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2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, June 29, 1972 Miss Grummert Bride Of Kenneth Franzen The Rev. George Feistner performed the double-ring wedding ceremony of Miss Janice Grummert of Hastings and Kenneth Franzen of Nelson on June 3 at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Superior. The church was decorated with orange gladioli, yellow pore pons and white daisies and candelabra accented with ivy, orange gladioli and yellow pore pons. Orange and yellow satin bows marked the pews. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Orville Grummert of Superior and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Franzen of Odell. Mrs. Hans Christensen was organist. Miss Betty Grummert and Miss Nancy Melton were soloists. Miss Grummert sang "Each For The Other" and "The Wedding Prayer." Miss Melton sang "O Perfect Love." The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white sheer-ganza and re- embroidered lace. The simple A-line silhouette had a wedding ring collar and empire waistline. The re-embroidered lace accented the waistline, neckline, Queen Anne sleeves and hemline. Her floor.length skirt swept into a semi- cathedral train. Her bouquet was yellow pore pens and yellow and white daisies. Miss Betty Grummert of Superior was maid of honor for her sister, Miss Marcia Holsteen of Chicago and Miss Kathy Meyer and Miss Nancy Melton of Hastings were bridesmaids. Gowns of alter- sating orange and gold bridal satin with empire waistlines and short puffed sleeves trimmed with lace were worn by the attendants. Each wore a matching hat and carried a single yellow mum with alternating streamers. Miss Kandy Kohn and Miss Kitty Kohn of Nelson were flower girls They wore orange and gold street-length gowns to match the attendants' gowns, and carried small white baskets of orange and yellow petals. Miss Margaret Franzen of Odell, sfster of the bridegroom, and Miss LuAnn Meyer of Hastings were candlelighters. They wore pastel floral designed gowns with matching maize hats identical to the attendants gowns. Don Franzen of Omaha was best man for his brother. Richard Wether of Arcadia, Kenni Leseberg of Odell and Steve Riggert of Lincoln were groomsmen. Bill Bumgartner of Grand Island and Terry Yost of Hastings were ushers. Miss Lila Grummert, sister of the bride, and Miss Jan Thurber of Hastings attended the guest book.  Club Has Breakfast At Lake Lovewell A reception was held in Fellowship Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Jensen of Edgar, Harlan Grummevt of Fort Collins, Colo., and Mr. and Mrs. George Cowsky of Nelson were hosts. A three-tier wedding cake decorated with orange roses, cupids, wedding bells and a miniature bride and groom centered the serving table. Orange candles with white daisy wreathes decorated the tables. Mrs. Floyd Olena of Burr Oak, Mrs. Andy Jensen of Columbus, Mrs. Harlan Grummert of Fort Collins, Colo., Mrs. Andy Leseberg of Odell and Mrs. Bill Novotney of Odell, aunts of the couple, assisted. Special guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Grummert of Superior, grand- parents of the bride. After a two-week trip to the west coast, Mr. and Mrs. Franzen are at home in Nelson. The bride is a graduate of Nelson High School and Central Nebraska Technical College School of Practical Nursing in Kearney. She will he employed at the Good Samaritan Center in Nelson. The bridegroom is a graduate of Odell High School and the University of Nebraska. He served two years in the United States Army and is currently employed by the United States Soil Conservation Service in Nelson. Two Honored At Birthday Party Mrs. Mitchie Woerner hosted a birthday party Saturday evening to honor the birthdays of Mitchie Woerner, which was Saturday, and Mitchell Woerner, which was Sunday. Besides the honored guests, the following were present: Mrs Mitchell Woerner, Mr. and Mrs. James Woerner and Lauri of Nelson, Debra Poole, Larry Woerner and Michelle and  Arnold Woerner. Birthday cake and ice cream ,ere served. Miss Pettit Feted At Bridal Shower The Helping Hand Club hosted a bridal shower for Connie Pettit at the Oak Creek Com- munity Center Monday evening. . Refreshments were served  from a table decorated in ,, :. lavendar and white The in-  dividual cakes were decorated y:  in the same colors. The gift !