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Family: Bennie Joseph Martinek / Ruth Agnes Diehl Martinek

m. 24 Aug 1937


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Marriage- Diehl, Ruth-Martinek, Bennie

Wearing a frock of royal blue crepe with accessories of black and carrying a bouquet of red roses, Miss Ruth Diehl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Diehl, was a lovely and winsome bride, when, Tuesday morning she became the bride of Mr. Bennie Martinek, son of Mrs. Agnes Martinek.

The wedding took place at the Sacred Heart church at Delia at 6 o'clock Tuesday morning.

The Reverend Father W.R. Parry, of St. Marys performed the wedding ceremony.

Miss Leona A. Simecka and Mr. Robert Burgett, both of Delia, were the only attendants.

Immediately following an 8 o'clock wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents, to the immediate relatives and including the wedding party and a number of friends. Covers were laid for Mr. and Mrs. Martinek, Miss Leona Simecka, Mr. Robert Burgett, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Diehl, Mrs. Agnes Martinek, Miss May Martinek, Mr. Emil Martinek, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kovar, and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Martinek and family, Mr. Brown of Kansas City; Mrs. Helen Macha, Mrs. George Moore, Mrs. Ruth Hoffmeister, Miss Marcella Hoffmeister, of Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Marney, Mrs. Robert Meade, Mrs. A.A. Cless, Miss Alice Diehl, Miss Josephine Gideon, Miss Helen Gideon, of Topeka; Mr. Earl Diehl, Miss Alice Diehl, Doris Neitsore.

Mrs. Martinek was married on her grandmother, Mrs. George Moore's 78th birthday anniversary. A huge wedding cake and birthday cake for the bride and her grandmother formed a lovely centerpiece for the table.

Mrs. Martinek has grown to womanhood in Rossville and completed her grade and high school work in the city schools. She graduated with the class of '35. For some time she has been employed as operator in the Central office.

Mr. Martinek is a successful teacher and prosperous farmer. He will teach again this year at Victor school, making his seventh year in that district.

Following the wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Martinek left for a week's honeymoon trip to Colorado.

They will be at home after September 1st on their farm east of Delia.

[From 27 Aug 1937]

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Martinek arrived home Sunday from a short wedding trip to the Ozarks.

[From 2 Sep 1937]

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