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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Julie Renae Cobb and Gregory Gail Swanson were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 2005 at Cornerstone Berean Church in Kearney, Neb. with the reverand Doug Shada officiating.

Parents of the couple are Dallas and Diane Cobb of McCook, Neb. and Gail and Grace Swanson of Sutherland. Grandparents of the bride are Ardyce and the late Harold Bick of Moorefield, Neb. and Eldred and the late Bob Cobb of Stratton, Neb. Grandparents of the groom are the late Robert and Fern Johnson of Marcus, and the late Melvin and Winnifred Swanson of Sutherland.

The bride wore an elegant ivor gown freaturing jeweled appliques on delicate French Tulle lace over satin. The strapless gown was more heavily beaded at the bodice tip. The gown was styled in a princess line dropping to lace edging, hemline, and the semi-cathedral length train. The bride carried a fresh bouquet of deep purple mini calla lillies, blue freesia, and blue delphinium wrapped in tea leaves. Bridesmaids wore indigo satin separates with a strapless empire style and princess line bodice and with an A-line floor length skirt.

Kendra Cobb of McCook, Neb., sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kirsten Butterfield of Gothenburg, Neb., friend of the bride and cousin of the groom, Jodi Cobb of Loveland, Colo., sister-in-law of the bride, and Heather and Jill Swanson of Sutherland, sisters of the groom.

Kory Swanson, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Dustin Hicks of Spirit Lake, friend of the groom, Curt Stude of brewster, Minn., friend of the groom, Jason Cobb of Loveland Colo., brother of the bride, and Chad Hibma of Harris, friend of the groom.

The flower girl was Sydney Swanson of Peterson, cousin of the groom. Ringbearers were and Andrew and Tommy Lemon of Rapid City, S.D., cousins of the bride. Candlelighters were Eileen and Janelle Dekker of Centennial, Colo., cousins of the bride. Ushers wer Bobby Johnson fo Cleghorn, cousin of the groom, and Jon Cody of Spencer, friend of the groom. Personal attendants were Kelly Krzycki of Omaha, Neb., friend of the bride and Cassie Schaneman of Denver, Colo., friend of the bride.

Kelly Krzycki also served as guest book attendant. Gift attendants were LeAnn Johnson of Cleghorn and Allison Fischer of Austin, Minn., both cousins of the groom. Bubble boys were Christopher and David Dekker of Centennial, Colo., cousins of the bride. Music was provided by Jill Swanson, Kendra Cobb, and Derek Beck of McCook, Neb. A dinner and dance reception was held at First Inn Gold in Kearney, Neb. Host couples were John and Karla Lemon of Rapid City, S.D., aunt and uncle of the bride and Steve and Jan Fox of Columbus, Neb., aunt and uncle of the groom.

The couple honeymooned in Florida and the Bahamas. They are making their home near Harris, where Greg works for Hibma Farms.