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Friday, October 20, 2000

Mary Schmitt was seated at the guest book.

Ushers were Al Joens, Jason Shriver, Dave "Whitey" Leonard and Robert Sippel.

Kelly Kuhl of Sioux City and a friend of the couple, served as the bride's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Eileen Friedmann, Sioux City, sister of the bride; Annie McElroy, sister of the bride, from Sioux City; Maureen Van Meter, Waukee, sister of the bride; Leann McElroy, West Des Moines, sister-in-law of the bride and Amy Nilles, Sioux City, friend of the couple. The bride's niece, Emma McElroy, was the flower girl.

Steve Demers of Omaha, Neb. served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Dan McElroy, brother of the bride, West Des Moines; Steve Beierschmitt from Merrill; Brad Pautsch, Sioux City; Anthony Flores, Fresno, Calif. and Mark Haggar, Lincoln, Neb., all friends of the couple. The groom's nephew, Josh Demers, was the ringbearer.

After the ceremony a reception was held with Sue and Marion Gibbons and Mary and Dave Bishop serving as hosts and hostesses. Dianne Leonard and Marci McElroy cut and served the cake.

Following a wedding trip to Maui and Oahu in Hawaii, the couple is making their home in Sioux City.

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