BioM: Larson, Mary (1968)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Larson, Orns

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

Larson, Mary (10 August 1968)

Miss Mary Kathryn Larson, 8730 Picture Ridge, Peoria, Illinois and Paul Gene Orns, route 1, Sirley, Illinois exchanged vows onSaturday, August 10 at 2:30 p.m. at Elim Baptist Chuech, Peoria, Illinois.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Larson (former Loyal residents) of 8730 Picture Ridge, Peoria, Illinois and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Orns, route 1, Shirley, Illinois.

Mrs. Leonard Karlberg was the soloist and sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "O Perfect Love." Eileen Iunogle was the organist.

The Rev. Leonard Karlberg performed the ceremony at which the bride given in marriage by her father was seen in a white floor length gown of de-lustered satin and lace with elbow length veil. She carried a cascade arrangement of white roses and baby's breath and English Ivy.

Mrs. Louis Arebuckle, Bloomington, Illinois was the matron of honor and Miss Linda Larson and Miss Chris Buchanan were the aides.

The aides were seen in powder blue floor length gowns with empire waists and carried a single white rose.

Harlan Orns, Shirley, Illinois was best man; Jim Larson, Peoria, Illinois and Merrill Orns, Bloomington, Illinois were the groomsmen. Glen Bennett performed the ushering duties.

The bride attended Bob Jones University and is 1968 graduate of Menonite Hospital School of Nursing, Bloomington, Illinois and is employed by Mennonite Hospital, at Bloomington.

The groom graduated from Normal Community High School and attended Illinois State University at Normal, Illinois, and is engaged in farming.

After a wedding trip to central Wisconsin the couple will make their home in Bloomington. Illinois.

Attending the wedding from Loyal were Mrs. Richard E. Larson (grandmother) and Mrs. Athalie Bennett and Glen and Miss Kay Larson.



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