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Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
October 6, 1926 - pg 2, col. 5
 
Elmendorf-Powell Marry
 
YOUNG COUPLE OF ROCK FALLS WED SATURDAY
Faye Elmendorf And Earl Powell Take Nuptial Vows In Dixon
 
The marriage of Miss Faye Elmendorf and Earl Powell, both of Rock Falls, was soleminized Saturday evening at the parsonage of the Christian church in Dixon.  Rev. B. H. Cleaver, pastor of the church, performed the ceremony at 8 o'clock using the single ring service.  The couple was attended by Miss Grace Elmendorf, of Rock Falls, sister of the bride.
 
The bride's costume was a gown of navy blue flat silk crepe trimmed with honey dew color and green braid.  She wore a green velvet hat and accessories encostume.  Mrs. Powell is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elmendorf, Sr., of Rock Falls and is a charming girl.  She has lived practically all her life in the vicinity of Rock Falls where she has many friends.  She attended the local schools after which she took a course in nurses' training in Moline.  For the past few years, Mrs. Powell has been the efficient assistant to Dr. S. A. Allen in his offices in Rock Falls, which work she is planning to continue.  Prior to her marriage Miss Elmendorf was honored at a series of pre-nuptial parties.
 
Mr. Powell is the son of Mrs. Sam Lowry of Rock Falls, and is well known, having lived in Rock Falls for a number of years.  He has hosts of friends and is well established in business as a painter and decorator.
 
The couple returned to Rock Falls after their marriage and are making their home in an apartment which they have furnished at 201 1/2 West Second street, Rock Falls.  They will be at home to their friends after October 10th.  Their many friends extend congratulations and wish them much happiness and joy in their future married life.

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