William Jr H. Seeley


Gender: Male


Spouse: Sandra Lee Westendorf

Date of Marriage: April 13, 1957

Marriage Place: Keansburg, NJ

Miss Sandra Lee Westendorf Marries William H. Seeley Jr. at Keansburg

KEANSBURG – Miss Sandra Lee Westendorf, daughter of Mrs. Leola V. Westendorf, 28 Willis Pl., and the late Edward Westendorf, became the bride of William H. Seeley Jr., son of Mrs. Eunice Collins Gilmore, 33 Maple Ave. and William H. Seeley, Atlanta, Ga., April 13 at the First Methodist Church here.

The pastor, Dr. Otto C.F. Janke, performed the double-ring ceremony before an altar decorated with white gladioli.  Traditional wedding music was played by the organist, Mrs. Raymond Stryker.

Given in marriage by her brother, Willis Westendorf the bride wore a floor length gown of Chantilly lace and nylon tulle over taffeta, fashioned with lace bodice, scoop neckline outline with flowers centered with iridescent sequins, long pointed sleeves, and a bouffant double-tiered tulle skirt.  Her finger-tip veil was arranged under a cap of iridescent sequins edged with pleated tulle.  She carried a cascade bouquet of white roses centered with white orchids.

The maid of honor, Miss June Meislohn, wore a floor-length gown of green crystallite and nylon tulle, designed with a crystallite strapless bodice and matching cape and bouffant tulle skirt.  Her headpiece was of green tulle leaves with an eye veil, and she carried a bouquet of yellow roses on a yellow tulle heart.

Ronald Seeley, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man.  Ushering were Harold Burkhard and Robert Horn of Keansburg.

A reception was held at the home of the bride’s brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Westendorf, Stempler Ct., Keansburg, after which the couple for a wedding trip to Vermont.  Upon their return they will reside at 28 Willis Pl., Keansburg.

For traveling the bride chose a navy blue sheath dress with matching cape and accessories, and a corsage of white orchids.

For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Westendorf selected a dusty rose lace gown, dusty rose and black accessories, and a corsage of pink roses.  The bridegroom’s mother wore a blue lace gown, white accessories and a corsage of yellow roses.

The bride is a graduate of Middletown Twp. High School and is employed by the Prudential Insurance Co., Newark.  The bridegroom attended Middletown Twp. High School and is presently employed as a radio and television technician at Pete’s, Keansburg.

Published in The Daily Record (Long Branch, New Jersey) Friday April 19, 1957