Iowa Old Press
The Alton Democrat
February 5, 1921
The Sioux Center Times
On Monday morning at 9:00 o’clock at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church occurred
the marriage of Miss Irene Perlot to Nick Koob, Rev. Gerlemann performing
the ceremony. The bride wore a white messaline dress trimmed with shadow
lace and pearls and wore a veil caught with a band of asparagus fern. Her
maids of honor, Miss Viola Perlot, a cousin of the bride, and Miss
Marguerite Koob, a sister of the groom, were dressed in pink messaline and
wore hats to match trimmed in gold beads and ornaments. The groom was
attended by his brother John and Laurence Ahlers, a cousin of the bride.
After the ceremony the wedding party and immediate relatives of the
contracting parties went to the home of the bride where a sumptuous dinner
was served. Mr. and Mrs. Koob left on the evening train for a wedding trip
which includes Dubuque, Dyersville, Waterloo and other points. After March
1st, they will be at home to their many friends on the John Theis farm,
which the groom has rented fro the coming year.
The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Perlot. She grew to
womanhood in Granville and the last few years was a helpful maid in her
father’s business, where she will be missed as well as in her social
circles. The groom is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Koob and was
born and raised in this vicinity. Their many friends wish them happiness and
prosperity and a long wedded life.
Miss Doris McCarthy and Mr. Julius Konz were married at St. Mary’s Church at
8:15 o’clock Monday morning, January 31st. Very Rev. F. J. Brune performed
the wedding ceremony which was witnessed by relatives and a large number of
friends. The bride looked very pretty in her wedding suit of navy tricotine
with hat and veil to match. She carried a shower bouquet of pink and white
roses. Miss Georgia Even, who was bridemaid, wore a coat dress of navy
tricotine and satin with a bouquet of pink and white sweet peas. Mr. John
Bonneville was best man for the groom. After the ceremony an elaborate
wedding breakfast was served to the wedding party, relatives and intimate
friends, at the McCarthy home, which was beautifully decorated in the bridal
colors of pink and white. The bride and groom left at one o’clock to vist
at Aberdeen, South Dakota, before going to the farm near Dell Rapids where
they will make their home. Both Mr. and Mrs. Konz are very popular Alton
young people. The groom is the son of Mrs. Anna Konz, has lived on the farm
near Alton most of his life and is known among his friends as a fine fellow.
The bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. McCarthy, has grown
up in Alton and won friends among old and young alike by her sweet and
friendly manner. From August to January she served as telephone operator at
the local office, where her unfailing courtesy and kindness added many names
to her already long list of friends, among whom the DEMOCRAT counts itself
Out-of-town guests at the wedding were Jack Konz, of Lismore, Minnesota; Mr.
and Mrs. Peter Wolf of Remsen; and Miss Julia Bies of Salem, S. Dakota.
Hawarden Independent, Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, USA February 24, 1921
News Items Gathered Expressly for the Independent.
Death of T.W. Hatton. It was rather a shock to the community of Ireton to
learn that Thomas W. Hatton had been stricken with death last Thursday
(February 17, 1921), after having been hurriedly take home from down town
where he became sick. He was born in Illinois October 20, 1854, and was
married at Winnebago, Illinois, March 8, 1883 to Anna McDonald. Three sons
were born, namely Thomas H. and Albert E. of Craig and Fred W. of
Oregon, all of whom survive him. Mr. and Mrs. Hatton came to Sioux county
about thirty-seven years ago, where they have lived these years, until the
death of Mrs. Hatton three years ago, when Mr. Hatton came to Ireton to
reside. He leaves three sisters and one brother as follows, Mrs. G. Reniger
Jamestown, Ohio, Mrs. Abbie Spencer, Miss Sarah Hatton and George Hatton,
of Aurora, Iowa.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home of his son Thomas E.
Hatton, near Craig, conducted by the Rev. J. A. Kettie. A large number of
people from Ireton and the immediate neighborhood were present to pay their
respects to this worthy citizen, after which interment of his body was made
the Ireton cemetery.
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