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Baack-Hansen December 12, 1948 Wedding


Posted By: Janet Schuldt, Volunteer (email)
Date: 2/11/2012 at 11:28:25

LeMars Daily Semi-Weekly Sentinel, LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1948

LeMars Man Is Married Sunday Laurence Baack And Evelyn Hansen Wed

Miss Evelyn Luetta Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sophus Hansen, Hubbard, Nebraska, became the bride of Laurence Baack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baack, Sioux City, formerly of LeMars, Sunday, December 12, at 3 o'clock in First Lutheran church, Sioux City. The Rev. O. B. Anderson performed the double ring ceremony before an altar banked with white and gold pompoms and baskets of white chrystrnthemums tied with blue ribbon.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Harold, was lovely in a gown of brocaded satin and marquisette yoke, fashioned with sculptured bodice, bustle back and peacock train. Her lace trimmed illusion veil fell from a tiara of orange blossoms. She carried a cluster of gardenias on a white Bible, Miss Fern Baack, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. She wore a gown of gold ice satin and carried a bouquet, of white roses tied with gold ribbon. Miss Maxine Francisco, bridesmaid, wore a light blue brocaded taffeta gown and carried white carnations, and Miss Verla Hanson, junior bridesmaid, wore a pink taffeta gown and carried a bouquet of white pompoms.

Stewart Rustwick was bestman and Harold Hansen, Marvin Hansen, Jack Graven and Ray Viksten served as ushers.

The mother of the bride wore a royal blue dress with black and white accessories. The mother of the bridegroom wore a medium gray dress with black accessories. Each wore a corsage of pink carnations. During t h e service Robert Becker, LeMars, sang "Because" and "The Lord's Prayer," accompanied by Miss Maureen Larson.

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. Miss Glenna Bronlen was dining room hostess. She was assisted by Elaine Peters, Lorraine Hansen, Mary Stading, Bonnie Bottarff,Laura Mae Engel and Hazel Rushman. Mrs. Ralph Rasmussen was in charge of the gifts and Mrs. Harold Hansen was in charge of the guest book.

The bride was graduated from the Hubbard high school and has been employed at the W. A. Klinger Construction Co. The bridegroom is a graduate of the LeMars high school and is associated with his father in business in Sioux City.

The young couple left on a wedding trip to points of interest in the South. For traveling the bride chose a deep rose colored dress with black accessories. After two weeks they will make their home at 2003 Correctionville Road, Sioux City


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