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Korell, Amateis wedding

Monday, April 2, 2007

Brooke and Phillip Amateis
BRIDGEPORT -- Brooke Ann Korell and Philip Ryan Amateis were united in marriage on Sept. 9, 2006. The ceremony was at the First Presbyterian Church in Bridgeport.

The bride is the daughter of Kenny and Christie Korell of Hayes Center. Grandparents are Raymond and Jimmie Rutherford and Bob and Jane Korell, all of rural Hayes County and great-grandmother, Verna Mackey of McCook.

The bridegroom is the son of Phil and Carol Amateis of Broadwater. Grandparents are Robert and Myrna Lee of Hay Springs and Pete Jr. and Donna Amateis of Broadwater.

The maid of honor was Joni Iverson of Denver, Colo., Bridesmaids were Alicia Keller of Mitchell, Ashli Cox of Hayes Center, Jennifer Amateis of Broadwater, sister of the bridegroom, and Stacy Large of Liberty, Mo. The bride's personal attendant was Pam Sailors of McCook, aunt of the bride.

The best man was Jayson Keller of Mitchell. The attendants were Preston Harimon of Nantucket, Mass., John Amateis of Bridgeport, cousin the bridegroom, Kevin Korell of Hayes Center, brother of the bride, and Jesse Korell of Hayes Center, brother of the bride.

Escorting the guests were ushers Toby Cox of Hayes Center and Mitch Cole, of Broadwater, future brother-in-law of the bridegroom. Andrea Richards of Hayes Center, was in attendance of the guestbook.

Eugene and Rita Snyder of Harrisburg, uncle and aunt of the bridegroom, along with Scot and Julie Iverson of Bassett, greeted guests as hosts and hostesses.

Caitlyn Amateis of Broadwater, niece of the bridegroom, was the flower girl, tossing white rose petals. Kyler Cox of Hayes Center was the ring bearer.

Serving cake for the guests were aunts of the couple, Peggy Messersmith of Palisade, Linda Bradfield of Alliance, Kathy Katen of Henderson, Kristi Kutschara of Scottsbluff and Bev Lee of Hay Springs.

A reception was at Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport.

The couple lives near and work in Bridgeport. They have a honeymoon planned in March to travel to Hawaii.