Paula Sims and John Kurt were united in marriage May 19, 2012, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton.
The bride is the daughter of Edward and Mary Jo Sims of Palatine. The groom is the son of Pete and Mary Jane Kurt of Bernard, Iowa.
Theresa Korn, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Olivia Sims, sister of the bride, Nancy Neuhalfen, sister of the bride, and Mary Beth Grimm, sister of the groom. Flower girls were Jenah Sims, Cora Sims and Allyxis Sims, all nieces of the bride.
Ben Moetsch, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were James Kurt, brother of the groom, Michael Kurt, brother of the groom, and Emmet Sims, brother of the bride. Ushers were Chris Gibbs, friend of the groom, and Wesley Sims, brother of the bride.
A reception to honor the couple was held at the Elks Lodge in Princeton.
After a honeymoon cruise to the Bahamas, the couple made their home in Riverside, Iowa.
The bride is employed at Hills Bank in Hills, Iowa. The groom is employed at Loparex in Iowa City, Iowa.