Reed, Hilsabeck exchange vows during May 3 ceremony

Kelly Reed and Brian Hilsabeck of Lansing were joined in marriage May 3, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing with Father John Moser as the celebrant.
The bride is the daughter of Roger and Mary Reed of Lansing. She is a graduate of Kee High and of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She is currently employed as a registered nurse at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI.
The groom is the son of Kirk Hilsabeck of Lansing and Cindy Hilsabeck of Strawberry Point. He is a graduate of West Central High in Maynard and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Upper Iowa University and a Master of Science degree in School Administration from Drake University. He is currently employed as the Director of Student Services and Activities Director at Howard-Winneshiek High School in Cresco.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white scalloped A-line gown of beaded and embroidered lace over silky satin with a beaded silver band accent at the waist, a sweetheart neckline and a chapel-length train. She customized the gown with a beaded lace strap over one shoulder. Her ensemble included a two-tier crystal and pearl fingertip-length veil and tiffany blue ballet flats with a sparkling crystal motif on the toe area. She carried a silk bouquet of tiffany blue hydrangeas, white stephanotis, sonia blue orchids and ivy.
The bride’s Maid of Honor was Chandran Duffy and her bridesmaids were Jennifer Sickles, Alicia Darling, Brittney McKee, Lindsey Vinson, Amanda Van Brocklin, and Kortney Moel (sister of the groom). Flower Girls were Jovie and Bria Moel, nieces of the groom. The bride’s attendants wore tiffany blue chiffon gowns with one pleated shoulder strap adorned with a band of beads and rhinestones. They carried silk nosegay bouquets of tiffany blue hydrangeas, white roses and sonia blue orchids.
The groom’s Best Man was Nathan Buhman. Groomsmen were Jake Munger, Lance Buhman, Carl Martin, Chad Winters, Lance Welsh and Bill Reed (brother of the bride). The Ring Bearer was Conner Winters.
Vocalists at the wedding included Andy Lapel and Eric Benzing and the pianist was Linda Manning. Lectors included Ron Manderscheid, uncle of the bride, and Kurt Hilsabeck, uncle of the groom.
The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner the evening before the wedding at Milty’s in Lansing. The bride’s aunts, Kay Christensen, Eloise Reed and Mary Peters, hosted a bridal shower in March at the Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank Community in Center in Lansing.
The reception following the ceremony, held at the Waukon Banquet Center, was hosted by Sam and Cheryl Kuhn, Dianna Schwartzhoff and Patty Manning. Cake cutters were Kay Christensen and Eloise Reed, aunts of the bride.
The reception featured entertainment by 176 Keys Dueling Fun Pianos, a traveling dueling pianos show, which provided total guest involvement and many laughs.
The couple honeymooned for a week in Jamaica and now make their home together in Lansing.