WEDDING PHOTOS FROM WINTER 05 IWU MAGAZINE

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On April 23, 2005, Daniel Johannsson ’01 and Amber Allen ’01 celebrated their marriage with several IWU alumni in Elmhurst, Ill.  Front row from left to right:  Amanda West ’01, Andrea Wyant Killain ’00, the bride, the groom, Heather Johnson ’00, and Beth Keller ’00.  Back Row:  Jason Clark ’00, Bryan Nelson ’01, Corey York ’00, Charlie Deets ’01, Brad Griffin ’01, Tom Doyle ’00, Ari Leib ’00, Jess Kistler ’00, Kristen Andersen ’03, Karen Page ’00, and Jenny Lessick ’00.


Lisa Rossa ’01 married Jeff DeNapoli ’00 on July 9, 2005, in the Big Horn Mountains, Wyo.  Many of their classmates made the trip to Wyoming to help celebrate their marriage.  Front row from left to right:  Megan Rettberg ’01, the groom, the bride, and Anita Saha ’01.  Back Row:  Nicole Lalich ’01, Aaron Feakins ’00, Casey Twanow ’01, Matt Anderson ’00, Gabrielle Kuhl ’01, Andrew Stott ’01, and Sarah Diesing ’01.


Many University alumni were in attendance at the marriage of Stacy Nielsen ’04 and Ted Kostiuk ’02 on June 10, 2005.  Front row from left to right:  Mike Durkin ’04, Brian Wasik ’04, Emily Simmons ’04, the bride, the groom, Kim Nielsen ’99, Paul Marsiglia ’02, and Jacquie Lueken ’04.  Back row:  Bethany Kesserling ’04, Devon Kendricks ’04, Susie Ireland ’04, April Lynch ’02, and Kris Nielsen ’95.

Michael Mayo ’02 and Sarah Evans ’03 were married on July 2, 2005, in Evanston, Ill.  Several IWU alumni helped celebrate their marriage.  From left to right:  Suzanne (“Suzie”) Parlier ’03, Melissa (“Missy”) Oakland ’03, Melanie Zupancic ’03, Annie Mikal Heini ’03, Jenny Tiesoncik ’03, Meagan (“Meg”) Kane ’03, Elisabeth Johnson ’03, the bride, the groom, John (“Wes”) Dyke ’02, Jessica Ryan ’03, Joe Maffia ’01, Allison Tackitt ’03, Diane Wuthrich ’05, Katie Maietta ’03, and Susie Groh ’03.

Many IWU alumni were in attendance at the marriage of Jeffrey Swigart ’02 to Kara Wolff ’03 on August 7, 2004, in Chicago.  Front row (from left to right):  David Besley ’02, Matthew Garard ’02, Cassie Twaddle ’04, Abby Reel ’04, the bride, the groom, Amy Kurz ’03, Kyle Painter ’01, and Brian Cody ’03.  Back Row:   Mike Kim ’00, Jason Clark ’03, Leslie Greene ’02, Sara Irwin Dodd ’02, Christina (“Tina”) Ericksen ’03, Susan Bae Klaus ’01, Lauren Sopocy Hart ’00, Jena Naponelli ’05, Jamie Palmer ’04, Carol Chung ’03, Tara Gebbink ’05, Anthony (“Tony”) Franklin ’04, and Michael Hart ’02.


Erin Wujek ’03 married Kenneth Williams on May 7, 2005, in Mendota, Ill.  Several former members of the Titan women’s volleyball team served as bridesmaids.  From left to right:  Julia Socke ’03, Molly Ehlert ’03, matron of honor (and sister of the bride) Tricia Wujek Garmon ’98, the bride, and Lena Meiss ’01.

Liz Formentini ’84 married Ken Ranney on Oct. 8, 2005, in Plymouth, Ind.  Several IWU alumni came to celebrate the occasion.  From left to right: Leslie Hopkins Wilt ’83, the groom, the bride, Lori Paxson Polkowski ’83, and Kathy Kanak Stein ’84.

Many IWU classmates attended the wedding of Christine Favia ’01 and Jerry Happ Jr. ’00 on Dec. 18, 2004.  Front row (left to right): Danielle Blomarz Kays ’01, Laura Kafka Klingberg ’00, the groom, the bride, and Jennifer Froman Elder ’00.  Back row (left to right): Karmy Kays ’00, John Baines ’98, Nathan Hubbard ’99, Jessica Grove York ’00, Mike Rogers ’01, Darrin York ’00, Patrick Hand ’00 and Jason Osborn ’00.

A plethora of Illinois Wesleyan alumni attended the wedding of Matt Bibo ’04 and Sarah Thorson ’04 on Sept. 17, 2005.  Front row (left to right): Tim Cross ’04, Dave Strubbe ’04, Brian Klesath ’04, Sarah Brown ’04, the groom, and the bride. Second row (left to right): Julia Morrison ’03, Alicia Frankenberger ’04, Ericka Herrin ’04, Abby Cushing, Allie Vogen ’04, Amanda Unzicker ’04, and Nicki Frank ’98. Third row (left to right): Sandy Erckson ’77, Brittany Moore ’07, Ryan Balogh ’04, Nick Heinz ’04, Travis Reynolds ’04, Jason Trotter ’04, John O’Brien ’04, Karen Gorzynski ’06, Rich Berthold ’04, Mike Mazzone ’03, Kristin Schleiter ’04, Joe Brickler ’04,  Lindy Wick ’04, Kat Mason ’04, Kristina Carpenter ’04, Shaun Frizziellie ’02, Mike Clark ’03,  Beth Thorson-Beaty ’99, Chad Beaty ’99, and Doug Bibo ’79.

On June 25, 2005, many Illinois Wesleyan alumni gathered to celebrate the marriage of Trisha Powers ’03 to Josh Holder.  Front row: (left to right): Renee Evans ’03, the bride, the groom, and Tracy Quinn ’03.  Back row (left to right): Jeremy Hunt ’03, Laura Tipton ’02,  Marissa Emerson ’00, Jesse Adkins ’04,  Frank Tarantino ’99, Bill Schneider ’00 and Matt Roberts ’01.