Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 5, 1975 · Page 37
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 37

Freeport, Illinois
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Saturday, July 5, 1975
Page 37
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MRS. DOUGLAS GRANT Newlyweds WiH Be Living In Germany Miss Georgia Billsborough and Prof. Kin Wong were united; in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at lp;m. May 24 at the Park Hills Evangelical Free Church. Officiating at the wedding was the Rev. Gerald Hagelin. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Ruth Billsborough, 39 Greenfield Drive, and Harvey Billsborough of Mount Morris. Mr. and Mrs. Chu* Bin Wong of Hong Kong are parents of the bridegroom. Attending the couple were Mrs, Billsborough and the bride's sister, Miss Guyanne Billsborough, who also played a piano selection during the ceremony. The bride chose a navy blue gown trimmed at the bodice and neckline with tucks and lace. Her ensemble* was completed with a white rose corsage. The attendants wore navy and white print gowns and red rose corsages. A reception followed at the home of the bride's mother. A dinner followed at Jacks Restaurant and Lounge. The couple took a month-long camping trip to the west coast and plan to stop at national parks and visit relatives and, friends along the coast, from San Diego, Calif;, to Seattle, Wash. In the late: fall, Mr, arid Mrs. Wong will make their home in Hamburg, Germany, where he will teach at Hamburg University. Couple Will Live In Wisconsin Miss- Vicki Lynn -Shockey and Douglas Bruce Grant exchanged? wedding vows on May 31 in First Lutheran Church. The Rev; Nels; Bengtson, as*- sisted by Richard Johnson, performed' the'double-ring ceremony at 2 p.m. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Shockey of Ridott and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grant of Wauke- Arrangements of white gladioli and stock and yellow Fugi mums enhanced the altar. Two seven-branched candelabra were trimmed with; greens and yellow ribbons. Mrs. Quentin Valkema was organist. John Wilcox was clarinet soloist, accompanied by Marilyn Schleicher o£ Appleton, Wis., on the piano. Chantilly Lace Trims Gown The bride wore a gown of Chantilly lace and sheer organza over bridal taffeta. The fitted bodice,, with V neckline, was trimmed with lace, as were the full Bishop sleeves and cuffs. The skirt was edged with borders of Chantilly lace and swept into a chapel train Pages Living Near Shannon After Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Michael Davis Page are living at rural Shannon ioQjowing their wedding May 31 in; St. John United Church of Christ. The former Miss Rose Marie Ann Trickel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A, Trickel of Baileyville, and Mr. Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Page Sr.^of rural Baileyville, exchanged vows at 2'pirn. The double-ring ceremoy was performed: by the Rev, Philip. J. Anstedt. Spring flowers decorated the church. Organist was Mrs. Derk Duthler, arid Galen Bertram w^s soloist. The bride wore a Princess-style satin gown fashioned with a sweetheart neckline and Juliet sleeves of ( Venise lace. Lace accented with seed pearls marked the Empire waistline, which had two wide panels of lace. Her illusion veil fell from a Camelot lace headpiece, and she carried a cascade arrangement of white Phalae* nopsis orchids, yellow Sweetheart roses and stephanotis. For something" old, she wore her maternal grandmother's pearl lavaliere. Miss Leola Shoemaker of Ridott was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Gary Shockey of Ridott and Miss Kristin Wall of Milwaukee, Wis. They wore yellow halter-style knit gowns with ruffled jackets of lime green printed chiffon. They carried bouquets of white daisy pompons and yellow Starburst pompons. , The flower girl,, Jodi Lynn Shockey of Ridott, wore a double-knit lime gree'n gown with a white yoke. It was fashioned after a Hawaiian wedding gown with a ruffled train. She carried a miniature bouquet of the same flowers as the attendants,' bouquets. Gary Stanulis of Waukegan was best man. Groomsmen were brothers of the and rose lace appliques with seed pearls accented the front of the gown. The £line skirt had'a lace border, arid the train fell chapel length. She also wore a headpiece of roses and leaves with a tiered veil 1 . Her bouquet was of pink roses, white carnations and babies'-breath. Miss Kane Ewing of Lanark was maid of honor; Bridesmaids were Miss Sue Page, Miss Sue Green and Miss Doris Gaul,, alii of Forreston, and Miss Rosie Page of Baileyville. Junior bridesmaid was Robin Trickel. Flower girls were Brenda Stark and Theresa Downey, both of Freeport. Ronald Page of Baileyville served as best man. Groomsmen were Tom Page, Robert Page, Tom Mays and Randy Mitchell, and junior groomsman was Nate Trickel. Seating guests were Walter Vanderdrink of Monticello, Wis., and Skip Snick of Baileyville; A reception followed at the church. The bride attended Forreston High School. Her husband, a graduate of Forreston High School, is employed by Bill's Body Shop 'in Polo. couple, Kim Shockey of Ridott and Steven Grant, of Waukegan. Seating guests were Frederick Shockey of Winnebago and' Gary Shockey of Ridott, brothers of the bride. Alan and Jeffrey Shockey lighted candles. Reception Held At Church A reception followed in the church recreation room, and the newlyweds left for their honeymoon at a resort in northwestern Kentucky. The bride is a 1970 graduate of Dakota High School and a 1974 graduate of Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis. She was a member of Kappa Phi Eta social sorority and Alpha Lambda Delta, national mathematics fraternity. She is employed by the Aid Association for Lutherans, Appleton. Her husband was graduated from Waukegan High School and attended Carthage College, He is a senior majoring in accounting at the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh. Their first home will be at 902 W Franklin in Appleton. MRS. MICHAEL PAGE Carpeting is one of your most important home purchases. At Leamon's you can feel secure that we offer the: most carpet for your money. Choose from our great selection by LEES Choose from a selection of the richest, most attractive colors and fabrics in Northern Illinois. Come In Today! 4J FIVE FLOORS OF FINE FURNITURE" LENA, ILLINOIS Fre«|x>rt Journal-Standard, Weekender, 'Saturday-Sunday, -July 5-6, 1975 ' Page 15

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