Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 5, 1975 · Page 35
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 35

Freeport, Illinois
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Saturday, July 5, 1975
Page 35
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MRS. DAVID DIEFENBACH Bride Carries Mother's Bible In Her Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Edgar E. Fletcher are making their home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., following their-June 7 wedding at the Church By the Side of the Road in Rocktqp,. ...» f -. ,,;'; ,.•;.. i; . The bride, the former Lisa R. McKee, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. McKee of Pecatonica. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fletcher of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are parents of the bridegroom. The Rev., Dr. Joseph C. Cleveland performed the double-ring candlelight ceremony at 8 p.m. Miss Joan Peterson was organist. The bride chose a simply designed toga gown of jersey accented with seed " pearl beading at the neckline, long fitted sleeves, Empire waistline and chapel train. She carried a bouquet of long-stemmed blue and white rosebuds with babies'-breath and pale blue ribbon on a white Bible; which had been carried by her mother at her wedding. She wore a tiara of babies'-breath in her hair. Miss Jeana McKee was her sister's maid of honor. She wore a Victorian- styled gown of blue organza trimmed with white lace at the standup collar and long sleeves. She carried a nosegay of blue and white daisies and babies'-breath. . Thomas Fletcher of Fort Lauderdale was his brother's best man. Seating 1 guests were Sean McKee and John Fletcher, brothers of the bride and groom. . A reception followed at the Saddle & Cycle Restaurant in Rockford. Couple Wed In Shannon Church Bethel United Methodist Church of Shannon was the setting for the wedding of Miss Deborah Kampen and David Diefenbach on May 31. The Rev. Russell Coats of Shannon and the Rev. Norman Nelson of LaCrosse, Wis., performed the double- ring ceremony at 8 p.m. The bride is thejlaughter of Mr. and Mrs, Robert Kampen of rural Shannon. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Diefenbach of rural Forreston are parents of the bridegroom. John McPherson was organist, and Ed Diefenbach was soloist. Guitarist was Eric Dietmeier. Lamps Mark Pews Two altar vases hel<J bouquets of multicolored carnations and roses with babies'-breath. Seven-branched candelabra tied with ferns and satin bows flanked the front aisle, and single hurricane lamps with white satin bows marked the pews. Clusters of babies'- breath, ferns^and multicolored bows decorated the church windows. The bride chose a sata peau over silk taffeta gown with a chapel train. The yoke, wedding band collar and Bishop sleeves were of sheer Brussels lace. The sleeves ended in trumpet cuffs. Pearls and Alencon lace also trimmed the bodice, and the hemline was edged with Alencon lace and a ruffle of Brussels lace. A Camelot headpiece secured her fingertip veil edged in lace and a blusher veil. She carried a cascade of white miniature carnations, pink Sweetheart roses and babies'-breath. / Attend Bride Miss Cheryl Kampen of Rock Island was maid 'of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Laurie Woessner of Shannon and Miss Sandy Greenfield of Forreston. They wore dotted Swiss over peau de soie gowns in mint green, yellow and pink, respectively. Embroidered lace accented the Empire waistline, cuffs of the sleeves, square neckline and ruffled hemline. Their colonial bouquets contained multicolored miniature car, nations and babies'-breath. A cluster of miniature carnations was on the brim of their hats. Melissa Kundert of Freeport, flower girl, wore a white dotted Swiss gown. Ruffles edged with mint green, yellow, pink and blue ribbon marked the hemline. She carried a white basket filled with pink rose petals and wore a halo of multicolored carnations in her hair. Light Candles Candlelighters were Julene Bocker of Freeport and Dennis Kampen of Shannon. Julene wore a blue gown patterned after those of the bridesmaids. Jim Johnson of Forreston was best man. Groomsmen were Jim Diefenbach of Bonfield and Dallas Behrends of Clifton. Dan Kampen of Shannon and Jeff Bocker of Freeport were ushers, and ring bearer was Jason Stauffer of Mount Morris. A reception followed in the church fellowship hall. Centering the bridal table was an arrangement of multicolored carnations a'hd candles with roses and babies'-breath, A smaller bouquet accented the parents' table. White Organdy Skirts Tables White organdy, swagged with green netting, skirted the serving and bridal tables. Bouquets of pink miniature carnations, pink roses and babies'-breath with white tapers flanked the cake. The bride, a graduate of Shannon High School, attended Highland Community College one year. Her husband, a graduate of Central High School in Clifton, also attended HCC. He is engaged in farming. Following a wedding trip to Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Diefenbach are making their home in Forreston. Freeporter Married In Decatur Miss Diane Elaine Hutchens became the bride of Keith Eugene Jenkins on June 7 in Elm Grove Church of God at Decatur. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gale D. Hutchens of Decatur. .The Rev. and Mrs. Gordon Jenkins, 1835 E. Laurel St., are parents of the bridegroom. ' The bride chose a sata peau gown trimmed in pearledjiAlencon.lace. The gown had* a high rrickline * appiiqued Empire bodice, long sleeves and an Aline skirt, edged'with lace. Attend Bride Miss Barbara Ehling was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ida Fornwalt, .Janice Metzger and Melody Hutchens. Flower girl was Robin Hutchens. , The attendants wore Nile green taffeta gowns with an overlay of white floral dotted Swiss. The gowns had .Empire bodices and sheer,dotted Swiss jackets. Randy Jenkins;, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Gary Hutchens, brother of • the bride, Gerald Hart and Gary Thompson, Carries Rings Todd Hutchens carried the rings, and William and Tony Milliard seated guests. 1 ftoe'bride, a graduate'f)f Macon High School, will graduate from Millikin University, Decatur, in December. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota professional fraternity and gives private piano lessons. Her husband was graduated from Fort Scott (Kan.) High School and Fort Scott Community College. He is employed by Gale D. Hutchens Excavating Co. in Decatur. Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins are living at 975 E. Tohill Road, Decatur. MRS. KEITH JENKINS Complete Bridal Services for You . . . For bridal gowns, attendants' dresses and accessories, Bridal Registry, Bridal Salon and Consultant, famous name luggage, invitations, guest books, napkins, attendants' gifts, home decorating and furnishings . . . come to Weise's. CUllllkfa "A good neighbor since 7807" Freeport Journal-Standard, Weekender, Saturday-Sunday, j u | y 6 . 6< 1976 p 13

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