Brandy Ralynn Kleinheksel and Jory Christopher Helms were united in marriage on Feb. 20, 2018 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
The bride and groom exchanged vows in a garden with gazebo setting, witnessed by more than 50 of their immediate family and close friends. The bride was walked down the garden path by her father.
Attendants for the bride were Emily Wilson, Maid of Honor; and Jennifer Thackery, Tara Brock and Ricci Brown who served as bridesmaids. The bride’s personal attendant was Kristen Reierson.
The grooms brother Jimmie Tarver served as Best Man. Additional groomsmen included Andy Landgrebe, Darryl Moore and Mikkel Brown. The groom’s personal attendant was the bride’s brother, Cory Kleinheksel.
Parents of the bride are David and Michele Kleinheksel of Wilton.
Parents of the groom are Lovice Helms and the late Gordon Helms, of Chicago.
An afternoon champagne toast immediately followed the wedding ceremony, with an evening reception at the beach including dinner, cake cutting and a night of dancing. Family and friends celebrated with the couple for several days enjoying the beach, sites of the area and the all-inclusive accommodations at the Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue resort.
The couple makes their home in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where Brandy is a pediatric dentist and Jory is a financial advisor.