Steve and Sandy Jakes of Elburn are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Carolyn Marie, to Brett Aaron Palmer, the son of Mary R. Palmer of West Chicago, Ill., on June 4, 2011, at Community Congregational Church in Elburn.
The reception was held at Lion’s Park. The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Robin Jakes. Also in the wedding party were friends of the bride, Michealeena Cairo of Elmhurst, Ill., Kelsey Hodge of Madison, Wis., and Scott Thompson of Sugar Grove.
The groomsmen included the groom’s brother, Sean Palmer of Stamford, Conn.; John Norman of Chicago, John Bratencevic of West Chicago, Ill., and Patrick Grosser of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The bride graduated from Kaneland High School in 2006 and Elmhurst College in 2010. She is employed by Northwestern CUSD No. 2 in Palmyra, Ill.
The groom is a graduate of Community High School in West Chicago, Ill., and Elmhurst College in 2008. He is self-employed as a musician and music teacher.
The newlyweds live in Carlinville, Ill.