Golden Anniversary Observed

The Grant E. Beardslees of Pine Knob Road, Clarkston, will celebrated [sic] their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, October 28, 1962 at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Sashabaw United Presbyterian Church on Maybee Road.

Mr. and Mrs. Beardslee have two daughters and son-in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Anson G. Raymond of White Plains, N.Y. and Mr. and Mrs. Alston G. Penfold of Jesup, Iowa. Three grand daughters and 2 grand sons.

Source: Clarkston News, October 25, 1962.

Ivadelle Beardslee—A.G. Penfold Married

The home of Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Benson on Lake Angelus Road was the scene of a lovely wedding last Saturday afternoon at 4:00 o’clock. To the strains of Mendelssohn’s march Miss Ivadelle Beardslee came down the stairs and took her place beside Lieut. Alston G. Penfold. Rev. C.J. Sutton of the Community United Presbyterian Church, Drayton Plains, officiated before a fireplace which was beautifully decked with palms, ferns and baskets of white gladioli.

The bride’s gown was ivory satin with a lace yoke, fitted pointed waist length sleeves and a long train with a full length veil. She carried a white Bible with Johanna Hill roses and gardenias. Miss Elizabeth Benson was maid of honor and wore a blue double net over blue faille and carried yellow roses. Misses Elsie Benson and Elizabeth Penfold, sisters of the bridegroom, were gowned in pink double net over pink faille. They both carried Virginia carnations and pink roses.

Continue reading “Ivadelle Beardslee—A.G. Penfold Married”

Untitled (Mr. and Mrs. Grant E. Beardslee)

The picturesque white-steepled Sashabaw United Presbyterian Church has been chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Grant E. Beardslee of Pine Knob Road for the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary.  The Open House will be held there from 2 to 5 in the afternoon.

The celebration will be attended by the Beardslees’ two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Anson G. (Marion) Raymond and their children, Mr. and Mrs. Anson [Raymond], Jr. of Denver, Colorado and Mrs. Douglas (Janice) Behrman; and Mr. and Mrs. Alston G. Penfold of Jessup, Iowa and their children, Mr. and Mrs. Alston W. Penfold of from Auburn, Indiana, Mr. and Mrs. Elton (Kathleen) Head from Indonesia, and Miss Nancy Penfold who is studying at Iowa State University. Several great-grandchildren will also be in attendance.

Many of the guests attending are members of organizations to which the anniversary couple belong.  These include the Sashabaw Presbyterian Church, General Richardson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Masons, Eastern Star, Katherine B. Cable Woman’s Christian Temperance Union and the Farm Bureau.

Source:  Clarkston News, October 26, 1972. 

Wedding News Through the Years

Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Crane and Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Sullivan were in attendance Tuesday, at the wedding of Miss Pauline Baldwin and Mr. Robert Field, at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.N. Baldwin in Howell, Mich. The Baldwins were for many years residents of Fayette and the bride is a graduate of the Fayette schools. (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 9, 1930)

20 Years Ago Today: The wedding of Miss Mary Helen Rorick and Dr. Harry W. Lundahl took place this noon at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John P. Rorick.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, December 1, 1943)

20 Years Ago Today:  The Wedding of Miss Marjorie Rorick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Rorick and Prosser Watts, son of R.H. Watts, took place this afternoon at 4 o’clock in the Rorick home on Toledo street.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, August 11, 1947)

The engagement of Marlene Dlouhy to Alston W. Penfold, Jr. was announced recently.  She is the daughter of Mrs. Malinda Dlouhy of Independence, Iowa and the late Mr. Dlouhy.  He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alston Penfold of Jessup [sic], Iowa and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Beardslee of Clarkston.  (Clarkston News, December 24, 1970)