Goslin, Don and Miss Harriet Klohs, Wedding 1948
Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 10/15/2005 at 16:48:50
Goslin, Don & Miss Harriet Klohs, 30 May 1948
Source: LeMars Sentinel, unknown date
HARRIET KLOHS WED SUNDAY EVE
BECOMES BRIDE OF DON GOSLIN AT ELABORATE CHURCH CEREMONY
Miss Harriet Klohs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Klohs of Maurice,
became the bride of Donald Goslin, son of Mrs. C.S. Churchill of
Clarion, Iowa, at a pretty ceremony performed before an altar
attractively decorated with cut garden flowers on Sunday, May 30, 1948.
A fern covered trellis was bordered on each side by seven branch
candelabra. The double ring ceremony was performed at eight o'clock in
the evening at the First Baptist church in LeMars by the Rev. Frank
Anderson. Mrs. Clarence Ball was matron of honor, and Miss Doris
Seifried, Shenandoah, was bridesmaid. Alvin Anderson of Ames was best
man. Ushers wee Marland Klohs, Robert Glaser and Richard Albert.
Stanley Tindall sang "Because" and "The Lord's Prayer" accompanied by
Miss Joann Shilt. Miss Joyce Baack and Miss Kay Hale were flower girls.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was charmingly
attired in a traditional gown of white lace and satin. The bodice of
the gown was fashioned of rose point lace. The skirt of white slipper
satin fell entrain from beneath a small ruff of satin. Her fingertip
length veil of white net with rose point border was held in place by a
pearl zed headdress. Her only accessories were pearl earrings and a
strand of pearls belonging to the bride's mother, and a handkerchief
made from her grandmother's wedding dress. The bridal bouquet was of
colonial type of pink and white roses, fastened with streamers, tied
with snapdragons, fastened into lover's knots.
Mrs. Ball wore a blue, frosted organdy gown and carried a missed
colonial bouquet of blue and pink daisies.
The bridesmaid wore a pink frosted organdy gown, and carried carnations
and sweet peas.
Mrs. Klohs chose a grey and white print crepe dress with beige and white
accessories. The bridegroom's mother wore a navy blue summer print with
white accessories. Each had a corsage of pink and white roses.
The groom, his attendant, and the ushers wore business suits.
Following the ceremony a reception was held in the parlors of the First
Baptist Church for about a hundred guests. A four tier wedding cake,
baked by Mrs. Ed Baack, was served by Mrs. Ben Clagg, who was dining
room hostess. Pouring honors were given to Mrs. James Hoyt, and chefs
were Mrs. Ross Day, Mrs. Robert Totman and Mrs. M.B. O'Banion.
Waitresses were Mrs. Clem Karl, Mrs. Nathan Frolkey, and Miss Carol
Totman. Mrs. Albert Herzig was in charge of the guest book.
Out-of-town guests at the wedding and reception included:
Mrs. C.S. Churchill, Arlene Goslin, Harold Henry of Clarion;
Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Bertelsen of Battle Creek;
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Anderson of Ames;
Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Ramthun and Duane of Olivia, Minnesota;
Joyce Oller of Vivian, South Dakota;
Mrs. Katherine Hale and Kay of Shenandoah;
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Ewin of Minden, Nebraska;
Miss Lucille Schlotfeldt of Council Bluffs;
Misses Grace Fuller, Peg Boemecke, and Margaret Bell of Cedar Falls;
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Adams of Sutherland;
Hans Borms and Phyllis of Remsen.
The bride graduated from the LeMars high school and Iowa State Teachers
College. She is affiliated with the Nu Omicron Nu and Sigma Phi
sororities. She is an English teacher at Shenandoah.
The groom graduated from the Clarion high school and Iowa State Teachers
College, where he was a member of the Alpha Chi Epsilon. He is an
English instructor at Sidney, Ia.
The bride chose as her going away costume a white butcher linen suit
with navy blue accessories. Following a trip to Lilliwamp, Washington,
they will be at home after June 24, at 1824 Hinman, Evanston, Illinois.
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