Placzek, Arterburn marry

Friday, November 26, 2010
Taryn and Joel Arterburn

McCOOK, Nebraska -- Taryn Rachelle Placzek and Joel Thomas Arterburn, both of McCook were united in marriage on Aug. 14, 2010, at McCook Evangelical Free Church in McCook with the Rev. Bruce Lester officiating.

Parents of the couple are Rich and Tonya Placzek of McCook and Tom and Cindi Arterburn of McCook. Grandparents of the bride are Clarence and Delta Placzek of Loup City, Nebraska, and Gene and Jan Mahon of McCook. Grandparents of the bridegroom are Kermit and Charlene Arterburn of McCook, and Robert and Teresa Purvis of McCook.

The matron of honor was sister of the bride, Tyra Barger of McCook, and maid of honor was sister of the bride, Talia Placzek of Kearney, Nebraska. Bridesmaids were sister of the bridegroom, Jen Kaminski of Wahoo, Nebraska, cousin of the bride, Tristan Darling of Lincoln, Nebraska, Tyne Willert of Erie, Colorado, and Abby Pingel of Spencer, Iowa.

The best man was brother of the bridegroom, Josh Arterburn of Lincoln. Bridegroomsmen were Josh Mullen of Fort Polk, Louisiana, Jamalle Reeves of Lincoln, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, Marc Kaminski of Wahoo, Nebraska, brother-in-law of the bride, Scott Barger of McCook, and cousin of the bride, L.J. Treffer of Kearney.

Ushers were Aaron Sawyer of Lincoln, uncle of the bridegroom, Julius Madison of Ralston, Nebraska, cousin of the bride, John Gallaway of Kearney, and Logan Polly of Kearney.

The flower girl was cousin of the bride, Jordan Hunt of Junction City, Kansas. The ring bearers were nephews of the bride, Kyson and Kreighton Barger of McCook, and nephew of the bridegroom, Jase Kaminski of Wahoo.

The candlelighters were cousins of the bride, Darian Mahon of Haigler, Nebraska and Megan Hunt of Junction City.

The guest book attendants were Jennifer Kircher of McCook and cousin of the bridegroom, Emma Kreutzer of Grand Island, Nebraska. The program attendant was Emily Volquardsen of Kearney. Music was provided by pianist Diana Gull of McCook, and vocalists Tenielle Lytle of McCook and Lori Barger of St. Paul, Nebraska.

A reception took place at the Red Willow County Community Building in McCook. The host couples were Winston and Deb Lafferty, and Dave and Angela McCarty, all of McCook.

The bride graduated from McCook High School in 2007, is attending Clarkson College, and will graduate in December of 2010 as a physical therapist assistant.

The bridegroom graduated from McCook High School in 2006, is attending University of Nebraska at Omaha seeking a degree in elementary education, and will graduate in December 2011.

The couple honeymooned in Okoboji, Iowa and resides in Omaha, Nebraska.