Wheeler, William D.L. and Kohler, Barbara Henrietta, (Married on 11 Feb 1950)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 23 Feb 1950, p. 4

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On Saturday, February 11th,at 4 p.m., the marriage of Barbara Henrietta Kohler, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Kohler, Toronto, and William D.L. Wheeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. G.F. Wheeler, of Grimsby, was solemnized in the Church of St. Simon the Apostle, with Rev. Canon C.A.Moulton officiating in a double ring ceremony.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was gowned in ivory corded silk with lace yoke and frill of lace around front and back and at the wrists. Her full, finger-tip veil fell from a lace Juliet cap, and she carried a spray of red roses.

Miss Joy York, niece of the bridegroom, was the bridesmaid, wearing pale green silk moire with lace yoke, Juliet cap and veil. She carried a bouquet of spring flowers. The groomsman was Mr. Roy Saunders of Toronto.

The organist of the church, Mr. Eric Lewis, played the wedding music.

A reception was held at Wakunda Inn, Bloor Street, where dinner was served to about 30 guests. The bride's mother received in a becoming gown of pale grey silk and white felt hat, with hunter green accessories. The groom's mother wore grey crepe, bolero style, with black hat and black accessories. Both wore corsages of red roses and jonquils.

Guests were present from Detroit, Orillia, Kitchener, St. Catharines and Grimsby.

Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler went to Buffalo, N.Y. on their wedding trip, the bride wearing a navy blue gabardine suit, with a white feather trimmed felt hat, grey accessories and red and white corsage.

They will make their home in Toronto.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
23 Feb 1950
Date Of Event:
11 Feb 1950
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Wheeler, William D.L. and Kohler, Barbara Henrietta, (Married on 11 Feb 1950)