Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Beck - Langley

As published in the Harve Daily News on 4 April 1969:

Vicki Lynn Beck, daughter of John W. Beck of Harve, and Wesley J. Langley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Langley of Hamilton, were united in marriage Saturday, March 22, in an afternoon ceremony at the home of the bride's parents.

The civil ceremony was performed by Justice of the Peace Emmett Stallcop. The wedding sermon and prayer were given by Alex Robinson of Great Falls. "Togethr Life's Pathway We Tread" and "God Hath Not Promised" were sung by Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Braaten, accompanied by Mrs. Dick Benjamin, organist. The room was decorated with baskets of white gladiolas and pink snapdragons.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a street length dress of white lace over taffeta styled with a fitted bodice, and long sleeves with satin trim. Her bouffant veil was caught by a crown of petals and she carried a bouquet of pink roses and white carnations on a lace heart background.

Wesley and Vicki (Beck) Langley on their wedding day; Harve Daily News
4 April 1969

Maid of honor Beverly Beck and bridesmaid Patti Beck, sisters of the bride, wore identical street length pink crepe dresses with empire waist and long chiffon sleeves. Each carried a single rose.

James Doxtater was best man and Neil Beck, brother of the bride, was groomsman. Ushers were Vernon Beck, brother of the bride and Gary Braaten.

At the reception following the ceremony, the three tiered wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs. Ollie Akerlund, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Arnie Borgen, cousin of the groom. Serving coffee and punch were Marcia Rominger, Judy Terner and Marna Overcast. Alice Bunker, Helen Braaten and Sherril Blevins opened gifts. Vocal selections, "O Perfect Love" and "Love's Old Sweet Song" were sung by Helen Thom accompanied by Beverly Beck.

A rehearsal dinner was given by the groom's parents at the Iron Horse Restaurant. The bride was honored with a shower given by Mrs. Esther Brendgord.

Following a short wedding trip, the couple will reside in Havre where the groom will continue studies at Northern Montana College and the bride, an NMC graduate, is employed as a registered nurse at Northern Montana Hospital West.

'Wesley and Vicki (Beck) Langley on their wedding day,' Harve Daily News
Harve Daily News, 4 April 1969

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