Erica Rae Schueder and Nathaniel Drake De Witt, both of Sioux City, were married on June 11th 2010 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Father Armand Bertrand officiating.
Parents of the couple are Dan and Charlotte Schueder of Cherokee, and Kerry and Coral DeWitt and Stacia and Mike Schuur, all of Sioux City.
The bride wore a Satin A - line halter with a split front. The elaborate embroidery decorated the V-shaped halter bodice with beads edging the cornflower color inset. The beading and embroidery continued onto the split-front of the A-line skirt. The chapel-length train was accented with cornflower colored steamers, while the back of the dress was a corset lace-up.
Erica carried a bouquet of pink Asiatic lilies and baby roses with ivory lace. In her bouquet was an engraved handkerchief belonging to her late grandfather, Jim Schueder, and a diamond necklace of her mother's.
Maid of honor was Laura Halder, cousin of the bride, from Iowa City, and bridesmaids were Christina Foreman, cousin of the bride, from West Des Moines; Lauren Schuur, sister of the groom, from Sioux City, Alicia Hoermann of Ames and Amanda Dittmer of Des Moines, both friends of the Bride.
The groom wore a two - button notched lapel from After 6 black tuxedo.
Best Man was Kolby De Witt, brother of the groom, from Sioux City. and groomsmen were Brad Hansen, friend of the groom, from Vermillion, SD; Shelden Stenum, cousin of the groom, from Ankeny; and Corey Clark and Keith Rasmussen, friends of the groom from Sioux City.
The flower girls were Haleigh and Hannah Mangan of Waukee, and Lauren and honoree flower girl Emily Olhausen, of Sioux City, all nieces of the bride.
Ring bearers were Jared Schrunk of Elk Horn, Neb. and Tyler Schuur of LeMars, both cousins of the groom.
Ushers were Derek Schueder, brother of the bride, from Laramie, Wyoming, Tim Mangan of Waukee and Nick Olhausen of Sioux City, both brothers- in - law of the bride.
The bride's personal attendants were her sister-in-law, Jody Schueder of Laramie, Wyoming, and her cousin, Rachel Lucas of Cherokee.
Erica's sisters, Katie Mangan of Waukee and Mary Olhausen of Sioux City, were lectors for the ceremony.
Special guests attending were the couple's grandparents, Ray and Betty Halder and Delores Schueder, all from Cherokee; Homer and Orma DeWitt, and Micki Harbeck, all of Sioux City; Ace and Mary Schrunk of Missouri Valley; and Dave and Rosemary Schuur of Rockwell City. Erica's grandfather, the late Jim Schueder, was also there in spirit.
Following a honeymoon cruise to the eastern Caribbean, and a few days in Charleston, SC, the couple are now making their home in Sioux City.