CERESCO NEWS - MARCH 28, 1935
THEY SAY - "I DO"
The marriage of Miss Mildred Pearson and Mr. Linus Erickson was solemnized at 8:00 P.M. March 22, at the Swedeburg Lutheran Church, Rev. C. L. Lindberg officiating.
Preceding the wedding ceremony, Joseph Erickson sang, "Oh, Promise Me." "I Love You Truly" was sung by Miss LaVerne Olson.
The bridal procession entered to the strains of Lohrengrin's Wedding March played on the organ by John Erickson. Little Frans Eliason was the ring bearer. Charlotte Willsie of Omaha, dressed in a pink silk dress and carrying a basket of pinkes was the flower girl. Mrs. Ralph Peterson served as matron of honor. She wore a pale blue dress and carried a bouquet of white carnations.
The bride was charmingly gowned in white satin with a long veil. She carried a bouquet of pink roses. The bride was given away by her father, Mr. C. O. Pearson.
The bridegroom was attended by Mr. Ralph Peterson of Omaha, as best man.
The church was tastefully decorated with ferns, potted plants and cut flowers.
After the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. The decorations were and refreshments were carried out in a pink and white color scheme. The bridal party was immediate relatives and friends were seated at a long table. A larged beautifully decorated wedding cake baked by Mrs. Henry Olson, formed the centerpiece.
During the evening a program appropriate to the occasion was given. Messers. Elmer Pearson and Herman Pearson sang a duet; Miss Margaret Hagstrom gave a toast to the bride; Miss Bernice Erickson sang "Because" and Miss Marcelyn Erickson, "Atning;" Mrs. Lloyd Rutherford played two piano selections; Dr. C. O. Gulleen and Dr. Alfred Trued gave toasts to the bridal couple. Rev. C. L. Lindberg served as toast-master.
The bridal couple received a large number of beautiful gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Erickson are well and favorably known. The congratulations and well-wishes of this community are extended to them.
WAHOO DEMOCRAT - THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1935
PEARSON - ERICKSON
In the presence of 200 guests and before a setting of ferns and flowers on March 22 at 8 o'clock Miss Mildred Pearson, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Pearson became the Bride of Lenus Erickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Erickson ate Lutheran church of Swedeburg. Rev. C. L. Lindberg officiating. Joe Erickson sang "Oh, Promise Me," Miss Laverne Olson sang "I Love You Truly" with John Erickson at the organ and who also played "Lohrengrin's Wedding March."
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a white satin dress fashioned a high neck line and long sleeves. Her long tulle veil was held in place by a cap of lace and flowers. She carried a bouquet of pink roses.
Mrs. Ralph Peterson, the bridesmaid, wore a blue crepe and carried a bouquet of white carnations. Frans Elliason carried the ring on a white satin pillow, Charlotte Jane Willsie, dressed in pink silk, was flower girl.
Ralph Peterson acted as best man and the ushers were Melvin Pearson and Vernon Olson. Misses Cecil Davis, Iradell Engstrom and Irvin Pearson were in charge of the gift room. Following the ceremony a reception was held in the basement of the cch. After congratulations, refreshments were served. The tables were decorated with flowers and a wedding cake decorated with a miniature bride and groom, and those serving were; Misses Beulah Olson, Signe Olson, Leona Olson, Maxine Pearson, Alvlvina Larson, Eldine Eliason, Eunice Olson, Gevevieve Larson, and the following program was given: Duet, "I Never Knew What God Gave to Me," Herman Pearson, Elmer Pearson. Talk - Dr. C.O. Guleen; Solo - Bernice Erickson; Toast to Bride - Margareret Hagstrom; Piano Selections - "Love Dreams" and "Frolic," her own compositions, which she dedicated to the bride and groom - Mrs. Lloyd Rutherford; Toast to the Groom - Dr. Alfred Trued; Solo "At Dawning" - Marcelyn Erickson. Among the out of town guests were: Mrs. Anna Erdahl, grandmother of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Erdahl and Lucille of Weston, Mrs. Henry Meyer, Mrs. Mable Carlson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Peterson, Genevieve Larson, Charlotte, Ann Willete of Omaha, Dr. and Mrs. C.O. Gulleen, Mr. and Mrs. Norris Walther of Fremont, Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Trued and Eleanora Trued of Stromsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pearson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Omer Sutton of Waverly, Mrs. Alfreda Benson of Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Rutherford of Springfield. Mr. and Mrs. Don Rolofson of Cedar Bluffs.