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Bruggeman, John & Miss Edith Forette (Marriage 1899)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer
Date: 6/26/2010 at 15:51:01


Miss Edith Forette, of LeMars, and Mr. John Bruggeman, of Sioux City, were
united in marriage at St. Joseph’s church in this city Tuesday morning.
Rev. Father Meis performing the ceremony.

The bride was charmingly attired in white and wore a bridal veil and carried
a beautiful bouquet of bride roses. Her cousin, Miss Nettie Engells, also
gowned in white, attended her as bridesmaid. The groom was accompanied by
his brother, Henry Bruggeman. After the ceremony at the church, a wedding
dinner was partaken of at the home of Mrs. F.J. Engles, aunt of the bride.
Miss Lucy Hoelaner, of LeMars, and Miss Millie Beck, of Sioux City,
assisting the hostess in the pleasing task of hospitality. A large number of
relatives and friends sat down ot table and enjoyed the feast of good

The out-of-town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. G. Bruggeman, the parents of the
bridegroom; Mr. Louis Bruggeman, a brother of the groom; Mrs. J. Barber,
Mrs. Salmon, Mr. Will Salmon, Mr. and Mrs. J. Messerly, Sioux City; Mrs.
Nick Schulke, Alton; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Brucher, Remsen; Mr. Fred Meis,

The wedding party left in the evening for Sioux City where a reception was
tendered the young people at Magnolia hall and a grand dance given in honor
of the event.

The bride has grown up in LeMars and enjoys a large circle of friends to who
she has endeared herself by her charming qualities and sensible ways. The
groom holds a good position in the bindery rooms of the Journal office in
Sioux City and they will make their home in that city. Their many friends
extend them congratulations.

~Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, 19 Oct 1899


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