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Schmidt, Swanson wedding

Saturday, January 21, 2006

Rochelle and Scott Swanson
INDIANOLA -- Rochelle Schmidt and Scott Swanson were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola with the Rev. Paul Witt officiating.

Parents of the couple are Les and Nancy Schmidt of Indianola and Jim and Sandi Swanson of Utica.

Kirby Schmidt, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rachael Windhorst, Browyn McCartney and Andrea Swanson, sister of the bridegroom, all of Omaha, and Sibyl Uerling of Gretna. Personal attendants were Dannette Miller of Indianola and Connie Cradick of Rochester, Minn.

The best man was Ryan Cradick of Rochester. Bridegroomsmen were Brent Murphy of Lincoln, John Baumann of Wilber, Jason Moore of Omaha and Bob Swanson, brother of the bridegroom, of Reno, Nev. Cole Larson of Palmer, nephew and godchild of the bridegroom, was junior bridegroomsman.

Jaydenn Miller, godchild of the bride, and Brooklyn Gierhan, niece of the bridegroom, were the flowergirls. Candlelighters were Braylon Gierhan and Ryan Swanson, nephews of the bridegroom. Alisa Cure, cousin of the bride, was the guestbook attendant.

The organist was Crinda McConville. Ashley Fitzgerald and Bronson Gierhan, nephew of the bridegroom were the soloists. Dennis McConville was the reader.

Brett Schmidt, uncle of the bride, Jim Swanson, brother of the bridegroom, and Barry Gierhan and Dan Larson, brothers-in-law of the bridegroom served as ushers.

A reception and dance took place at the Community Building in McCook. Hosts were Lloyd and Mary Ogorzolka, godparents of the bride, Dennis and Kern McConville and Doug and Deb Breinig. Assisting at the reception were Brenda Gierhan and Barb Larson, sisters of the bridegroom, and Kris Swanson and Shelley Swanson, sisters-in-law of the bridegroom.

Honored guests of the couple were Peggy Schmidt, Don and Mariann Ogorzolka and Nettie Voorhees, grandparents of the bride.

After a honeymoon at Lake Tahoe the couple is making their home in Hastings.

The bride is a registered nurse at Mary Lanning Hospital and the bridegroom is an assistant track coach at Doane College in Crete.