In the parsonage of St. Joseph’s church in Tiffin, Ohio, Miss Margaret M. Gassner of Dayton, Ohio, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Gassner, and John V. Durant, son of Mr. and Mrs. P.V. Durant of Boise, were married at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17 by the Rev. Benedict Ringholz.
The bride wore an afternoon dress of gold crepe, trimmed with gold sequins at the neckline. The slim skirt was draped at the side. Her hat was of black felt trimmed in gold and other accessories were black. She wore a shoulder corsage of gladioli, yellow roses and forget-me-nots.
Mrs. Frederick Whipple of Toledo, Ohio, and Edmund F. Gassner of Youngstown attended the couple. Mrs. Whipple wore a rose colored wool dress with a high jewel neckline and gathered skirt. Her hat and other accessories were of navy blue, and she wore a corsage of rose colored gladioli.
A wedding breakfast was served the immediate family at Shawhan hotel. That evening a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.
After a wedding trip to Canada and New York City, the couple will live at North Dixie Drive, Dayton. For her going away, the bride wore a suit of light weight wool in a small check of jade green and white, with which she wore a jade green topcoat and black accessories.
Mrs. Durant was graduated from Calvert high school and attended Tiffin University. She is secretary to the assistant chief of communications and navigation laboratory at Wright field.
Her husband, was graduated from Boise high school and Boise Junior college, is a radio engineer in the same laboratory at Wright field. He formerly was employed at station KIDO. He recently returned to Wright field after spending five months in the Marshall islands, where he conducted radio wave propagation measurements in connection with the atom bomb tests.
Source: Idaho Sunday Statesman, August 25, 1946.