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Rowenna’s Wedding Dress Story

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Rowenna’s Wedding Dress Story

Rowenna’s Wedding Dress Strory By Jay Thorson My wife bought her wedding gown at a place called the “Bridal Palace” in Harwood Heights, Illinois. We were married December 10, 1983, at Augustana Lutheran Church in Chicago, near the University of Chicago campus. It was a delightfully snowy day! My wife’s maiden name was Beth G. Cunningham. We now live near Milwaukee. About a year after our wedding, I had the dress cleaned and stored in a typical preservation box. As children, I can remember our girls occasionally looking at it through the plastic window in the...

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Katy’s Wedding Dress Story

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Katy’s Wedding Dress Story

A Wedding Dress Strory By Katy R. This is the first gown I tried on, and I knew it was the one I wanted immediately. I had seen it online and went to Latter Day Bride’s show room in downtown Salt Lake City to try it on. Latter Day Bride caters to women who are planning to be married in LDS temples, where there are strict standards of dress in order to keep the focus of ceremonies on sacred things. My mom and sister came with me, and we all agreed that this was The One. My favorite feature of this gown is the lace up back. It’s not a detail I’ve seen on many other dresses. I...

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Pat Eylers – Wedding Gown Story

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in General, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Pat Eylers – Wedding Gown Story

This  beautiful wedding gown was worn  by Patricia Lee DeJoy on Sunday June 3rd, 1956,   when she married her true love Ensign Armand Tise Eyler Jr., USN.,  The gown was   purchased at Garfinckels in Washington, D.C., from the Saks 5th Avenue collection. The ceremony was held at Christ Episcopal Church, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Tise’s father, The Rev. Armand Tise Eyler, a priest of the Episcopal Church, performed the double ring ceremony. Tise  graduated from the United States Naval  Academy  three days earlier and received his commission. His  roommates and close friends...

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