}: table was covered with a lace : cloth over lavendar and was centered with a floral ,,,,, arrangement of the same : colors. Mrs. William Andrews had charge of the evening's en-- tertainment. The honored guest received many lovely gifts. The Valley View Club met last Friday for a breakfast at Lovewell Lake. Seventeen were present. Mrs. Eugene Purcell presided at the business meeting. The next meeting will be an ice cream social at Lincoln Park July 14 for members and their families. Switzer-Barton Vows Repeated On June 15 Rev. and Mrs. Larry Lyle Hower, Siguatapeque, Hon- Peggy Switzer, daughter of Melissa Cox of Republic, duras, are the parents of a son, Mr. and Mrs. Don Switzer, and niece of the bride, was flower born June 22. He weighed seven Jim Barton, son of Mr. and Mrs. girl pounds, four ounces and was Henry Barton, all of Superior, Stan Meyer of Superior was namedJodyLyle. Hehasa two- were united in marriage best man. Mike and Jeff Cox of year-old brother to welcome Thursday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. Republic, nephews of the bride, him. Rev. and Mrs. Everett in the United Methodist Church were ushers. Hower of Temple, Texas, are of Republic, Kan. The Rev. Attending the guest book was the grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Silsby officiated. Pam Elledge. Virginia Wyatt C. M. Hower of the Olive Hill Jan Meyer was organist, and Linda Dixon were at the gift community and Mr. and Mrs. The bride was given in table. John Collins of Mankato are the marriage by her father. Her A reception was held great grandparents, sister, Cindy Switzer, was maid following the ceremony. A of honor. The bride carried a three-tiered wedding cake, bouquet of pink roses and white decorated with pink roses and carnations whilethe maid of mint green hearts, centereed honor carried two long stem- the serving table. The cake was reed pink roses. The served by Mrs. Stan Meyer. bridegroom's boutonniere was a Punch and coffee were served white carnation with pink rose by Esther Ehlers and Debra in the center. Poole. Karen Wilcox Is Engaged To Thomas Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Myron Wilcox of Superior announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Lynn, to Thomas Lloyd Hamilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russ Gimison of Superior and 'i" 'e late William Hamilton. Miss Wilcox attends Superior i High School. Her fiance is a 1971 \\; graduate of Superior High School and has attended Central Nebraska Technical College in Hastings. ' Wedding plans are indefinite. Local News Mrs Wilbure Smith recently returned from a week's visit in Campbellsville, Ky., with Mrs. Dolly Dohoney, Mr. and Mrs. Woodruff Harrison and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dahoney Harrison and family, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Harrison and family and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Groham. Mrs. Smith has corresponded with Mrs. Dollie Dohoney for 30 years and this was their first meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbure Smith Terresa Long Installed spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Myers of Burr Oak. At Grand Bethel June 17 Mr. and Mrs. Terry Shill of Manhattan, Kan., and Mrs. Terresa Long, senior princess Daughters from Bethels Ethel Shaffer of Superior were of Bethel No. 66, International throughout Nebraska attended, Sunday dinner guests f Mr" and Order of Job's Daughters of including nine members of Mrs. Clarence Shill at Con- Superior, was installed as Bethel No. 66 of Superior. cordia. Grand Bethel Senior Custodian Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Us- for the State of Nebraska at Here July 6 derwood have returned from a Grand Bethel in Lincoln June The social security 17. She is a daughter of Mr. and 10-day Texas vacation. They .... representative from the ivirs Jonn Long visited their