BioM: Kess, Josephine (1949)

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Surnames: Kess, Johnson, Chapman, Finch

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/03/1949

Kess, Josephine (Marriage - 22 Feb. 1949)

St. Joseph’s Catholic church in Mountain View, Calif., was the scene of the wedding Monday, Feb. 22, of Miss Josephine Kess, daughter of Roman Kess of Marshfield, and AG2/C Carl J. Johnson of Moffet Field, Cal., son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Johnson of Abbotsford, Wis.

The bride was presented by Carl Chapman of San Jose, Cal., a friend of the couple. She wore an aqua blue suit accented with black accessories and a white carnation corsage and carried a prayer book and rosary.

Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Finch of Moffet Field, close friends. Mrs. Finch had pinned a pink carnation corsage to her aqua blue suit with which she wore brown accessories.

The wedding dinner, with covers laid for 14, was served at the Pueblo café. The table was decorated with fresh-cut flowers and fern flanking a two-tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature bridal couple.

The couple will live for the present at Moffet Field, where the groom is stationed with the V-1 aerology division, NAS. He was graduated from the Abbotsford High School and has been in the navy since 1945, serving two years in Alaska and Pearl Harbor weather patrols. Since last July he has been stationed at Moffet Field. The bride received her education in Marshfield schools and has been employed as an operator at the Marshfield Telephone Company.

 

 


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