Syverson's

ROMNESS COUPLE MARRIED IN
PUBLIC CEREMONY AT SYVERSON'S
HENRY SKRAMSTAD, ALICE OLSON WED

In a public ceremony read by Rev. C.L. Cooley of the First Presbyterian Church, Miss Alice Olson and Henry Skramstad were united in marriage at Syverson's store at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning, June 6. 

The bride and groom are both residents of Romness Township.  Mrs. Skramstad being the daughter of Mrs. Martin Olson while the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Skramstad.

The wedding ceremony was performed on a balcony landing in the store while a large number of friends watched from the main floor and from the balcony above.  Pink and white honeysuckles and trailing birch were used in decorating for the affair.

Miss May Christopherson attended the bride while best man was Arthur Johnson.  The wedding march was played on a Victor Electrola.

Following the ceremony the newly wedded couple was presented with a bedroom set as a wedding present, which had been offered by the management of Syverson and Sons to the couple that would be married in the store.

Mr. and Mrs. Skramstad are at present making their home with the bride's parents in Romness, not having fully completed their plans for the future.

(From an account in the Griggs County Sentinel - Courier.  The wedding took place June 6, 1928).

Source: Cooperstown, North Dakota 1882-1982 Centennial Page 203

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