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Edith Seely


Gender: Female


Spouse: Thomas C. Grogan

Date of Marriage: June 19, 1928

Marriage Place: Sioux City, IA

The impressive solemnity of the nuptial high mass will mark the marriage Tuesday morning at 9:30 o’clock in Cathedral of the Epiphany of Miss Edith Seely to Prof. Thomas C. Grogan. Rev. E. Lawrence O’Connell, of Trinity college, will officiate.

Palms, ferns and baskets of snapdragons and sweet peas will bank the chancel and adorn the altar. Orchid and green, chosen colors of the bride, will predominate.

An exceptional musical program will mark the service during which members of the Knights of Columbus double quartet will sing. Maurice Fitzgibbons will sing a solo. Albert Morgan, organist, will play the Lohengrin and Mendelssohn bridal marches.

Miss Rita Loraine Brennan will be bridesmaid and Joseph J. Lorton, of Watertown, Wis., will be groomsman. Ushers will be Verlyn Thompson and Jerry Fox.

Miss Brennan will lead the bridal procession and will be gowned in a combination of nile green georgette and lace. Her garden hat, of hair braid will be of identical shade and she will carry an arm bouquet of roses.

The bride will wear a frock of blond lace over shell pink satin. Her picture hat will correspond in color. She will carry a shower bouquet of roses and lilies of the valley, the former in shades of pink.

Following the church ceremony, breakfast will be served to 30 guest in the Martin hotel. One long table will be centered in orchid sweet peas.

Prof. Grogan and his bride will motor to Omaha, prior to their departure for Minneapolis, where they are to reside, and where he is to be a member of the faculty of St. Thomas’ college for the coming year. Miss Seely has chosen a beige ensemble, small hat and accessories for her traveling costume. She is a graduate of Lynch high school and West Point, Miss., and Prof. Grogan a graduate of Creighton university and of Midland college.

Out of town guests at the wedding will include Mrs. Delia Grogan, and daughters, Mae, Ruth and Emma, of Schuyler, Neb., mother and sisters of the bridegroom, and Mrs. H.B. Yeager, of St. Paul, sister of the bride.

Published in The Sioux City Journal, June 17, 1928 page 20

Edith Seely
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