Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 5, 1975 · Page 33
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 33

Freeport, Illinois
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Saturday, July 5, 1975
Page 33
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Camping Trip Follows Wedding MRS. ROGER K. MEIERS A double-ring ceremony was performed June 6 in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, uniting in marriage Miss Susan Ann Scott and Roger Keith Meiers. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Donald Scott Sr., 825 S. Burchard Ave., and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Meiers Sr. of rural Pecatonica. Deacon Reinhart Wessing of Appleton, Wis., uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony at 7 p.m. He was assisted by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Raymond Wahl, pastor. Guitar Choir Performs Music was provided by the guitar choir of the church. Centering the altar was a radiating bouquet of white gladioli and blue Majestic daisies backed with lemon foliage. Flanking either side of the altar were seven-branched candelabra. For her wedding, the bride chose a Nottingham lace gown, trimmed in Venise lace, and styled with capelet sleeves and modified waistline. She wore a tiara of white Sweetheart roses and carried a cascade of blue Majestic daisies and white Sweetheart roses. Attending her sister as maid of honor was Miss Holly Scott. She wore a blue floral nylon Empire-styled gown, fashioned with a modified waistline, capelet sleeves and a flounced hemline. She carried a hand cluster of white miniature carnations and babies'-breath. She 'wore a cluster of matching flowers in her hair, Donald Meiers served as best man Bride Wears Veil With Tatting Made By Grandmother For Vows Miss Wendy Lea Gross became the bride, of .Calvin Joe Gassman in a double-ring ceremony at the Cedarville Evangelical Congregational Church at 2 p.m. May 24. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Robert S.-Gross of Red Oak and Mr. and Mrs. James E. Gassman of rural Lena. Two seven-branched candelabra decorated with apricot and white daisies, ivy, snapdragons and babies'- breath adorned the altar! The Rev. Duane Ray performed the ceremony, assisted by the Rev. Milton Kading. Mrs. Donovan Soppe was organist and Phil Bankester was guitarist. Soloist was Marshall Otte. Tatting Trims Veil . The bride's gown was of peau de sole, overlaid with crystal sata peau. It was fashioned with a fitted bodice, scooped neckline,flared skirt, and full Bishop sleeves, trimmed in matching lace. She wore a mantilla veil and blusher veil edged with scalloped tatting made by the bride's grandmother. The veil was attached to a Venise lace angel-lift headpiece. She carried a bouquet of .white daisies, stephanotis, apr- cot babies'-breath and ivy. Miss Ruth Zumdahl of Davenport, Iowa, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Cindy Gross of Red Oak, sister of the bride, and Miss Tina MacKenzie of rural Dakota. A light mint green satin gown, fash- ioned with Bishop sleeves and lace overlay on the bodice and cuffs of the sleeves,- was- worn by the-maid of honor. The bridesmaids wore similar gowns in a darker mint green shade. They carried bouquets of apricot and white daisies and babies'-breath and wore apricot babies'-breath in their hair. Penny Busker of Lena, flower girl, wore a mint green, dotted swiss gown styled similarly to the bride's gown. Travel To Ozarks Serving as best man was Ron Talbert of Minneapolis, Minn. Groomsmen were Dennis Bussian and Dennis Wenzel, both of Lena. Ushers were John Carlson of Aurora; John Costello of Kent; Donnie Gross of Red Oak, brother of the bride, and Kevin Holmes of Lena. Joey Busker of Lena was ring- bearer. A reception 'followed at the church. The bride is a 1973 graduate of Orangeville High School. She attended Highland Community, College for one year and fs employed as a data processing keypuncher at Micro Switch. • Her husband, a 1971 graduate of Lena- Winslow High School, attended HCC for two years. He is employed by the Lena-Kolb Cheese Co. Following a wedding trip at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, Mr. and Mrs. Gassman are making their home at 315 N. Center St., Apt. 2, Lena. for his, brother's wedding. Seating guests were Bradley Meiers, another brother of the bridegroom, and An- drew'and Peter Scott, both brothers of the bride. - ' Germanla Reception A reception followed from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Germania Club, where white organdy, swagged with blue netting, skirted the serving table. The bride, a 1971 graduate of Aquin High School, is employed by Economy Fire & Casualty Co. Her fiance, a 1970 graduate of Pecatonica High School, completed a course at the DuPage School of Horticulture. He is employed by Lang's Garden Center. Following a camping trip in Northern Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Meiers are making their home in rural Ridott. ANNOUNCEMENTS and INVITATIONS.. * Candle-Napkins * Bridal Registry (Free gift when you register) * Free Thank You Notes With Announcements STONE'S HALLMARK Qn-The-Plaza Bridal Consultants WATERFORD IS A PRECIOUS JEWEL. It has the brilliance of a diamond, is hand-cut like a gem, and plays with light like a star sapphire. Open Until 9 P.M. Fri. & Mon. 24 E. Stephenson On The Plaza 232-2611 Register Your Selections In Sterling, Crystal, Stainless Steel * & Pewter In Our Exclusive Bride Has Whispered jp Registry Receive A Free Gift Upon Registration. I JEWELERS Freepoct Journal-Standard. Weekender, Saturday-Sunday, July 5'6, 1975 Page 11

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