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DIXON EVENING TELEGRAPH
Nov. 6, 1945
Pg 5
Miss Helen Egan, Harmon Veteran
Wed in Tampico

Miss Helen Louise Egan daughter
of Mr and Mrs Edward Egan
of Deer Grove and Leo Joseph
**** son of Edward C Miller of
Harmon were united in manage at
30 o clock Saturday morning in a
*olemn nuptial high mass at St
Mary's Catholic church Tampico.
The celebiant of the mass, was Rev
Peter Egan of Gillman I11 , uncle
of the bride Rev T O Magune
of St Mary's was deacon and Rev
David Murphy of Harmon was subdeacon
The servers were Thomas
Keefe and William Devne.

Yellow and white chysanthemums
ferns, and palms banked the
alters of the church
The bride who was given in
marriage by her father wore a
gown of white chiffon over white
satin sweetheart neckline and delicate
inserts of white net in butterfly
pattern graced each shoulder
of the satin bodice and also the
train of the full chiffon skirt

Her fingertip veil fell from a halo of
orange blossoms. She carried a
bouquet of white carnations and
baby mums centered with a purple
orchid also a white pearl rosary
a gift from the bridegroom.

Miss Genevieve Devine sister of
the bride was matron of honor
She chose pink net over chifton
with matching - veil and carried a
mixed bouquet of mums and caarnations
Miss Merita Johnson cousin
of the bride and Miss Helen E
Hermes a friend were bridesmaid
They wore blue chiffon and
blue net over jersey with matchng
shoulder veils and carried
identical mixed bouquets.

Edward Miller brother of the
bridegroom served as best man.

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