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Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Mr. and Mrs. Ryan George
Billie Jo Irwin and Ryan Kenneth George were married in a beachfront ceremony at Waimanalo Bay in Hawaii on July 24, 2007. Parents of the couple are Marty and Kris Irwin of Marcus and Kenneth and Gayle George of Meriden.

Attending the bride were her sisters, Katie Irwin of Overland Park, Kan. and Kelli Irwin of Sioux City. Attending the groom were his brother, Jonathan George of Omaha, Neb. and friend, Justin Dennis of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Following the 8:30 a.m. ceremony the couple and their 36 guests spent the day at a cabin on the beach at Bellows Air Force Station.

Special guests from the mainland included: Kenneth and Gayle George and Mary Gill of Meriden; Marty and Kris Irwin, Joe, Ben and Sam Hueser and Nicole Busch of Marcus; Kellie and Kathy Bork of Remsen; Ryann and Adam Sanow of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Andrea Todd of Columbus, Ga.; Abby Backes of Marion; and Liz Schminke of Vinton and Sara Like of Monticello.

A reception will be held at the Cherokee Western Iowa Tech Conference Center on Feb. 23, 2008.

The couple honeymooned on Maui and now makes their home in Aiea, Hawaii. Billie is the Human Resources Generalist for the YWCA of Oahu in Honolulu and Ryan serves in the US Navy aboard the USS Hopper stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.