Staff reports

Holly Marie Andress and Michael Joseph Martin, of Quincy, were married at Lavender Crest Winery in Colona, Oct. 18, 2008. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Kelly Andress, Woodhull. The groom is the son of Kevin and Rosemary Martin, Schaumburg.

Members of the wedding party included Andrea Lawrence, matron of honor, sister of the bride; and bridesmaids Ellie Waite and Maureen Oleskiewicz, friends of the bride. The best man was Jim Martin, brother of the groom, and groomsmen Jason Moline and Jim Katalak, friends of the groom.

Holly was a 2002 graduate of Elmwood High School and a 2006 graduate of Bradley University with a B.A. in Spanish and M.A. in human service administration in 2007. She is employed by Quincy University.

Mike was a 2001 graduate of Schaumburg High School and a 2005 graduate of Bradley University with a bachelor’s degree in English. He is employed by Highland High School.

The couple took their honeymoon in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic during Christmas break.