Mary Ann Nichols, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Nichols Jr. of District Heights, Md., and Craig M. Kellstrom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Kellstrom of Suitland, were married on October 1 in the chapel of the University of Maryland - their Alma Mater. A reception was held in the grand ballroom of the Student Union.
The bride was gowned in Spanish lace with five tiers of ruffles falling into a train, and she wore a string of pearls with matching earrings. Her elbow length veil had appliques of matching lace attached to a cap covered with seed pearls. Her mother wore turquoise chiffon fashioned with a pearl neckline, long sleeves, and a skirt with an overlay of chiffon trimmed with a five inch band of ostrich feathers. The bridegroom's mother was in green chiffon with an elbow length cape trimmed in marabou. Judy McCall, the maid of honor, and the bridesmaids: Carolyn Kauffman, Rita Mellenberg, Gail Wilhelm, Vicki Parise Thomas - all former classmates of the bride - wore turquoise chiffon gowns with elbow length capes and lace appliqued necklines.
Kenneth Kellstrom was his brother's best man and the ushers were James Dunsmore, David Howcroft, Ron Larsen - former classmates - and Brian Hemmingsen, a cousin of the bride.
A Gamma Phi Beta member, Mrs. Kellstrom was elected to Omicron Nu Honorary Society and Diamond Honorary Sorority. Mr. Kellstrom is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The couple are employees of the Maryland Park and Planning Commission; he is an audio visual specialist in the Community Relations Office and she is a research assistant. They honeymoon in Florida and will make their home in Crofton, Md.