Casey and Staton exchange vows
Jessica Casey became the bride of Damon Staton on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, in a beautiful 5 p.m. candlelight ceremony at the Church of Christ in Storm Lake. Rev. Jack Barber officiated. The bride is the daughter of Don and Marlene Casey of Newell. The groom is the son of Linda Moutray of Sac City and Jerry Staton of Sac City.
The groom and his brother Eric Webberson escorted their mother down the aisle. The bride's mother was escorted by her son, Nathan Casey, and the groom.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She wore a white sleeveless gown of chiffon and satin by Alfred Angelo. The empire-style bodice was covered with beautiful crystal beading which also accented the semi-cathedral train. Her accessories included a white linen handkerchief that had belonged to her great-grandmother as something "old" and a necklace "borrowed" from her sister. She carried a bouquet of her chosen flowers of yellow roses and white daisies with accents of their colors of black and yellow ribbons.
Maid of honor was Amanda Schaunaman of Milford, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Rachel Esser of Omaha, Nicole Klink of Storm Lake, and Stacy Lundy of Storm Lake, all friends of the bride. They wore long black evening gowns with empire waist accented with glitter-like bodice. They carried yellow roses accented with white daisies and black and yellow ribbons.
Best man was James Vogel from Manson, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Eric Webberson of Lafayette, Ind., brother of the groom, Kyle Lake of of Sac City, and Pat Smith of Lytton, both friends of the groom. Ushers were Nathan Casey, from Heborn, Neb., brother of the bride, and Brad Werner, from Sac City and Chad Kruckenberg from Lytton, friends of the groom. They wore black tuxedoes with black and yellow vests.
Special junior attendants were all the nieces and nephews of the bride and groom, Stephanie Tauber, Kody, Samuel and Maxwell Williams, Hannah, Logan and Levi Sampers, Tylene Casey and Keegan and Cooper Casey.
Pianist was the bride's friend Candy Clough of Storm Lake. Soloist was special friend Dennis Hinrichs of Sac City, who sang "Parents Prayer" and "Love Will Be Our Home." Videotaping was done by Don and Nick Petersen.
After a limousine ride for the bridal party, a catered buffet reception and dance was held at the Knights of Columbus in Storm Lake. Host and hostesses were Nathan and Kristi Casey and Brad Werner and Jean Menke. The guest book attendant was Deena Tauber, sister of the groom. Cutting and serving the cake was Joan Petersen, friend of the bride; and Carrie Williams and Donnelle Casey, sisters of the bride. Serving coffee and punch was Marjorie Harris and Nancy Heckathorn, aunts of the bride.
The bride's parents hosted a brunch on Sunday morning for about 20 people at which time the bride and groom opened their gifts.
The groom's mother Linda Moutray and father Jerry Staton hosted a supper on Friday evening at the Lakeshore Restaurant following the rehearsal with approximately forty people in attendance.
After a short honeymoon trip to Tama and Iowa City area, the couple is at home in Newell. The bride works at Wal-Mart in Storm Lake and the groom works at VT Industries in Sac City.