BioM: Powell, Beatrice (1938)

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Surnames: Powell, Hoeper, Peterson

----Sources: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/18/1938

Powell, Beatrice (13 AUG 1938)

Within an atmosphere of beauty made up of many pastel shades of flowers, including gladioli, phlox, , snapdragons, tall candelabra and ivory candles all enhemmed by the glow of soft candlelight, Miss Beatrice Powell of Phelps became the bride of Edwin N. Hoeper of Chicago, Ill. The ceremony was performed by the bride’s father, Rev. Wm. Powell, formerly of this city. The ceremony was held at the Congregational Church, Phelps, at 7 o’clock Saturday evening.

Miss Powell was gowned in a floor length dress of white satin matlasse with a long veil and tulle and wore a halo cap. She carried a bouquet of white roses, gladioli and sweet peas, and was attended by Florence Peterson of Phelps, who wore a gown of blue marquisette over taffeta of floor length. Miss Peterson carried a bouquet of Talisman roses and sweet peas.

The bride, who lived in Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) for years with her parents, is a graduate of Ripon College at Ripon, and is also a graduate of Columbia Hospital School of Nursing.

The last several years she has been employed as a director of the East St. Louis girl scouts.

The groom, well known in Owen and the son of Mrs. R. Hoeper, was dressed in a double breasted dark suit and was attended by his brother, William, of this city, who also was dressed in a dark suit.

The groom is a graduate of the Owen High School and for the past six years has been employed as stationary engineer with a large firm in Chicago.

After the service a large reception was held at the church, immediately after which the newlyweds left on a honeymoon trip through the west.

The mother of the bride wore a gown of puple brocades, velvet chiffon. The mother of the groom wore a gown of navy blue lace with a tea rose satin slip, each wore a corsage of sweet peas and roses.

Among the out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. G. McDonald of Clintonville; Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Powell of Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Charles Hoeper of Elmwood Park, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. K.C. Tompkins of Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Serley and daughters of Marshfield; Louis Cattanach, Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Lindgren, Owen; Mrs. R. Hoeper and son, Claude of Owen; Mrs. Charles Drews of Eagle River; and Miss Lillian Bussian of Chicago, Ill.



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