Tribute to Mom (Dad)

My parents wedding announcement and a memory of my mother


St. Cloud Daily Times
Monday, May 30, 1936

Rosalene Diedrich , Paul Storkamp Wed, St. Mary’s Cathedral.

Pastel shades of peach and aqua in billow net and the elaborate white silk of the bridal ensemble were the colors seen in the gown of the bridal party when Miss Rosalene Diedrich and Paul Storkamp exchanged nuptial vows the 9 a.m. Saturday before a host of relatives and friends. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Edward Mahowald was the officiating clergyman at the ceremony that took place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

The bride entered the church on the arm of her father Mathew Diedrich who gave her in marriage. A crystal rosary gift of the bridegroom, and a sheaf of calla lilies tied with white streamers that extended floor length were accessories of the bride who was lovely in creation of white silk net that had a tailored lace inset in the bodice and stand-up collar. Net covered buttons closed the front bodice and puffed sleeves added the final note of quaintness to the gown. Bridal illusion was held in place with three gardenias and flared in three graduating lengths over the shoulder extending in a long train. Valenciennes lace edges the three tiers and veil proper to give it an accent of richness. Long white lace mitts completed the bridal attire gowned in Aqua and peach.

Miss Marie Storkamp, sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Winnie Mueller, a friend were bridesmaids gowned alike in aqua blue and peach net. Net models respectively made with Bouffant skirt and ruffled hems. The lace in the bodice received the same tailored treatment seen in the bridal gown. Lace belts finished the waistlines. Talisman roses blossomed on the waist length ruffle trim veils that matched the hue of the dresses. Talisman roses and sweet peas were arranged in colonial bouquet tied with bows with streamers extending floor length, and were of the shade to contrast with their ensembles, peach for Miss Storkamp and aqua .
Peach and aqua and white streamers made the place of the reception festive of the day. Mrs. Arthur Diedrich, sister-in-law of the bridegroom,, made the three tier wedding cake that was frosted in peach white and aqua and centered with a tiny bridal couple. A dance was given at the Granite City Coliseum in the evening.
Live in St. Cloud.

After returning from their wedding trip into northern Minnesota Mr. and Mrs. Storkamp will be at home on June 5, at 101-14 avenue north. The recent bridegroom in engaged in the road construction work.


Pierz Woman Dies Suddenly
Pierz—Mrs. Paul Storkamp (Rosalyn) Storkamp, 49, Pierz, died unexpectedly this morning at her home apparently of a heart attack. Mrs. Storkamp was owner and operator of the Pierz Café.
She was born Sept. 30, 1919 in St. Cloud and had lived in Pierz since 1943.

Surviving are her husband, Paul: four sons, Roger, Glen, Jerry, and Charles at home; four daughters, Mrs. Charles (Joelle) Fuhrman and Mrs. Roman (Kathleen) Block both of Pierz; Jacqueline and Paula at home; eight grandchildren, her mother, Mrs. Rose Diedrich and two brothers, Arthur and Roman, all of St. Cloud.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Virnig Funeral Home in Pierz.

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