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The Alton Democrat
Saturday, Feb. 21, 1920
This morning at seven o’clock at the Church of the Immaculate Conception
occurred the marriage of Miss Seraphine Tritz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
P. Tritz, to Otto Friebe. Rev. Luke, pastor, pronounced the words which made
the young couple man and wife, in the presence of relatives and a few
intimate friends. Miss Tritz wore a suit of blue tricotine with black
picture hat and wore a corsage bouquet of California freesia, rosebuds and
Mexican Ivy. Miss Elizabeth Tritz, sister of the bride, was her attendant.
She wore a blue suit and picture hat and wore sweet peas and rosebuds.
Mathew Wolters of Melrose was best man. Following the ceremony a wedding
breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s parents. Miss Tritz moved
with her parents to St. Cloud a few years ago. She has been teaching school
in Browns Valley, Minn. Mr. Friebe has lived in the city three years. He is
bookkeeper for the Central Lumber Co. and pianist at the Miner theatre.
After a wedding journey to various Minnesota cities, he and his bride will
make their home here at 301 Fourth avenue south. Mrs. LeRoy Lynch, sister
of the bride arrived yesterday from St. Paul to attend the wedding. ~St.
Cloud, Minn. Daily Times.
A charming wedding occurred last Thursday at high noon at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. H. Hofmeyer of Newkirk when Miss Gertrude Hofmeyer was married to
Mr. Garret Vander Schaaf. The house was beautifully decorated with the
wedding colors, pink and white. The bride and groom were unattended and took
their places to the strains of the Wedding March from Lohengrin. The bride
looked beautiful in a gown of white satin and georgette, carrying a bouquet
of white and pink carnations. After the ceremony a four course dinner was
served. The couple come from families well known in the vicinity of Newkirk,
the bride being the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hofmeyer and the groom
the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Vander Schaaf. Mrs. Vander Schaaf is highly
esteemed and loved by all who know her and the groom is a young man of
sterling qualities, well worthy of his helpmate. The young couple will live
on a farm two miles north of Orange City and will be at home to their many
friends after March 16th.
A pretty wedding was solemnized last Wednesday afternoon when Miss Clara
Winterfeld and Mr. Frank Schlumbohm were united in marriage at the Lutheran
Church of Plato Twp., Rev. Gillman officiating. Miss Minnie Heuer, cousin
of the groom, was bridesmaid, and Henry Winterfeld, brother of the bride,
acted as best man. The bride wore a gown of white georgette, beaded, with
wreath of orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of bride’s roses. The
bridesmaid wore a frock of light blue silk messaline. After the service the
newlyweds and relatives were served a big wedding feast at the Winterfeld
home. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winterfeld
and is a popular and charming young lady. The groom is the youngest son of
Mrs. Fred Schlumbohm and is a young man of splendid character. They went to
LeMars and Marcus to visit relatives and friends and on their return will
make their home on the groom’s farm north of Ireton. Their many friends wish
them great joy and happiness.
A wedding of interest to a large circle of friends was that of Miss Margie
Roetman and Mr. Fred Krykes, which occurred at the home of the bride near
Hospers. Rev. Vander Heide officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. J.
Roetman living southwest of town, while the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. N. Krykes, from northeast of Hospers. The happy couple will live on the
Dr. Galman farm near Sibley and carry with them the best wishes of many
BESIEGE CLERK FOR LICENSES
The clerk of courts office has been besieged during the past week with
applicants for marriage licenses. Twenty-one were granted as follows:
~Gertrude C. DeRaad, Sioux Center and Paul VanDonge, Maurice
~Anthony VanZee and Gertrude VerHoeven, Orange City
~William Caswell and Tracy Moss, Rock Valley
~Harry W. Hays, Kirksville, Mo., and Ina May Cooper, Boyden
~Christian DeHaan and Clarinda C. Mullenburg, Orange City
~Peter Wielenga and Lydia VandenBosch, Rock Valley
~Robert W. VanderHamm, Ireton and Anna E. Jahn, Maurice
~Herbert F. VanderHamm and Norma Y. Nuoffer, Ireton
~Peter J. DeGroot and Agnes Nettinga, Hull
~John J. VandenBerg and Sophie VanderLinde, Hull
~Charles J. Kuyper, Boyden and Ruth Tunistra, Hull
~Adrian M. Oldenkamp and Nellie Cunnengietta, Rock Valley
~John Volkema and Nancy Scheitema, Rock Valley
~Mrs. I. A. Popma, Orange City and Albert Popma, Maurice
~Gerrit H. Wissink and Bertha VandeWeerd, Rock Valley
~Henry A. DeHaan and Cornelia VanZyl, Orange City
~Carl J. Preskat and Dorothea A. L. Moeller, Rock Valley
~J. C. VanBatavia and Bertha Bikkers, Hull
~John Cleveringa and Johanna E. Rozeboom, Sioux Center
~John VanKlompenberg Jr. and Dena Hospers, Orange City
~Gerrit VanderSchaaf and Gerty Hofmeyer, Hospers.
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