Newspaper marriage license announcement Dubuque Telegraph Herald, 27
Apr 1942, pg 8, col. 5.
transcribed and submitted by Ann Arlen.
|In an early May wedding Miss Lorraine
Mary Link, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Link, 2344 White Street,
and Richard Delbert Shireman, son of Turon C. Shireman, 221 Edith
Street, were united in marriage Saturday morning at 7 o'clock in
Sacred Heart Church. The Right Rev. Monsignor Arnold Boeding read
the nuptial mass and ceremony.
The wedding march and recessional were played by the organist, Prof.
Joseph Dreher. During the mass the Frommelt sisters' quartette sang
"Panis Angelicus," Franck, "Ave Maria" and "To Jesus Heart All
The bride's white mousseline desois gown was fashioned
Grecian style with lace midriff and row of buttons extending down
the back to the waistline. Adorning the draped lace neckline was a
gold monogrammed pendant. The bride's blush illusion fingertip veil
was edged in chantilly lace. She carried an arm bouquet of Hibbard
roses and a crystal rosary, gift of the bridegroom.
Attended by Two Sisters
Attending the bride as maid of honor and bridesmaid were her two
sisters, Miss Marion and Miss Rita Link. they wore identically
styled gowns in blue and pink chiffon with matching headdresses and
carried colonial bouquet of pastel flowers. John McFarland, Jr.,
attended the bridegroom as best man.
The bride's mother wore a navy blue semi-tailored dress with navy
blue accessories and a shoulder corsage of pink roses. A wedding
breakfast for members of the immediate families was served at 11:30
at the Kretz Cafeteria, followed by a reception at the home of the
bride's parents. Decorations were in pink and blue. As the couple
left on a wedding trip to Chicago, the bride wore a ginger brown
dress suit with kelly green accessories. They will be at home after
May 7 at 1155 Highland Place. The bride a graduate of Immaculate
Conception Academy, is employed as a stenographer at the Dubuque
Fire and Marine Insurance Company, while the bride-groom, a graduate
of Oak Park Academy, is employed at Farley and Loetscher