BioM: Johnson, Darlene Maria (1968)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Johnson, Campbell

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal Clark County, WI) 12 Dec 1968

Johnson, Darlene Maria (29 Nov 1968)

The Redeemer Lutheran Church, Peoria, Illinois was the scene of the candlelight ceremony of Miss Darlene Maria Johnson and Robert E. Campbell, Jr.

Parents of the couple are Mrs. Joseph Schneider, route 5, Eau Claire (former Altha Morse) and Norman F. Johnson, Barrington, Illinois and Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Campbell, rural Princeville, Illinois,

The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. R. E. Stuckwish on Friday evening, November 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Merle Kent sang "The Wedding Prayer" and "The Lord'a Prayer" accompanied by Jerrold Dankert, as organist. Russell Potter, Jack Begner and Keith Wilscon were the ushers.

The bride given in marriage by her father wore a white lace over bridal satin bodice. The scalloped edge of lace adorned the neckline and edge of her long sleeves , with a satin skirt. The chapel train attached at the waist and had appliques of lace in the pattern of falling leaves. Her shoulder length veil was attached to a crown of beads and she carried a bouquet of pheloponopsies orchids, yellow roses and ivy. Her only jewelry was a pair of miniature earrings given to the bride by her only sister, Marilyn, who was unable to attend the wedding, as she is in Okinawa with her husband, AIC Craig Hansen.

Miss Rebecca Campbell, twin sister of the groom was the maid of honor. She wore a blue velvet bodice with scooped neckline, elbow length sleeves on an empire waist a slightly gathered skirt of moire satin and a headpiece with a matching crown with a blue net veil. She carried a orange daisy orchid and baby yellow mums.

Murray Campbell served his brother as best man.

A reception was held following the ceremony in the church basement.

The bride is a former resident of the town of York, Clark County. She moved to Barrington, Illinois with hr parents at the age of 6 where she received he education. She graduated this June from Illinois State University and is teaching the sixth grade at Beverly Manor School at Washington, Illinois. The groom is a graduate of the Princeville Community High School in Illinois and served in the U.S. Army for two years. He is employed by the Caterpillar Tractor Co. in East Peoria, Illinois.

The couple reside at 103 Hillcrest Drive, Washington. Illinois.



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