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Van Wert Times-Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 17, 1971, Van Wert, Ohio Frey, Evans Vows Are Recited At Grand Victory Society And Clubs times-Bulletin, Van Wert, O., Sept. 17, 197 i 7 A Saturday evening can- dlelight ceremony united Karen Jill Frey and John Charles Evans in holy matrimony. The Rev. R. David Kitzman, assisted by the Rev. Robert Kinney, performed the double- ring ceremony in the Grand Victory United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Frey of Rt. 2, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Evans of Rt. 1, Venedocia. The altar was adorned with twin vases of white carnations and bronze Shasta mums. Twin seven-branched candelabra en- hanced with satin bows and greenery and flanked by large palms set the background for the exchange of vows. Organ music was provided by Miss Mary Ann Owens of Rt. 5, with Dan Prior as soloist. His selections included "One Hand, One "Walk Hand in "Love "Whither Thou Goest" and "0 Perfect Love." Hurricane lamps lined the aisle along which the bride was escorted by her father, who along with her mother gave her in marriage. The bride approached the altar wearing an elegant formal wedding gown of white sata peau. The empire bodice had a high ruffled collar and long full sleeves deep cuffed at the wrists. White Venise lace beautified the bodice and sleeves. The A-line off-the-floor sata peau skirt was enhanced with scalloped Venise lace at the top of the ruffled flounce which formed the hemline. She wore a Rosepoint cloche caught to a white silk illusion., mantilla which framed her face and was enhanced with scalloped Rosepoint lace all around and gracefully fell over the gown to chapel length. She carried a semi-cascade bouquet of white and apricot roses fitted on a Spanish lace fan with white lace streamers which were tied in lovers' knots. Miss Tina Stahl of Van Wert was chosen by her friend as honor attendant. She wore a' formal gown of apricot crepe j fashioned like that of the bride. The empire waistline was trim- med with white lace, avocado and apricot embroidery. Appearing in identically-styled gowns were the bridesmaids: Miss Susan Frey, sister of the bride, Misses Margaret and Jean Evans, sisters of the bridegroom, and Miss Barbara Gamble, friend of the bride. Their veils were attached to small clusters of bronze Shasta mums. They carried lighted Spanish lamps adorned with bronze Shasta mums and greenery and accented with avocado ribbon. The gowns were designed and created by Mrs. Edwin Prichard of rural Venedocia. The bride's mother chose a light blue polyester coat and dress ensemble with matching accessories. Her corsage was of white daisy mums tipped with apricot. The bridegroom's mother selected a butterscotch en- semble with a multi-colored coat of butterscotch, rust and brown, with matching ac- cessories. Her corsage was of bronze Shasta mums. Mrs. James Evans, grand- mother of the bridegroom, was presented a corsage of white carnations. Maurice George, maternal grandfather of the bridegroom, was remembered with a lapel flower. Tom Miller of Venedocia, cousin of the biidegroom, at- tended to the duties of best man. Groomsmen were: Royce Stalter of Elida and Steve Convoy Aux To :Meet Monday The Convoy American Legion Auxiliary will meet at p. m. Monday to begin their 1972 membership and make plans for the coming year. The meeting will be in the Legion Hall. Members are asked to note the change of meeting date for September. The October meeting will be on the regularly scheduled night. Medical Assistants Have First Session Of Study Course (Hoverrran photo) Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Evans Keller of Ada, college friends of the bridegroom, and Randall and Steve Frey, brothers of the bride. Steve and Randall Frey also served as ushers. The men of the wedding party were attired in brown brocaded tuxedos, white ruffled shirts trimmed in gold and accented with matching gold han- dkerchiefs. The bridegroom's lapel flower was a white rose from the bride's bouquet. The grooms- men had white carnation boutonnieres The bride's father was attired in a brown tuxedo and had a white carnation boutonniere. The newlvweds were honored at a reception held at Holiday Inn following the ceremony. Mr and Mrs George M. Pierce, uncle and aunt of the bride, were hosts for the oc- casion. Mrs. Jerry Helm, cousin of the bride, cut the wedding cake, which was created by Mrs. Pat Fraker. The two four-layered wedding cakes were joined by a flowing fountain which was lighted and tinted a soft apricot. Assisting at the refreshment table was Miss Marlene Conrad and Miss Ann Fissel, friends of the bride. Assisting with the gifts were: Miss Joyce Beining of St. Marys, college friend of the bride, Miss Carol Rhoades of