By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.

    Natalie Joan Redfearn and David Stephan Byrne were united in marriage July 9, 2011 at the New Diggings Primitive Methodist Church.
    Parents of the couple are Roger and Jane Redfearn and Stephan and Sherri Byrne, all of Shullsburg.
    Pastor Kevin Tranel, the bride’s cousin, officiated the ceremony.
    The bride wore a vintage-inspired tea-length, ivory and coffee strapless tulle gown. The gown had a natural waistline and was embellished with lace flowers, beading and pearl accents. She carried a bouquet of pink roses, tulips and peonies.
    Maids of honor were Jessica and Olivia Redfearn, Benton, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids were Brittani Redfearn, Benton, and Regina Nommensen, La Crosse. Flowergirls were Kailie and Erika Mootz-Redfearn, Benton, cousins of the bride.
    Best man was Taylor Lee, friend of the groom, Phoenix, Ariz. Groomsmen were Peter Byrne, brother of the groom, and Josh Blackbourn, friend of the groom, both of Shullsburg. Ring bearer was Carter Redfearn, cousin of the bride, Shullsburg.
    Usherettes were Kristen Johnson, cousin of the bride, Benton, and Robin and Kati Rutherford, cousins of the bride, Memphis, Tenn.
    Elizabeth Whitford was organist. Casey Knight was soloist.
    A reception took place at the Diamond Jo Harborview Room, Dubuque, Iowa.
    The couple traveled through the northeastern United States and Canada on their honeymoon.
    The bride is a 2003 graduate of Benton High School. She graduated from UW-Platteville with a degree in elementary education and is a first grade teacher for the River Ridge Community School District, Hanover, Ill.
    The groom graduated from Shullsburg High School in 2004 and attended Northeast Iowa Community College. He is now a manager at his family-owned business, Bytec Resource Management, Monroe.
    The couple resides in Shullsburg.