BioM: Nation, Wilma J. (1950)
Surnames: Nation, Looker, Dake
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12/21/1950
Nation, Wilma J. (9 DEC 1950)
The El Camino Community Church, Corning, Calif. Was the setting fro the marriage of Miss Wilma Jean Nation and Clyde Sheldon Looker, both of Oakland, on Saturday, Dec. 9, 1950, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Donald C. gates officiated at the double ring ceremony.
The bride wore a winter white frock with a corsage of gardenias, baby roses and orange blossoms. A white satin and net halo effect trimmed with orange blossoms, baby roses and pearls was worn in her hair. She carried a white Bible.
Charles Nation gave his daughter in marriage.
Mrs. Harold Dake of Oakland was matron of honor, in a royal blue frock with brown accessories. Her corsage was formed of baby roses.
Milton L. Looker of Redding served as his brother’s best man.
Preceding the ceremony, Mrs. Donald C. Gates played "Because" and "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin.
For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Nation wore a black crepe frock trimmed in nail heads. Carnations formed her corsage.
The bridegroom’s mother, Mrs. Theron Looker of El Camino, wore a navy frock. Her flowers were carnations.
A reception was held in the Nation’s Liberal district home, where the newly wedded pair cut the large tiered wedding cake. Topping the cake were miniature bridal figures, while crystal candelabra with white tapers, gold and rose chrysanthemums decorated the lace covered table.
Sandwiches, cake, ice cream, punch and coffee were served by Mesdames Everett Gordon of Chico; Frank Nation of Paradise; Charles Nation of Corning and Miss Mary Nation of Paradise.
The new Mrs. Looker is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nation of Corning, Calif. She was graduated from the Corning Union High School in 1949, and has since been employed by the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company in Oakland.
The benedict is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theron Looker of El Camino district. He attended Wisconsin schools, prior to coming to this section four years ago. He is employed in the Chevrolet factory in Oakland.
Those in attendance at the wedding included: Mrs. Cora Miles of Corning, the bridegroom’s grandmother; Messrs. And Mesdames Bruce Edwin of Corning; Milton Looker of Redding; Theron Looker of El Camino; Frank Nation of Paradise; Everett Gordon of Chico, and Harold Dake of Oakland; Mrs. P. H. Fallows of San Leandro; Misses Darlene Erwin of Corning and Mary Nation of Paradise; Jerry Nation of Coring, the bride’s brother.
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