Chapman, Marion & Miss Sylvia Siege, Wedding 1935
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Date: 10/15/2005 at 13:01:01
Chapman, Marion & Miss Sylvia Siege, 26 Nov 1935
Source: LeMars Sentinel, Friday, Dec. 6, 1935
MARION CHAPMAN AND SYLVIA SIEGE, OF MAURICE, WED
Ceremony At St. John's Church Attended By Large Number of Friends
Miss Sylvia Marie Siege, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Siege, and
Marion Kelsey Chapman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elam Chapman, were united in
matrimony, November 26, , at 7:30 p.m., in St. John's Lutheran
Church, near Maurice, with Rev. H.W. Berner officiating at the double
The bride given away by her father, was becomingly dressed in a white
satin princess style gown, with high neck, a long veil with a lace cap,
and carried a beautiful bouquet of white and orchid chrysanthemums tied
with white tulle.
Miss Selma Siege, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and Mrs.
A.H. Onken, another sister, was matron of honor, both wearing orchid
floor length dresses of satin trimmed with net. Mrs. Orville Cooper,
sister of the groom, wore a pink satin dress trimmed with net and Miss
Luella Vander Hamm, bridesmaid, wore a blue satin, lace trimmed dress.
All carried flower muffs to harmonize with dresses.
Little Jean Chapman, a niece of the groom, attired in yellow crepe, was
a flower girl, and Loyce Onken, nephew of the bride, as ring bearer,
wore black velvet suit. Richard Zimmerman, of Sioux City, had the honor
of being best man and Earl Chapman, brother of the groom, and Sylvester
and Silas Siege, brothers of the bride, acted as ushers. Andrew Onken
and Orville Cooper were the church ushers.
Miss Lelia Vander Hamm played the wedding march, and Misses Lorna Siege,
Lelia Vander Hamm, Eunice Demaray and Mrs. Lloyd Mueller with Mrs.
Berner at the piano sang, “The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden” and “O
After the ceremony a delicious three course super was served sixty
guests at the home of the bride and late in the evening the wedding cake
was cut and served by the bride and groom.
The newly weds departed on a honeymoon trip to points in eastern Iowa
and Chicago before making their home on the Chapman farm ten miles north
Friends and relatives extend this well known and popular couple a happy
and successful married life.
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