BioM: Sheppard, Janice Elaine (1952)

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Surnames: Sheppard, Hemphill, Brown, Pollock, Strom, Stoxen, Kloubee, Moen, Zube, Kallestad, Smart, LeBlanc, Johnson, Wolbert, Peters, Akre, Amundson, Illsley 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 10/16/1952 

Sheppard, Janice Elaine (Marriage - 11 Oct. 1952) 

Miss Janice Elaine Sheppard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sheppard, Fargo, North Dakota, became the bride of William R. Hemphill, Abbotsford, Saturday evening at a candle light service in the First Methodist church, Fargo. The Rev. C. Maxwell Brown officiated at the double ring ceremony spoken in a setting of chrysanthemums, autumn leaves and tapers. 

Miss Clara Pollock played the traditional wedding music and Allan Strom sang "O Promise Me," "Through the Years," and "The Lord’s Prayer." 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of bridal satin and Chantilly lace fashioned with fitted lace over satin bodice, Mary Stuart sleeves, illusion yoke edged with seed pearls, and full skirt with alternate panels of lace and satin, cut entrain. Her fingertip veil of illusion net was held by a cap of satin and net trimmed with tiny loops of pearls. She carried a white orchid with a cascade of white pompons. 

The maid of honor, Miss Donna Jeanne Sheppard, sister of the bride, wore a pink-beige strapless ballerina-length gown of satin and nylon net styled with a front panel of satin. Her net stole was held in place with a satin cuff. Mrs. Wilred Stoxen, Faribault, Minn., bridesmaid, wore a gown identical to that of the maid of honor. They wore rhinestone necklaces, gifts of the bride, and carried garland bouquets of rust colored pompons. Mary Kloubee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Kloubee, Fargo, was flower girl. She wore a dress of white bridal satin with overdress of organdy. She carried a white basket of pompons and rose petals.  

The bride’s mother wore a navy blue satin dress with pink-beige and navy accessories. Her corsage was of Talisman roses. The bridegroom’s mother wore a plum colored dress with pink and brown accessories. Her corsage was of pink roses. 

Mr. Hemphill attended his son as best man. Roger Moen, Minneapolis, was groomsman. Ushers were Robert Zube, Fargo, and James Kallestad and David Smart, Minneapolis. 

The reception was in the church parlors. Chamber music was furnished by stringed orchestra. Miss Esther LeBlanc, aunt of the bride, Minneapolis; and Mrs. Alvin L. Johnson, Fargo, poured. Misses Janet Wolbert and Terryl Johnson, Fargo, cut the cake, Miss Sandra Johnson, Fargo, served the punch. Mrs. William Peters and Mrs. Oscar Akre were hostesses. Women of the bride’s church circle assisted.  

Miss Georgia Amundson, Minneapolis, and Mrs. David B. Illsley, Faribault, were at the gift table. Mrs. David C. Smart, of Minneapolis, had the guest book.  

For travel, the bride wore a gray imported wool suit with black and turquoise accessories. Mr. and Mrs. Hemphill will be at home at Arlington, Virginia.  



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