Exchange vows St. Peter's Catholic Church in Newcastle, NE, was the setting for the April 30, 2005 wedding of Jessica Kalin and John Nelson, both of Maskell, NE. Father Dave Liewer officiated.
Parents of the couple are Fred and Sheryl Kalin of Coleridge, NE, and Jerry and Jean Nelson of Maskell, NE.
Music was provided by Rich and Candace Engel, Holly Stone, and Rob Engel. The candles were lit by Nichole Pinkelman and Sonia Haberer.
The matron of honor was Melissa Engel, and bridesmaids were Julie Bruening, Jana Linder, Shelly Hefner and Jessica Wingate. The flower girls were Brittany Bruening, Shannon Nelson, Cortney Linder and Dana Nelson.
The best man was Jeff Nelson, and groomsmen were Jeremiah Pinkelman, Ronald Nelson, John Gregg and Zach Meyer. The ring bearers were Jerrett Bruening and Cody Linder.
Serving as ushers were Rob Engel, Jason Schueth, Tyler Reiser and Wyatt McGhee. Altar servers were Jared Kalin and Megan Finnegan. Serving as lector was Eddie Kalin. Preston and Nancy Nelson carried up the gifts.
A reception followed the ceremony at the Skylon Ballroom, Hartington, NE. The event was hosted by Dan and Beth Huss. The guest book was attended by Trisha Hansen. Serving punch was Bonnie Starkey and Mary Hensen. Helping with the cake was Pat Nelson and Rosalie Schweers.
The couple will live in Maskell, NE.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Coleridge Community School. The groom is a 2000 graduate of Newcastle Public School. The couple both graduated from Northeast Community College in 2003 and are employed in Vermillion.