LINCOLN -- Vickie Zulkoski and Brad Ryser, both of Lincoln, were united in marriage June 21, 2003, at the Apothecary Loft in Lincoln with the Rev. Layne Heitz, cousin of the bride, officiating.
Parents of the couple are Eugene Zulkoski and Kathy Zulkoski, both of Burwell, and Randy and Shirley Ryser of McCook.
Grandparents of the couple are Lucile Swanson of Ord, the late Herman Swanson, the late Edward and Geneveive Zulkoski, the late Russell and Mary Lou Ryser and the late Louis and Elma Silverman.
The matron of honor was Belinda Schroder of Taylor, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Susan O'Grady of Lincoln, sister of the bride, Katy Kempton of Lincoln, Kim McKinney of Kearney and Kris Zulkoski of St. Paul, sister-in-law of the bride.
The best man was Seth Ryser of Papillion, brother of the bridegroom.
Bridegroomsmen were Bob Wellman of McCook, Tom Hime of Laguna Hills, Calif., Russ Kempton of Lincoln, Brian O'Grady of Lincoln and Jerome Zulkoski of St. Paul, brother of the bride.
The flower girls were Katie and Mikayla Zulkoski of St. Paul, nieces of the bride. The ring bearers were Noah O'Grady of Lincoln and J.W. Schroder of Taylor, nephews of the bride.
Kimberli Prucha of Kearney was the candlelighter for the ceremony.
Ushers for the ceremony were Michael Heard of Omaha, Mike Olson, Jerome Lohrman, Bob McKeemon, Allan Kilburn and Matt Munyon, all of Lincoln.
The vocalists were Russ and Blake Kempton of Lincoln and Lindsay Heard of Omaha.
The reception was at The Apothecary Loft at the historic Haymarket. Host couples were Ron and Mary Siverston of Lincoln, Gayle Hileman of McCook and Mike Sharkey of North Platte. The guest book attendant was Erika Seaquist of Papillion. Cake servers were Pat Feezor of Ulysses, Kan., and Carmen Medin of Sublette, Kan., aunts of the bridegroom.
The bride is a graduate of McCook Community College with an associate of arts degree and a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a bachelor of science degree. She is a first grade teacher for Lincoln Public Schools.
The bridegroom attended Doane College and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is the sales manager for Leisure One of Lincoln.
The couple is making their home in Lincoln.