Justin and Chelsea:
Chelsea Peden and Justin Fries wish to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The ceremony is scheduled for September 26th, 2015, in Oxford, Nebraska.
Chelsea is the daughter of Cody and Debbie Peden of Cozad, Nebraska. She is currently employed as a dental assistant with Holdrege Family Dental.
Justin is the son of Jim and Susan Fries and Silver Beach and Jay Spangrud all of Oxford, Nebraska. He is currently engaged in farming and is also employed with Cargill, Inc.
The couple, along with their daughter Hailey, resides in Oxford, Nebraska.
Abel 60th Anniversary
Barbara and Richard:
Barbara and Richard Abel of Montrose, Colorado, formerly of Cozad, Nebraska, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on September 4th, 2015.
Their family is requesting a card shower in their honor. Cards may be sent to 1317 Avon, Montrose, CO 81401.
Debban's To Celebrate 50th Anniversary
Loyle and Hazel
The children and grandchildren of Loyle and Hazel Debban invite you to help them celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. at the Gosper County Senior Center at 422 Ripley Street in Elwood, Nebraska.
They were married August 22nd, 1965 in Elwood. Cards may be sent to P.O. box 16, Elwood, Nebraska, 68937.
Lexine and Aaron:
Aaron McMichael and Lexine Smallfoot of Arnold were united in marriage on June 13th, 2015, at an outdoor wedding East of Gothenburg, with Rev. Scott Foster officiating the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Tanette Martin, Gregg and Sherri McMichael, all of Gothenburg and the late Gary Smallfoot.
Special guests included grandparents Juanita Smallfoot of Gothenburg, Bob Hannah of Grand Island, Marvin and Merril Jane McMichael of Lincoln and Richard and Pauline Edson of Gothenburg.
The bride wore a vintage style gown by Mary's Bridal and was fashioned of a soft “shell” colored satin with an ivory lace overlay. The “fit and flare” gown featured a bateau lace neckline with a gorgeous lace covered back that was finished with buttons from the top to the waist. The natural waistline was adorned with a satin belt that was embellished with stunning beading centered in the front and tied in a bow in the back that draped down to the top of the chapel length train. She carried a beautiful bouquet of pink and peach roses, peach gerbera daisies, Queen Anne lace, baby’s breath and hand tied with twine.
The groom wore a beige tuxedo with matching vest and tie.
The Maid of Honor was Chantel Draves of Grand Island.
Bridesmaids were Justina Craig, Megan Aden, Britany Larson and Tori McMichael, all of Gothenburg. Each wore a different style of sweetheart lace and chiffon dress in different shades of pink. They each carried a bouquet of baby’s breath and hand tied with twine.
Best man was Dillon McMichael of Gothenburg. Groomsmen included Branndon McMichael of Grand Island, Andrew Aden of Gothenburg, Micah Edson of Lincoln and Jason Rudolph of Broken Bow. The groomsmen wore beige tuxedos with their vests and ties coordinating with the bridesmaids.
Serving as flower girls were Ilee Craig and Briony Aden both of Gothenburg. Ringbearers were Conagher Schultz of Gothenburg, Wacey Schultz of Arnold, who pulled their little brother, Weston McMichael of Arnold, in a little red wagon adorned with ivory satin and tulle.
Ushers included Robby Viter and Chad Viter both of Gothenburg. Serving as Guest Book attendants were Rusty and Morgan Viter of Grand Island. Program and bubble attendants were Jarred McMichael and Eliott McMichael, both of Gothenburg. The host couple at the ceremony was Terry and Chrystal Preitauer, also of Gothenburg.
A reception was held at Walker’s Steakhouse following the outdoor ceremony. The couple is planning a honeymoon at a later date. The couple reside at Arnold. The bride is employed at Walker’s Steakhouse in Gothenburg and the groom is employed with Skyview Farms in Arnold.
Hartman-Stewart To Wed
Erica and Noah:
Mr. and Mrs Greg Hartman of Cozad would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Erica, to Noah Stewart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirwin Stewart of Holdrege.
The wedding will take place on Saturday, August 8th, 2015, at the Evangelical Free Church in Kearney.
Erica is about to enter her final year of nursing school through UNMC at Kearney and Noah will begin his senior year at UNK and is pursuing a degree in criminal justice.
Both are members of the Nebraska National Guard.