SPEAK VOWS IN CHURCH SUNDAY
Miss Lola M Fredrick daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Fredrick of Brethren and Walter F. Brown son of Edward Brown of Route One, spoke their marriage vows Sunday, June 10 in Trinity Lutheran church, Onekama. The Rev. E. M. Ruhlig performed the 4 o'clock ceremony before an altar banked with palms and baskets of carnations, narcissi and snapdragons.
Mrs. William Briske served as organist and Mrs. Em M. Ruhliz sang 'O Perfect Love.
The bride given in marriage by her father wore a gown of white silk chiffon in the princess style. she carried white gardenias and snapdragons.
Miss Audrey Fredrick attended as maid of honor wearing a gown of pink taffeta and carrying a bouquet of matching roses and snapdragons. As bridesmaid, Miss Luella Brown wore a blue chiffon gown and her flowers were like those of the maid of honor.
Attending the groom were Wilfred Grabowski of Manistee and Henry Brown of Onekama and the guests were seated by the ushers, John Fredrick of Brethren and David Brown of Onekama.
For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Fredrick wore a brown silk dress with white accessories and a corsage of white carnations.
In the evening a reception was held for about 130 guests at the Brown residence on Route One.
Following a wedding trip the couple will be at home to their friends at Route One, Manistee, Box 211.
Now that we have the fashion of the day out of the way, who was who?
- The Bride: Lola Mae Fredrick*-(7 Feb 1920-)
- The Groom: Walter Brown-(1918-1977)
- The Bride's Parents: Otto August Fredrick (1 Nov 1878-5 Feb 1968) and Daisy Ellen Graf (18 Oct 1892-26 Oct 1978)
- The Groom's Parents: Edward Brown (1888-?) and Bertha Tritten (deceased at time of wedding)
- Maid of Honor: Audrey Fredrick, sister of the bride and my mother (1930-)
- Bride's Attendant: Luella Brown, sister of the groom
- Groom's Attendant's:
- Henry Brown, cousin of the groom
- Wilfred Grabowski, cousin of the groom
- John Fredrick, brother of the bride
- David Brown, cousin of the groom
- The Church: Trinity Lutheran Church, Onekama, Michigan-The Fredrick Family Church where many Fredrick events, including my baptism, took place.