daughter and " " Hastings office will be at the Miss Loftes And family, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grand Bethel was held in Security National Bank com- Timothy Jensen Williams and daughters of Lincoln from June 14 through munity room July 6 from 10 Are Engaged Waco. Visits to Six Flags Over June 17. More than 1,200 Job's a.m. to 12 noon. Texas and the Waco zoo were a ondu00ed tl Mr. and Mrs Robert Loeftes of Craig, Neb., announce the Mr. andMrs. RexFisher, Joy r An ntmen engagement of their daughter, and Tony of Preston, Minn., Cynthiaof OmahaAnn'Timothyt Timothyis theJensenson of visitedweek. Mrs. Helen Fisher last I With Tra i ned Cou rteous I Mr and Mrs. Albert Jensen of I Memorial Counselors I Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. Don Nelson, I Who Can Take Care of Every J Miss Loftes is a 1969 graduate Kevin, Kent, Tony and Sue Ann of Craig High School and will be of Cozad were weekend guests I Monumental Need J a senior at the University of in the home of Mrs Ralph I Large or Small I Nebraska at Lincoln in the fall. Shafer. Saturday afternoon they She is presently employed by visited in the home of Mr. and II Contact ii the Hawkeye Security In- Mrs. Arnold HeRman near 1 I surance in Omaha. Webber. I her finance is a1969 graduate I Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ludwig I of Hardy High School and a 1970 Mr. and Mrs. Don Nelson and graduate of the Atlantic Airline family of Cozad, Mrs. Eunice I Phone 627-3845 Representing Shickley, Neb. [ Career School. He is presently Bourne and Mr. and Mrs. Ar- employed by Continental nold Heitman of Webber were I Palmers Brothers Granite Co. I Trailways Bus System. Aug. 20 wedding in the home of Mrs. Ralph I I S2 Years under,the same management n Aned is plan- guests for a cooperative dinner I Holdrege, Neb ,,ll Shafer Sunday. Bridal Shower For Mohlers Mrs. Gorman Foley, Mrs. Vernon Stone and Mrs. Gall Hudiburgh hosted a miscellaneous bridal shower for Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Mohler at the Olive Hill Church parlors Friday evening. The refresh- ments, consisting of punch and angel food cake, were served from a table covered with a lace cloth over blue. The honored guests received many lovely gifts. Mrs. Ehlers, Son Honored At Shower Ten Home Improvement club members met at the Harbine Park in Nelson Thursday af- ternoon to honor Mrs. Dnane Ehlers and son, Ty Edward, at a baby shower Fresh flowers in a baby shoe with light blue candies at either side centered the table from which the gifts were displayed. Several games were played and refreshments served. Persinger Reunion Held Here June 18 The annual Persinger reunion was held at the park in Superior on June 18. Sixty six were present. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Johnson, Vicki and Cindy and Mr. and Mrs. Van Persinger, Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Persinger and Mr. and Mrs. Rasper Warren, Cedar Creek, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. Alva Persinger, Juniata, Neb.; Barbara Prsinger, Louisville, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meggitt and Bob,. Republic; Leroy Herrman, Ann Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Herrman and Marvin, Scandia; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Per- singer, David, Julene and Michael, St. George, Utah; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Persinger, Wichita; Mr. and Mrs. Archie Persinger, Hardy; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Persinger, Sheri, Vicki, Donnie and Lonnie, Hastings; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Persinger and Dwight, Atwood, Kan.; Mr. and Mrs. Dewayne Barleen and sons, St. Paul, Neb.; Violet Smith, Oakley, Kan.; Mr. and Mrs. Letand McGuire, Eddy and Judy, Phillipsburg, Kan.; Mr. and Mrs. Steve Gray and family, Louisville, Neb.; Mrs. Stanley Van Meter and sons and Mrs. Harry (Eunice) Bourne, Superior; and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Scarlett, Republic. Library Books Library Closes at 5:30 on Saturdays Monday through Saturday 1:30 to 5:30; 7:00 to9:00p.m. "Story Hour and Reading