Nicole Irene Spears and Nathan Allen Tobe were united in marriage on June 25, 2011, at Trinity United Methodist Church, the Rev. David Howell officiating.
The bride’s parents are Lindell and Susan Spears of Delphos. The groom’s parents are Elmer and Marianne Tobe of Ottawa.
Nuptial music was provided by vocalist Terri Christensen.
Maid of honor was Deborah Boratko (Grothouse) of Columbus, cousin of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Nichole Spears of Toledo, sister of the groom; Rebekah Stemen of Delphos, cousin of the bride; Sheila Vorst, Shannon Hadding and Carissa Tobe of Ottawa and Jamie Duncan of Lima, sisters of the groom; Adrianne Tobe of Leipsic, sister-in-law of the groom; Sarah Drexler of Wapak, friend of the couple; and Edana Hoehn of Delphos, friend of the bride.
Flower girls were Alycia Lindeman of Delphos, cousin of the bride; and Kristin Duncan of Lima, Goddaughter of the groom. Ring bearers were Gage Ogle of Delphos, cousin of the bride; and Austin Hadding of Ottawa, nephew of the groom.
Best man was Jason Tobe of Ottawa, brother of the groom.
Ushers were Brian Spears of Toledo, brother of the bride; Ryan Ellerbrock of Kalida, friend of the groom; Craig Vorst and Josh Hadding of Ottawa, brothers-in-law of the groom; Nick Recker of Ottawa, friend of the groom; Josh Tobe of Leipsic, brother of the groom; Aaron Drexler of Wapak, friend of the couple; Nick Langhals of Ottawa, cousin of the groom; and Brad Duncan of Lima, brother-in-law of the groom.
The bride’s grandparents are Irene Blockberger of Delphos and the late Rolland Blockberger and Earl and Cora Spears of Delphos.
The groom’s grandparents are Joan Tobe of Miller City and the late Robert Tobe and Lucille Ellerbrock of Ottawa and the late Carl Ellerbrock.
A reception was held at the Ottawa K of C hall after the ceremony. Following a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple resides in Delphos.
The bride is a graduate of Jefferson High School and Wright State University. She is employed by Delphos City Schools as a first-grade teacher.
The groom is a graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School and Rhodes State College. He is employed by General Dynamics.