The Marengo Beacon News from Marengo, Illinois on December 17, 1981 · Page 6
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The Marengo Beacon News from Marengo, Illinois · Page 6

Marengo, Illinois
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Thursday, December 17, 1981
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PAGE 6- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1981 SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE MARENGO BEACON NEWS Garden clubs learn about flower arrangements More than 75 members of five local garden clubs spent a day at McHenry County College for a Holiday Workshop recently. The garden club members learned about collecting and arranging dried materials into a fall arrangement as well as working with evergreens for Christmas decorations in the afternoon session. MCC floral design students helped the club members work on individual arrangements after a demonstration session by MCC instructor John Witt-mus. The workshop was set up by the College after the five clubs from the Crystal Lake and Woodstock area requested such a session. Those attending were from the Crystal Lake Garden Club, the Green Twig Garden Club, the Home Garden Club, the Garden Gate Garden Club and the Countryside Garden Club. September wedding unites Patricia Williams and Roy Vollkommer i f 1 'I Ik I' ! " A Area Births Club, Mary Snndeln of the Home Garden Clnh. MCC Instructor John Wlttmns, Martha Wells of the Garden Gate Garden Club and Rosemarle Let me liter of the Countryside Garden Club. PRESIDENTS OF FIVE local garden dubs posed wtta arrangemeat designed at a holiday workshop held at McHenry Cennty College. Pictured from left are Sharon Jeransek of the Crystal Lake Garden Oak, Ruth Liebora of the Green Twig Garden Meeting Notices A garden setting in Woodstock was the scene for the 6 p.m. wedding on Sept. 5, 1961 of Patricia I. Williams and Roy F. Vollkommer. The Hev, B. J. Jones performed the double ring ceremony with taped weeding music, chosen by the bridal couple, providing the music. A dark blue background with lighter blue designs was formed by baskets of blue carnations, daisies, baby's breath, gladioli, and spider mums placed at the side. The bride was exquisitely gowned in a floor length dress of organza and Chantilly lace. The fitted bodice featured an illusion yoke with Schiffli embroidery and pearl trim, and sheer split Bishop sleeves trimmed in lace over sheer fitted sleeves and matching lace cuffs. The lace skirt with pleated front panel formed a lace chapel train. The bride's organza veil was held in place by a Bishop cap of lace and seed pearls, and she carried a cascade arrangement of white roses, blue baby's breath, and ivy. Pat is the daughter of Ms. Nettie Williams of Marengo and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Williams of Marion, Ky., and Roy the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Vollkommer of Woodstock. Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Arlene Andrews of Francis, Ky., with Charlotte Greenwood of Marengo and a sister of the bridegroom, Theresa Vollkommer of Woodstock as bridesmaids. All of the bridal aides wore long A-line gowns designed with scoop necklines, spaghetti straps, and matching lace vests. Each carried a bouquet cqoHnUng f one white rose, blue baby carnations, and " white pompoms, a spray of Notes from Grangers KATIE FRANCES MARR8 James and Caroline Marrs, 11261 Marengo Road, Garden Prairie, are the parents of their first child, an 8-pound daughter, who was born Friday, Dec. 11, 1981, in Highland Hospital, Belvidere. She has been named Katie Frances. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William Wolf and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Marrs, all of Belvidere. Maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Wolf of Belvidere. Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Marrs of Marengo and Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Porter of Garden Prairie are paternal great-grandparents. Great-grandma Kathleen Marrs added the information that this is the first girl in the Marrs family in 23 years. reminded the group of the sewing contest now going on from Dec. 1 to April 15, and said any sewing done for the holidays can be included as entries in the contest. An announcement was made of the Pomona Grange Christmas Party on Dec. 30 at Seneca Grange Hall. This will be a planned potluck with the Riley Grange being responsible for desserts. A game of musical chairs was played to determine