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Wiltgen, Nic & Emma Becker (Marriage 1911)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 11/27/2011 at 13:50:03

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
November 7, 1911

Nic Wiltgen and Emma Becker Are United in Marriage

Remsen Bell-Enterprise: The marriage of Nic Wiltgen, of LeMars, and Miss
Emma Becker, of Remsen, was performed in St. Mary’s church in Remsen at 9:30
a.m. on Monday, October 30th, Rev. Father Schulte officiating. Many
relatives of the contracting parties, as well as a large number of their
friends witnessed the impressive ceremonies. Miss Anna Kirpes acted as maid
of honor, and John Wiltgen, brother of the groom, served as best man. A
reception was held and dinner served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas
Becker, parents of the bride, immediately after the ceremony. During the
afternoon and evening, the young couple received congratulations and many
presents from their friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Wiltgen will remain
in Remsen for a few days, after which they will go to housekeeping in
LeMars, where Mr. Wiltgen is employed.

The following were out of town guests: Mrs. J. A. Weidert, of Sioux City;
Frank Schmidt, of LeMars; Nic Becker, of Akron; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker, of
LeMars; Mrs. John Wiltgen, mother of the groom of St. Kilian, Minn.; Mrs.
John Biever, sister of the groom of Woodstock, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Erdmann, of LeMars.

Mr. Wiltgen came to LeMars from St. Kilian a short time ago and has been
working in this vicinity for various people.


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