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Public Notice Newspaper Marriage License Issued

Richard Delbert Shireman 19, and Lorraine Mary Link, legal, both of Dubuque.

~~ source: Newspaper marriage license announcement Dubuque Telegraph Herald, 27 Apr 1942, pg 8, col. 5.

~~ transcribed and submitted by Ann Arlen.

Miss Lorraine Link is United in Marriage To Richard D. Shireman

Saturday Morning.

In an early May wedding Miss Lorraine Mary Link, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Link, 2344 White Street, and Richard Delbert Shireman, son of Turon C. Shireman, 221 Edith Street, were united in marriage Saturday morning at 7 o'clock in Sacred Heart Church. The Right Rev. Monsignor Arnold Boeding read the nuptial mass and ceremony.

The wedding march and recessional were played by the organist, Prof. Joseph Dreher. During the mass the Frommelt sisters' quartette sang "Panis Angelicus," Franck, "Ave Maria" and "To Jesus Heart All Burning".

The bride's white mousseline desois gown was fashioned Grecian style with lace midriff and row of buttons extending down the back to the waistline. Adorning the draped lace neckline was a gold monogrammed pendant. The bride's blush illusion fingertip veil was edged in chantilly lace. She carried an arm bouquet of Hibbard roses and a crystal rosary, gift of the bridegroom.

Attended by Two Sisters

Attending the bride as maid of honor and bridesmaid were her two sisters, Miss Marion and Miss Rita Link. they wore identically styled gowns in blue and pink chiffon with matching headdresses and carried colonial bouquet of pastel flowers. John McFarland, Jr., attended the bridegroom as best man.

The bride's mother wore a navy blue semi-tailored dress with navy blue accessories and a shoulder corsage of pink roses. A wedding breakfast for members of the immediate families was served at 11:30 at the Kretz Cafeteria, followed by a reception at the home of the bride's parents. Decorations were in pink and blue. As the couple left on a wedding trip to Chicago, the bride wore a ginger brown dress suit with kelly green accessories. They will be at home after May 7 at 1155 Highland Place. The bride a graduate of Immaculate Conception Academy, is employed as a stenographer at the Dubuque Fire and Marine Insurance Company, while the bride-groom, a graduate of Oak Park Academy, is employed at Farley and Loetscher Manufacturing Company.

~~ source: Dubuque Telegraph Herald

~~ transcribed and submitted by Ann Arlen


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