St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Quincy was the setting for the May 10 wedding of Miss Brandy Paben and Nicholas Zanger, both of Fowler.
The bride is a daughter of Dan and Teresa Paben of Ursa. The bridegroom is a son of Dave and Amy Zanger of Mendon.
The 2 p.m. ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Jeff Stone; the bride was given in marriage by her father. Also participating in the ceremony were Aiden Zanger, altar boy, and Pam Kretzer, Cheri Emery and Steve Zanger, readers.
Maids of honor were Suzanne Wear of Marblehead and Paige Wiechert of Fowler. Bridesmaids were Grace Zanger of Mendon, sister of the bridegroom; Shannon Whitehead of Ursa; Megan Martin and Jessica Robinson, both of Quincy and cousins of the bride; Mahogany Wallis of Hannibal, Mo.; and Kelly Weiman of Quincy.
Best man was Mick Tuter of Loraine. Groomsmen were Ben Zanger of Mendon, brother of the bridegroom; Luke Paben of Springfield, brother of the bride; Austin Zanger of Mendon and Ross Bunte of Payson, cousins of the bridegroom; James Whitehead of Ursa; and Shawn Whitehead and Lucas Haistings, both of Fowler.
Ushers were Nick Andrew of Basco; Sam Zanger and Josh Zanger, both of Quincy and cousins of the bridegroom; and Bret Duesterhaus of Loraine.
Flower girl was Mackenzie Miller of Kansas City, Mo., cousin of the bride, and ring bearer was Jaxson Tuter of Loraine.
A rehearsal dinner was held May 9 at the church, hosted by the bridegroom's parents. A reception began at 7 p.m. at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.
After honeymooning in Maui, Hawaii, the newlyweds are at home in Fowler.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Unity High School and a 2008 graduate of Quincy University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is a support coordinator assistant supervisor at Marion County Services for the Developmentally Disabled.
The bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Unity High School and a 2007 electricity graduate of John Wood Community College. He is a risk specialist for Farm Marketing Services and a grain and cattle farmer.