Witt, Wilson wedding

Monday, September 12, 2005
Keely and Chris Wilson

OBERLIN -- Keely Witt of Oberlin and Chris Wilson of Kearney were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, in a garden wedding at the James and Kimberly Witt farm in rural Oberlin. The Rev. Jonathan Hoesch of Kearney officiated at the double-ring ceremony

Parents of the couple are James and Kimberly Witt of Oberlin, the late Julie Witt and Charles and Sandy Kincaid of Norton.

Grandparents of the couple are Eugene and Beverly Witt of Danbury, Keith and Mary Lou Olson of Herndon, Kan., Larry and Carolyn Schultz of St. Francis, Kan., Evalyn Wilson of WaKeeney, Kan., the late Vernon Wilson, Louise Swank of Colby, Kan., and the late Clair Swank.

The bride's great-grandmothers are Iris Wurm of Oberlin, E.J. Query of Bird City, Kan., and Martha Schultz of St. Francis, Kan.

The altar table was made by the bride's great-grandfather, the late Edward Schultz. Two purple and four white roses were included in the altar decorations in memory of Julie Witt, Jesse Mowry, Vernon Wilson, Sharon Smith, Darrin Kincaid and Clair Swank. The roses were then given to their respective families.

The bride wore a floor-length, strapless, cinderella cut, satin gown fashioned with embroidered leaves and swirl on the bodice and a full satin skirt. She wore a long, white veil.

Megan Howe and Sarah Olson, cousins of the bride, were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Witt, sister of the bride, and Shellie Hughes.

Kurtis Campbell served as best man. Bridegroomsmen were Tyler Witt, brother of the bride, and Dustin Sjo and Josh Brunzell, cousins of the bridegroom.

Ushers were Ryan Schultz and Kyle Schultz, uncles of the bride, and Dustin Pretauer and Justin Frye, cousins of the bridegroom.

Candlelighters were the couples parents, James and Kimberly Witt and Charles and Sandy Kincaid. Mary Olson and Sarah Olson, cousins of the bride, provided the music. Rex Olson, uncle of the bride, read scripture.

Whitney Witt, sister of the bride, was the flower girl and Triton Frye, cousin of the bridegroom, was the ringbearer.

The bride is a sophomore at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, majoring in history. The bridegroom is the assistant manager of Pizza Hut in Kearney.

The couple honeymooned in Colorado and will be making their home in Kearney.