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Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Kelli and Brad Shidler
Kelli Pauling of Iowa City, formerly of Le Mars, and Brad Shidler of Ankeny, were united in marriage May 24, 2003, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Officiant for the 3 p.m. double ring ceremony was the Rev. Gary Landsness.

Parents of the couple are Kent and Terri Pauling of Le Mars and George and Rachel Shidler of Ankeny.

Scripture readers were Deborah Jacobsen, Detroit, Mich., and Cindy Brody of Pacific Palisades, Calif., both cousins of the bridegroom.

Kay Koch, organist, Ellie Schnepf and Dick Bogenrief, trumpet; Terri Pauling, piano, and Marc Weigle and Tim Watson, vocalists, were nuptial musicians.

Laura (Pauling) Gaul of Sergeant Bluff, sister of the bride, was matron of honor, with Marney Olson of Minneapolis, Britt (Bjorge) Krizmanich of Pittsburgh, Heather Brown of Iowa City and Heather Wass of Iowa City, as bridesmaids.

Flowergirls were Ali Gaul of Sergeant bluff, niece of the bride, and Lindsay Shidler, Des Moines, niece of the bridegroom.

Attending the bridegroom as best man was Marc Weigle of St. Michael, Minn. Groomsmen were John Evenson, Houston, Minn., Jason Halpel of Iowa City, Dave Shidler, Des Moines, brother of the bridegroom, and Nathan Pauling of Sioux City, brother of the bride.

Carson Gaul of Sergeant Bluff, nephew of the bride, and Cameron Shidler, nephew of the bridegroom, were ringbearers.

The wedding reception and dance were held at 6 p.m. at the Marina Inn in South Sioux City, Neb.

Kelli graduated in 1995 from Le Mars Community High School and from Luther College in Decorah in 1999. She then graduated from medical school at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in May 2003. Currently, Kelli is a pediatric resident in Omaha, Neb.

Brad graduated in 1990 from Ankeny High School and from Luther College in 1994. He was a partner with Miller Law Firm in Decorah and is now an attorney at the Holz, Weaver Law Firm in Omaha.

Following their wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple is at home in Omaha.

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