BioM: Opdycke, Fay (1943)


Surnames: Opdycke, Schumacher, Kenyon, Wagoner, DuVall

----Source: Scrapbook of Bertha and Caroline (Wehrmann) Volk 1930-1950’s

Opdycke, Fay (25 FEB 1943)

In the chapel at Camp San Luis Obispo, California, Miss Fay Opdycke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Opdycke, Greenwood, Wisconsin, became the bride of Sgt. Tech. Melvin Schumacher, son of Mrs. E. Kenyon of Newcastle, Wyoming, Thursday February 25, 1943 at 3:30 p.m.  Chaplain, Capt. Coykenwall performed the simple ceremony.

The bride wore a powder blue wool suit with black accessories and a shoulder corsage of white carnations completed her ensemble.  Her attendant Mrs. Stanley Wagoner wore a military blue ensemble.

Corporal Charles DuVall acted as best man.

The bride was employed at the Post Exchange in Camp San Luis Obispo.  After a short wedding trip, Sgt. Schumacher left Monday with his division for Fort Bliss, Texas where his bride will join him after spending a few weeks with her parents in Greenwood.

The Gleaner joins their many local friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for many years of happy married life.           



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