Olbrys-Ruiz Wedding


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:30 pm
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Samantha Jean Olbrys and Eric Jose Ruiz, both of Oconomowoc, Wis., were married May 12, 2012, at St. John's Noble Victory Memorial Chapel, Delafield, Wis. Chaplain Paul Jeffries officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at The Legend at Brandybrook Country Club, Wales, Wis.
The bride is the daughter of Thaddeus and Jill Olbrys, Kenosha, Wis. The groom is the son of Francisco Ruiz and JoAnn Bird, both of Rock Island.
Maid of honor was Amy Mueller. Best man was Eric Carlson. Bridesmaids were Cynthia Nichols, Carolyn Strash, Kasie Cox, Samantha Pack and Katie Meister. Groomsmen were Dustin Nichols, Cory Olbrys, Scott Schaaf, Daniel Rowland and Chris Carrico. Ushers were Matthew Gierl and Paul Gierl.
Samantha graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee. She is employed at Family Dental Practice, Watertown, Wis., and Lake Country Dentistry, Oconomowoc.
Eric graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee. He is employed at Rock River Dental, Fort Atkinson, Wis.
The couple's new address is Oconomowoc. The honeymoon destination was St. Lucia.












 



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