Submitted by Melva Taylor
The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
June 28, 1924, pg. 7, col. 2
GIRL, WELL KNOWN IN TAMPICO, IS WED TO GALESBURG MAN
Tampico, Ill. - June 28. -- Word has been received here of the marriage of Miss Vera V Winchell to Nels Gullstrand of 483 East Brooks street, Galesburg, Ill. Miss Winchell is well known here and for many years made her home in this vicinity. The wedding was performed Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock at the bridegroom's home by the Rev. S. H. Zendt of the First Christian church of that place. The single ring ceremony was used, the bridal party taking their places in a bower of roses and carnations. They were attended by Miss Marguerite Dillon of Tampico and A. E. Gullstrand, a brother of the bridegroom. Only the relatives of the party and a few friends attended.
The bride was attractively attired in a gown of poudre blue canton crepe, made on straight lines and trimmed with ribbons and rhinestones. She wore a corsage of bride's roses. Miss Dillon's lovely frock was of gray.
An informal reception was held immediately following the ceremony and dainty refreshments were served. The decorations throughout the home carried out the attractive color scheme of pink and white.
Mrs. Gullstrand is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Winchell of this place and is well known for her pleasing personality. She has made her home in Galesburg, with her sister, Mrs. J. E. Hurbul, 617 East Third street, for the past four years. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. O. Gullstrand, 483 East Brooks street. He attended the public schools here and is now employed in the Charles Artz meat market.
Mr. and Mrs. Gullstrand will make their home for the present at 483 East Brooks street, Galesburg.
Out of town folks present at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Winchell and son Harold, Gladys Winchell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morrill of Tampico, Miss Helen Strom, Arvid Strom and Elmer Strom of Kewanee and Miss Dillon of Tampico.