrall was hostess to her birthday club Friday. - o - CHURCH SERIES The first in a series of lessons on "God's Answer to Evo- lution" was presented at the Naz" arene young people's service at the Nazarene church last Sunday at 6:45. The series will continue for a number of Sunday evenings in an informal manner and is presented by Rev. Ray Cox, pastor of the church. Incorporated in the lessons will be the answers to written questions presented by the young people in the former services. The public is invited to the special series of lessons. - o HAS BIRTHDAY Mrs. Irving Miller entertained at a family coffee in honor of her husband's birthday Jan. 16. In attendance were the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Miller, and his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hardgrove. MRS. DICK POST has had word from her aunt, Mrs. Margaret (Jim) White, Des Moines, that Mrs. Joe Orhback, nee Sigrid Norman, sister of Mrs. White, had 'died at Seattle, Wash., a short time ago. She had been in poor health for some time. She will be well remembered by older Algonans, having been a resident here a number of years aeo. The AVERAGE Food Coil It LOWER AT HOOD'S-Day After Day. W« Our (tegular Shelf Prim & COMPARE OLD DOG SALE! Starts Thursday- Ends Saturday, Feb. 3! Register For 14 FREE Portable Barbecue Grills! We at Electronic Specialties had a good fall, but Our Bargain Room Is Full of Good Used Merchandise - HERE'S HOW YOU'LL SAVE MONEY NOW! RADIOS aslowastt USED GAR RADIOS a* low at $10 RECONDITIONED ROTORS as low «t $15 RocorittloMi' IMF CONVERTERS it low »t $15 USED TV SETS THAT WORK •*l»«H5 Slop h For Coffoo MM! Brown at-togo Electronic Specialties OENi FAULfTICH, Own* Diagonal Sfrwt ALOONA

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