The Wedding Celebration

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Please join us as we celebrate our marriage and exchange vows at the Lincoln Park Zoo's Café Brauer. The ceremony will be followed by cocktails and a seated dinner reception with merriment to continue into the evening.

If you are arriving from I-90, exit at North Avenue and drive east until you arrive at LaSalle Drive and then make a left. Shortly after that, make another left onto Stockton Drive and Café Brauer will be on your right-hand side.

If you are arriving from I-290, continue onto I-90 Westbound, at which point, follow the directions to arrive from I-90.

If you are arriving from I-55, make a left onto Lake Shore Drive and continue until LaSalle Drive at which point you will make a left. Following, you will make a right on Stockton Drive and Café Brauer will be on your right-hand side.

Groomsmen & Bridesmaids

Mike Emery

Best Man

Mike and the groom met in kindergarten at Saints Peter and Paul and have been friends ever since. The two went their separate ways during high school and colleges, but never passed up an opportunity to spend time together. Mike has since moved to Indiana, with his fiancée, where he works as a solution engineering manager at Salesforce.

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Kate Neuberg

Maid of Honor

Kate and the bride have been roommates for the last two years and share a love for dance. The two met through a dance program at Marquette University and continue to dance together to this day. Kate graduated with a degree in public relations and is now working at Quad Graphics in the Corporate Trainee Program.

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Peter Martin

Groomsman

Peter is the oldest brother of the bride. As a strong role model, he inspired Catherine to follow in his footsteps and pursue a career in engineering. Peter is currently living in Naperville and works as a structural engineer for Structural Enginuity. He enjoys competing in triathlons across the country.

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Kathleen Wolff

Bridesmaid

Kathleen and the bride started dancing together in middle school at McDonald Dance Studio. They continued to dance and perform together while students at Marquette University. Kathleen graduated with an Elementary Education degree and is currently teaching a 4th grade classroom in Milwaukee.

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David Martin

Groomsman

David is the younger of the bride’s two brothers. He graduated with a culinary degree from Kendall College before attending Benedictine University to study nutrition. David currently designs and launches new products as a Food Technologist at Optimum Nutrition, but still finds the time to put his culinary skills to good use.

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Julie Griep

Bridesmaid

Julie and the bride are sorority sisters through an engineering sorority at Marquette University. They shared multiple classes and attended many social and professional events together. After graduating with a Biomedical Engineering degree, Julie moved back to her home state of Minnesota where she now studies law at the University of Minnesota.

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Jack Crane

Groomsman

Jack is the younger brother of the groom. He is currently a student at the University of Iowa, where he is studying nursing. In his free time, Jack enjoys swimming, hiking in the woods, and spending time outdoors. Jack and Patrick have enjoyed many summers traveling to Michigan's Upper Penninsula to work on the Crane family log cabin.

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Maggie Crane

Bridesmaid

Maggie is the younger sister of the groom. She is currently a senior at Saint Viator High School, participates in the swim and water polo teams, and follows in her oldest brother’s footsteps as a star AP student. Maggie plans to attend Iowa State University in the fall where she plans to study and become a marine mammal veterinarian.

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