BioM: Peterson, Barbara (1957)
Surnames: Peterson, Sweet, Sheeley, Moe, Mitchell, Brown,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Barbara (Marriage - 31 Aug. 1957)
Peterson was escorted up the white carpeted aisle of the First
Methodist church, Minneapolis, by her father, Roy Peterson, who
gave her in marriage to George Peterson Saturday morning, Aug. 31.
Vows were repeated at half past ten with the Rev. Charles Sweet
The bride is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Peterson, Abbotsford, and the
groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peterson of Akely,
bride’s gown was designed with a long sleeved bodice of lace
extending in points below the hipline into the hooped skirt of net
over satin. Iridescent sequins and pearl trimmed the mandarin
collar on the bridal gown and the petal pointed head piece which
held her finger tip veil. She carried a white prayer book, topped
with a lavender orchid.
Sheeley, Minneapolis, friend of the bride, was matron of honor, and
Miss Carla Peterson, Abbotsford, sister of the bride, was
bridesmaid. A princess style frock of pink lace over taffeta was
chosen for the maid of honor, while the bridesmaid wore aqua nylon.
They were detailed with a collar extending in streamers to the hem
line in the back. Pink roses and white carnations were arranged in
a cascade bouquet for the maid of honor and in a colonial bouquet
for the bridesmaid.
the groom as best man was a friend, Arnie Moe, Minneapolis. Ushers
were James Mitchell, Minneapolis, friend of the groom, and Harley
Peterson, Stewartsville, Minn., cousin of the
bride’s mother chose an ensemble of navy linen with white
embroidered matching jacket and white accessories. The
groom’s mother wore a grey suit with white accessories. Both
had corsages of pink roses and white mums.
ceremony, the Rev. Bernard Brown sang "O Promise Me" and "The
Lord’s Prayer." Monroe Bell, Minneapolis, was
guests attended the reception and luncheon, which was held in the
Fellowship Hall. Pink and white flowers and white tapers were used
in the table decorations. Mrs. Arthur Peterson, Rockford, Minn.,
sister-in-law of the bride, served the punch. Mrs. Jerome Rankl,
Abbotsford, friend of the bride, cut the three-tiered, bell topped,
pink and white cake.
newlyweds left on a honeymoon trip, Mrs. Peterson wore a two-piece
charcoal dress with white accessories. After Sept. 3, they will be
at home at 806 W. Lake st., Apt. 19, Minneapolis.
The bride, a
1952 graduate of the Abbotsford high school, is employed by the
First National Bank as a cashier. The groom served two years in the
armed forces after graduation from the Akely high school in 1951.
He is employed by Pioneer Engineering in
Guests from away were from Abbotsford, Boulder, Colo., Chicago, Owen, Dorchester, and Madison, Long Prairie, Minn., Wahkon, Minn., Akely, Minn., Minneapolis, Viking, Minn., Stewartsville, Minn., and Rockford, Minn.
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