WEDDING PHOTOS FROM WINTER 2007 IWU MAGAZINE

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Brigitte Blazek ’94 married Stephen Czablewski on April 28, 2007.  The wedding guests included several IWU alumni. Front row, left to right: the bride, the groom and Marcie Tempel ’96. Second row: Rebecca (Roll) Wallace ’94, Aimee (Rousseau) Kretschman ’95 and Parul Patel ’94. Back row: Alison (Sturdevant) Keller ’94, Laurel (Hardesty) Littrell ’95, Chris (Pol) Pinne ’94, Michael Womack ’94 and Roy Thomas ’94.


Michel Morrissey ’95 married his wife Kara in June 2007 with a number of Michel’s Theta Chi fraternity members in attendance. The ceremony was held in downtown Chicago at Old St. Patrick's Cathedral and the reception was at Germania Place. Left to right: Brian Sampias ’95, Michael Kona ’96, Jacob Kist ’95, the groom, the bride, Paul Flemming ’97, Phil Santoro ’95 and Chris Heina ’96.


Blythe (Popkins) Whitmer ’02 married David Whitmer on June 2, 2007, in Geneva, Ill. All 17 of the female guests pictured are IWU Kappa Deltas. From top, left to right: Allison Tarr ’03, Marmy Shah ’03, Lisa Rog ’01, Jenny Mills ’02, Sarah Kort ’02, Sarah Mick ’03, Sarah Marazas ’01, Julie (Purpurra) Monk ’00, Steve Monk ’00, Georgia Tetteh-Gikunoo ’04, Victoria (Moss) Negrete ’02, the bride, Jenny Grodecki ’03, Kristin Gulinski ’03, Julie Waryjas '00, Jaclin Szafraniec ’02, Kelly Pearson ’03, Beth Field ’01 and Lindsey Vacco ’02.


Several alumni friends were on hand to celebrate the Aug. 11, 2007, wedding of Jamie Davenport ’03 and Ameer El’Alaily. From left to right are Meg Kane ’03, Liz (Petersen) Banaszak ’03, the groom, the bride, Shaun Gilbraith ’03 and Lena Cribben ’03.


Carl Dowdy ’03 and Dayna Vidas ’03 were married on May 26, 2007. Many alumni friends attended the wedding, which was held in Peoria, Ill. Front row, left to right: Andy Buzio ’03, Josh Remer ’05, Sara Ingram ’03, Jason Hitchings ’03, the groom, the bride, Jenny Elliott ’03, Sarah Pennington ’03, Jennifer (Christopher) Nau ’03 and Sam Sheeley ’03. Second row: James Phelan ’05, Matt Swanson ’02, Jeff Becker ’01, A.J. (Reeley) Schilsky ’03, Steve Schilsky ’03, James Flores ’02, Katie Rosensteele ’03, John Rapp ’03, Angie Klein ’02, Dan Klein ’03, Matt Horan ’03, Ben Nau ’03, Josh Dean ’03 and Dan Nelson ’05.


Amanda Jo (Reeley) Schilsky ’03 wed Stephen Schilsky ’03 on April 21, 2007, in Springfield, Ill. Many IWU alumni attended. Back row, left to right: Patrick Halloran ’07, Jeremy McClure ’02, Kelly Murray ’04, Megan Brown ’04, Laura Jaskierski ’05, Jason Hitchings ’03, James Phelan ’05, Katie Rosensteele ’03, James Flores ’02, Nathan Williamson ’04, Molly (Multac) Williamson ’05, Carl Dowdy ’03, Carlie (Bliss) Irwin ’04, Will Irwin ’04, Roy Heins ’03, Mike Musselman ‘04, and Anna Czipri ‘04. Middle row: Nichole (Williams) Reiser ’04, Stephanie (Heiser) McClure ’03, maid of honor Amy Reeley ’06, Ashley Patten ’05, Stephanie (Stephen) Scott ‘03, Dayna (Vidas) Dowdy ‘03, Christy Marchessault ’03, and Eric Compton ’04. Front row: Joel Brigham ’04, best man John Schilsky ’95, the groom, the bride, Andy Buzio ’03, Lindsay (Fahey) Smith ’04, and Russell Smith ’04.


Dominique Forte ’05 wed Bill Byrnes on July 14, 2007, in Elmwood Park, Ill. Many alumni from the classes of ’04, ’05 and ’06 attended.


Tony Reinhart ’06 and Liz (Chandler) Reinhart ’07 were married just a week after Liz's IWU commencement, on May 12, 2007, in Bloomington, Ill. Many Wesleyan friends attended. From left to right: Dr. Michael Weis, Stephanie Reinhart '02, John Mladic '06, Jessica Lothman '06, Michelle Ryndak '06, Eric Fatla '07, Grace Buckner '07, Jordan Bartle '07, Jackie Wickham '07, Jenny (Nichols) Baugh '08, the bride, the groom,  Mary Kate Gergel '07, Nick Iovino '07, Megan Byrne '07, Ryan Naimy '07, Laura Kelly-Gray '06, Adam Gray '06, Brooke Lada '06, Joanne Weller '06, Kristen Czarnecki '06, Katrina Strakova '06, and Marissa Stokes '06.


BillSchneider '00 married Marie (Myers) Schneider on Oct. 20 in Huntsville, Ala. Many of Bill's former Titan cross country teammates attended.


Matthew Melick '03 married Gena (Rawlins) Melick '05 on Aug. 11, 2007.