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Joseph Linko to Lucy Goy

Residing at 715 Abe stree in Joliet, IL. are newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Linko. Mrs. Linko, the former Lucy Goy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Goy, Maytown, became the bride of the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Linko, Joliet, in a fall wedding at St. Patrick's church, Maytown. Rev. Fr. Sylvester Eye officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Elaine McGaughlin was nuptial vocalist, accompanied by Mrs. John W. Malach of Sublette. The Maytown choir sang the nuptial mass.

Attending the couple were Miss Lorraine Amfhar of Mendota as maid of honor and Misses Genevieve Russel of Dundee, Mary Lou McEvilly of Minooka and Marietta Larkin of Joliet, all classmates of the bride, as bridesmaids. Sharon Goy, sister of the bride, was her flower girl. Joseph Hornichak, cousin of the groom was best man and the ushers were Ray Linko, Andrew Paul and Joseph Goy. The men in the party were in full dress suits.

Given in marriage by her father the bride was lovely in a classic gown of sculptured white satin and chantilly lace. Her something borrowed was a silk illusion veil edged with chantilly lace belonging to her cousin, Mrs. Robert Stephenitch. For something old she carried a white linen lace edged hankerchief that had been carried by Mrs. Margaret Murray of Freeport, her aunt, on her wedding day. Her bouquet was of white baby mums and stephanotis.

A classic gown of evening green brocade was worn by the maid of honor. She wore matching mitts and her headdress was a Dresdan lattice bonnet of evening green velvet. Her arm bouquet was of bronze crysanthemums. The bridesmaids were in classic gowns of rose bronze brocade. They wore matching mitts and and headdress of velvet. They carried arm bouquets of yellow crysanthimums. The flower girl wore a classic gown of evening green brocade identically to the other girl attendants.

The wedding dinner was served at the home of the brides parents to 75 relatives and friends. A reception was held in the evening at the Maytown hall. Mrs. Matt Kelley of Sublette and Mrs. James Kelley of Dixon, aunts of the bride, were in charge of the gift table and Mrs. James Malach sister of the bride was in charge of the bride's book.

When the newlyweds left on a wedding trip to New Orleans, the bride wore a black and brown tweed dress with black accessories and the corsage from her bridal bouquet.

A graduate of Amboy Township high school, and the St. Charles school of nursing, Aurora, the bride has been employed on the general duty nursing staff for the past year at St.Charles Hospital. The groom, who attended the Joliet schools and served two years in the medical corps of the U.S. Armed Forces, 15 months overseas, is employed at the Viking Corporation in Chicago

The Evening Telegraph, 07 Nov 1950

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