Venedocia and Miss Susan Scott of Ervin Road, friends of the bride. Guests were registered by Mrs. Steven Snyder of Oxford, friend of the bride. Following a short wedding trip, the couple will be residing at Gatehouse Square Apt., 2275 N. Cable Road, Lima. The bride is a graduate of Lincolnview High School and is a junior at Ohio State Uni- versity, Lima Branch. The bridegroom is also an alumnus of Lincolnview High School and a graduate of Northern Business College, Lima He is now the assistant manager of Regal Shoes in Lima Mall. Medical Assistants from Van Wert, Paulding, Mercer and Allen Counties participated in the opening session of a study course which began Wednesday. Forty-nine persons are enrolled hi tiie 20-week course which concerns medical teminology and anatomy. Classes will be meeting each Wednesday with doctors as guest speakers. Carol Bebout explained the educational classes at length at this week's meeting of the Van Wert County Medical Assistants. A guest speaker was on hand at this week's meeting of the local Medical Assistants and presented the topic "Road to Recovery." The talk concerned the volunteer work being done for patients who have had a mastectomy. The project is sponsored in Van Wert County by the American Cancer Society and the Medical Assistants. Vonda Walters was in charge of the business meeting. Cookies and coffee were served by Mrs. Walters, Arlene Hoffman, Jane Weisenborn and Mrs. Dean Gleckler. Members attending the meeting were: Mrs. Williamson, Kathy Dougal, Vonda Walters, Phyllis Bollenbacher, Carol Bebout, Arlene Hoffman, Dorothy Gleckler, LaDonna Linton, Sara Adams, Gloria Whitcraft, Jane Weisenborn, Esther Spridgeon, Joan Crab- tree and Louella Wade. Convoy Homemakers Honor Two Members In Nursing Home The Convoy Homemakers Club met Thursday at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home. Berniece Shell and Ruth Ann Densel were co-hostesses. Nora and Selma Friedly, club members and patients at the home, were guests of honor for the occasion. Seventeen members, five guests and a child were present. The meeting opened with devotions by Mrs. Shell, which included a poem by Helen Stiener Rice. Members ans- wered roll call by telling high- lights of their summer. Club president Lois Feasby welcomed members and guests and conducted the business meeting. Joyce Rosendahl and Bev Town, Country Club Plans Quick Meals Sewing Circle The Linden Sewing Circle will meet at 2 p m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Myrtle Gamble, 539 Elaine St. The Town and Country Homemakers Club of Ohio City i met Wednesday afternoon at the i home of Wanda Grant, with Janet Chick as co-hostess. The president, Mrs. Chick, opened the meeting with a poem "A Vow" followed by roll call, with each member naming a "quick dish." Devotions were given by Violet High. Dues were collected and the program books distributed The club votea to have a bake sale on April 1, instead of the annual parlor auction, which is usually held in March. The president appointed Sarah Croy as news reporter and Norma Brown was appointed safety chairman. The April tour was tabled until a later date. The date of Nov. 16 was given as the date for holiday hints. The lesson on "Quick Meals" was given by Regina Jones. The following officers were installed by a past president, Sarah Croy: Janet Chick, president; Mary E. Eller, vice president, and Glendora Girod, secretary-treasurer. Refreshments were served by the, hostesses, and the remain- der of the afternoon was spent making safety badges for the Ohio City-Liberty School children. Those present were: Regina Jones, Glendora Girod, Treva Tickle, Rose Med- ford, Darlene Sutton, Barbara Merkle, Verna Dibert, Sarah Croy, Marguerite Carmean, Emma Witten, and grand- daughter, Jennifer Witten. Edith Sidle, Alma Foust, Eva Ledyard, Nadie Klein, Norma Brown, Janet Chick, Violet High, Mary Eller, Vera Brown, Mary Smalley and the hostess Mrs. Grant. A guest, Jill Romanoksi and son, were also present. The next meeting will be held Oct. 20, at the home of Emma Witten with Helen Galloway and Edna Fry as co-hostesses. Equipment Available To Y Members Special facilities available for members of the YWCA now include the sauna bath, exercise room and sun room. The facilities are free of charge to health club members. The equipment is available from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. Mondays through Saturdays with the exception of Friday mornings until 11 a. m. during which time cleaning work is completed. The facilities may also be used from 1 to p. m. on the Sundays when the building is open. Fee for the sauna is for single use; for quarterly membership providing unlimited use, and for yearly membership with unlimited use. The exercise room is available to all YW members 12 years of age and older. Facilities