BioM: Meyer, Pearl
Surnames: Meyer, Beals, Olson, Hellestad, Messer, Justman, Christensen, West, Leslie, Gullick, Beirl, Larkee, Stecker
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/01/1940
Meyer, Pearl (Marriage - 25 July 1940)
Miss Pearl Meyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Meyer of Unity, Wisconsin, and James M. Beals were united in marriage at the Trinity Lutheran church at Unity Thursday afternoon at 3:00 o’clock, Rev. J. A. Olson officiating.
The bride was attired in a floor length gown of white embroidered panalette net, made with a sweetheart neckline, short, puffed sleeves and two white velvet ribbons ornamenting the front. Her white net finger-tip veil was worn with a flowered tiara. She wore an orchid corsage and carried a bouquet of roses.
Miss Joyce Meyer, a cousin of the bride, who acted as maid of honor, wore peach embroidered panalette net, made in a style similar to that of the bridal gown. Her headdress was fashioned of peach net and a flowered tiara. She carried a bouquet of Talisman roses.
The bride’s brother, Russel Meyer of Unity, was best man. Both he and the bridegroom wore white rose boutonniers. Music at the wedding included the wedding march from "Lohengrin," organ music by Vernice Hellestad, and a duet, "I Love You Truly," by Mrs. Ansel Messer and Al Justman.
The bride’s mother wore a dress of flowered blue material with a corsage bouquet of Talisman roses. A navy blue frock was selected by the bridegroom’s mother, who also wore a corsage bouquet.
After the ceremony 60 guests attended a reception held at the home of the bride’s parents. Peach and white crepe paper was used to decorate.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Beals are graduates of Unity, Wis. High School. After her graduation from the Central State Teachers’ College at Stevens Point the bride taught school for five years. Her last position was at Barry School at Dorchester, Wis.
The bridegroom attended Central State Teachers’ College and the Coyne Electrical School in Chicago. He is a member of Chi Delta Rho fraternity. He is now employed as electrician by the Lea Electrical Equipment Company in Chicago, where after August 1st, the young couple will be at home to their friends.
For her wedding trip the bride wore a dress of rose-colored lace with white accessories.
Out-of-town guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. John Christensen and family, Mrs. Floyd West, Jack Leslie, Mrs. Gullick and Miss Geraldine Beals, all of Chicago; G. C. Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Meyer. Mrs. Robert Bierl, and Miss Florence Larkee, all of Ashland; Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Meyer and family of Mellen, and Barbara Stecker of Colby, Wis.
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