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Garvis, Clarence M. & Anna V. Weidenfeller (Marr 1935)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 12/15/2011 at 20:44:18

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
May 21, 1935

Pretty Wedding Celebrated At St. Patrick’s Church

The marriage of Clarence M. Garvis, of Jefferson, S.D., and Anna V.
Weidenfeller, of Akron, took place in St. Patrick’s church in Akron, May 13.
The Akron Register-Tribune has the following account of the wedding:

The bridal party approached the altar to the strains of Mendelssohn’s
wedding march, played by Miss Josephine Weidenfeller, sister of the bride.
The nuptial high mass was sung by the children’s choir of St. Patrick’s
church. Rev. Father J. A. Roder officiated at the services.

The altars were beautifully decorated with spring flowers.

The bride was dressed in a beautiful gown of powder blue silk chiffon, with
white accessories, and carrying a white pearl rosary. The bridesmaid her
sister, Clara, wore a pretty gown of apple blossom pink chiffon organdy, and
white accessories, carrying a white pearl rosary. The groom and best man,
his brother Paul, were attired in oxford gray.

At 11 o’clock the bridal party, with immediate relatives and Rev. Father
Roder, partook of a three course breakfast at the Weidenfeller home. The
table and rooms were tastefully decorated with blue and pink spring flowers,
the bride’s chosen colors. The wedding breakfast was served by Miss
Cordelia Thomas and Mrs. Royal Metz, intimate friends of the bride, who were
dressed in white, wearing aprons and caps of blue and pink. The wedding
breakfast was prepared by Mrs. Frank Coyle, Mrs. Agnes Boden and Miss Viola

The bride is a daughter of A. Weidenfeller and has grown from infancy to
charming young womanhood in this city. The groom is a son of Mrs. Matilda
Garvis, of Jefferson, S.D., and is engaged in the barber business in
Jefferson. He is highly esteemed by his friends and associates.

Monday evening the groom gave a wedding dance to their host of friends in
the city hall at Jefferson, S.D. At an early hour Tuesday, Mr. Garvis and
his bride left on a wedding trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota. After
June 1st they will be at home in Jefferson to their friends, who wish for
them happiness through life.

Out of town relatives present at the wedding were: The groom’s mother, Mrs.
Mathilda Garvis, Mae Garvis, Marie Garvis, Leonard Garvis and Mrs. and Mrs.
Ira Garvis, all of Jefferson, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Garvis and baby and
Hector Harnois, of Vermillion, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Verle Garvis, of Parkston,


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