Mr. and Mrs. James Owens of Traer are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Natalie, to Greg Ivory, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Ivory of Fort Dodge. The wedding was held July 9, 2011 at St. Ambrose Cathedral in Des Moines. A reception followed at the Renaissance Savery Hotel.
Serving as Maid of Honor was Marlee Owens, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Carly Vojslavek, cousin of the bride and friends of the bride, Megan Staker, Katie Laird, Laura Wieck, Lily Glenn and Teresa Zmolek. Junior bridesmaid was Grace Vojslavek and flower girl was Lea Vojslavek, both cousins of the bride.
Best Man was Michael Ivory, brother of the groom. Groomsmen included Tom Pingel, cousin of the groom and friends Tyler Russell, Mark Buschur, Kenny Knutson, Mike Riley and Cody Lawler. Vance Vojslavek, cousin of the bride, was the Ring Bearer.
Ushers were Justin Wieck, friend of the couple and Jake Vojslavek, cousin of the bride. Personal attendants for the bride were her friends Kelly Ducey and Tiffany Rohert. Helping at the guestbook and with gifts were Andrea and Taylor Pingel, cousins of the groom. Reception hosts were Brian and Karen Pingel, uncle and aunt of the groom and JoAnn Vojslavek, aunt of the bride and Jim Vojslavek, uncle of the groom.
The couple enjoyed a honeymoon in Key West, Florida.
The bride is a 2007 graduate of the University of Iowa in business administration and is an account executive for Groupon. The groom is a 2007 graduate of Drake University in business administration and is a project manager at RuffaloCODY. They reside in Cedar Rapids.