Elvira J. (1930)
Contact: Lani Bartelt
Surnames: Thompson, Johnson, Stormans, Wahlsten, Peterson, Silversten, Stormans
----Sources: Humbird Enterprise Newspaper (Humbird, Wis.) August 23,1930
Thompson, Elvira J. (Marriage - 23 Aug. 1930)
At an 8:00 o’clock ceremony Saturday evening, August 23rd Miss Elvira J. Thompson, Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil J. Thompson, Duluth, will become the bride of Waldenar Johnson, also of Duluth.
The marriage vows will be said at the Bethel Lutheran church, with Rev. C. J. Silversten reading the service.
The bride will be attired in a gown of white georgette fashioned with tight fitting bodice and long skirt arranged in points which come together to form an uneven hemline. Her tulle veil will be worn cap style, with long train. She will carry a shower bouquet of white sweet peas, lilies of the valley and talisman rose. Her footwear will also be white.
At artistic color scheme will be effected in the frocks of the bride’s attendants. Miss Nathalie Stormans will wear pale blue chiffon, featuring the filled bodice and long bouffant skirt. Miss Ethel Fagerstrom will wear a gown of peach colored chiffon with flounced skirt. Both will carry bouquets of sweet peas and talisman roses.
The flower girls, Evelyn Johnson, cousin of the bride, and the train bearer, Nancy Mae Johnson, cousin of the groom, will both be attired in white.
Immediately preceding the bridal couple, Evelyn Johnson, will strew fresh rose leaves up the aisle leading to the altar. The altar and the aisles of the church will be decorated with potted palms, fresh garden flowers and candelabra with tall cathedral candles.
Mr. Johnson will be attended by Alfred Wahlsten and Arthur J. Peterson, both of Duluth.
A program of nuptial music will be played by Hilding Silfversten. Mrs. A. J. Stormans will be soloist, both at the ceremony and the reception following the ceremony. Miss Nathalie Stormans will also render piano selections at the reception.
The bride and groom expect to arrive at Humbird from Eau Claire on Tuesday evening next.
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