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Wedding Announcement from the Dakota County Tribune, July 10, 1953


Hince – Soltys

A beautiful June wedding took place in St. Stephens Catholic Church, Minneapolis, on June 20, 1953 at ten o’clock in the morning, when Miss Jeanette Hince became the bride of Mr. Joseph Soltys.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Frank Hince of Farmington and the groom is the son of Mrs. Mary Soltys of Chicago, Ill.

The nuptuial mass was read by Fathers Leskiw and Bollack of Minneapolis in the presence of 90 friends and relatives.  Father Leskiw of Ukrainian Byzantine Rite of the Catholic church performed the ceremony.  Father Bollack a Roman Catholic said the mass.

The maid of honor was Helen Shirley, Farmington, a roommate and the bridesmaid was Annette Aas, Minneapolis, also a roommate.

The bestman was George Shimshcok, Minneapolis, a friend; Joseph Hince, Farmington, brother of the groom (sic).  Ushers were Bill B Hince, Farmington brother of the bride and Stanley L. Soltys, brother of the groom.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was lovely in a white nylon tulle gown, over white satin, fashioned for floor length.  Her flowers were white stephanotis with white tulle mixed in the bouquet.

The attendants wore gowns of green net over green satin with boleros made of green lace.  They carried yellow shattered carnations with leaves of ivy.

The church was decorated with ferns and bouquets of peonies, which were complemented from neighbors of the bride.

Vocalist was Phyllis Greese of Minneapolis, a friend of the bride.

A breakfast and reception was held for 17 guests at the Evergreen Room in the Curtis hotel.  A centerpiece of snapdragons and small white mums beautified the table.  A reception was held in the evening zt 2205 Park Ave. for 125 guests.

Following their honeymoon to Northern Minnesota, the newlyweds are at home in Chicago, Ill at 1601 Troy since July 6.  For travel, the bride was attired n an outfit of lavender and navy check with pink accessories.

The bride, a registered nurse, employed at Mt. Sinai hospital, Minneapolis, was graduated from Farmington high school and St. Catherine’s college school of nursing.

The groom, a life-long resident of Chicago is a veteran and a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology and he will be an electrical engineer.


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The Wedding of Joe and Jeanette Soltys - June 20, 1953