BioM: Sandmire, Iola (1946)


Surnames: Sandmire, Marohl, Dahlke, Wedwick, Sommars, Ambrose, Wedwick


----Source: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark Co., Wis.) 11/23/1946


Sandmire, Iola (16 NOV 1946)


At a double wedding ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 16th, 1946, at the Methodist Church in Humbird, Miss Iola Sandmire became the bride of Arthur Marohl of St. Paul, son of Mrs. Wm. Dahlke, and Miss LaVina Sandmire became the bride of Norman Wedwick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wedwick of Viroqua.  The two young ladies are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Sandmire.  Rev. E.J. Sachtjen officiated and the brides were given in marriage by their father.  Each couple served as attendants for the other.  The church was decorated with baskets of large yellow chrysanthemums.


Miss Iola wore a Kelly green suit, with black accessories, and Miss LaVina’s was of absinth gray with black accessories.  Their corsages were of red roses and white baby chrysanthemums.  Each bride wore a piece of jewelry which belonged to their great-grandmother, Mrs. Sommars.


The grooms were attired in brown suits, with a white baby chrysanthemum boutonniere.


The three mothers wore corsages of yellow and white baby mums.  The ushers were Donnagene Ambrose and John Wedwick Jr.


Preceding the ceremony, Mrs. W.E. Waters sang "Oh, Promise Me" and "I Love You Truly," accompanied by Mrs. Walter Smith, who also played the wedding marches.


A reception was held immediately following the services at the Sandmire home for the relatives and out of town guests.  Many beautiful gifts were received by the brides from relatives and friends.


After a short honeymoon at points in the south, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Marohl will make their home in St. Paul, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wedwick will reside at Westby.


Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Wedwick and son John, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dahl, Mr. and Mrs. Connie Fortney, all of Viroqua; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wedwick of De Soto; Mrs. Wm. Dahlke, Joseph Marohl, the Misses Bertha, Elizabeth and Elsie Dietz, all of St. Paul, Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Hanson and daughter, Jean, of Augusta; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bogle of Whitewater; Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Gunderson of Pigeon Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kanable of Tomah; Mrs. R. Sch?ler and daughter Genevieve, and Wilbert Larson, all of Milwaukee



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