WEDDING – Koszylko-Smith
Margaret Koszylko of Palos Park, Ill., and Lauren Smith of Colfax were married on Sept. 18, 2004, at Saint Hyacinth Basilica in Chicago, Ill.
The bride is the daughter of John and Irena Koszylko of Palos Park. She is a graduate of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She is also a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Mo., and practices in Chicago.
The groom, a graduate of Colfax High School, is the son of Terri Farrell Smith of Colfax and Randy Smith of San Diego. He is the grandson of June Beckerleg Farrell and the late Gordon Farrell of Colfax. His great-grandparents, Ernest and Wilhelmina Beckerleg, immigrated to Grass Valley from Cornwall, England in the early 1900s.
The bride’s honor attendant was Kelly Beth Simmons of Chicago.
The bridesmaids were Violetka Koszylko, the bride’s cousin, and Diana Kuta, Nicole Gehrmann, Kathy Gruszka, Annette Peksa, Grace Pazdan and Kathryn Caserta.
The bridal attendants were Meghan Hancher and Jennifer Johnson.
The flower girl was the bride’s goddaughter, Karolinka Orynczak.
The best man was the groom’s brother, Garret Smith of Huntington Beach.
The groomsmen were Tomek Koszylko, the bride’s brother, and Kris Ashcraft, Joe Bowers, Jesse Torres, Judd Feldman, Justin Powell and Nathan Gallagher.
The ushers were Justin Hancher, Justin Paul, Ed Herrnberger, Chris Armstrong and Michael Duffy.
Providing special readings at the wedding were Dorothy Jannink, the bride’s cousin, of Menlo Park and Patrick Farrell, the groom’s uncle, of Grass Valley.
The reception was held at the Palmer House in Chicago where special presentations were made to the bride’s mother by the bride and to the bride by her sorority sisters.
Special guests included the groom’s grandmother, June Farrell of Colfax; the groom’s aunts, Wendy LaRiviere of Monterey and Melissa Fowlkes of Grass Valley; the groom’s cousins, Kaci and Kody Farrell of Grass Valley; the bride’s aunt and uncle, Wlodek and Ewa Szczawinski of Warsaw, Poland; and the bride’s aunt, Bozena Dubicka of Stregiel, Poland.
The couple honeymooned in Hawaii.
They live in Chicago.
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