Marriage of Louis Kemp & Miss Effie VanDusen

Married November 24, 1908

Contributed by Barb Lasky


LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
December 1, 1908

The marriage of Louis Kemp and Miss Effie VanDusen took place on Tuesday morning at 9:30 at St. Catherine’s church, Rev. Rohlfes officiating.  After congratulations, they drove to the Kemp home in Remsen, where near relatives gathered to spend the day in honor of the happy event.
The marriage of Miss Effie VanDusen to Louis A. Kemp, of Remsen, was celebrated at 9:30 o’clock, Tuesday morning, in the St. Catherine church at Oyens, Rev. Rolfe officiating . The event was a quite affair, witnessed only by relatives and a few friends.  Miss Pearl Stortz, of Kingsley attended the bride, while John Kemp Jr. was the best man.  The bride wore a pretty gown of cream silk with trimmings of dainty lace. With this she wore a veil and carried a bouquet of cream roses.  Miss Stortz wore a light tan dress with tan hat and gloves to match and carried pink carnations.  After the ceremony, a one o’clock dinner was served to only members of the family.  The bridal couple left on the evening train for a short wedding trip to Marble Rock, Iowa.



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