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Shirley Seely


Gender: Female


Spouse: Richard Bond

Date of Marriage: September 9, 1945

Marriage Place: Woodburn, OR

Service Read For Navy Pair

Woodburn – Solemnized at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph K. Seely, Sunday, Sept. 9 at 2:30 o’clock, was the marriage of Miss Shirley Seely to Richard Bond of Monmouth.

The double ring service was read by the Rev. George R. Cromley, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Woodburn in the presence of the immediate families of the bridal couple.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white satin wedding gown, fashioned with Queen Anne collar, and lace insets in sleeves. She wore her mother’s wedding veil and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums and pink rosebuds.

Miss Frances Schoenecker of Portland, maid of honor, was gowned in blue chiffon and wore a corsage of pink rosebuds.

Carl E. Bond of the U.S. navy, served as best man for his brother, and Miss Beverly Hughes of Woodburn played the wedding music.

A reception followed the ceremony after which the young couple left for a honeymoon at the Oregon beaches.

The bride is a graduate of Woodburn high school and the Oregon College of Education and the bridegroom graduated from Monmouth high school and the Oregon College of Education, and is home on 30 day leave from Midway Islands after 20 months overseas. At the termination of his furlough he will report at Bremerton for reassignment. Mrs. Bond will resume her position as instructor in the Vancouver schools.

Published in the Daily Capital Journal (Salem, Oregon) Thursday, September 13, 1945

[Great Great Granddaughter of SGS # 3052 – Shirley Ann; Ralph Kenneth; Stephen Bishop; Lucius Alexander; Bishop (#3052); Stephen Bishop (#1323); John; John S; Obadiah; Obadiah; Obadiah]

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