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Peterson, Nels & Eliza Kloster (Marriage 1916)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 7/11/2011 at 17:27:32

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Friday, December 1, 1916

A pretty wedding was celebrated on Tuesday in Fredonia township where Miss
Eliza Kloster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tovel Kloster, was united in
marriage with Nels Peterson. The ceremony took place at the Danish Lutheran
Church at one o’clock in the presence of a large number of guests and was
performed by Rev. J. Soe, of Marcus.

The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Lena Kloster, and bridegroom by
his friend, Jurgon Mikkelsen. The bride looked charming in her wedding gown
of white embroidery with lace trimmings. Her bridal veil, of exquisite
sheen, was fastened in her hair with cap effect with myrtle and
chrysanthemum buds. The bridesmaid wore a dress of white rice voile lace and
carried a bouquet of chrysanthemums. Following the ceremony at the church,
the wedding party repaired to the home of the bride’s parents, where a
reception was held in honor of the young people. Dinner was served to 125
guests. The decorations in the home were extremely attractive, being of
yellow and white, the bride’s chosen colors and white wedding bells were
suspended at different coigns of vantage. Dinner was served in four courses
and was served under the superintendendence of the Misses Mary Juhl, Lottie
Kloster, Elsie Larson, Boline Mortensen, Mame Sorenson, Martha Juhl,
intimate friends of the bride. The guests were seated at two long tables
which were graced with the bride’s colors and autumn flowers. The young
people were the recipients of many useful and beautiful wedding gifts, which
included, silverware, cut glass, china and fine linen.

The afternoon and evening were devoted to celebrating the happy event with
various amusements and music and the guests did not disperse until the
morning hours.

Mr. and Mrs. Peterson, after a brief honeymoon trip, will go to housekeeping
on one of the Kloster farms.

The bride is a daughter of Supervisor and Mrs. Toval Kloster and was reared
in Fredonia township, where she has gained many friends and through her
charm of disposition and manner. The bridegroom is a progressive young
farmer. Both he and his bride are very popular among the younger set in


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