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Larsen, Ewald wedding

Monday, October 17, 2005

James and Courtney Ewald
Courtney Larsen of Culbertson and James Ewald of Curtis were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at the Nazarene Church in McCook.

Parents of the couple are Jeanie Earnest of Culbertson and Lynn and Patty Ewald of Curtis.

Grandparents of the couple are the late Jim Earnest, Bev Earnest of Stratton, Lucille Bradley of Benkelman, Helen Ewald of Curtis, the late Jim Ewald and Clifford and Alberta Freeze of Brady.

Honored guests included Gloria and Willis Schultz of Sioux City, Don and Donna Sailors of McCook, Bev Earnest of Stratton, Leva Cochran of North Platte, Viola Patchin of North Platte, Clifford and Alberta Freeze of Brady and Helen Ewald of Curtis.

The bride wore a floor-length, white, tulle, halter gown trimmed with crystals, beads and pearls. The bride's veil was waist-length, her gloves were white satin and she carried a bouquet of fresh red roses.

The maids of honor were the bride's two sisters Constance Larsen of Omaha and Catrina Larsen of Culbertson. Bridesmaids were Heather Steele of Benkelman, Sara Ware of Culbertson and Marie Wesch of McCook.

The bride's attendants all wore burgundy, satin, two-piece, floor-length gowns and silver elbow-length gloves and carried a bouquet of fresh, white roses.

The best man was Kurt Sawyer of Mason City. Bridegroomsmen were lan Reagan of Wauneta, Casey Thompson of Curtis, Kanen Hammond of Curtis and Ryan Hammond of Arapahoe. The bridegroom and his attendants wore long-tailed tuxedos with red rose boutonnieres.

The flower girl was Rebecca Earnest, cousin of the bride, of Benkelman and the junior bride was Karie Funk, cousin of the bride, of Culbertson. They each wore white, satin dresses with burgundy ribbon and carried white roses.

Aden Boiler, cousin of the bridegroom, of Farnam was the ringbearer and Adam Earnest, cousin of the bride, of Benkelman was the junior bridegroom. They each wore long tailed tuxedos. The candlelighter was Elizabeth Earnest, cousin of the bride, of Benkelman. She wore a navy blue, floor-length gown.

The mothers of the bride and bridegroom lit the unity tapers at the beginning of the ceremony. They both wore navy blue dresses.

Ushers were Lance Lewis of Curtis, Gregg Boiler of Farnam, Barry Brush of McCook and Aaron Reiman of Beatrice.

Marie Coffey provided piano and organ pieces and Kerri Linger was the soloist.

A reception and dance followed the ceremony at the Hitchcock County Ag Complex in Culbertson. A sit down dinner was served with entertainment provided.

The couple honeymooned in Nashville, Tenn.

They are making their home in McCook while attending McCook Community College.