Rita Link Plans Fall Wedding
[Photo] Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Link of 2344 White street
announce the engagement of their daughter Rita to Cletus Arlen, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Arlen of Farley. The wedding is to take place
at 8 a.m., Sept. 9, at Sacred Heart church.
Rita Link Weds Cletus Arlen
Saturday at Sacred Heart
The Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. Fred Kriebs read the 8 a.m. ceremony
Saturday in Sacred Heart church for the marriage of Miss Rita Marie
Link, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Link, of 2344 White street, to
Cletus J. Arlen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Arlen, of Farley. Given
in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white nylon net
over satin Ruching with satin bows was used around the shoulders of
its fitted bodice. Small bows also were used on the full skirt which
extended into a cathedral train. Her fingertip veil of hand rolled
silk illusion was fastened to her heart shaped
bonnet trimmed with pearls. She carried the bride groom's gift, a
crystal rosary, and a bouquet of white and American beauty gladioli.
Her attendants were her sister, Mrs. Richard Sherman (should be
Shireman), matron of honor, her cousin, Miss Jo Ann Link, and her
sister, Mrs. Francis Brosius, bridesmaids, and her niece, Karen Ann
Shireman, junior bridesmaid. They wore dresses styled like that of
the bride's. The matron of honor's was lettuce green, and those of
the bridesmaids orchid. They wore matching net headbands. Watermelon
colored gladioli were used in the matron of honor's bouquet and
yellow gladioli in those
of the bridesmaids.
Ray Leibold was his brother-in-law's best man. The bride's
brother-in-law, Francis Brosius, and the bridegroom's brother,
George Arlen, ushered.
For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Link wore a wine crepe dress
with black accessories. The bridegroom's mother chose a black crepe
dress with black accessories. A reception for 250 guests at the
bride's home followed a dinner at the Chateau. When she and her
husband left on a wedding trip, Mrs. Arlen wore a brown and white
checked gabardine suit and green accessories. After Sept. 18 they
will live at 1163 Highland Place. A graduate of Immaculate
Conception, she is a telephone operator at the Northwestern Bell
Telephone company. Her husband, is a Farley High school graduate, is
employed by the Unique Balance company.