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July 3, 1975, Monitor, Monroe, WA,Page Three Linda LundgrenWed In MOnrOe Two Join Lady Eagles Geraldine Hogan and Margaret Nettles were initiated into the Eagles Auxiliary at a meeting held last week. The Auxiliary also presented $100 to Monroe Public Li- brarian Marilyn Virta. The chapter is now in the process of sol- iciting pies for a pie auction planned for the Community Picnic at Eagles Park on July 4. Lunch Committee An afternoon service at the Peace Lutheran Church on June 21 marked the marriage of Linda Viola Lundgren to Gunnar Robert Almgren. Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Lundgren of Monroe are the bride's parents. Parents of the groom are Mrs. Bill Sehroeder of Everett, and Mr. Peter Almgren of Vancouver. Pastor Elmer Wenzel officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Richard Ode was the organ- ist and Mrs. M.J. MeCallum played the violin. Both are sisters of the bride. Mr. Mike Wenzel was the soloist singing the "Wedding Song", while the Peace Lutheran choir sang the 23rd Psalm. The bride's father gave her in marriage. She wore a white organza gown with an attach- ed brushed train set off by embroidered French Chantilly lace and a matching elbow length veil. Ltnda carried a nosegay of pink roses, babies breath and ferns. As bridesmaids, Kathleen Pearson of Seat- tle and Barbara McKeever of Richland wore floor length pink floral voile dresses with cape sleeves and matching pink straw hats. Karin Ode of Redmond was the Junior bridesmaid for her aunt. Katy McCallum of Edmonds, also the bride's niece, wore a light pink dress with a dark pink ribbon as the flower girl. The bride's nephew Eric Ode of Redmond, served as the candle lighter. The groom's best man was Larry Duncan of Seattle. Eric Almgren of Everett, Robert Liv- ington of Seattle and Warren Shemp of Stilla- coom acted as groomsmen. thAe reception took place at the church after wedding. Pink glads, white daisies, mums, and babies breath decorated the bride's table, over which Mrs. Merlin Giles and Mrs. Harold Sundene presided. A tiered, Maltese cross cake accented by pink roses was cut by Rae Jensen and Roberta Pooke. Gail Rauch served punch and Mrs. Jerry Knowlton held the guest book. Cousins of the groom, Steven and Jay Tay- lor, passed scrolls. Mrs. Robert Livingston and Marian Taylor were in charge of the gift table. The bride is a graduate of Western Wash- tngton State College. She was employed as the librarian for the Monroe School District for a year and will begin a librarian's job with the Longvtew School District this Fall. The groom was graduated from Central Wash- tngton State College, and will complete workfor his masters degree at Pacific Lutheran Uni- versity in August. Leaving for a cruise in the SanJuans, the new Mrs. Almgren was dressed in a navy and white polka dot suit with a white straw hat, red ac- cessories and a red rose corsage. Following "their honeymoon the couple will reside in Ta- coma. r'of interest to... < i~ii : i =!! iti : ~I' I " .... :: . ""~ . : :t by Claire Tuohy Alum Picnic Planned Church Announces The alumni of Cherry Upcoming Events Valley School District No. 14 are planning to The Monroe United hold their annual get- Methodist Church has together pot-luck pic- announced the follow- nic at Taylor Park, ing special events in Duvall on July 12, at its calendar: noon. Those who are On July 6, the regu- planning to attend lar 10 a.m. worship should bring their own service will be follow- chairpersons are utensils. In case of ed by a Pie Centen- Mary and Debbte An- inclement weather, ntal at 11 a.m. derson, the picnic willbemov- Tuesday school will The auxiliary will ed to the Grange Hall be held on July 8 from meet again at 8 p.m., on Main Street in Du- 10 - 11:30 a.m. for Wednesday, July 9. vail. youngsters from four Price Sherman Are Married years to the sixth grade. July 9 will be Fam- Wearing a dress made for her by her mother, tly Activity Worship and carrying a bible which her mother carried Night from 7:30-8:30 on her wedding day, Judith Louise Sherman p.m. Birthdays and became the bride of Rowland Edward Price in anniversaries from an evening ceremony on June 21in Monroe's January, April, July, Congregational Church. and October will be The bride and groom are both Monroe resi- celebrated and the dents. Judith is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schwend fam- Ted Sherman of Monroe while Rowland's par- tly will host the ac- ents are Mr. and Mrs. Harry Price of Sno- ttvities. homish. Reverend Larry Baker presided over the double ring service at an altar decorated with flowers from the bride's grandparents' gar- den. A1 Schwartz sang the "Wedding Song" and Mrs. Sarah Leyde played the organ. The bride wore a ruffled empire style dress accented by a square neckline, sheer overlay and short sleeves as her father gave her in marriage. Attending her sister as matron of honor was Mrs. Lynda Putnam of Bellingham. Laurie Sher- man, also the bride's sister, and Donna Hop- kins, both of Monroe served as bridesmaids. The girls wore long smock style dresses and white hats. Lynda wore lavendar, while Laurie wore blue and Donna was dressed in pink. Larry Clark.of Lynnwood "was the best man; groomsmen were Mark Andrissen of Baring and