Kimberly Schnell and Nicholas Hustedde

Kimberly Schnell of Celestine and Nicholas Hustedde of Effingham, Ill., were married at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Father Eugene Schmitt witnessed the vows in St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine.

Melvin and Connie Schnell of Celestine and Ronald and Donna Hustedde of Beckemeyer, Ill., are parents of the couple.

Katie Demuth sang for the ceremony, and pianist was Josh Kight.

The bride, who was given away by her father, chose a fitted, A-line gown of ivory organza with bustles and an inset panel of draped fabric folds. A detachable grosgrain belt was embellished with Swarovski crystals The gown had a sweetheart neckline and a corset closure.

Matron and maid of honor were Megan Lueken of Celestine and Rachel Voegerl of Jasper. Bridesmaids were Erin Terwiske of Jasper; Lauren Stemle of Chesterfield, Mo., Natalie Kamman of Ferdinand; Ashton Fleck of Birdseye; Whitney Hall of Cuzco; and Crystal Seger of Columbus. Lexie and Makenzie Kamman, both of Ferdinand, were flower girls.

They wore strapless, A-line gowns of royal blue chiffon. The gowns had scooped necklines and ruched empire waists with satin band ruches.

Mr. Hustedde chose Kent Diekemper of Carlyle, Ill., as best man. Groomsmen were Andy Pigg of Breese, Ill.; David Powell of Okemos, Mich.; Garrett Wade and William Barth of Carlyle; Greg Kessler of Centralia, Ill; Adam Schnell of Celestine; and Jerad Hustedde of Beckemeyer. Ushers were Dave Hempen and Ryan Gonzalez of Carlyle and Brian Nelson of Aviston, Ill. Ring bearer was Hunter Hustedde of Aviston.

For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Schnell chose a smoke gray dress with a printed bodice, a square neckline and a full-length skirt and a sequined jacket with a mandarin collar and three-quarter-length sleeves. Mrs. Hustedde wore a floor-length gown of black chiffon with a pleated bodice and a one-shoulder strap with an oval rhinestone brooch.

A reception was held at the Celestine Community Club. Paige Bell of Huntingburg and Kylie Hasenour of St. Anthony registered guests.

The couple is at home in Effingham after a honeymoon to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

The bride graduated from Northeast Dubois High School, Dubois, and the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville. She is employed by the Effingham County public school system. Mr. Hustedde, a graduate of Carlyle High School, graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is a technical service representative for FMC Ag Products Group.

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