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Alexander Glover and Cassandra Chulick-Glover were married on Aug. 24, 2013, at St. Paul’s Catholic Newman Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where the couple met. The wedding was officiated by Father Tim Renz. The reception followed at the Overture Center for the Performing Arts in Madison.

Cassandra’s sister, Caroline Chulick of New York, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brianna Feller of New York, Brittney Stretsbery of Washington D.C., Katie Manning of Chicago, and Barb Wahlstrom of Chicago, friends of the bride.

Alexander’s brother, Greg Glover of Chicago, was the best man. Groomsmen were Dennis Glover of Racine, Wis., and Ed Glover of St. Louis, brothers of the groom, John Toldt of Brookfield, Wis., and John Wynne of Milwaukee, friends of the groom. The vocalist was Emily Myre of Chicago, friend of the bride.

Cassandra graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a dual major in political science and sociology in 2009. She is employed by Globe University as an academic/student services coordinator.

Alexander graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in management informations systems in 2010. He is employed by General Electric as an IT architect.

The couple honeymooned in Hawaii before returning to Milwaukee where they will reside.


Jessica L. Novak and Michael L. Madsen were married in a double-ring ceremony Oct. 19, 2013, at Fox River Lutheran Church in Sheridan.

The daughter of John and Sunny Stufflebeam of Serena, the bride is a 1997 graduate of Serena High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work in 2002 and her master’s degree in social work in 2004, both from Aurora University. She is a licensed clinical therapist and certified alcohol and drug counselor (LCSW, CADC) employed at Centennial Counseling Center.

The son of Lee and Blanche Madsen of Hinckley, the groom is a 1996 graduate of Hinckley-Big Rock High School. He is a truck driver, employed at J.B. Hunt Transport.

Matron of honor was Karen Trofimchuk of Monee, a friend of the bride.

Beth Aussem of Ottawa, Jaime Biagioni of Sheridan, Amy Figenbaum of Wedron and Angie Nimke of Ottawa were bridesmaids. Emma Benson of Earlville was a junior bridesmaid.

Best man was Joel Badal of Hinckley, a friend of the groom.

Jacob Benson of Earlville, Ron Benson of Earlville, Mike Jendrzejczyk of Yorkville and Tyler Madsen of Yorkville were groomsmen.

Flower girl was Hannah Benson of Earlville.

The reception was held at the Knights of Columbus hall in Ottawa, and the newlyweds spent their honeymoon in Galena.

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