Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 12, 1975 · Page 26
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 26

Freeport, Illinois
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Saturday, July 12, 1975
Page 26
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MissJean^Taylor•Becomes Bride Mice Toon \Jfnm/\ O1«..1 A _ i '. .« .;- ' '"'-"' , - ^^* ^^ MRS. JOHN KOCKA Miss Jean Marie Taylor became the bride, of John C. Kocka at 3 p.m. June 14 in a double-ring ceremony at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. The Rt. Rev, Msgr. Raymond Wahl officiated. - . Flanking the altar were radiating bouquets of white gladioli and blue Majestic daisies with babies'-breath. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Jerome E. Taylor, 1244 W. Lincoln Blvd. The bridegroom is the son^f Mr. and Mrs. John A. Kocka of Brookfield. " Guitar, Organ Music 'Mrs. Ron Bremmer was organist and Miss Sue McDermott sang and played the guitar. For her wedding, the bride was attired in a gown of silk organza over peau taffeta designed with a deep sheer yoke trimmed with rows of Venise lace. Her wedding band neckline,, and short cap sleeves were also In Estes Park, Colo. Wedding vows were exchanged by Miss Janis Marie Herwig and Roger J. Hess on June 15 at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of , v Christ in Hampton, Iowa. The Rev. John Hunt Chappie officiated at the double-ring ceremony be-"fore an altar decorated with an arrang- ment of lavender, pink and white pompon -mums and statice and a lighted candelabra. A bouquet of lavender bachelor buttons, pink carnations, white spider mums, daisies and babies*-breath v "was placed near the organ. Music was provided by Mrs. James .Tucker of Hampton, organist, and Mrs. Norlinn Paine, also of Hampton soloist. r ' The bride is the daughter of Mr. Kenneth Herwig of Hampton. Her husband's parents are Mivand Mrs. Jacob J. Hess, 1130 Hillcrest Drive. For her wedding the bride designed... .and made her Empire gown of Italian peau accented with Venise lace trim. The bodice was styled with a sheer . yoke and peau choker collar edged in lace. Lace also extended down the front of the gown and the full organza* sleeves, which were capped and cuffed with lace-edged peau. The bride also wore a mantilla veil of illusion accented with lace trim. She carried a bouquet of lavender pompon mums, pink Sweetheart roses and wljite statice. / T.,,, ,...,.., Mrs. Richard Pepmiller of Estes Park, Colo., matron of honor, wore an Empire lavender polyester gown flocked with pink roses and trimmed in pink lace, She wore a wide-brimmed lavender hat with pink ribbon trim and carried a bouquet-of pink and white pompons and statice. Richard Pepmiller served as best man. Ushers were Bret Bakley of Ogden, Iowa, and Doug, Tom and Steve Myers, all of Wheaton. 'A reception followed in the church parlors. An arrangement of lavender pink and white spring flowers decorated the serving table, along with lavender tapers. The bride, a graduate of Drake University, received a bachelor of science degree in education and was affiliated with Alpha Lambda Delta, Kappa Phi Gamma Nu T Was em Ployed 'by the Des (Iowa) Public Schools. MRS. ROGER HESS The newlyweds took a honeymo tnp to the Hawaiian Islands and , n n eyl f hnd - ^ and Mrs " Hess are mak- uig their home at 518 Aspen in Estes Jcli K. Page 12 Fraaport Journal-Standard. Weekender, Saturday-Sunday. July 12-13, 1975 trimmed in matching lace. The soft Aline skirt, which extended into a full chapel train, was bordejred with a deep flounce and trimmed in Venise lace. The bride also wore a chapel-length mantilla veil of .Chantilly lace and carried a colonial bouquet of whitl Sweetheart roses, blue stephanotis and babies'-breath; Nan Taylor was her sister's maid of' honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Liz Cain ^ of Wilton, Conn., Miss Ann Hoffmann ^ of Beloit, Wis., and Miss Deanna Raih. They wore light blue polyester knit gowns fashioned with cape sleeves, V- necklines, Empire waistline's with matching sash and deep flounced hemlines. They carried nosegays of multicolored summer flowers; , David Kpcka of Brookfield was his brother s best man. Groomsmen were Tn 3 n ^ ylor -Brother of the bride; Tony Hilvers of Dubuque, Iowa, and . Mike .Carroll of Brookfield, Ushers Miss Wessels/ Mr. Lambert Are Married The Rev. Lyle D. Babcock performed the double-ring ceremony June 7 which united in marriage Miss Barbara Wessels. and Thomas Lambert The service took place at 2 p.m. at the Grace Free Methodist Church in McConnell. Apricot and white daisies and babies'-breath adorned the altar A seven-branched candelabra holding ivory tapers and ivy completed* the decorations. Mrs. Glen Bolender was , organist and Miss Holly Bbyer was soloist. : „ The bride is the daughter 6f Mr and Mrs. Wesley Wessels of McConnell. Mr. and Mrs.'Edward Lambert of 6r- angeville are parents of the bridegroom. Carries Roses An ivory gown fashioned with a wedding band collar and a V-shaped bib of English galloon .lace on the bodice wa,s worn by the bride. The modified waistline was accented with galloon lace and Venise lace. The gown also" had Bishop sleeves with trumpet cuffs and a hemline flounce trimmed in lace. The skirt extended into a chapel train. A Juliet headpiece held her elbow- length blusher veil, which was edged in lace. She carried three long-stemmed Wpbourn Abbey roses trimmed with ivy and babies'-breath, Miss Kathy Wessels of McConnell was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Jim Wessels oif McConnell and Miss Marcia Yoshizumi of Chicago. The'attendants wore apricot gowns fashioned with long sleeves with cuffs of ivory galloon lace, modified Empire waistlines and back ties, standup col- Jars and bib fronts of matching lace. They wore ivory picture hats accented with ribbons to match their gowns. The maid of honor carried apricot and were^Steve Melloy of Dubuque, Iowa and Tom Rasmussen of Brookfield Dinner And Dance , A buffet dinner and dance followed at the Sword & Stone Restaurant. White organdy, swagged with blue'net- tmg, skirted the cake, punch, bridal and buffet tabes. Centering the buffet table was a long, low arrangement of white gladioli and blue daisies with babies'-breath.-White tapers in three- branched holders completed the decorations. The bride, ,a graduate of Aquin High School,-attended Loras College in Du- bu^ue ); Ipwa; She has been employed by Economy Fire & Casualty Co. Her rjiusba'nd^;a'graduate of Loras College, is employed as a teacher and head coach at Carroll Catholic School in Lincoln. Mr. and/ Mrs, Kocka are, making their home in Lincoln following a wedding trip to the Lake of the Ozarks. MRS. THOMAS LAMBERT white daisies with babies'-breath. The bridesmaids' bouquets contained white daisies and babies'-breath Flower Girl The flower girl, Melissa Riebling of Zion, wore a gown identical to those of the, other attendants, except hers had short sleeves. She wore a halo of apricot and white daisies in her hair and carried a basket of rose petals. Steven Dong of Champaign served as best man. Allen Lambert and David Swansort were groomsmen'. Pat'Sam- mon and Bill Lambert seated guests A reception followed in the church _ parlors. The bride is a graduate of the College of Lake County with a major in medical records technology. Her husband was graduated from the University of Illinois with a major in accounting. He is employed by Coopers and Lybrand, certified public accountants in Rockford. The newlyweds spent their honeymoon at Kentucky Lake. They are living at 3705 Burrmont Road, Rockford.

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