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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta MR. AND MRS. GORDON BRIAN WOROBEC Worobec - Brosz Patricia Marie Brosz, daugh-i ter of Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Brosz of Bow Island exchanged double ring vows with Mr. Gordon Brian Worobec, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Worobec of Winnipeg. The ceremony took place in the St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Bow Island with Rev. Father John Petravicius officiating. Organist was Mr. Frank Vance and1 twins Debby and Dulcy Morrison sang, True Love, during the signing of the register. The Proper of the mass was sung by folksingers from Pius X Parish, in Calgary. Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose a gown of white peau de brocarte. Her chapel-length veil fell from a tiara of pearls. The bouquet was of yellow rose buds snuggled in white galdiolus. MR. AND MRS. ALLAN BARVA de Jourdan's Photo Maid of honor was Miss Kathy Brosz sister of the bride. Bridesmaids included Miss Mary Worobec, sister of the groom and Misses Betty, Margaret and Terry Brosz, sisters of the bride. Their gowns fashioned after that of the bride were resplendent in colors of yellow, tangerine and avocado. They carried identical bouquets of gladiolus in the colors of the gown. Best man was Mr. Jim Worobec, brother of the groom and groomsmen included Mr. Jim Morrison of Calgary, and Messrs. Jack and Victor Brosz, brothers of the bride. Mr. Victor Brosz of Calgary, uncle to the bride was master of ceremonies at the reception and Mr. Ray Ulrich proposed a toast to the bride. After a honeymoon in Seattle and Vancouver, the couple is residing in Calgary. *** Barva - Vesnaver Rev. Fr. J. Carroll performed double ring vows in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church between Elda Vesnaver, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Vesnaver of Lethbridge and Allan Barva, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barva Sr. all of Lethbridge. Maid of honor was Miss Lidia Vesnaver sister of the bride and bridesmaids were the Misses Helen Jasiukiewicz and Maria Glavina, all of Lethbridge. John Best man was Mr. Chomicki, Lethbridge. Ushers were Mr. Dan Kotch of Lethbridge and Mr. Jim Reschanski of Fort Macleod. Master of ceremony was Mr. Frank Barva Jr., brother of the groom. After a reception held at the Labor Club the couple travelled to Spokane, Seattle and Vancouver. The couple has taken up residence at 2713 9th Ave. N. in Lethbridge. *** MR. AND MRS. DENNIS FRANK BARBOUR - Photo by Terry Bland Photography Barbour - Berg Rev. E. Eskdale performed | double ring wedding vows between Sharon Rose Berg, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John I. Berg of Coaldale and Mr. Dennis Frank Barbour, son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Barbour of Coaldale in First United Church. Soloist was Miss Marlene Klassen of Coaldale. Matron of honor was Mrs. Bev Carroll, sister of the bride of Lethbridge and Miss Mar- MR. AND MRS. TERRY EDWIN TOIVANEN de Jourdan's Phots Toivanen - Smerek garet Thiessen of Coaldale was the bridesmaid. Mr. Keith Barbour, brother of the groom from Calgary was best man and ushers were Mes-sers. Ken Carroll of Lethbridge and Garry Janzen of Pincher Creek. The reception for the bridal party was held in the Park Plaza with Miss Pat Molnar of Coaldale at the guest register. After a honeymoon in B.C. and northwestern U.S. the couple are residing in Coaldale. Rev. Fr. Diadio performed double ring vows between Barbara Ann Marie Smerek, daughter of Mrs. Stephen R. Smerek and the late Mr. S. Smerek, and Terry Edwin Toivanen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Williaim Toivanen, all of Lethbridge. Bridal attendants were Miss Linda Braa of Calgary as maid Forthcoming Marriages Mr. and Mrs. Arne Opstad of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Clara Wormley to Mr. Maurice Anthony BLust, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson of Milk River and the late Mr. John Blust. The wedding will take place Saturday November 14 in Our Lady of Assumption Church at 8:30 p.m. ***  �  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Berg-quist of Coleman are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their second daughter Marion Jeannette to Mr. Ronald Allen Romanchuk, only son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ro-manchuk of Blairmore. The wedding will take place In St. Paul's United Church Coleman at 2 p.m. November 21. ***  * * Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Flier of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their eldest daughter, Catherine Ann to Mr. Larry Michael Mitchell, son of Mrs. Betty Mae Mitchell of Lethbridge and Mr. Stephen Mitchell of Downey, California. The wedding will take place on November 14 at 3 p.m. in St. Augustine's Anglican Church. �** * * # Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Anderson of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sheila May to Mr. Daniel B. Paskuski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Paskuski of Lethbridge. The wedding will take place November 