United in marriage

United in marriage Audra Angelica Edelen and Donald Allen MacBay were married on July 22 at the United Church of Christ (Congregational), Vermillion, with the Rev. Stephen Miller officiating.

Parents of the couple are Joe and Mary Edelen, Vermillion, and Virginia (Jane) Franks of Brunswick, ME.

Matron of honor was Gretchen Burbach of Vermillion. Bridesmaids were Cornelia (Cori) Gray, Columbus, OH, and Sarah Pidgeon, Iowa City, IA. The flower girl was Mikaela French, Vermillion, and the bride's personal attendant was Kristi Olesen of Sioux Falls.

The best man was Alex Venter of Iowa City. The groomsmen were Anthony Edelen and Jarrod Edelen of Vermillion, brothers of the bride. Caleb Miller of Vermillion was the ring bearer.

The ushers were Scott and Kari Finken of Dakota Dunes and Trent and Andrea (Jordt) Robbins of La Crosse, WI. Susan Halm of Iowa City attended the guest book. Rachel Edelen of Rapid City, aunt of the bride, gave out wedding bubble favors.

Wedding music was provided buy Jack Noble with Gretchen Burbach as soloist.

The reception following the ceremony was held at the Buffalo Run Winery in Vermillion. Rollie and Sue French of Vermillion were the host and hostess.

Coffee was served by Dr. Carroll and Sandi Isburg of Yankton, and the punch server was Trisha Swee of Vermillion. The cake was served by Nancy Brown of San Antonio, TX, and Mary May of Alexandria, LA, aunts of the bride.

Gianella Edelen, aunt of the bride, Snowball, AR, and Tamara Heckel, cousin of the bride, Iowa City, attended the gift table.

The Notes, a dinner jazz quartet under the direction of Bruce Leavitt, provided the dinner music. A to Z Music of Sioux Falls provided the dance music following dinner.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Vermillion High School and a 2000 graduate of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA. She is currently attending Kirkwood Community College studying to become an EMT and in October will become a certified nursing assistant. She is a member of Company A 109th Medical Battalion, Iowa Army National Guard. She is the granddaughter of Marjorie H. Beaty of Vermillion.

The groom is a 1995 graduate of Rutland High School in Rutland, VT, and attended Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph, MO. He is currently attending Kirkwood Community College in Iowa City and is employed at National Computer Systems in Iowa City as an information specialist.

The couple went to Disney World on their honeymoon, and they currently reside in Coralville, IA.

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