BioM: Sheppard, Janice Elaine (1952)
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
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
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
Mr. Hemphill attended his son as best
man. Roger Moen, Minneapolis, was groomsman. Ushers were Robert
Zube, Fargo, and James Kallestad and David Smart,
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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