A five o'clock candlelight cereomony on Saturday, October 11 in historic St. John's Episcopal Church here on Lafayette Square was the setting for the marriage of Marilyn Janice Godlewski McKeown and Leonard Liles Funk. The Rev. Marvin A. Gardner, Jr. officiated with readings offered by Elizabeth A. Taylor of this city and Shirley Thompson of Berwyn, Pa. sister of the bride.
Mrs. Elsie McKeown Godlewski of Windsor, Ct. mother of the bride, designed the exquistie 1940's genre wedding dress of candlelight satin and fashioned it with a deep portrait neckline, bodice overlaid with hand-headed reembroidered alencon lace, and an ankle length skirt with tulip hem. The picture hat, made by her sister Mrs. Darlene Carpentieri of West Granby, Ct. (who also served as a bridesmaid), had matching satin and lace trimmed with French veiling and bridal illusion. Mrs. Thompson created bouquets for the bridal attendants of peach, lavender andd purple aulstramira lilies and baby's breath covering ivory and gold Indonesian fans. Wearing dresses in shades of peach and apricot were Leslie Hirschberg, Los Angeles, and Christine Godlewski, San Francisco, the bride's sister, as honor attendants and the bridesmaids: Gwen Magnussen, Central Point, Ore., and Cydne Bennington, Shelton, Wash., sisters of the groom.
The groom, currently employed in Jakarta, Indomesia, is the son of Mr. Albert Funk of Spokane, Wash. and the late Ruby Liles Funk. He was served by George Engdahl, Moline, Ill., as best man with sam Filippo, West Chicago, Ill., Kevin Connelly, Southampton, N.Y., Barry Jones and Kent Carlsen, both of Seattle, Wash., the groomsmen.
The reception was held in the Terrace Room of Watergate Hotel with the blessing preceding the dinner dance offered by the bride's father, Mr. Benjamin P. Godlewski of Windsor, Ct.; Andrea Ciofalo served as hostess.
After a wedding trip to Australia, New Zealand, and Tahiti, Ms. McKeown, who will retain her own name, and Mr. Funk returned to their home in Arlington, Va.