Raymond John Barkmeier



Alice Augusta Lutterman
High School Graduation


Raymond John Barkmeier
Alice Augusta (Lutterman) Barkmeier

Wedding Day
February 9, 1948



In a ceremony performed at St. Patrick Catholic Church at Hampton, Iowa, Monday morning at 11 o'clock, Miss Alice Lutterman, daughter of Mrs. Augusta Lutterman of Wellsburg, Iowa, became the bride of Raymond Barkmeier, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Barkmeier. Rev. John Ryan read the marriage lines. Miss Marion Anderson, at the organ, furnished the wedding music and accompanied the soloist, Miss Josephine Lombardo, who sang Ave Maria.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Gerald Lutterman of Wellsburg, chose for her wedding a white satin dress made with a fitted bodice having  long sleeves and a full skirt ending in a train. Her shoulder length veil was of Alencon lace. She carried a bouquet of lily of the valley, white orchids and carnations.

The brides attendants were her sister, Mrs. William Parks of Rantoul, Illinois, who wore a floor length gown of aqua brocade satin and carried a bouquet of pink carnations, and Miss Marion V. Mendelson of New York City, who wore an identical gown of pink brocade and carried a yellow carnation bouquet.

Following the ceremony, a breakfast was served at the Hotel Coonley to the wedding party, relatives and friends.

Mrs. Barkmeier, who is superintndent of the Hampton Hospital, is a graduate of the University of Iowa and New York School of Nursing at Bellevue Hospital, New York. She served as a Navy nurse for two years during the war stationed most of the time at Norfolk, Virginia.

Mr. Barkmeier grew up in Exeter, Nebraska and graduated from Exeter High School with the Class of 1936. For a few years, he worked for his brother, L. F. Barkmeier, in the Barkmeier's Store, then went to Iowa to to become a salesman for a wholesale food company. Two years ago, he with Francis Wullbrandt, also from Exeter, bought a grocery store in Hampton, and later one in Sheffield, Iowa, which they continue to operate.

Following a trip to Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Barkmeier will make their home in Hampton.

Fillmore County News
Exeter, Nebraska
February 12,1948




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