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Lynn Whittenbaugh to Eileen Schultheis

Pine boughs, white bouquets of chrysanthemums and tall white tapers decorated the First Methodist church yesterday afternoon for the marriage of Miss Eileen Schultheis, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Schultheis of 1135 Johnson avenue, and Lynn Whittenbaugh, son of the W.R. Whittenbaughs of 1306 South Galena Avenue.

The double ring wedding service was read at 2:30 o'clock in the afternoon by Dr. Floyd L. Blewfield in the presence of friends and relatives of the families. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Herbert were the attendents.

Crawford Thomas played the traditional wedding marches for the processional and recessional and softly played "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life' and "I Love You Truly" during the ceremony.

The bride wore a dusty rose dress fashioned with a sweetheart neckline and three-quarter sleeves and brown accessories. Pinned to her shoulder was a corsage of chrysanthemums and daisies. Eileen's something old was a gift of an heirloom necklace from Holland by a close friend, Joan Smith, formerly of Dixon, who is attending colelge in Los Angeles. Her "something borrowed" was the engagement ring of the bridegroom's grandmother, MRs. Jesse Green, who was here for the wedding with Mr. Green from their home in Louisiana. Mrs. Herbert wore a two-piece aqua suit with black accessories and had a corsage of pink and white carnations.

A dinner was served to close friends and the immediate families following the ceremony at the home of the bridegroom's parents. Pine boughs, white flowers and white tapers decorated the bridal table which was centered with a three-tiered wedding cake.

Mr. and Mrs. Whittenbaugh are both graduates of Dixon high school. She has been employed at the Borden company and he at Fulfs Confectionary while waiting his call to the army. He expects to leave some time this month. The couple left last evening for Cedar Rapids Iowa, where they will spend their honeymoon, returning to Dixon on the seventeenth of the month.

Guests at the wedding and dinner following, included the bridegroom's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Schiefelbein of Ventura, Iowa, his grandfather, Charles Whittenbaugh of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Green, hi maternal grandparents of Tallulah Louisiana, Mr. and Mrs. George Volrath Sr and Mr. and Mrs. George Volrath Jr, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fulfs adn daughter Harriett, Dorothy Hawks of Dixon, who is studying as a cadet nurse in Rockford now, George Covert, Miss Theresa Wallin and Mrs. Leo Miller.

The Dixon Evening Telegraph, 11 December 1944

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