Ed Putnam of Bellingham. Ted Sherman of Monroe and Jeff Price of Snohomish served as ushers. Flower girls were Jill and Jan Sherman, while David Clark was the ring bearer and Ted Sher- man and Jeff Price were candle lighters. A reception was held at the churchhall follow- trig the ceremony. Mrs. Sharon Thompson and Mrs. Maryann Hines cut the cake; Mrs. Cindy Clark, sister of the groom, and Mrs. Teresa Mrs. Blanca Verlinde served punch, while Mrs. Anna Silva poured coffee and Linda Gates held the guest book. Alice was graduated from Monroe High School, and is a factory worker at Pan Alaska Fisheries. Miss Verlinde Marries Nelson served punch. The guest bookwas held by Linda Culp. In charge of the gift table were Mrs. Wendy George, Cheryl Marty, Brad Sher- Alice Verltnde andGecrgeRomani ecame man man and Leon Leyde. and wife in a double ring ceremony at Peace Judith is a1974 graduate of Monroe High School Lutheran Church on Sunday, June 22. and is employed by the Candi Cane Drive-In iri The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth Ver- Monroe. Her husband graduated from Monroe ltnde of Monroe and the groom is the son of High School in 1973 and holds a job with Cen- Mr. Jose Roman of National Cit ,: C iIifo ia. t retort Inc. of Everett. Pastor Elmer Wenzel conducted the afternoon Following a wedding trip to Port Angeles wedding which was held tnasanctuarydecorated and Victoria the couple will make their home with yellow gladioli, white daisies, and white in Monroe. babies breath. Accompanied by Mrs. Vern Coon on the organ, pink and blue flowers. At the reception held at the Peace Lutheran Mrs. Elmer Wenzel served as the soloist, sing-Church, Mrs. Mary Wagner served the cak% tag the "Wedding Song" and "There is Love". Alice, given in marriage by her uncle, Mr. which was whltewtthwhitedaisies, greenleave , and yellow trimming. Green and yellow mints Glen Willtamson, wore a daisy lace dress with were also served. an elbow length veil of the same material. White George is a high school graduate serving as a diesel mechanic with the army at Fort Lewis. Wearing a blue halter dress with matching blue flowered blouse, the bride and her new husband embarked on a honeymoon to Seattle. The Romans plan to make their new home in Tacoma after July 1. / Hall. Needs Bids will be called daisy trim embellished the neckline, waist, and cuffs, and she carried a corsage ofwhitedatsies and green babies breath. As maid of honor, Joyce McDowell of Monroe was attired in a ltme green dress withthe neck- line, waist, and cuffs trimmed withwhite daisies. She carried a big fern with two green carnations and a yellow and white ribbon. Bridesmaid Karen Smith, Monroe, wore a yellow dress with white daisy trim in the same style as the maid of honor. She also carried a large fern, but with two yellow carnations, and a yellow and white ribbon attached. Best man Art Verlinde of Snohomish, and usher John Droullard wore white tuxedos with shirtS- for window coverings of lime green and yellow, and boutonnieres to at the new city hall, match, it was decided at last Mrs. Verlinde, as mother of the bride, was week's City Council dressed in a long pink dress splashed with dark meeting. The large windows facing M in Street need some sortofcov- ertng to reduce glare on bright days and pre- serve heat during the winter, according to City.Clerk Betty King. WWl Vets To Hold Potluck A picnic style pot- luck luncheon at noon will preceed the July 9 meeting of the World War I Veterans of the Monroe Barracks and Ladies Auxiliary, to be held at the Congrega- tional Church Hall at 309 South Lewis Hot dogs and buns will be furnished by the Aux- iliary. Business meetings will be conducted after the luncheon, with Commander Otto Wal- ler and his wife Mil- dred presiding. The Wallers were honored by a beauti- ful reception celebrat- ing their golden wed- ding anniversary after the June 11 business meeting. The fete was hosted by their daught- er, Lois Tompkins, and her husband Mark. The reception was at- tended by 75 members and visitors. Clara Green decorated the tables. VFW Auxiliary Earns Awards The Monroe Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars was the recipient of several awards at the State VFW Convention held in Belltngham on June 17-22. The Voice of Democracy, Pop- pies, and Cancer Aid and Research awards were presented to the Monroe Chapter, who were rep- resented at the meeting by Mary Stackpole, Amy Murdock and LaVette Moser. LaVette Moser chaired the Cancer Aid and Research program, while Gardell Newsome served as the Poppy chairperson. Attending the convention from Monroe's VFW Post was commander Jerry Stackpole and Stan Moser. The newly installed state president of the VFW Auxiliary is Violet Smith of Everett, who instituted the Monroe Auxiliary when she was the District 1 president. Following the convention, a reception was held at the Bellingham Post Home for the newly in- stalled state officers of both the Post and Auxil- iary. Chairman of the Auxiliary was LaVette Moser. Funeral Home 441 Main Monroe, Wash. 98272 "Serving others as we would wish to be served..." C.W. Kerr, Gen. Mgr. Monroe 794-7049 - Carnation 333-4179 For Your4th of July Eating Pleasure Boneless - Reliable - Hy-Grade - W.A. 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