Surnames: Pedersen, Puro
----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07/04/1940
Pedersen, Anne (29 JUN 1940)
Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) friends will be pleased to hear of the marriage of Arvo Puro of Waukegan, Ill., son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Puro of Owen, on Saturday, June 29, 1940, to Miss Anne Pedersen of Highland Park, Ill., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.H. Pedersen of Eleva, Wis.
The ceremony was performed at 4:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Finnish Lutheran Parsonage at Waukegan, Ill., with the Rev. Dr. A. Routalahti officiating.
The bride wore a gown of white chiffon and a corsage of white roses and lavender sweet peas. A sister of the bride, Miss Borghild Pedersen, was the bridesmaid and wore a gown of chartreuse jersey and a corsage of pink roses and white sweet peas.
The groom was attended by his brother, Pentha. Each of the young men was dressed in white trousers and wore a dark coat.
Later in the evening a reception was held for the couple’s immediate friends, who whished them a happy wedded life. The young couple will make their home at 232 Butrick St., Waukegan, Ill.
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