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Chester Adelbert Wheeler weds Marguerite Mathiot

Oregonian, 13 Jul 1913, Section 3, Page 2

A pretty wedding of Thursday took placed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Mathiot, whose daughter, Miss Marguerite Mathiot, became the bride of Chester A. Wheeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence J. Wheeler, of Irvington. To the strains of the wedding march played by Miss Mildred Hurd, the bride entered on the arm of her father, who gave her into the keeping of the bridegroom. Rev. Henry Marcotte was the officiating clergyman.

The bride was beautiful in a robe of cream charmeuse, becomingly fashioned and trimmed with real lace. She wore a Juliet cap from which depended the full length veil which was caught with orange blossoms. Her bouquet was a shower of white sweet peas. Her only ornament was a cameo broach, the gift of the bridegroom.

Miss Essie Mathiot, an attractive brunette, attended her sister as bridesmaid. She wore a pink gown and carried a shower of pink sweet peas. Collister Wheeler was best man. The rooms were decorate artistically with cut flowers and ferns. White and green were used in the drawing-room where the ceremony took place and crimson ramblers adorned the living room. A dainty buffet luncheon was served at a table decorated with baskets of pink blossoms.

Mrs. Charles Mathiot wore a pretty white lingerie gown. Miss Josephine Mathiot wore white silk. Miss Faye Wise was gowned in yellow satin and Miss Mildred Hurd wore pink crepe meteor. After the ceremony a reception was held for relatives and intimate friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler will be at home at 925 Weidler street after August 1. Mrs. Wheeler is popular among a wide circle of friends and Mr. Wheeler is well known as a business man and member of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club.


The Oregonian, 11 Jul 1963, page 34

A dinner party at Lakeside Gardens recently honored the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Chester A. Wheeler, 3055 S.E. 174th Ave.

Married in Portland, July 9, 1913, Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler have been life-long residents of this city. He was with Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Co. for 43 years before his retirement in 1954.

They have three children, Mrs. Ronald Maggard and Chester M., both of Portland, and Jack of Alameda, Calif., eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.