Miss Helen Hurd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hurd of Winlock became the bride of Irving L. Mickelsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paulu Mickelsen of Winlock, in a quiet ceremony performed at the St. Paul Lutheran church in Winlock by Rev. Martin Keller. The single ring ceremony was read at 10:30 o'clock Saturday morning, June 29th, in the presence of relatives.
For the wedding the bride wore a blue lace street length dress, with short puffed sleeves and full skirt. She wore a corsage of yellow rosebuds. Her only bridesmaid was her sister, Hazel Hurd, who wore a pink taffeta jacket dress with a corsage of pink rosebuds and sweet peas. Douglas Mickelsen, brother of the bridegroom, was best man.
Mrs. Hurd, mother of the bride, wore a blue flowered crepe dress with a corsage of pink carnations. Mrs. Mickelsen, mother of the bridegroom, wore a blue and white crepe dress with a corsage or red carnations.
For traveling, the bride added a dark blue fitted coat and white accessories to complete her ensemble.
After the ceremony, the wedding party was served a delicious luncheon at the home of the bridegroom's parents. The couple left on a trip to Seaside, Ore., and on their return will make their home on Grand Prairie, near Winlock.
Mr. Mickelsen is a graduate of the class of 1932 from Winlock high school. His bride is a graduate of the class of 1939 of Toledo high school.
Present at the wedding were the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hurd; the bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mickelsen; Douglas Mickelsen, Walter Mickelsen, and Pauline, Mildred, Mamie and Clayton Mickelsen, brothers and sisters of the groom and Hazel Hurd, sister of the bride.
Source: The Advocate, 04 July 1940, page 9. Microfilm available from Washington State Library, 6880 Capitol Blvd. S., Olympia, WA. 98512.
Transcribed by Kathryn Lester.