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Marriages & Engagements > 1915 - August W. Berg - Minnie Frank

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois

December 21, 1915, pg 8, col. 1





Occurred at High Noon Wednesday at the Bride's Home Near Tampico


The ceremony which united the lives of Miss Minnie R. Frank and August W. Berge, prominent young people of Tampico, was performed at high noon, Wednesday, Dec. 22, at the home of the bride's parents southwest of town by Rev. Wm. Krebs, pastor of the Rock Falls German Lutheran church.


The ring ceremony was used and was performed under an arch in the parlor which was tastily decorated for the occasion in smilax and carmations, the general color scheme of the house decorations being pink and white, and the table decorations as in the parlor, smilax and carnations.


The bride's maids were Misses Ida Lickhard of Geneseo and Elfreda Frank and the ring was borne in the throat of a white lily by Miss Rosetta Berge who was becomingly attired in blue messaline, while the groom was attended by Messrs. John Berge and Ernest Frank, Miss Berge, a sister of the groom playing the wedding march as the party took their places under the arch.


The bride was handsomely gowned in white satin trimmed in oriental lace and carried roses.  After the ceremony a splendid wedding dinner was served to the many guests present and hearty congratulations and best wishes tendered Mr. and Mrs. Berge.


The bride is the daughter of William Frank, a well known farmer living southwest of town, and is a young lady of pleasing manner and many accomplishments.  The groom is a son of Fred Berge, another well known farmer of this vicinity, and is a young man of good habits and splendid character.  After a short wedding trip the young couple will make their home upon a farm southwest of town.


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