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Clapp - Wissler marriage (1936)


Posted By: Ken Akers (email)
Date: 12/26/2013 at 20:46:20

Audubon County Journal (IA)
Thursday, July 2, 1936, pg. 1

Ross Wissler Married
To Harlan Young Lady


The marriage of William Ross
Wissler of Avoca, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Will Wissler of Exira, to Miss
Alice Jane Clapp, of Harlan, took
place at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening,
June 30. The ceremony was per-
formed at the Episcopal church in
Harlan, the church being beauti-
fully decorated with bouquets for
the occasion.

The bride was charmingly dress-
ed in a gown of dainty white dotted
swiss. She wore a white picture
hat and carried a shower bouquet
of souvenir yellow roses and shasta
dais(i)es. Her sister, Mrs. Arnold
Todd of Vermont, accompanied
her. Mrs. Todd was attractively
gowned in a light blue organdy
with orchid accessories. Fred Tay-
lor of Avoca acted as best man,
and both he and the bridegroom
were dressed in dark suits. The
bride was given away by her

Following the ceremony at the
church a reception was given at
the home of the bride's parents.
Refreshments were served by
several cousins and friends of the

Mr. and Mrs. Wissler will reside
in Avoca, where he is employed at
the cooperative creamery.

Out-of-town guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Bridgeman of Den-
ver, Colorado, brother-in-law and
sister of the bridegroom; Mr.
and Mrs. Will Wissler, parents of
the bridegroom; Mrs. Nancy
Adair, his grandmother, and Mr.
and Mrs. J. S. Small, all of Ex-
ira; his sisters, the Misses Gladys
and Helen Wissler of Sioux City.

Note: Parents of Alice Jane Clapp were Albert Carpenter Clapp and Eleanora Hayes.
Parents of William Ross Wissler were John William "Will" Wissler and Ida Louise Bruner.


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