BioA: Epding, Mr./Mrs. John (25th - 1935)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Erickson, Epding, Vornholdt, Reed, Deutsch, Bradbury, Garski

----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 27 June 1935

Erickson, Marian (Marriage - June 1935) Epding, Mr./Mrs. John (25th - 1935)

While Mr. and Mrs. John Epding of this city were celebrating their silver wedding anniversary Tuesday, their son Arthur was united in marriage to Miss Marian Erickson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Erickson of Merrillan. The ceremony took place at the Zion Reformed Church at 4 p.m., the pastor, Rev. E. H. Vornholdt, officiating. Mr. and Mrs. John Epding were married 25 years ago Tuesday in Chicago.

Miss Erickson was attended by Miss Velma Reed of Neillsville as bridesmaid and John Epding, Jr., brother of the groom, was best man. Lohengrin’s Wedding March was played by Miss Nancy Deutsch. The bride is a graduate of the Merrillan high school and is spoken highly of by all who know her. Mr. Epding is a young man of excellent character and is employed at the American Stores Dairy Company condensery.

A wedding supper was held at the home of the groom’s parents, attended by 50 guests. The room and table were colorfully decorated in white, gold and silver. A shower in honor of Mr. and Mrs. John Epding was given in the evening, the couple receiving many beautiful and useful gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Epding have been residents of their community for the past 18 years. They have three children. Mrs. Epding’s brother, Otto Garski and family of Chicago were present for the wedding and anniversary celebration.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Epding have engaged an apartment at the Dr. E. L. Bradbury residence where they will make their home.



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