Kelley, James P. & Margaret Reidy (Marriage 1940)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 9/20/2011 at 14:44:56
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
June 14, 1940
Groom, Leading Attorney
Bride, School Teacher
The wedding of Miss Helen Margaret Reidy of Manilla and James Pearce Kelley
of LeMars was solemnized at St. Patrick’s Catholic church in Akron at 9
o’clock Wednesday, June 12. Father Charles Ernst officiated at the ceremony.
Miss Marion George of Mason City and Walter Lentz of Fort Dodge were the
The bride was becomingly dressed in a gown of white embroidered organdy.
Her bridal bouquet consisted of white roses and sweet peas. Her attendant
wore a blue embroidered organdy dress with pink accessories.
After the ceremony, the wedding party went to the home of the bride’s
sister, Mrs. Clifford Metz, where a breakfast was served to fourteen guests.
The bride is a daughter of Mrs. M. J. Reidy of Manilla. She is graduate of
the State University of Iowa and has been teaching in Manilla. The groom is
a son of Mrs. J. E. Kelley of LeMars and is also a graduate of the State
The couple are spending their honeymoon in Denver, Colo. The bride’s going
away costume was a black net ensemble. They will at home after July 1, at
512 First Street SE in LeMars, where they groom, a well known and popular
young attorney, is the junior member of the firm of Keenan & Kelley.
Out of town guests at the wedding were John Reidy and Miss Marie Killinger
of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lentz of Fort Dodge, Mrs. J. E. Kelley and
Mrs. Pearce of LeMars.
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