Revelle R. Boehlke

Marjorie Rude and S/Sgt. Revelle Boehlke Wed Here
S/SGT. & MRS. REVELLE R. BOEHLKE Before an altar decorated with gladiolus and candelabra, Miss Joyce Marjorie Rude, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nordalh Rude and Staff Sergeant Revelle Richard Boehlke, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Boehlke, were married at 2 o'clock, Sunday, September 12, at First Lutheran Church in this city. The Reverend Agnar S. Tanner performed the double-ring ceremony. 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, entered the church to the strains of the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin. She wore a gown of brocaded satin with net yolk edged in seed pearls, fitted bodice, and full train. Her hand-embroidered bridal veil came from Norway and is over 200 years old, an heirloom of the family. It was held in place by a coronet of orange blossoms. She wore a two-strand pearl necklace, a gift of the groom, and carried a shower bouquet of Johanna Hill roses and baby's breath. 

Miss Arline Rude, the bride's sister, was maid of honor. She wore a dress of pink taffeta on princess lines and carried a colonial bouquet. She had a spray of pink rosebuds in her hair and wore a pearl cross necklace. 

The bridesmaids were the Misses Ione and June Rasmussen, cousins of the bride. They wore identical dresses of blue taffeta with fitted waists and tiered skirts. They carried colonial bouquets and had sprays of tiny pink rosebuds in their hair. They wore gold cross necklaces, gifts of the bride. 

Miss Gloria Rude, youngest sister of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. She wore a dress of pink taffeta with fitted waist and full skirt. She also carried a colonial bouquet and had a spray of tiny pink rosebuds in her hair. She wore a gold cross necklace. 

The groom, in Army uniform, was attended by Private Charles Severson, formerly of this city, now stationed at Camp McCoy. 

The ushers were Miss Irene Boehlke, sister of the groom, Miss Phyllis Braaten, and Mrs. Warren Gilbertson. They wore dresses of pink taffeta and shoulder corsages of gladiolus and roses with a matching rosebud in their hair. 

The bride's mother wore a black crepe dress with white lace trim and the groom's mother a beige lace dress. Each wore a shoulder corsage of orchid gladiolus. The bride's grandmother wore a black dress and a shoulder corsage of purple gladiolus.

Oscar Waller played organ music preceding the ceremony and accompanied Miss Ruth Klawiter, as she sang O Perfect Love. Private First Class Paul Kilde, formerly of this city, now stationed at Hill Reservation, VA, sang The Lord's Prayer by Malotte, preceding the benediction. 

A reception was held at the bride's home from four until seven o'clock. Pouring at the reception were the Misses Phyllis Braaten, Jean Knutson, Irene Conley and Mrs. Warren Gilbertson. 

Preceding the rehearsal Saturday evening, the bridal party and immediate families were entertained at a buffet luncheon at the bride's home. 

Pre-nuptial events included a personal shower given by Mrs. Warren Gilbertson, a miscellaneous shower given by Mrs. W. F. Boehlke and Mrs. Melvin Boehlke, a kitchen shower given by Ione and June Rasmussen, and a towel shower given by Phyllis Braaten and Jean Knutson. 

Out-of-town guests at the wedding were Mrs. Bella Lovaas, Mrs. Henry Rude and Douglas, and Technical Sergeant and Mrs. Owen Asher of Westby, WI,  Mrs. A. M. Hanson of Minneapolis, MN, and Mr. and Mrs. Gust Moen and Mr. and Mrs. Hans Moen of Eleva.

The bride is employed as cashier at Branstad's Drug Company. The groom just arrived in the States after serving about 14 months overseas. He is stationed at present at Hammer Field, Fresno, CA.


Staff Sergeant Revelle R. Boehlke returned Sunday to Moses Lake Army Air Base, Washington, after spending a 15-day furlough visiting his wife, the former Joyce M. Rude, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Boehlke, 515 West Madison Street.  He also welcomed his baby daughter, Janet Lenore, who was born at Luther Hospital on August 19.