BioM: Beloat, Connie G. (1975)

Surnames: Beloat, Dearth, Kringle, Straughan, Ely

---------Source: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 11 Feb 1976

Beloat, Connie G. (27 Dec 1975)

The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Owen was the setting for the marriage of Miss Connie G. Beloat and David L. Dearth on Saturday, December 27th, 1975. The Rev. Lester Kringle performed the 1:30 p.m. ceremony and Mrs. Dorothy Kringle rendered the organ music and accompanied the soloists, Nancy Straughan and Douglas Ely.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Beloat of route 3, Greenwood, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dearth of route 2, Owen.

When given in marriage by her father, the bride was gowned in a maracaine jersey wedding dress with an insert at the waist accented with pearls and stones, with a chapel length train. Completing the ensemble was a veil trimmed with pearls and the headpiece was decorated with three rows of pearls. The bride carried three red roses accented with pin sprays.

Serving as maid of honor was Miss Lora Straughan of Greenwood, wearing a gown fashioned with dark green velvet bodice and a skirt of mint green. Bridesmaid was Miss Cheri Kringle, who was dressed identical to the maid of honor. They carried one red rose.

The flower girl was Andrea Beloat of Greenwood, sister of the bride, wearing a floor length red velvet dress trimmed with lace at the waist. She carried a white wicker basket containing red sweetheart roses and white poms. The ring bearer was Shannon Dearth, who was dressed in a red velvet tux.

Attending the groom as best man was Philip Ely of Montfort, and groomsman was Gordon Dearth, Owen. The men wore beige tuxedoes trimmed with brown satin.

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church dining room.

The bride is a 1975 graduate of the Greenwood High School. The groom is a 1973 graduate of the Owen-Withee High School and is working in Appleton.

Following a honeymoon, which took them to Iowa, the newlyweds are making their home in Appleton.



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