BioM: Holmes, Helen (1960)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Holmes, Weaver

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 01 Sept 1960)

Holmes, Helen (27 AUG 1960)

Now on a honeymoon trip through Northern Minnesota and Canada is the former Helen Anna Holmes and Ervin Louis Weaver of Pontiac, Illinois, who were married Saturday in the Spencer Methodist Church by the Rev. David Passet. Judy Oestreicher sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “O Promise Me”. She was accompanied by Charlene Clouse, a cousin of the groom.

The b ride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Holmes, Loyal, route 1 and the bridegrooms parents are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Weaver of Pontiac, Illinois.

As the bride entered the church on the arm of her father for the 2:30 ceremony, she wore a floor length gown highlighted by lace over nylon net panels extending into a chapel train. The bodice was of lace featuring a square neckline and her finger-tip veil was of pure silk.

Doris Holmes was her sister’s maid of honor and Mary Boehning was bridesmaid. They were in blue floor length dresses with matching lace jackets and held pink and blue carnations. The flower girl and ring bearer were Peggy Holmes, the bride’s sister and Arthur Schadel. The bride’s cousin from Makham, Illinois.

Best man for his brother was David Weaver of Pontiac and Lawrence Holmes, the bride’s brother, was groomsman. Seating the guests were the groom’s cousin and brother, Richard Reigel of Appleton and earl weaver of Pontiac.

Following the ceremony a reception was given at the Sherman Town Hall and supper was served at home of the bride’s parent’s.

The new Mrs. Weaver attended Loyal High School and her husband graduated from Pontiac High School. He is employed at Livinpton County A.S.C. in Pontiac and the couple will make their home at 915 East Prairie St. there.



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