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Tuesday, December 10, 2002


Kylee Brooke Heiland and Trevor John Boettcher were married July 12, at 6:30 p.m. on the Buena Vista University Forum Lawn, Storm Lake. The campus was a beautiful setting for the outdoor summer wedding. Rev. Thomas Egger of the Zion Lutheran Church of rural Storm Lake officiated at the double ring ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Dennis and Juanita Heiland of Panora, and Dale and Roberta Boettcher of Albert City. Grandparents of the couple are Bill and Elda Slater of Guthrie Center, Juanita M. Heiland of Panora, and Alma Boettcher of Storm Lake.

The bride escorted by her father, wore a white embroidered organza A-line floor length gown with jewel accented spaghetti straps. The low scoop back was adorned with crystal and pearl drapes. The gown featured a sheer semi-cathedral train that matched the beautiful embroidered detail on the front of the gown. Kylee's veil was attached to a comb and complimented by a jeweled tiara. She carried a fresh bouquet of pink, lavender, yellow and white roses.

Alicia Roth of Iowa City, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Maid of honor was Mallory Heiland of Panora, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Rachel Kolln of Johnston, Angie Meacham of Ames, Traci Kragel of Waukee and Marsha Rupert of Ida Grove, all friends of the bride. Each wore a different pastel colored floor length chiffon gown that featured thin straps and shawls to accent They carried a single white rose with silver ribbons.

Danielle Boettcher of Storm Lake, niece of the groom; was the flower girl. She wore a silver over white sleeveless chiffon dress accented with a tie bow in the back and in her hair. Danielle also carried a silver basket filled with pastel rose petals.

Tony Boettcher of Albert City, brother of the groom; served as best man. Groomsmen were Todd Boettcher of Storm Lake; brother of the groom; Matt Hemphill of Adel; cousin of the groom, and friends of the groom Landon Roth of Iowa City; Matt Emery of Slater; and Tom Harskamp of Omaha, Neb. Ringbearer was Noah Henrichsen of Rochester; MN., cousin of the groom. Ushers were Adam Jones of Jefferson; C. J. Degen of Hawarden; Rod Wiebers of Denison; and Scott Swalley of Sheldon; all friends of the groom.

Men in the wedding party were each attired in black tuxedos, vests, white shirts and black ties. The groom wore a yellow rose boutineere. The groomsmen, ushers and ringbearer wore white rose boutineeres.

The parents were seated to the song "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion. Processional music played was "I Turn to You" by Christina Aguilra and "For Love Alone" by CeCe Williams. Soloist. Casey Pelzer of Anita, friend of me groom, sang "When You Say Nothing at All" during the ceremony.

The bride's personal attendants were Jamie Goul of Overland Park, KS, Megan Dekam of Doon, and Tilena Waters of Marion, all friends of the bride.

In charge of programs were Lindsay Hemphill of Adel, cousin of the groom, and Rachel Klinkefus and Ranae Klinkefus of Panora, friends of the bride. They also sprinkled a rose petal pathway for Kylee to walk down. The guest book was attended by friends of the bride, Brandy Durham and Jen Durham of Wagner, SD, and Mandy Stumpenhorst of Webster City.

Helpers throughout the day were Jodi Watts of Ames, J.C. Watts of Panora, Chaille Reynolds of Cedar Falls, Ashley Schable of Carroll, Brandelle Slater and Jessica Slater of Guthrie Center, all cousins of the bride.

Videographers were Bill Slater of Guthrie Center and Tom Watts of Panora, uncles of the bride. A reception and dance was held at the BVU Dows Ballroom with 350 guests attending. Brian and Metinka Slater of West Des Moines, uncle and aunt of the bride and Ray and Donna Hemphill of Adel, uncle and aunt of the groom were hosts and hostesses at the reception. Music was provided by Zack Tewes of Rossie.

A video of Kylee and Trevor was enjoyed by all and was a special gift from the couple to everyone in attendance.

After a trip to the state softball tournament for the Albert City Hurricanes, the couple enjoyed a week at the Wisconsin Dells.

Trevor and Kylee have been living north of Storm Lake and recently moved to Cherokee. Kylee is teaching middle school/high school English and coaching the junior varsity basketball and varsity softball for Cherokee. Trevor is employed at Pioneer International also in Cherokee.

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