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Reiter-Allen

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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Marie Sherrill Reiter and Jeffrey Allen Michael were joined together in marriage in a double ring ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Omaha, Neb., by the Rev. Jeremy Grant. Parents of the couple are Steven L. and Theresa L. Reiter of Rockwell, Iowa and James S. and Julianne L. Allen of Omaha, Neb.

Grandparents of the couple are Stan and Donnalee Sherrill of West Bend, Darrell and Bernice Reiter of Le Mars, Mrs. Sherry Hall and the late Lieutenant Colonel Everett Ray Hall SR, [Army] of Colorado Springs, Colo., and James W. and Harriet Allen of Fort Collins, Colo. Margaret Boetger of Kansas City, Mo., is the bride's great-grandmother. Flowers decorated the church alter in memory of Jeff's Grandfather Hall, and Jeff's uncle Everett Hall Jr.

Maid of honor was the bride's long-time friend Courtney Conner of Iowa City. Lynne Reiter of Rockwell served her sister as bridesmaid. Other bridesmaids were Marie's cousin, Jessica Range of Maryville, Mo., and friend Becky Fusselman of Omaha.

Best man was Alex Reynolds of Des Moines,, friend of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Jeff's brother, Jim P. Allen of Omaha, and Jeff's long-time friends, AJ Bredensteiner also of Omaha, and Greg Seaman of Denver, CO.

Serving as ushers at the ceremony were Geoff Reiter, brother of the bride, of Mason City, and Andy Clark of Ventura.

Organist was David Gerard of Omaha. Tom and Mary Beth Nilles of Le Mars, uncle and aunt of the bride, were soloists. Austin Britton of Escondido, Calif., brother-in-law of the bridegroom, played a saxophone solo during the ceremony. Readers during the ceremony were Marie's godmother and aunt, Tina Sherrill-Range of Milford, and Jeff's uncle, Walter Hall of Colorado Springs, Colo.

During the reception, Tom and Mary Beth Nilles showed a power point presentation, accompanied by music, featuring pictures of Marie and Jeff growing up from birth to their wedding day.

Marie is a 2002 graduate of Ventura Community School in Ventura, Iowa. She graduated from Iowa State University, Ames with a B.S. degree in animal science and minors in genetics and Spanish. Jeff is a 2002 graduate of Millard North High School in Omaha. In 2006 he graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. degree in computer engineering.

Marie is currently the science and education coordinator for the Omaha Children's Museum and Jeff is a systems administrator for West Corporation, also in Omaha. After a week-long trip to Estes Park in Colorado, the couple are at home in Omaha with their dog, Jack.