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Joe and Elizabeth Sitzmann

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Elizabeth Marie Ruden of Le Mars and Joseph Adam Sitzmann of Le Mars were united in marriage Aug. 16, 2008, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Jim Tigges officiated the 2 p.m. celebration.

Parents of the couple are Keith and Denise Arens of Le Mars, Dennis Ruden of Le Mars, and Gayle and Annette Sitzmann of Le Mars.

Music for the ceremony was provided by Pat Bottjen, organist and vocalists Amanda and Emily Murtaugh, cousins of the bride.

Megan Sneller, of Le Mars, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Ruden, sister-in-law of bride, Jessica Simoni, Ashley Sitzmann, Heather Langel, sisters of bridegroom, and Jill Bossard, cousin of bride.

Junior bridesmaid was Abby Simoni, niece of groom.

Flower girls were Allison and Megan Ruden, nieces of bride.

Ben Sitzmann, of Le Mars, served as best man. Groomsmen were Brent Ruden, brother of bride, Justin Sitzmann, brother of bridegroom, Matt Simoni, brother-in-law of bridegroom, Cory Evernham, and Mike Cook.

Junior groomsman was Matthew Simoni, nephew of bridegroom.

Ring bearer was Jaxon Sitzmann, nephew of bridegroom.

Seating the wedding guests were Jesse Ruden, cousin of bride, and Heath Langel, brother-in-law of bridegroom.

Personal attendants were Krista Ellensohn and Heather Klein.

The 5 p.m. reception was held at the Le Mars Convention Center.

Elizabeth is a graduate of Le Mars Community High School and Western Iowa Tech Community College, and is a member of Dance Masters of America, Inc. She is a dance teacher at The Dance Studio and works at Mr. P's Pizza and Sports Grill.

Joe is a graduate of Le Mars Community High School. He attended Western Iowa Tech Community College and Le Cordon Bleu in Minneapolis. He works for Gus Pech and Mr. P's Pizza and Sports Grill.

The couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica.

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