Bohlken, Ben & Miss Irene Rohlfs (Marriage 1940)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer
Date: 6/26/2010 at 14:48:27
BEN BOHLKEN WEDS MISS IRENE ROHLFS
POPULAR YOUNG COUPLE MARRIED
Miss Irene Rohlfs, daughter of John Rohlfs of Ireton, and Ben Bohlken, son
of Mr. and Mrs. John Bohlken, also of Ireton, were united in holy wedlock at
high noon Thursday, December 5, at St. Johnís Lutheran parsonage at Craig.
Rev. F.H. Voelker performed the ceremony.
Miss Unithe Rohlfs, sister of the bride, and George Noonan, friend of the
groom, attended the couple.
The bride chose for her wedding costume a becoming street length dress of
soldier blue velvet with harmonizing accessories. Her flowers were a corsage
of talisman roses and baby chrysanthemums.
The bridesmaid was attired in a street length dress of burgundy velvet. She
also wore a corsage of talisman roses and baby chrysanthemums.
Following the ceremony the wedding party went to the home of the groomís
parents where a reception was held. The home was prettily decorated in wine,
blue and white, the brideís chosen colors.
Mrs. Bohlken is a graduate of the Ireton high school and has been a
successful teacher in the rural schools of Plymouth County.
Mr. Bohlken has been engaged in the farming occupation on his fatherís farm
in Preston township where the couple will reside after returning from a
short wedding trip.
~Source: LeMars Sentinel, 10 Dec 1940
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