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Reeves, Clarence W. & Mae Lillian Bock (Marriage 1931)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 10/14/2011 at 15:29:35

LeMars Globe-Post
February 23, 1931

Becomes Bride of Clarence W. Reeves—Will Live Near Here

A pretty home wedding was solemnized on Saturday afternoon at the Paul Bock
home on First Street S.E., when Mael Lillian became the bride of Clarence W.
Reeves. The beautiful and solemn double ring ceremony was used by the Rev.
Charles A. Cox of this city. Only members of the immediate families were

Promptly at four o’clock the bridal group descended the stairs to the
strains of the piano arrangement of Mendelssohn’s wedding march, played by
Pearl Reeves, a sister of the groom. They took their places under the
pretty arch wrapped in pink and white, the bride’s chosen colors.

The bride was attired in a pink chiffon dress and wore a pearl necklace, a
gift of the groom. A sister of the groom, Miss Carolyn, acted as bridesmaid.
Her dress was a maize color. The groom and his attendant, Lloyd Bock, a
brother of the bride, were dressed in the conventional blue.

The bride carried a bouquet of various colored rose buds, while the
bridesmaid carried a bouquet of sweet peas.

After receiving congratulations, the wedding troupe led the way to the
dining room where an elaborate three course dinner was served. The large
cake with pink and white trimmings decked the center of the table. The
courtesies of serving were extended by three close friends of the bride,
Mila Gerling, Mabel Reeves and Margaret Weber.

Mrs. Reeves is the older daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Bock. She took
her school work in the LeMars public school and is popular among the younger
set. C. W. Reeves jr., is the older son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Reeves, who
reside on a farm northeast of LeMars. He has always lived in Elgin
township. As a progressive young farmer, he is well known in his home

Mr. and Mrs. Reeves will take an auto trip to the southern part of Iowa,
after which they will live on the home farm of the groom’s parents. They
have received the best wishes from a large circle of friends.


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