A pretty wedding was solemnized at
Hillguarde Farm on Saturday, 12 Jun 1920, when Gertrude Viola, third
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Stetler, was united in marriage to Howard
Church, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Church, Otterville, the Rev. Mr. Chapman officiating.
The bride looked charming in a gown
of white silk with satin ribbon trimmings. She wore the conventional veil
with wreath of orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of orange blossoms
Miss Minnie Stetler, sister of the
bride, acted as bridesmaid, wearing silver gray silk with dress of pale
pink ninon and carrying a bouquet of pink roses. Mr. Gordon Stetler supported the
The bridal party entered the
drawing room to the wedding march played by Miss Myrtle Boyle and took
their places before a bank of ferns and roses. During the signing of the
register, Miss Boyle sang sweetly
"I Love You Truly."
After the ceremony the guests
retired to the dining room were a dainty wedding breakfast was served. The bride was the recipient of a
number of beautiful and useful gifts.
The happy couple left in the
afternoon for Guelph and other points west, the bride travelling in a
suite of reindeer serge with large picture hat.