Blomquist-Curtis Wedding


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Sarah Blomquist and Tyler Curtis, both of Moline, were married May 19, 2012, at First Evangelical Free Church, Moline. The Rev.'s Tom Aubrey and Shane Sikkema officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at the Clubhouse at Arbor Village, Moline.
The bride is the daughter of John and Jean Blomquist, Moline. The groom is the son of John and Teresa Curtis, Moline.
Maid of honor was Megan Curtis, friend of the bride and sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were Anna Tendero, sister of the bride; Rebecca Blomquist, sister of the bride; and Jamie West, sister of the groom. Flower girl was Anna Curtis. Biblebearer was Ryan Curtis. Best man was Nathaniel Livingston, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Mark Burkholder, friend of the groom; Paul Gustafson, friend of the groom; and Kyle West, brother-in-law of the groom. Ushers were Cody Dailing and Tim Gross.
Sarah graduated from Moline High School in 2008 and completed an Associate in Arts degree from Black Hawk College in 2011. Sarah is an assistant teacher at Positive Parenting at Trinity Child Care in Davenport.
Tyler completed his home-school education in 2008 and graduated from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, in 2012, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Tyler is a pastoral care minister at Bettendorf Christian Church and is working on a master's degree in counseling from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.
The couple's new address is Moline. The honeymoon destination was Michigan.












 




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