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the First United Church. *** Mr. and Mrs. Mike Paskal of Turin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daugh- ter, Sandra Jean to Mr. Raymond W. Chretien, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Chretien of Summerstown, Ontario. The wedding will take place on October 31 at 3:30 p.m. in Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Lethbridge. *** ,ove to throwing away your book. Utile black I A FORUM ABOUT MATURE WOMEN DEAR MISS BROOKFIELD: Until a year ago, my parents lived in another state and we saw them infrequently. Dad was retired but he was always busy, puttering around the house, making minor repairs or gardening. He was reluctant to sell the house, but mom eventually convinced him and they moved here, where they rent a small apartment. Mom is a big help and she is involved with my children to a great extent. But we're worried about dad. He has no friends. We tried to involve him in community activities but without success. He is fond of the grandchildren but doesn't take the interest in them that mom does. Lately, he sleeps most of the day. Can you offer any suggestions? J. L., New Haven, Conn. DEAR J. L.: Yes. First have him checked by a doctor to rule out a health problem as a cause of his lethargy. Once this is done, you, but more important, your mother should talk to a skilled counselor. The move closer to you has buoyed your mother with a new role as grandmother because you need her and the grandchildren need her. But your dad, who has been reluctantly uprooted, has been left out in the emotional cold. Before, he had a role as "man of the house." Now, no one really "needs" him. His message is loud and clear: he has been put into limbo. So he feigns this state with the closest thing to it: sleep. Trying to involve him in community activities or "make-work" chores and errands will not solve the problem. He needs to return to the emotional mainstream, whore his life will have meaning and purpose. His present problem may be the culmination of a long-standing one. MR. AND MRS. GERALD GORDON MOENCH - Photo by Terry Bland Photography Moench - Erickson Double ring vows were ex-hangedbetween Bonnie Ardeen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert iErickson of Lethbridge and Mr. Gerald Gordon Moench, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Moench of Bow Island. The ceremony took place in the Free Evangelical Church, officiated by Rev. Harold Jost. Organist, Miss Norma Collins accompanied soloists, Mrs. Vern Beck and Mrs. Tony Hanson. The bride chose a floor length coat and dress of peau d'angc. The sleeveless empire dress featured mandarin collar, venice lace at collar and waist a n d clusters of appliqucd lace at boltom of dress and coat. A full train fell from the waist of the short sleeved coat which was slit on bolh sides and gathered back. Her four-tiered veil was held in place by a matching headpiece. She carried an orchid surrounded with ivy, babies breath and stcphanotis. Bridal attendants included: Mrs. Allan Bird, cousin of the bride from Lethbridge; Miss Esther Joss, of Calgary; Miss Marilyn Prunklc of Calgary; Mrs. Bill Albertson of Medicine Hat and flower girl was Miss Donalda Erickson, sister of the bride. They all carried bouquets of daisies with babies breath. Best man was Ken Moench, brother of the groom, of Medicine Hat. U s ii e r s included Messrs. R y r o n Christopher-son of Edmonton, Dennis Knapik of Bow Island and Don Weiss of Calgary. After a reception in the Yates Memorial Centre the couple travelled on their honeymoon throughout British Columbia, They will reside in Calgary. MR. AND MRS. DAVID WILLIAM BROWN BENNETT - Photo by Terry Bland Photography Bennett - Kunsman Women's Lib Nonsense; Says Princess By ANN BLACKMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - The 94-year-old granddaughter of President Ulysses S. Grant says women's liberation "is a lot of nonsense." Princess Cantacuezane, the former Julia Grant, who was born in the White House while her grandfather was president of the United States, said women are made to have children and men should protect them. "Oh, I believe women should have equal rights, but they should support their husbands, too," she said in a soft, barely audible voice. The handsome, white-haired woman, who in 1899 married Prince Michael Cantacuezane of Russia in a lavish Newport, R.I., wedding, was guest of honor at a small luncheon given by a close friend. First United Church was the scene of a wedding between Grace Kunsman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kunsman of Lethbridge and! Mr. David William! Brown Bennett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Bennett of Westlock. Rev. R. E. Eskdale officiated at the double ring ceremony with organist Mr. Allyn Mills and soloist Rosalee Bettger. Matron of honor was Mrs. Jean Culler, sister of the bride and the attendants were Miss Lynda Kunsman, sister of the bride; Mrs. Ella Hathaway, cousin of the bride; and Miss Flawrence Bennett, sister of the groom. Flower girls were the Misses Daiwn Culler, Shaiuna and Tracy Kunsman nieces of the bride and' Kerry Luchka, niece of the groom. Mr. Lawrence