BioM: Prough, Wanda Lea (1958)
Prough, Rusk, Brockus, Wilson
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Wanda Lea (Marriage - 23 Aug. 1958)
Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Prough of Godfrey, Ill., announce the marriage of their
daughter, Wanda Lea, to Mr. James B. Rusk, Jr., of Alton, son of
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Rusk, Jackson, Mich., on Saturday, Aug.
repeated their double ring vows in a 4:00 o’clock candle
light ceremony in the First Methodist church in Jerseyville, Ill.
Tommy Joe Prough, brother of the bride, lighted the tapers for the
nuptial ceremony. Jack E. Prough, of Baton Rouge, La., sang "The
Lord’s Prayer," and Miss Sharon Brockus sang
who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of tulle and
lace over white satin, designed with a v neck line, short sleeves
and molded bodice. The southern belle skirt had a chapel length
train and a crown of daisies held her finger tip veil. She wore
lace mitts and carried a cascade bouquet of pink and white
Prough, maid of honor, and Miss Karen Rusk, bridesmaid, sisters of
the bridal pair, wore ballerina length gowns with boat necklines
and daisy head crowns with nose veils. Gold crystallette over
taffeta was worn by Miss Prough and blue taffeta by Miss Rusk. They
carried colonial bouquets of daisies.
Prough, niece, and Jeffrey Prough, nephew of the bride, were flower
girl and ring bearer. Beth Ann appeared in a frock of white nylon
over peach taffeta and a floral head band; carrying a basket of
with brown accessories was chosen by the mother of the bride, while
the bridegroom’s mother selected rose beige silk shantung.
White carnation corsages complemented the ensembles.
was held at the home of the bride’s parents. Four
sisters-in-law of the bride and Miss Diane Wilson, of Abbotsford,
assisted at the reception.
honeymoon trip, Mr. and Mrs. Rusk will be at home at 2113 Johnson,
Miss Prough is a graduate of the Abbotsford high school. She
attended Eau Claire State College and Southern Illinois University
where she was a speech major. She holds a position as occupational
therapist in the state hospital at Alton.
Mr. Rusk, who received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University, is a sales engineer for General Box Company of East St. Louis.
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