include a health walker, vibrator, bicycle, pulley weights, stall-bars, slant board and rowing machine. Fee for the sun room is 10 cents per time. The health education com- mittee also sponsors a used pattern shelf. All patterns are 15 cents. Mercer presented the program topic "Quick Meals." Recipes for quick one-dish meals and other easy to make recipes were presented to everyone present. Pointers were given on cup- board storage, as well as tips on freezing casseroles and left- overs and preparing for un- expected dinner guests After the program, refresh- ments of cookies, tea sand- wiches, punch and coffee were served by the hostesses. Attending the meeting were members Nora and Selma FriedJy, guests ol honor, Ruth Ann Deusel, Frieda Dauler, Lois Feasby, Donna Foehl, Grace Gleckler, Bcv Meiccr Dorothy Howe, Joyce Rosendahl, Ber- niece Shell, Verdella Thompson, Lois Owens, Marilyn Waldron, Helen Elzey. Marilyn Horstman and Gloria Schumm. Guests included Wildus' Brown, Virginia Woods, Irene' Cotton, Clara Gorrell, Frieda i Snyder and one child. Fall Confab Set Here Girl Staters Report At Legion Auxiliary Meeting Isaac Van Wert Unit 178 of the American Legion Auxiliary held its September meeting Wednesday at the post home. Post Commander Richard Petti- john extended greetings on behalf of the post. Delegates to the 25th annual Buckeye Girls State' held at Capital University in Columbus June 13-20 gave a resume of their experiences. Delegates reporting from Van Wert High School were Cindy Dull, Pat Bowersock, Kris Stittsworth and Donna Mengerink; unable to attend were Julie Moenter and Diane Unterbrink. Delegates from Lincolnview were Sally Ann Etzler and Fara Engel. Unit delegates to the July department convention in Cleveland giving reports were Mrs. Wilbert E. Copper, Mrs. Paul Fallows, Mrs Richard Pettijohn, Mrs. Grace Van- dervliet and Mrs. Charles Walls. Mrs. Orville Thomas was not present to give her report. Mrs. Copper, Americanism chairman, reported that 12 classroom flags and one outdoor Flag had been presented to Lincoln Junior High; an outdoor lag to St. Mary's school; an indoor flag to the youth group of the Church of Christ, and 12 flag codes were presented to individuals requesting them. Children and youth chairman Mrs. Roger Tossey reported on the "banner" that had been made and presented to the Thomas Edison School. The unit also voted to continue to send birthday cards and dollars to the boys at Roosevelt Hall at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphanage at Xema. Mrs. Perl Baer, community service chairman, reported that birthday cards and hand- kerchiefs had been sent to residents of the Van Wert County Home during the summer months. Mrs. Baer, junior activities co-chairman, reported junior members had made favors for veterans. Junior members also cleaned, swept and washed windows at the Memorial House o n the courthouse lawn. Members also take turns sweep- big the structure every week. Veterans affairs and rehabilitation chairman Mrs. B. F. Blanke stated that articles needed in the Veterans Ad- ministration Hospital such as lap robes, bibs, chair covers, seepage pads etc. will be made during the year. Sheets are needed for seepage pads, new material scraps for quilts and also materials suitable for quilt backs are needed. Coming events include: A reception for the second CL Of C Has Meeting The Catholic Ladies of Columbia met in the library of St. Mary's School for its Sep- tember meeting. Twenty-four members were present. Hostesses were: Mrs. Lester Patterson, Mrs. J. Richard Morgan and Mrs. Gale Shutt. Mrs. Lawrence Keipper brought the attendance prize which was won by Mrs. Doyle Tribolet. Mrs. Don Bachman is to take the attendance prize to the October meeting. High scorer in "500" was Mrs. John Wells; Mrs. Floyd Showalter was second. district president, Mrs. Paul Snavely, will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 from 2 to 4 p. m., at the Sidney Post Home in Ski- ney. The second district fall conference will be held at the Van Wert Post, Thursday, Oct. 14 with registration beginning at 9 a. m. Ridge Club Members Get Meal Ideas The Ridge Neighbors Home Demonstration Club held its September meeting Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Helen Ashbaugh. Ten members and two guests were present. Mrs. Joan Poling and Mrs. Beverly Evans gave the lesson on "Quick Meals." It was announced that the October meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Florence Mc- Cleery. Mrs. Mary Tomlinson and Mrs. Mary Rogers will be discussing "Care of Floor Coverings." WATER WEI8HT PROBLEM? USE E-LIM fretw viiir to to tody MM un- MM yon ton MMN witor vrajnu fft it 111 The Downtown Drug Stoie neommtnd it Only 91.80 HAY FEVER ALLERGY CAPSULES QUICK ACTION! 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