Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 12, 1975 · Page 28
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 28

Freeport, Illinois
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Saturday, July 12, 1975
Page 28
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Johnson-Homan Vows Yellow and white gladioli'adorned the altar of St. Joseph Catholic Church for the June 6 wedding of Miss Joan Phyllis Homan and John P. Johnson at 7:30 p.m. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Phyllis Hojnan, 744 W. Chestnut St., and the late Joseph F. Homan. The bridegroom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George L. Johnson of Freeport. ' The Rev. Albert Rennell performed the double-ring ceremony. Mrs. Ervin MRS. JOHN JOHNSON Scholz was organist and accompanied the soloist, Miss Barbara Klinger. Given By Uncle . Escorted to the altar by her uncle, Walter -Dullard of Dubuque, Iowa, the bride chose a gown of silk organza and lace fashioned with long lace sleeves, a square yoke outlined with a lace ruffle, Empire waistline, and a ruffle at the hemline of the skirt, which extended into a chapel train. Loops of ribbon and lace secured the fingertip silk illusion veil. She- carried .a nosegay of- white daisies and babies'-breath. Mrs. Allen Weegins of Brookville was matron of honor. She wore a mint green gown with ruffle trim on the bodice. She carried a nosegay of green and white daisies and babies'-breath and wore a headpiece of daisies. Flower girl was Theresa Downing, who wore & multicolored dress and carried a basket of petals and yellow daisies. Travel To West Virginia Ken Cummins served as best man. Seating guests were Phillip Franzen ' and Dan Roderque. Wayne Fuchs was ringbearer. A reception followed in the church social room. White organdy and netting skirted the serving table. The bride and her husband are 1972 graduates of Freeport High School. Both are employed by Micro Switch. Following a wedding trip to Charleston, W. Va., Mr. and Mrs. Johnson are making their home at 749 W. Homer St. Michigan Honeymoon Trip Taken By Ronald Allisons Wedding vows were exchanged by Miss Deborah Jo Oncken and Ronald Kenneth Allison on June 6 at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Sterling. The Rev. Eldor Mueller performed the double-ring ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Clark Hull of Waterman was soloist and Crawford Thomas was organist. Parents of the couple "are. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Oncken and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Allison, all of Milledgeville. The bride chose an angel crepe candlelight gown with re-embroidered Alencon lace motifs and seed pearls adorning the high-rise bodice, standa- x way V-neckline and Camelot sleeves. Her skirt extendednnto a chapel train. Aqua And Ivory Print She wore a tiered illusion veil secured by a face-framing band of Alen- con lace enhanced by satin loops, crystals and seed pearls. She carried a cascade of ivory phaleonopsis orchids, ivory stephanotis, babies'-breath and ivy. •Kristy Oncken was her sister's maid of honor. Another sister, Mrs. Harold Diehl of Polo, was matron of honor. Bridesmaid was Sheree Livengood of Milledgeville. Attendants wore aqua .and ivory flo- • ral print gowns fashioned with short puffed sleeves and V-necklines trimmed in ivory lace. The Empire waistlines were trimmed with aqua velvet ribbon. They wore aqua ribbons in their hair and carried hand bouquets of ivory miniature carnations, aqua stephanotis, babies'-breath and ivy. Honeymoon In Michigan .-._.' Attending the bridegroom as best mari was Allen Patch of Milledgeville. Groomsmen were Harold Diehl and Jim Duganoi Sterling. A reception followed in the church social rooms. Another reception was held later at the home of the bride's parents. The bride is a graduate of Milledgeville High School and has'completed two years at Sauk Valley College: She will continue her education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Her husband, also a Milledgeville High School graduates-attended Sauk Valley for two years and is attending NIU, Following a wedding trip to Diamond Isle in Cassopdlis, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Allison are making their home in rural DeKalb. MRS. TIMOTHY HOLBERT? Area Girl Wed, WillMakeHome In Staten Island St. John's Episcopal Church in Staten Island, N. Y., was the setting of the June 21 wedding "of Miss Shirley Roberts and Robert Dunn Wetherill. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Roberts of Elizabeth. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wetherill of Staten Island are parents of the bridegroom.. . -•; '. The Rev. Harold Bingley performed the double-ring, ceremony at 4 p.m Silk Chiffon Gown . Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore an ivory silk chiffon gown styled with a low rounded neckline and trimmed With tiers of self fab ric.which also formed short flared sleeves. The skirt was composed of three tiers below a natural waistline. She also wore a picture hat trimmed with tiered chiffon and carried a colonial bouquet of yellow and pink roses, blue cornflowers, lilies of the valley and babies'-breath. Mrs. Delos Groezinger of Elizabeth served as her sister's matron of honor. She wore a pale x yellow chiffon Empire gown fashioned with a low rounded neckline and short flared sleeves. She wore a picture hat with tiers of matching chiffon and carried a colonial bouquet of yellow roses, blue cornflowers, stephanotis and babies'-breath. Garden Reception John Wetherill of Westchester, N.Y., served as his brother's best man. The ' bride's brothers, Norman Roberts of Bethlehem, Pa., and Richard Roberts of Algona, Iowa, were ushers. A garden reception for 60 guests followed at the home of the Aerts Kurtins of Staten Island. '-""-Following a wedding trip to St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands and to Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs. Wetherill will make their home in Staten Island. - , Blue, VVhite Coldrs Used Nuptials Miss-Juliann Dort became the bride of Timothy Alan Holbert in a double- ring ceremony on June 7 at First Lutheran Church. Officiating at the 4 p.m. ceremony was the Rev. Arthur Bowman. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dort, 327 Lorraine Drive. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holbert Jr., 1415 S. Deming Ave., are parents of the bridegroom. Two altar vases held arrangements of blue and white Majestic daisies with babies'-breath. Flanking the front aisle were seven-branched candelabra tied with ivory bows and ferns. .Mrs. Gary Brubaker of Lena was soloist and was accompanied by Mrs. Quentin Valkema, organist: Candlelight Gown Tne bride chose a silk organza candlelight 'gown trimmed with white Alencon lace. Her gown was styled with s; a lace bodice, .square Neckline with lace-trim, Renaissance sleevesi and Empire.waistiine. Her bouffant silhouette skirt extended into a Chapel train. She alsojwore a candlelight Juliet cap trimn\ed with Venise flowers and pearls -and a waist-length veil edged in Venise lace. She carried a colonial bouquet^ of blue daisies, white Sweetheart roses and babies'-breath edged in lace. Miss Toni Lynn Dort of.Murray, Ky., was maid of honor and Miss Kathy Rohde was bridesmaid" They wore blue polyester crepe gowns fashioned with Empire bodices; They also white picture hats trimmed with a blue rose and blue ribbons. They carried nosegays of blue daisies, white miniature carnations and babies'-breath. FHS Graduates Thomas, Holbert served as best man and ^David Steele was groomsman. Ushers were Scott Stewart and Barry Peters. A reception followed in the Martin Luther Room of the church. White organdy, swagged with blue netting, skirted the bridal table. Blue tapers in three-branched crystal holders enhanced the table. The bride and groom are 1973 graduates of Freeport High School. He is employed by the Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. Mr. and Mrs. Holbert are making their home in Ridott since their return from a brief wedding trip to Iowa. To The Bride- To-Be The Journal-Standard is glad to run. wedding accounts of brides, and their pictures. Because of space limitations and good newspaper practice, a time limit has been set in the publication of wedding accounts with pictures. Wedding pictures received after 15 days will not be" used. - Pag. 14 Freeport Journal-Standard. Weekender, Saturday-Sunday, July 12-13. 1976

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