Florence Ruth Seely


Gender: Female


Spouse: John David Henkel

Date of Marriage: May 3, 1941

Marriage Place: Port Huron, MI

Seely-Henkel Vows Spoken

In a quiet ceremony in St. Martin’s Lutheran church, Miss Florence Ruth Seely, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert B. Seely, Cypress street, and John David Henkel, Detroit, were married at 7 p.m. Saturday.  Mr. Henkel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer C. Henkel, Detroit.  The service was solemnized by Rev. Ernst Henkelmann, pastor.

The bride wore a smart dress of lime green and white print silk with a torso jacket of dark green wool crepe.  Her accessories were beige and her shoulder corsage was of gardenias and valley lilies.

Miss Marie Seely was maid of honor for her sister.  She wore a navy ensemble accented with touches of pink and her flowers were sweetheart roses.  Gilbert A. Seely, brother of the bride was best man.

Mrs. Seely chose a light blue and white print gown and she wore a corsage of deep red roses.  Mrs. Henkel was attired in a green crepe dress.  Her flowers were Johanna Hill roses.

Dinner for the immediate families was served at St. Clair Inn.  A tiered wedding cake centered the table and bowls of spring flowers were at each end.  The couple will make their home at 1103 Minnie street.

Published in The Times Herald (Port Huron, Michigan) Sunday May 4, 1941

[Great-great-granddaughter of SGS # 1948 – Florence Ruth; Gilbert B.; Andrew G.; Gilbert; Hiram (#1948); Daniel (# 609); Hezekiah; Nathaniel; Nathaniel; Nathaniel; Nathaniel; Robert]