BioM: Stowe, Josephine (1939)

Contact: Audrey Roedl


----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 10 August 1939

Stowe, Josephine (5 AUG 1939)

At a simple ceremony performed at 3:45 o’clock Tuesday Aug. 5, in the parsonage of the Trinity Lutheran church, Unity, Miss Josephine Stowe, Unity, became the bride of Frank Raatz, Atwood.

The bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Stowe, Unity, and the bridegroom is the son of Mrs. W. Raatz, Atwood.

Miss Stowe was beautifully dressed in a floor length dress of white satin, and a lace jacket with long fitted sleeves coming to a point over the wrist. The bride’s long veil of white was in heart design. She carried a bouquet of mixed flowers.

Mrs. G. E. Scheel who attended her cousin as maid of honor wore a floor length dress of medium blue taffeta and wore a shoulder length veil of white with accessories to match the accessories of the bride. She wore a shoulder bouquet of orange roses.

Miss Dorothy Stowe who attended her cousin as bridesmaid wore a floor length dress of aqua taffeta with accessories to match. She wore a shoulder length veil and a bouquet of orange roses.

Edward Raatz, brother of the bridegroom attended as best man. Bernard Raatz, brother of the bridegroom attended with Dorothy Stowe.

The bridegroom as well as his attendants wore dark blue suits with boutonnieres of white roses.

Pink, blue and white streamers and bouquets of garden flowers decorated the Stowe residence for the wedding supper served to immediate friends and relatives of the bridal couple.

In the evening a wedding dance was held at the Atwood Hall.



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