Submitted by Melva Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
November 30 1949 - Wednesday, pg. 12, col. 1
ARDITH BOUND & KENT POBANZ
Ardith Bound Bride Of Kent Pobanz In Double Ring Ceremony
Prophetstown: Marriage vows were exchanged Tuesday evening at the Congregational church by Ardith J. Bound, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bound, and Kent Pobanz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pobanz of Colona. The Rev. George O. A. McKinley read the double ring ceremony at 7 o'clock. Candelabra and vases of white and yellow mums adorned the altar.
Mrs. Donald Sipe played traditional wedding music at the organ and also accompanied Joan Majeski, soloist.
Marilyn Belowski of Carbon Cliff, friend of the bride was the maid of honor and Richard Bound, brother of the bride, served as best man.
Bride Wears Satin
The bride was gowned in a white satin, off the shoulder effect, fashioned with long sleeves, neckline trimmed with insert of net, and bustle back. The gathered skirt fell into a short train. The fingertip veil edged in lace was held in place by a white beaded pearl tiara. She wore white satin slippers and her only jewelry was a locket, gift of the bridegroom. She carried a shower bouquet of white carnations.
Miss Belowske was dressed in yellow marquisette designed with a shirred fitted bodice. Her flowers were a shower bouquet of yellow carnations and she wore a mataching tiara of carnations in her hair. Her rhinestone earrings were a gift of the bride.
Virgil Westland and Charales Baum, jr., of Colona were the ushers.
Mrs. Bound was attired in a brown crepe dress and Mrs. Pobanz in a green crepe dress, both wearing corsages of yellow carnations.
A reception followed in the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Hecht. The serving table was centered with a four tier wedding cake which was cut by Mrs. Hecht, Mrs. E. E. Carter of Chicago, aunt of the bridegroom, and Mrs. Orson Bound, aunt of the bride, poured. Donetta Taber of Atkinson, Darelene Church and Phyllis Egert were the waitresses. Joan Pobanz of Colona, cousin of the bridegroom registered the guests.
For her going away ensemble, the new bride chose a brown gabardine suit with matching brown accessories. Upon their return the couple will reside in a newly furnished home in Colona.
The bride was graduated from the Prophetstown Community high school in 1947 and attended the Moline Institute of Commerce for one year. For the past 17 months she has been employed as secretary in the offices of the Eclipse Lawn Mower Co.
Mr. Pobanz was graduated from the Geneseo high school in 1945 and attended Augustana college in Rock Island. He is employed at John Deere in East Moline.