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Smith, Lindau wedding

Monday, March 10, 2008

Marissa and Brett Lindau
LINCOLN -- Marissa Smith of Lincoln and Brett Lindau of Aurora, Ill., were married Oct. 6, 2007, at Lincoln Berean Church in Lincoln with the Rev. Bruce Lester officiating.

Parents of the couple are David and Janice Smith of McCook and James and Marcia Lindau of Axtell. Grandparents of the bride are Gene and Dorothy Smith of North Platte. Grandparents of the bridegroom are Irvin and Garneta Bauerle of Champion and Ora and Zelma Lindau of Kearney.

Matrons of honor were Gabby Bednar of Omaha and Neleigh Korth of Ogallala, both sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids were Valerie Tonkin of Denver, Colo., Elissa Arterburn of Omaha, Sally Bach of Lincoln and Jessica Foster of Lincoln.

Brock Lindau of Omaha and Brandon Lindau of Garland, both brothers of the bridegroom, served as bestmen. Bridegroomsmen were Antonio Perez of Omaha, Shane Butterfield of Omaha, Andy Falk of Pleasanton and Marc Regier, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, of Hampton.

Ryan Renshaw, cousin of the bride, of Denver, Colo., was the flower girl and Cooper Regier, nephew of the bridegroom, of Hampton was the ringbearer. Candlelighters were Lauren Smith, cousin of the bride, of Waukee, Iowa and Lisa Stewart of Phoenix, Ariz.

Kelli Holechek of Lincoln was the personal attendant. Ushers were Nate Wells of Kearney, Jordan Clark of Kearney, James Korth, brother-in-law of the bride, of Ogallala and Joel Bednar, brother-in-law of the bride, of Omaha.

Mary Lynn Horst, aunt of the bridegroom, North Platte, was the pianist and Benjamin Shafer of Omaha and Krista Francis of Arvada, Colo., were the soloists.

A reception was had at Wilderness Ridge Lodge in Lincoln. Christi and Abi Burrows of McCook were reception assistants. Host couples were Mike and Pam Baumann, aunt and uncle of the bride, of Morrill, Alan and Joan Smith, aunt and uncle of the bride, of Kingwood, Texas and Dr. Jeff and Margaret Nelson, aunt and uncle of the bridegroom, Omaha.

The bride graduated from Bryan College of Health Sciences earning a diploma in nursing and from the University of Nebraska Medical Center earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing. She is working as a registered nurse at Edward Hospital in Aurora, Ill.

The bridegroom graduated from University of Nebraska at Kearney earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in chemistry and is attending Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Ill. as a third year medical student.

After a honeymoon in the Grand Cayman Islands the couple is making their home in Aurora, Ill.