Donlin, Joseph T. & Ethel Cook (Marriage 1922)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/26/2010 at 20:52:30
LeMars Sentinel, date of the paper unknown
PRETTY HOME WEDDING
Joseph T. Donlin and Ethel Cook are Married
On Wednesday evening, February 15, , at the beautiful country home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cook, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Ethel Ferne, to Joseph T. Donlin. The wedding took place at 8 o'clock . Only the immediate relatives being present.
As Miss Virla Cook, a sister of the bride, played Lohengrin's wedding march, the bridal party descended the stairs and took their places under a prettily decorated arch from which hung a pure white wedding bell. The holy words of the ring service were pronounced by Rev. Wallace, of the Seney M.E. church.
The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Helen Becker and the groom by his brother, Will.
The bride was beautifully gowned in brown crepe de chine with silk embroidery trimmings and carried a bouquet of carnations.
After congratulations and best wishes were extended to the happy couple, all repaired to the dining room where a sumptuous wedding feast awaited the guests. The dining room was prettily decorated in pink and white, the brides chosen colors. The bride's cake of pink and white adorned the center of the table.
The young people received many beautiful presents. The bride is a member of a well known family of this vicinity.
The groom is a progressive young farmer living near Merrill. They start out in their wedded life with the well wishes of a large circle of friends and acquaintances. After March 15 they will be at home to their many friends on the Uthe farm, three miles east of Merrill.
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