The bride is the daughter of Jean Sherman and Gale Kurtz, both of Sioux City. The bridegroom is the son of Helen and Lee Gugat, also of Sioux City.
Grandparents of the bride are Mildred and Laverne Kurtz of Kingsley. Grandparents of the groom are Jimmy Deems of Greeley, Colo., and Ruth Betterton of Purcell, Mo.
Tracy Hitchcock, sister of the bride was matron of honor. Kari Kurtz, sister of the bride, Kasey Gugat, sister of the bridegroom, Anne Patterson, Jessie Schultz, Margo Rocklin were bridesmaids with Breann Kurtz, sister of the bride and Karissa Gugat, as junior bridesmaids.
Cory Thiele served as best man, with Chris Gugat and Phil Gugat, brother of the bridegroom; Chad Rooney, Dan Hitchcock, Brad Shattuck as attendants.
Ciara Foster was flowergirl and Kameron Gugat was ringbearer.
Joe Hoeck, Jason Kurtz, Tony Vondrak, seated the wedding guests.
A reception was held at the Sioux City Convention Center.
Kelly is a 1996 graduate of Sioux City North High School. She graduated from Grand View College in Des Moines in the spring 2003 majoring in elementary education. She is a substitute teacher for elementary schools in the Des Moines area. Brian is a 1992 North High School graduate He graduated from Briar Cliff in 1997 with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics. He then earned his masters in mathematics in 1999 at Iowa State University. He is employed as a statistical analyst for Rain and Hail Crop Insurance.
The couple is at home in Urbandale, Iowa, following a wedding trip to Barbados.