Miss Doris Claybaker Is Bride Of Ferdinand Bahr
The wedding scene Saturday evening for a 6 o'clock service in which Miss
Doris Calybaker and Ferdinand Bahr repeated vows was Trinity Lutheran Church.
The Rev. Karl Schulz read the marriage ceremony. Bouquets of white gladioli
and pompons on the altar were the decor.
Principals in the nuptials were the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William
Claybaker, 1202 N. 16th St., and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bahr, 3026
Kohler Memorial Dr.
Before the ceremony, three choral preludes, Mark Bangert playing the oboe,
and Mrs. Richard Schumacher, the organ, were "Blessed Jesus at Thy Word,"
"Lord, Thee I Love With All My Heart," by Krebs, and "Now Thank We All Our
God," by Bach. The processional was sung by the soloist, Mrs. Jerome
Heisdorf, and was "Rhosymedre," by Vaughn Williams. Another number she did
was "Blessed Jesus at Thy Word," by Walther. A hymn sung by the congregation
was "With the Lord Begin Thy Task." The recessional was "Trumpet Voluntary
in D," by Purcell.
Bridal attire was a floor-length gown of lace over satin with a mandarin
collar and long sleeves of lace. The bodice was trimmed with iridescent
sequins and seed pearls and the full skirt was designed with tiers of ruffled
lace on the sides and panels of lace in front and in back. The fingertip
veil was held by a crown of iridescent sequins and seed pearls. A cascade
bouquet carried by the bride was a combination of white carnations and
stephanotis. Her father presented her in marriage.
Mrs. William Bahr came from Lombard, Ill., to be matron of honor. She is the
bridegroom's sister-in-law. A ballerina length pink cotton with nylon over
the full skirt was the attire of the attendant. A band of eyelet embroidery
was inset on the nylon. The sleeveless dress has a square neckline. A deep
pink cummerbund sash with a large bow in back was another detail of styling.
She carried a cascade bouquet of ice blue carnations and wore a headband of
Others in the wedding party were the best man, Marvin Hueller, and the two
ushers, brothers of the couple, William Am End Bahr from Lombard, Ill., and
Following the ceremony, a buffet supper at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church took
place at which 200 guests were present.
Cleveland, Ohio, will be the city in which the bridal pair will be living
after Aug. 15. The bride was a student at Valparaiso University and was
graduated from Concordia Teachers College in River Forest, Ill., class of
1956. She is a teacher at St. Paul Lutheran School in Cleveland. The
bridegroom also was enrolled in Valparaiso University and was a student at
Concordia Seminary in Springfield, Ill. He will be a vicar at St. Mark's
Lutheran Church in Cleveland.
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