Wedding: Ford & Kelly

Published 9:40 am Saturday, November 5, 2011


Holly Ford and Michael Kelly were married at 4 p.m. July 2, 2011, at First Baptist Church, Johnston, Iowa. The Rev. Janell Bloem performed the double-ring ceremony.

Ford & Kelly

Parents of the bride are Homer and Soozi Ford, of Indianola, Iowa.

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Parents of the groom are Dale and Nancy Kelly, of Clarks Grove.

Maid of honor was Kelli Brandt, of Indianola, Iowa, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ashley Ford, sister of the bride, of Indianola, Haley Neal, of Indianola, Iowa, Rachel Dewey, of Hutchinson, Kan., Courtney Ballard, of Sioux Falls, S.D., all friends of the bride, and Kristine Kelly, sister of the groom, of Clarks Grove.

Best man was Chris Hull, friend of the groom, of Guernsey, Wyo. Groomsmen were David Kelly, brother of the groom, of Rochester, Matt Ulmer, of Hartford, S.D., Korey Peterson, of Clarks Grove, Tyler Gustafson, of Brandon, S.D., and Thomas Wagar, of Valley City, N.D., all friends of the groom.

Ushers were Jeff Ballard, of Sioux Falls, S.D., Jacob Clabaugh, of Johnston, Iowa, Matt Harsch, of West Fargo, N.D., Jon Iehl, of Waterloo, Iowa, Kevin Peters, of Clive, Iowa, and Kyle Richards, of Hawarden, Iowa, all friends of the groom.

Soloist was Sam Houser, of Johnston, Iowa. Additional music was provided by Jeff Schei, of Clarks Grove, and Beth Staser, of Clarks Grove.

A reception followed the wedding at Toad Valley Golf Course, Pleasant Hill, Iowa.

Holly is a 2008 graduate of Indianola High School. She is currently a student at University of Sioux Falls studying marine biology.

Michael is a 2008 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2010 graduate of University of Sioux Falls with a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems. He is employed with the University of Sioux Falls.

After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple resides in Sioux Falls, S.D.