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Voelker - Klinkenberg marriage - 1913


Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 5/28/2019 at 13:09:21

Wednesday evening, Jan. 29th, 1913, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Klinkenberg, of Farmersburg township, occurred the marriage of their daughter Alma to Will Voelker. The wedding march was rendered by Adele Voelker. The bride was attended by her sister Mahela as maid of honor. The groom was attended by his brother Edward and Marvin Klinkenberg. Rev. Theo. Guetzlaff, of Farmersburg, presided. After the ceremony a bounteous supper was served to about sixty guests. The couple left Thursday morning for a trip to western Iowa and the Dakotas, after which they will make their home on the groom's farm in Farmersburg township.

Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 30 Jan. 1913. Condensed.

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A pretty home wedding occurred at the Wm. Klinkenberg home, near St. Olaf, when his daughter Alma was united in marriage with Will Voelker, of this place. They were attended by Mahalie Klinkenberg, sister of the bride, and brother Marvin, also Miss Laura Schiefelbein, of Humboldt, S.D., and Eddie Voelker, brother of the groom. Miss Adelia Voelker played the wedding march. The German Lutheran minister of Farmersburg performed the ceremony. The newlyweds will be at home on the Voelker farm near here after March first.

Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 6 Feb. 1913. National column. Condensed.


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