Codington County Marriages
(This is not a complete listing)
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 27 Sept. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz
EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Sept. 26. – The wedding of Miss Myrtle Garton of Elk Mound and Albert J. Lang of Ottawa, Minn., took place Tuesday morning at the St. Joseph’s Catholic church, Menomonie. Rev. Father Hauck read the service. Miss Florence Lang of Ottawa, sister of the bridegroom, attended the bride and McKinley Garton was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Lang left for a trip after which they will make their home at Waverly, S.D.
Watertown – The marriage of Miss Laurie Elizabeth Jones, formerly of Watertown, and Will H. Stokes of the Stokes Milling company, occurred in Minneapolis on August third. Mr. Stokes and his bride departed on an extended wedding tour to Quebec and other northern points, which will terminate in the East and New York city. They will reside in Watertown.
Naples – Miss Emma Fisher, of this city, and Willie Collins, of Willow Lakes, were married recently at Watertown. They will live on the groom’s farm near Willow Lakes.
Watertown – Miss Katherine Hendrickson, of this city, was married Saturday, September 30, to Lewis Erickson, of Dawson, Minn. They will live in Dawson.
Watertown – Miss Sarah J. Julson of Lake Preston and Sever O. Stadem, a musician in the band of the headquarters troop, First South Dakota cavalry, were married in Watertown by Rev. Gay C. White of the Methodist Episcopal church.
Wednesday, July 17, was solemnized the marriage of Miss Elizabeth Moes of Watertown to Mr. Albert J. Zaug, of McLaughlin, S. D. The ceremony was performed at the bride’s home and the young people will make their future home at McLaughlin.
George Fisher and Miss May Hansen, both of Watertown, were quietly married at Watertown, Thursday, July 18. Both are popular among the young people of that city.
A romance that surrounds the marriage of T. A. Gray of Watertown, and Virginia Montooth of Couer de Alene, Ida., aroused curiosity in social circles in that city recently. The bride-to-be arrived Saturday evening from the east and was driven directly to the home of the son of Mr. Gray, where the ceremony was performed. The bridegroom is 67 years of age and his bride is 68.
Watertown – Married, Miss Almetta Molin and Frank Carnes, at the home of the bride near Kampeska.
Mr. and Mrs. Carnes will make their home on a farm not far from Lake Kampeska.
Wednesday, September 20, occurred the marriage of Chas. F. Born and Miss Ella Hallaner, at the Lutheran church at Grover, R. M. C. Michaels officiating. The happy young couple commenced housekeeping immediately in the home which the groom had already prepared four miles west of Grover.
JANICE LOVRE, MILLER MARINE LIEUTENANT WED IN MARYLAND
Washington - Miss Janice Ann Lovre, daughter of Rep. and Mrs. Harold O. Lovre of Watertown, and Washington, beame the bride of First Lieutenant Wayne Leland Hall, U. S. Marine Corps, in a traditional military ceremony Friday evening at St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Silver Springs, Md. The ceremony was held on the 24th wedding anniversary of the bride's parents.
Lt. Hall is the sone of Mr. and Mrs. Willis A. Hall of Miller.
The double ring service was read by the Rev. Robert E. Lee, assisted by the Rev. Bernard Braskamp, chaplain of the U. S. House of Representatives. The candlelit altar was banked with spring flowers.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white satin, fashioned with a jewel neckline yoke of chantilly lace, fitted bodice, and full skirt with paneled train edged in chantilly. Her fingertip veil of nylon net, edged with chantilly, was capped with a pearl-encrusted crown. Her bouquet was of gardenias and white lilies of the valley. She wore matching necklace and earings of antique crystal which had belonged to her paternal grandmother.
Mrs. Lester Moriarty of Watertown, S.D. was matron of honor and Miss Carmen Lovre attended as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Miss Sandra Lovre, Miss Ruth Kallemeyn of Hayti, S.D.; Miss Sue Ellen Taylor and Miss Betty Lee Klarman of Baltimore, and Miss Joan Hover of Silver Springs.
The attendants wore identical gowns of blue taffeta, deigned with ballerina length flared skirts and brief jackets with flared cape sleeves. The red, white and blue motif of the wedding was carried out by the attendants who wore small white hats with red streamers. They carried bouquets of red carnations tied with white satin.
The flower girl, Linda Lovre, was dressed in a miniature version of the bridal gown.
First Lt. Robert C. Needham, an Annapolis classmate of the bridegroom, was the best man. Ushers, all officers in the Marine Corps, were Capt. Robert H. Barrow, 1st Lt. Paul Denny, 1st Lt. L. W. T. Waller III, 1st Lt. W. S. Peterson and 1st Lt. George Grimes.
Following the ceremony the bride and groom left the altar beneath the traditional archway of sabers.
Dr. James Alerson, organist, played the traditional nuptial music. Mrs. Raoul Ferreri of New York, sang "Because," "Oh Perfect Love," and "the Lord'e Prayer."
Guests at the reception, held at the Congressional club, included distinguished members of Congress, many South Dakotans now living in Washington, and other intimate friends of the family.
Bouquets of white flowers and white tapers decorated the refreshment table where the bride and bridegroom cut the many-tiered cake with Lt. Hall's sword.
Those pouring included Mrs. Karl Mundt, Mrs. Francis Case, Mrs. Walter Riehlman, Mrs. E. Y Berry, Mrs. Fred Bradley, Mrs. Walter Norblad, Mrs. Donald Jackson, Mrs. Charles Potter, Mrs. Caleb Boggs, Mrs. John Allen, Mrs. A. L. Miller and Mrs. Glen Davis.
The bride is a graduate of Watertown high school. As a junior student at the University of Maryland, she was secretary of the student body and a member of Delta Delta social sorority. She was secretary of her freshman and sophomore classes at teh university and is listed in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities."
Lt. Hall is a graduate of Miller, S. D. high school He served as captain of the Miller football and basketball teams. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1949. He returned last summer from Korea where he served with the First Marine Division and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor and the Purple Heart with one gold star. He is now assigned tho the U. S. Naval Station in New Orleans, La.
For traveling, Mrs. Hall chose a brown tweed suit with harmonizing accessories of powder blue. Following a Southern wedding trip and a holiday in Pensacola, Fla., Lt. and Mrs. Hall will make their home at 729 Sumner, Algiers, La. Mrs. Hall plans to continue her college studies at Tulane University.
Guests from out of town included: Mr. and Mrs. Willis A. Hall of Miller, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Moriarty of Watertown; Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Lovre of Minneapolis; Mr. and MRs. Vernon Lovre of Brookings; Mr. and Mrs. Hoadley Dean of Sturgis, S.D.; Mrs. Leo D. Nicholas of La Grange, Ill., and Mrs. Mary Blake, Centerville, S.D.
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