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Marriages & Engagements > 1945 - Ruth Zarr - Glenn M. Schutt

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Prophetstown Echo, Prophetstown, Illinois
October 17, 1945 - Wednesday, pg. 1, col. 4


Miss Ruth Zarr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zarr of the Woodward Bluff community, and Glenn M. Schutt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn S. Schutt of Rock Falls, were united in marriage at St. Johns Lutheran church, Sterling, Friday afternoon. The Rev. Alfred Grew, D.D., performed the double ring ceremony which was witnessed by the families of the contracting parties. They were attended by Miss Betty Hand of Hume and William Bollman of Lyndon.

The bride's marriage gown was a light blue street dress with brown accessories and she wore an orchid corsage. Her attendant wore a wool dress of gold with brown accessories and a corsage of gardenias. Mrs. Zarr wore a two-piece dress of fuscia crepe and a corsage of white carnations. The groom's mother wore a medium blue crepe dress and a corsage of pink carnations.

A wedding dinner was served at the Lincoln hotel to the bridal party following the ceremony. A two tier wedding cake with minature bride and groom centered the table. Decorations were blue and white. The young couple left for a short honeymoon and upon their return will make their home with Mr. Schutt's parents while their home is being built.

Mrs. Schutt attended the Woodward Bluff school before entering the Prophetstown high school, from which she graduated in 1944. Mr. Schutt, now assisting his father on the farm, graduated from the Rock Falls high school in 1942.

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