the adult grabbag gifts, after which Marie McKee read "A Husband's Christmas Dilemma." Chaplain Mary Becklinger closed the evening with a prayer. The next meeting on Jan. 12 will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Flentge. Marengo Lioness Club will! have their monthly meeting,! Monday, Dec. 28. The; program is a Post-Christmas; Party, with snacks, games) and gifts. Bring a small! wrapped gift to exchange and; come at 7:30 p.m. upstairs in' City Hall. The Lioness Directors will take care of the business of the club when they meet Thursday, Dec. 17, at the home of Lioness Vice-President, Judy Starr, in her home at 821 Diane Court, at 7:30 p.m. The annual Riley Grange Christmas Party was held Dec. 8 at the home of Grange Master Ron McKee. Following a potluck supper and the singing of "Jingle Bells," it wasn't long before Santa appeared with gifts and treats for the children and adults. Lecturer Marie McKee provided a short program with Kari McKee reading a revised version of "Night Before Christmas" and Mrs. McKee giving "The Origin of 'Away in a Manger'," "Grange Before Christmas," and "Safety Tips for Christmas." "Silent Night" was then sung by everyone. A communication was read from the Northern Illinois Grange Leaders and State Officers thanking Riley Grange for the use of their hall on Recognition Day Nov. 29. Women's Activities Chairman Leona Flentge in a dark blue suit with white shirt and baby blue tie. The bridegroom's brother, George Vollkommer . of Evanston served as best man, with another brother, Paul Vollkommer of Minnesota and cousin, Gary Smith of Ohio as groomsmen. Lance Wienke and Ted Crowley were ushers. The bride's mother wore a rose-colored long dress, with the bridegroom's mother attired in a peach-colored long gown. Both ensembles were accented by a corsage of white roses. A buffet dinner was served for more than 125 relatives and friends at the American Legion Hall in Marengo. Table bouquets and other dei-orations lollowed the bridal color theme of, baby blue;,. nd white. Music for "Sound Investments". Highlighting the reception was a three-tiered wedding cake adorned with blue flowers, wedding bells, and doves. It was lopped with a bridal couple covered with a brandy glass. The cake was served by Sue Vollkommer, the bridegroom's sister, and Esther Fisher of Odessa, Texas', the bride's sister. Following a week in the Bahamas, the new Mr. and Mrs. Vollkommer now live in Woodstock. Patricia graduated from Marengo High School in 1978 and is now employed at Warner Electric Co. in Marengo. Roy graduated in 1976 from Woodstock High School and attended McHenry County College for two years. He is also employed at Warner Electric Co. in Marengo. A " DOWNTOWN HARVARD -Of F,RT. 14 ., baby blue carnations and baby's breath were worn in dancing was lurnished by the JUST ACQUIRED SOME GREAT NEW LINES Announce auditions for 'Applause!' and 'The Mousetrap9 , 4 piece suits, dresses, slacks. ' vblouses and skirts -Sizes b-14 - The original ALL 50 Off d,zp CASSANDRA GWENEVERE FLEMING A second daughter was born Thursday, Dec. 10, 1981, to Phillip and. Kathleen Fleming, 610 Busse Road, Marengo. She weighed 9-pounds, 2-ounces and measured 22 inches when born in Memorial Hospital for McHenry County, Woodstock. Her sister is 14 month old Charissa. Mr. and -Mrs. William Fleming of ' Marengo and George Somerville of Harvard are the grandparents. Paternal great-grandmothers are Mrs. Mar jorie Fleming of Harvard and Mrs. DeEsta Michaelson of Logan, Utah. Maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Somerville of Algonquin and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Torscher of Carrington, N.D. Mrs. Carl Jordon of Detrit Lake.s Minn, is a maternal i. Get Thin at Looking Good figure Saln' Isometric tables that reduce inches from shoulders to ankles. No rollers, belts, bicycles, or weights No tiring calisthenics. Get a Great Tan in our "Sunshine Shack"! No burning. To feel good, , l you have to he... 1 f Hours: JBelvidere Mall Mon.-Fri.8-8 VjT A . t. f BelvidePe, IL Saturday 10-5 VU&W their hair., Crystal Dawn Andrews of Francis, Ky. in her role as flower girl was dressed identical to the other attendants with her gown made by her aunt, Mrs. Mark Anthony of Marengo. She had a head band of baby blue carnations and baby's breath, and carried a basket of baby blue carnations and white roses. Beau Lynn Fischer of Odessa, Texas, a nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer. 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