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Arvil Lake, Jr & Francis Collmann (Marriage 1948)


Posted By: Bruce Atkinson (email)
Date: 10/19/2019 at 16:56:27

Francis Collman Bride Arvel Lake
Wed At Plymouth Presbyterian Church

A beautiful summer wedding was solemnized at the Plymouth Presbyterian church, Tuesday, June 25, at 2 o’clock when Miss Frances Collman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Collman of Akron, became the bride of Arvel Lake, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Arvel Lake, Sr., also of Akron. Rev. W. E. Smith read the double ring ceremony.
The bridal party entered the church to the strains of the Lohengrin wedding March, with Mrs. Glen Gabel as organist. Before the ceremony, Miss Lynn Schroeder, cousin of the bride, dressed in a pink formal with a white gardenia corsage, sang "Because.” After the vows were repeated, Miss Schroeder sang "I Love You Truly."
The bride was beautiful in a white satin gown with lace trim and fashioned entrain. Her long sleeves were pointed over her wrists. Her fingertip veil fell in soft folds from a Juliet cap. She carried a bouquet of white roses. Her only jewelry was a double strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. The matron of honor was Mrs. Gary Moeller, sister of the bride. She wore a blue formal with net over satin and carried a bouquet of red roses.
Floyd Wilcox, brother-in-law of the, groom, was bestman. Ushers were Colin Collman and Gary Moeller, brother and brother-in-law of the bride the bride’s mother wore an afternoon dress of white floral pattern and a corsage of red roses.
Following the ceremony, a reception for about 75 guests was held at the home of the bride’s parents. Miss Jean Claussen, friend of the bride, had charge of the guest book. The house was attractively decorated is the bride’s chosen colors, blue and white. A three tier wedding cake centered the bridal table. Table waitresses were Hilma Johnson, Darlene Siebens, and Mrs. Vincent Feauto, friends of the couple. Each waitress wore an attractive blue and white apron. Kitchen honors went to Mr. Fred Jacobs, Mrs. Charles Williams and Mrs. Victor Taylor.
The bride is a graduate of the Le Mars high school and for the past two years has been employed at the Akron Savings Bank. The groom is a graduate of the Akron High School and served three years in the army, of which one and on-half years were spent in the South Pacific area. For the past year he has been employed in Sioux City. The bride chose as her going away costume, a grey crepe dress with white accessories. Following a brief wedding trip the couple will make their home in Sioux City.
Out of town guests were Mrs. Orville Bengston and Art Lindeegar, Sioux City, Mrs. Fred Schroeder, Lynn and Dean and Mr. and Mrs. Lou Collman and Ralph, Hartley; Mr. and Mrs. Will Collman, Terryville, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Collman, Mrs. Emma Borchers, Mrs. Henry Theilen and Mrs. Alice Nanninga Le Mars.

~Copyright © 1948; Le Mars Daily Sentinel (Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa) of 22 June 1948.


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