Rossville Church of Christ was the setting of the Aug. 20, 2011 wedding of Jill Elizabeth Haas and Nathan Andrew Burkowski. Kevin Purdy performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Nancy Haas of Rossville. She has a bachelor’s degree from Olivet Nazarene University in education. She is a high school art teacher at Bismarck High School.
The groom is the son of Chuck and Vicky Burkowski. He has a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Eastern Illinois University and a master’s from E.I.U. in sports administration. He works for Carle Clinic.
Matron of honor was Lori Haas, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Aislyn Talbott, Maggie Sillar and Erin Hoffman, all friends of the bride. Flower girl was Gwen Schimmel, cousin of the groom.
Best man was Larry Bratton, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were John Myers and Logan Johnson, both friends of the groom and Chad Burkowski, brother of the groom. Ring bearer was Mac Matthews, friend of the bride. Ushers were Mitch Haas, brother of the bride and Jesse Roach, cousin of the bride.
After a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple resides in Rossville.