133. Genevieve Myrtle Gashel.
Genevieve Myrtle Gashel and Donald Neville Armstrong were married on 28 Dec 1947 in Waterloo, Black Hawk, IA. Wed at Home Miss Genevieve Gashel, daughter of the Adolph Gashels, 1128 Washington street, became the bride of Donald N. Armstrong, formerly of Waterloo and now of Kansas City, Mo., Sunday afternoon in the Gashel home. Rev. H. W. Farnham, pastor of Grace Methodist Church, officiated at the double ring ceremony at 3 o'clock. Twenty-five guests witnessed the vows, which were repeated before an arrangement of American Beauty roses and white chrysanthemums. Dove Blue The bride chose a dove blue gabardine suit, accented with black accessories and a single strand of pearls. Her flowers were white roses. Mrs. Herbert Schram of Manchester, sister of the bride, was matron of honor in an aqua gabardine suit, worn with black accessories and American Beauty roses. Mr. Schram was best man. The bride's mother attended the ceremony in an aqua silk frock, black accessories and a corsage of pink roses. Guests Out-of-town guests included the groom's father, R. M. Armstrong of Des Moines; Mrs. G. T. Stocking and Leonard Gashel of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Menneke and family of Cedar Rapids and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Minish of La Porte City. The groom's mother was unable to attend because of illness. At 5 o'clock refreshments were served the guests. Featured was a four-tiered wedding cake. Mrs. Minish and Mrs. Edward Barr served. The couple left Sunday for a wedding trip to Kansas City, and after this week the bride will return to reside with her parents. The groom is attending art school in Kansas City. He was formerly employed by Railway Express Co. and his bride is an employee of Sears Roebuck & Co. Donald Neville Armstrong was born on 7 Feb 1912 in Des Moines, Polk, IA. He died on 12 Oct 1997.