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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Kelly and Cory Nydene share vows

Kelly Fynaardt and Cory Nydene were united in marriage on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Oskaloosa at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Brad Meinders, Pipestone, Minn., cousin of the bride, officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Pete and the late Joann Fynaardt of Oskaloosa. Parents of the groom are Dale and Luella Nydene of Storm Lake. Grandparents of the bride are Marion and JoAnn VandeKieft of Oskaloosa.

Maid of honor was Carla Pitts, Des Moines, friend of the bride. Flower girl was Mallory Fynaardt, Des Moines, cousin of the bride. The bride's personal attendants were Robin Fynaardt, Des Moines, cousin of the bride, April Ozinga, Pella, cousin of the bride, and Marilou Ozinga, Pella, aunt of the bride.

Best man was Ryan Dermody, Washington, friend of the groom. Ring bearers were Drew Fynaardt, Oskaloosa, nephew of the bride, and Jacob Fynaardt, Ballwin, Mo., nephew of the bride. Ushers/candlelighters were Chris Marshall, Peyton, Colo., brother-in-law of the groom, Chris Fynaardt, Oskaloosa, brother of the bride, and Matt Fynaardt, Ballwin, Mo., brother of the bride. Lori Marshall, Peyton, Colo., sister of the groom, served as guest book attendant. Michael Ozinga, Pella, cousin of the bride, was the gift attendant.

Katie Ozinga, Pella, cousin of the bride, was the soloist. Pianist was Sue DeBruin, Oskaloosa, friend of the bride and the organist was Shirley Rolffs, Willmar, Minn., great-aunt of the bride.

Following the ceremony a reception and dance were held at Bradbury Hall, Nelson Pioneer Farm in rural Oskaloosa. Hosts and hostesses were Al and Lisa Vontalge, Des Moines, and Mark and Cara Hollingworth, Des Moines, friends of the couple. Punch server was Christine Blenner, Ames, cousin of the groom. Cake cutters were Kim Blenner, Schaller, cousin of the groom and Darlene Franzkowiak, Schaller, aunt of the groom. Rachel Jackson, friend of the couple, served as the DJ. Videographer was Rob Rooy of Rooy Media, Frederick, Mass., great-uncle of the bride.

Kelly is a Registered Nurse in the Perinatal Diagnostic Center at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines. Cory is a marketing division manager at John Deere Credit, Johnston. The couple resides in Des Moines and will be honeymooning to Ocho Rios, Jamaica in February 2006.

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