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This article was published April 6, 2014 at 3:47 a.m.

Lindsay Blohm Ball

Wedding vows were exchanged by Lindsay Alexandra Blohm and Jason Michael Ball at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, in The Chicago History Museum. David Layfer officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Marcella and Robert Barry of Chicago and Ardyce and Frank Blohm of Houston, Mo. Her grandparents are Marcia and Lawson Brown of Ballston Lake, N.Y., the late Nancy Brown of Albany, N.Y., and Gloria and the late Jim Blohm of Houston.

Parents of the groom are Lynne and Jerry Coats, 165 Pebble Beach Drive, and Jo and Arthur Ball of Hot Springs. He is the grandson of Marian Belue, now of Little Rock, and the late Jim Belue of Osceola, and the late Thelma and Charles Ball of Little Rock.

The ceremony site was decorated with coral, white and green arrangements of ranunculus, dahlias and hydrangeas. Music was by the Becca Kaufman Orchestra. Guests were greeted by Courtney Byers of Landstuhl, Germany, cousin of the groom; and Bridget Brown of New York and Nancy St. Geours of Istanbul, both cousins of the bride.

Given in marriage by her mother, the bride wore a fitted ivory Vera Wang tiered gown with a trumpet silhouette. She carried a bouquet of white and green ranunculus, freesia and cymbidium orchids.

Matron of honor was Lauren Fairchild of Los Angeles, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Erin Canavan and Judy Fisher, both of Washington, and Lauren Neaman of Chicago. They wore midnight blue gowns with fitted sweetheart bodices and skirts embellished with layered fabric petals. They carried bouquets of white, coral and green flowers.

Flower girl was Eloise Fairchild of Los Angeles, niece of the bride.

Best man was Jarrod McDonald of Melbourne, Australia. Groomsmen were Luke Jones, also of Melbourne; Patrick Barry of Chicago, brother of the bride; and Randy Fairchild of Los Angeles.

Guests were seated by Colten Belue, Charles Belue and Zack Sheehan, all of Ruston, La., and Joel Sheehan of New Orleans, all cousins of the groom.

A reception at the museum followed the ceremony. Some of the guest tables held tall arrangements of seeded eucalyptus, freesia, stock and hydrangeas, while others held footed glass bowls filled with spring blooms. The head table was decorated with Ball canning jars holding wedding flowers. Music was by Becca Kaufman Orchestra.

The bride has a bachelor’s degree in math and computer science from Georgetown University in Washington. She graduated magna cum laude and received a Dalgren Medal in mathematics. She received a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass. She is assistant general counsel for Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.

The groom has a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from Monash University in Melbourne, and is working toward a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a chartered financial analyst and is employed by Robert W. Baird & Co. in Milwaukee as an equity research analyst covering the energy industry.

After a wedding trip to the British Virgin Islands and the Torres del Paine National Park in southern Chile, the couple will live in Milwaukee.

High Profile, Pages 45 on 04/06/2014




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