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Lafferty, Robert H. & Opal E. Hasbrooke (Marriage 1931)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 10/6/2010 at 10:01:51

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
June 19, 1931

Opal Erlene Hasbrooke, Of This City, Wedded to Californian
Graduate of Western Union College and State University

A quiet wedding was solemnized in Lakeport, Calif., Wednesday, June 17, when
Miss Opal Erlene Hasbrooke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Burton Hasbrooke, of
this city, was united in marriage to Robert H. Lafferty, of Lakeport.

The ceremony took place on the lawn of the Lafferty home at 6 o’clock in the
evening with Rev. Hare, of the Presbyterian Church officiating. The bride
was given away by her uncle, Roe T. Hasbrooke, of Upper Lake. Beautiful
bouquets of garden flowers added to the attractiveness of the setting.

Miss Hasbrooke was becomingly attired in pale yellow chiffon and beige silk
lace with accessories to match and carried a bouquet of delphinium and
lilies of the valley. She was attended by Miss Evelyn Fightmaster, who was
dressed in a lovely gown of pale blue chiffon and by Mrs. Harry Lafferty as
matron of honor, who wore pale green chiffon. The bride’s attendants wore
corsages of delicate pink baby roses.

The groom was attended by his brother, Harry H. Lafferty.

After the ceremony a three course wedding dinner was served in the home of
the groom’s parents, with table decorations in the bride’s chosen color,
pastel shades of green and yellow. A feature of the wedding dinner was the
wedding cake sent from Iowa by the bride’s mother.

Miss Hasbrooke is a graduate of the LeMars high school and attended Western
Union College, the University of Iowa and the California State Teacher’s
college at San Jose. For the past three years she has taught in Lakeport.

Mr. Lafferty is an eastern man having graduated from high school and
attended a business college in Washington where he lived prior to moving to

Among the guests who attended the wedding were Mrs. Bertha Hasbrooke Combs
and Roe E. Hasbrooke, of Upper Lake, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lafferty
Jr. and daughter, Ramona, Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Lafferty and Mrs. Carrie
Fightmaster, of Lakeport.

Mr. Lafferty and his bride motored to San Francisco for a few days visit
before taking an extended motor trip to northern California. They will be at
home to their friends in Lakeport after July 1.

Mrs. Lafferty’s many friends in LeMars join in wishing the young couple


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