Club" Adults "The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax," Dorothy Gilman. Again Mrs. Pollifax takes on spy work. This time she carries eight passports in her hat. "Dale," Dale Evans Rogers. Here is Dale's story, her life- told in pictures-her personal family album of photographs. "The Word," Wallace Irving. The author's most explosive, COl)troversial and breath taking novel to date. "Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee," Dee Brown. This is a documented account of the systematic plunder of the American Indians during second half of the 19th century. Yound Adult "Enchantment Of America- Nebraska," Allan Carpenter. Here is the vivid story of the people who made this land their home and built a great state on it's fertile soil. "Sea Pup," Archie Binns. "Desert Dog," Jim Kjelgaard. A gripping dog story by the best dog-story writer of them all. Children "The Rooster Crows," M. M. Petersham. Here is a part of America's heritage--gay verse- beautifully illustrated by famous artists. "Humpty Dumpty's Bedtime Stories." i ! Haas-Lanham Weddi At Beaver City, Neb. Miss Sharon Kay Haas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Haas of Beaver City, became the bride of Michael E. Lanham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lanham of Nora, Neb., on June 3. The seven o'clock ceremony was held at the First Methodist Church in Beaver City. Pastor Jerry Densmore of Nelson performed the double- ring ceremony Bouquets of blue, green and pink carnations and seven point candelabras were at the altar. Candlelighters were Miss Jacque Lambert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Lambert of Beaver City, and Kenneth Lanham, brother of the bridegroom. Douglas Garey sang "Colour My World" and "The Lord's Prayer," during the ceremony He was accompanied by Mrs. Clarence Rogers. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor- length gown of white bridal satin, featuring an empire waist. The bodice and sleeves were covered with sheer dotted swiss. Two rows of small satin flowers trimmed the front and back of the gown. The sleeves and him were trimmed with the same satin flowers and seed pearls. Her chapel-length veil was held by an organza bow and satin leaves. A row of satin flowers and seed pearls trim- med the edge of the veil. She wore a heart-shaped pendant, a gift of the bridegroom, and carried a bouquet of yellow and white daisy taurus. Miss Sidania Haas of Lincoln was maid of honor. Miss Linda Hartman of Blue Hill and Miss Linda Schluntz of Oxford were bridesmaids. The rainbow color theme was carried out in blue, green and pink, respectively, in their sleeveless, floor-length gowns of crepe radiance. The empire waistlines were trim- med with small satin flowers interwoven with contrasting dark ribbons. They wore white summer hats with wide brims and trimmed with ribbon that matched the trim on the dresses. They carried colonial bouquets of carnations tinted to match their gowns. Miss Kelly Gerner, of Mr. and Mrs. Roe Lincoln, was the bearer. Miss Lorr daughter of Mr. Robert Drudik of the flower girl. wore a lavender Drudik a white Lambert, yellow gown. Each bow in her hair the ribbon trim in Rick best man. Palmyra bridegroom and wore white dinner the attendants match the Erick Becker, son Mrs. Larry was ring bearer. Steve Moslander Gene Parks of Scheve of Beatrice Cook of Oeeta, Miss Janet of Lincoln, Miss Beaver City, of Byron and Miss Wymore displayed The reception' church Larry Becker were cake was cut by Gerner. Mrs. served the punch Gerner was at vice. Assisting reception were Lambert of Beaver Virgil Einspahr, of Orleans, of Beaver City, Lanham of Karpisek of Lanham of Terri Smith of Following the wedding home of Mr. Becker. The bride chose sleeveless A-line white accessories trip to Texas. living in bridegroom State College this lhrotect your against the v 1 00,00use palm it/%) tll ' 00li" 00lexib00e--stretchesandsh,in00S 11 " 1  II /l/llll when your house does, l l 00t11111 "::,::'r won,,, II wooo. ,,.o. "/t111 Protects from cracking and t/1,  peeling ]  Proven best by test MULLET'S ST 0 Phone 879-3716 -- Superior, Nebraska