SWEA CITY, Iowa - Ashlea Marie Paul and Jonathon James Sonius were married Aug. 30, 2008, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Swea City. The Rev. Don Winterrowd performed the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are John and Sharon Paul of Swea City, and Jim and Cindy Sonius of Spencer.
Matron of honor was Bethany Braegelmann of Belgrade, Minn., friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Julie Irmiter of Everly, sister of the groom, Crissa Fruechte of Irwin, S.D., and Brittney Johnson of Swea City, friends of the bride. Flowergirl was Jenna Paul of Ismay, Mont., cousin of the bride.
Jonathon James Sonius and Ashlea Marie Paul
Best man was Andy Irmiter of Everly, brother-in-law of the groom. Groomsmen were Brandon Selzer of Rochester, Minn., cousin of the groom, Jeffrey Paul of Ogallala, Neb., brother of the bride, and Josh Brown of Armstrong, friend of the groom. Ringbearer was Kody Irmiter of Everly, nephew of the groom.
Guests were ushered by Dean Gesche of Estherville, brother-in-law of the groom, and Andrew Paul of Dakota City, cousin of the bride.
Wedding music was performed by Sue Paul, soloist and pianist/organist, and Ben Reynolds, soloist.
A reception was held at Armstrong Community Center.
The couple plan to live near Spencer.