BLUE EARTH - Ashley Kay Sonnicksen and Benjamin Jay Ruby were married June 12, 2010, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Blue Earth. The Rev. Wes Hafner performed the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Steve and Sandy Sonnicksen of Blue Earth, Jay Ruby of Lakota and the late Char Ruby.
Maid of honor was Brooke Sonnicksen of Blue Earth, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Amy Anderson of Nicollet, cousin of the groom, Amanda Ruby of Lakota, sister of the groom, and Amanda Ulfers of Waseca, friend of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was Hailey Eggebraaten of Sioux Falls, S.D., cousin of the bride. Flowergirls were Alexa and Brenna Eggebraaten of Sioux Falls, S.D., cousins of the bride.
Best man was Josh Ruby of Lakota, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Geoff Ruby of Lakota, cousin of the groom, Jordan Valvick of Lakota, friend of the groom, and Trent Sonnicksen of Blue Earth, brother of the bride. Ringbearer was Bruk Sonnicksen of Blue Earth, nephew of the bride.
Guests were ushered by Jason Anderson of Nicollet, cousin of the groom, Troy Field of Minnesota Lake and Mark Field of Walters, cousins of the bride.