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Thursday, September 26, 2002


were united in marriage on July 29 at Bethany Evangelical Church in Ledyard, with Pastor Larry Doughan officiating. The bride's parents are Monica Reese and the late Donald Reese of Swea City. Groom's parents are Joe and Connie Hoye of Storm Lake.

Maid of honor was Stephanie Reese of Swea City, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Courtney Reese of Swea City, sister of bride; Amber Menke of Bancroft, friend of bride; Kelly Patten of Eagle Grove, friend of bride and groom; Melissa Hoye of Storm Lake, sister of groom; Beth Callow of Forest City, friend of bride and groom. Best Man was Nathan Reese, cousin of bride, Justin Reese, brother of bride, both of Swea City; Josh Barber and Matt Biede, both of Storm Lake, friends of bride and groom; Doug Rahe of Swea City, friend of bride and groom. Terry Blome, of Ledyard, gave the bride away. Ushers were Ben McCollum, Aaron Carlson, friends of bride and groom, both of Storm Lake and Brittany and Molly Albers, Swea City, cousins of the bride. Candlelighters were Kelsey Albers, Cassidy Montgomery. Personal attendants were Jill Hoye, Amanda Carson.

Music was played by Andrea Fulcher on the organ. Scott Brown, Sherri Keenan, Jamie Blome, sang at the wedding.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Holiday Inn in Fairmont, MN. After a wedding trip to Florida the couple are at home in rural Swea City.

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