Wedding: Blecker & EnglishPublished 9:20am Saturday, July 23, 2011
Benjamin Blecker and Lindsay English of Albert Lea, were married Oct. 2, 2010. The Rev. Dwight Netzer performed the double-ring ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea.
Parents of the bride are Stacia and Mark Schumaker of Glenville and Fred English of Georgia. Grandparents are Ross and Ruth Ann Severtson of Hayward and Wanda Easterling of Georgia.
Parents of the groom are Brian and Beckie Blecker of Albert Lea. Grandparents are Glen and Donna Blecker of Florida, Kathie and Jim Leuring, Paula Herbig, Kirn and Don Hathaway of Illinois.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her grandfather, Ross Severtson.
Matron of honor was Jamie Perez, Albert Lea, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Chayna Fierro, California, friend of the couple, Jordan Malimanek, Madison, Wis., sister of the bride, Nastassia Adams, Albert Lea, friend of the bride and Morgan Schumaker, Glenville, sister of the bride. Emma Bertsch, Mapleton, niece of the groom was the flower girl escorted by her mother Bethany Bertsch, sister of the groom.
Best man was Brock Moyer, Albert Lea, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Lucas Johnson, Albert Lea, friend of the groom, Cody Moyer, Albert Lea, friend of the groom, Tyler Adams, Albert Lea, friend of the groom and John Christianson, Austin, friend of the groom. Sebastian Bertsch, Mapleton, nephew of the groom was ring bearer escorted by Bethany Bertsch, sister of the groom.
Ushers were Jason and Sarah Schumaker of Glenville, aunt and uncle of the bride, and Todd and Nicki Schumaker of Albert Lea, aunt and uncle of the bride.
Soloist at the ceremony was Todd Utpadel of Albert Lea.
The bride and groom reside in Albert Lea.
A reception and dance were held at the American Legion in Albert Lea.