Ausmus-McKinzey Wedding


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 8:43 am
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Shelly Ausmus, Geneseo, and Ryan McKinzey, Milan, were married Oct. 6, 2012, at The Rock, Coal Valley. Krista McKinzey-Wellington, ordained minister, officiated at the sunset ceremony of wedding vows and Family Unity Sand Ceremony. The reception was held at The Rock, Coal Valley. The honeymoon destination is St. Lucia.
The bride is the daughter of Jim and Sheila Ausmus, Colona. The groom is the son of Cliff and Debbie McKinzey, Milan.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father, and given away by her parents. She wore an exquisite organza ballgown that was hand beaded and featured pleated skirt tiers with a lace-up corset back. She carried a bouquet of fall flowers. Maid of honor was Reese Rosenow, daughter of the bride. Bridesman was Robby Rosenow, son of the bride. Best man was Kevin Gripp, friend of the groom. Groomsman was Edward Wellington, friend of the groom.
Shelly graduated from United Township High School and Black Hawk College in 2007. She is employed by Iowa Physicians Clinic.
Ryan graduated from Rock Island High School and completed his electrical apprenticeship in June 2006. He is employed by Tri-City Electric Company.












 



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