The News-Palladium, Benton Harbor, Mich. "Rhea Frank is Bride of Pfc. H. A. Goldbaum"
Monday, April 24, 1944.
Transcribed by Erica Altschul, March 2011
The marriage of Miss Rhea Frank, 388 Eighth street, to Pfc. Harry A. Goldbaum, took place on Saturday evening at 8:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Sax, 549 Colfax avenue.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Frank, 388 Eighth street, Benton Harbor.
At present stationed in North Carolina, Pfc. Goldbaum recently returned from overseas duty with the U. S. Army, after 17 months in European battle fronts. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Goldbaum, 147 McCord street, Benton Harbor, and will return to North Carolina after his furlough here.
Rabbi B. Joseph Elefant, of the Children of Israel synagogue, officiated at the marriage ceremony, and the bride's parents gave her in marriage.
Mrs. Harry Pink was the matron of honor, and the best man attending the groom was his brother, Pfc. Herman Goldbaum, who recently returned from overseas duty, and is now stationed at Fort Sheridan, Ill.
The wedding took place beneath a bower of spring flowers and white tapers.
The bride wore an aqua suit and a gold straw hat, with a corsage of white orchids. The matron of honor wore a white suit, with a corsage of camellias.
A white Bible carried by the bride, was a gift from her brother, S/Sgt. Newton Frank, who isnow serving with the United States Army in Italy.
Norma Granzow Maxham, Benton Harbor violinist, played throughout the ceremony.
There was a buffet supper for 75 guests, a beautifully decorated wedding cake, used as a table centerpiece, being surrounded by groupings of white candles and colorful flowers.
The bride is a graduate of Benton Harbor high school and the Vogue School of Art in Chicago. After the couple's honeymoon she will remain at her home here for the present.
Out of town guests included Mrs. Mollie Frank, another grandmother of the bride; Mrs. and Mrs. Abe Chayne, of Grand Rapids; Louis Azrow, Mr. and Mrs. Ben P. Sax, Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Sax and daughter, Betsye-Rose, Mrs. Jacob Berlin and daughter, Mrs. Al Jackler, and her daughter, Mrs. Eva Berkenstein; Herman Goldbaum, Mrs. William Zeigler, and Mr. and Mrs. Issy Frank, all of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Philip Frank of South Bend, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Crum, of Lansing; and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Tobin, of La Porte, Ind.