BioM: Loughead, Louellen (1969)


Surnames: Loughead, Van Zandt, Hagen, Bauer, Spurr, Spargrove, Lehman, Gage, Radetzky, Luther, Hain, Roder

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 02 Oct 1969

Loughead, Louellen (27 SEP 1969)

The wedding of Miss Louellen Loughead and Paul C. Van Zandt, both of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, took place Saturday, September 27, 1969, at the Colby Methodist Church before Rev. R. James Hagen.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Loughead Sr. of Unity (Clark Co., Wis.), and Virginia Van Zandt and the late Mr. Van Zandt.

Attending the couple were Mrs. Sydney Bauer of Unity as the matron of honor, and Mrs. Robert Spurr, Cedar Rapids, and Mardene Spargrove, Marion, Iowa, bridesmaids.

The best man was Gary Lehman of Marion, with Sydney Bauer of Unity and Robert Gage of West Union, Iowa, the other attendants.

Performing the ushering duties were Emil Radetzky of Marshfield and Steve Luther of Colby.

For her wedding, the bride chose an empire –A-line gown of Swiss organdy, featuring a bateau neckline and bracelet length belled sleeves, lavishly appliqued with Venice lace. The slim skirt featured carriage back, extending into a court train.

She carried a bouquet of gold roses, yellow azaleas and small tea roses.

The bride's attendants all wore floor length A-line dresses fashioned of Venice lace over treasure gold, designed with square necklines and lace belled sleeves coming to the elbow. They carried baskets of off-white azaleas and gold roses with tea roses.

The church was decorated in a fall motif with straw mums and fall colored leaves.

Mrs. Paul F. Hain Jr. of Muscatine, Iowa, was the soloist, singing "O Promise Me", "With This Ring Upon Your Finger," and "The Lord's Prayer." Mrs. Darrel Roder of Spencer was the organist.

Mr. Van Zandt is a sales service administration supervisor at Le Febvre Corporation at Cedar Rapids, and the bride is employed at Collins Radio, also in Cedar Rapids. They will be making their home there at 813 32nd Street, S.E., after October 5.

Guests attending came from Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Florida and Illinois.




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