Archive for Wednesday, March 28, 2001


March 28, 2001


Shannan Seely and John Downey, both of Jacksonville, Ill., were married on Dec. 2, 2000, at Sven Dolors Catholic Church in Mahattan, Kan., with the Revs. Larry Grennan and Timothy High officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Harold and Joan Seely, Tonganoxie. The groom is the son of Joseph and Sherry Downey, both of Manhattan.

Honor attendants were Michelle Legg and Elizabeth Chaussee. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Theno, Stacy Davis, Shari Seely and Brooke Theno. Nicole Theno was flower girl.

Mark Skochdopole, Joe Carpenter, Chuck Downey and Brian Powers were groomsmen. Mike Skochdopole was ring bearer.

The couple celebrated with a reception at Wareham Opera House in Manhattan.

The bride is a graduate of Tonganoxie High School who earned a degree in animal science and communications from Kansas State University in Manhattan. She is an account representative for Lincoln Office Environments.

The groom is a graduate of Brebeuf Preparatory in Indianapolis. He earned a degree in chemical engineering at Kansas State University. He is environment, health and safety manager for Pfizer Inc.

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