Bennett of Westlock was the best man and ushers were Messrs. Byron Kunsman, brother of the bride and Meakin Carlson, cousin of the bride. Ringbearer was Mas- ter Phillip Luchka, nephew of the groom. A reception for the bridal party was held in the Scandinavian Hall with a dance following. After a honeymoon In Banff and Jasper, the couple now re side in Winnipeg, Man. Blair-Findlay Double ring vows were ex changed between Jane Mallard Findlay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allister W. W. Findlay and Mr. George Blah', son of Mrs. William Blair of Edmonton. The wedding took place in the First Baptist Church with Rev. G. R. Easter officiating. Miss Irene Gerlinger, organist, accompanied soloist Miss Helen Findlay, aunt of the bride. Bridal attendants were Mrs R. Sabo of Picture Butte and Mrs. C. Campbell of Edmonton. Best man was Mr. I. Ross of Edmonton and ushers were Mr, Robert Findlay, brother of the bride of Edmonton and Mr. Campbell, of Edmonton. After a reception in the Yates Memorial Centre, the couple travelled on their honey moon to Spokane and points in the U.S. They are residing in Edmonton. *** of honor and Miss Terry Zook of Lethbridge as bridesmaid. Best man was Mr. Morley Roelofs of Lethbridge. Groomsman was Mr. Tom Woods of Claresholm. After a reception held in the Windsor Room of the Park Plaza Motor Hotel the couple travelled to Kahspell for their honeymoon. They will reside in Lethbridge. ** Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am only 20 and have decided that I dare not fall in love again. Here is my story and am desperate for some advice. My childhood sweethert was the boy next door. I knew. I would marry him from the day we enrolled together in kindergarten. He was stricken at 15 with a mysterious malady and died a few days later. It took me two years to recover from his death. Finally I became interested in another young man - this time, the handsomest and sweetest boy in town. Our friendship grew into love and I felt so lucky to have found someone who could replace my childhood sweetheart. Two weeks before high school 'graduation this boy was drowned in a surfing accident. I was so torn apart the doctor kept me under sedation for three days. I was not permitted to attend the funeral. Eight months ago my cousin was shipped to Vietnam. He showed my picture to a buddy from South Carolina. His buddy wrote to me and sent me his picture. He looked very much like my childhood sweetheart. After several months of letter writing, he asked me to fly to Honolulu to meet him for R. and R. I Did. We both relized it was more than just a paper romance. It was love. After a heavenly five days we said good-by. He promised to send an engagement ring within two weeks. The ring arrived - a beautiful diamond - on July 21st. Five days later I received word that he was killed in action. Why do these terrible things always happen to me? I am afraid to fall in love again. I seem to jinx every man whose life touches mine. Please help me make some sense out of this. I am -� Losing My Grip With Reality DEAR FRIEND: You've bad more grief in your first 20 years than most people experience in a lifetime. I can provide no answers, but I can tell you this: You have proven to yourself that you can live through anything. Apparently you possess an indomitable spirit and a buoyancy reserved for the few. Your refusal to be beaten down by tragedy and misfortune shows extraordinary courage. Rose Kennedy is another such person. You are in excellent company.  *  DEAR ANN LANDERS: I cried when I read the letter from the grandma who said her daughter-in-law (former school teacher) rewrote all her grandson's letters so they would be perfect - no mistakes. Something similar happened in my life and I will never forgive myself for being such a perfectionist. I insisted on filling out our son's baby book because my husband wasn't very good at spelling or grammar. When the boy was four months old his daddy died. Now I wish I hadn't been so particular. I am heartbroken that I did not let his daddy write things down in his own way - misspelled words, clumsey phrases and all. The book would have been a treasure. -Smart Too Late In Elizabethtown DEAR TOO LATE: Here's your letter, in the hope that it will open the eyes of others for whom it is not too late. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I feel foolish asking you for advice- because I'm old enough to be your mother but I do need help. It's the man next door. He is 76 and frisky as a young buck. I used to let him come over and help me with the chores but when he got fresh last winter I told himi not to come over anymore. But Ann, he comes anyway and he's getting on my nerves. Yesterday I was gardening and he sneaked up behind me and kissed me on the back of the neck. I told him to leave or I'd telephone his wife. He said, "She wouldn't believe you. I haven't kissed her in 15 years." What can I do about this crazy old fool? -Olivia DEAR LIWY: I thought it was all sort of cute until you mentioned his wife. Now I think he's a dirty old man. I also think you enjoy the attention. If you REALLY want to get rid of him go into the house and lock the door behind you. ;