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Manker, Riley wedding

Friday, November 13, 2009

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Lanay and Dirk Riley

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Lanay Rose Manker and Dirk Randal Riley, both of Wheaton, Ill., were united in marriage June 14, 2009 at the Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Ill. with the Rev. Jeff Walser officiating.

Parents of the bride are Mike and Neva Manker of Indianola. Parents of the bridegroom are Kirk and Kris Riley of Cozad.

Grandparents of the bride are Albert Kastens of Ludell, Kan. and the late Arlene Kastens and Vernon Manker of McCook and the late Laura Manker. The bridegroom's grandparents are Charles and Beverly Kuebler and Jack and Virginia Riley, all of Shelton.

Matron of honor was Lacey Snoke, sister of the bride, of Humboldt. The bridesmaid was Morgan Riley, sister of the bridegroom, of Cozad.

Ring bearer was Remington Snoke, nephew of the bride, of Humboldt.

The best man was Dillon Riley, brother of the bridegroom, of Wheaton. The bridegroomsman was Lance Manker, brother of the bride, of Grand Island. Music for the ceremony was performed by guitarist Dillon Riley of Wheaton.

A reception, dinner, and live music followed the ceremony at Anderson Japanese Gardens.

The bride is a 2008 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney and is completing a Master's Degree in clinical psychology at Wheaton College.

The bridegroom also graduated from UNK in 2008 and is employed as a professional musician and private percussion instructor.



After a honeymoon in Punta Gorda, Fla., the couple resides in Wheaton.