BLOOMINGTON — Beth Crowley and Mike Garst, both of Downers Grove, were married at 4:30 p.m. June 9, 2018, at Ewing Manor Cultural Center, Bloomington, with the reception following.
The bride's parents are Charles and Jan Crowley, Bloomington. The groom's parents are Hank and Maureen Espensen, Elgin, and Rocky and Lisa Garst, Roscoe.
Julia Socke was maid of honor, and Elizabeth Bantel, Katie Bragg, Robyn Zimmer, Laine Twanow, Carmen Hayes and Amy Nelson were bridesmaids. Mike Kessling was best man, and Kris Harrison, Drew DeMond, Chad Hecht, Clay Disney, Sean Free and Aaron Espensen were groomsmen. The groom was accompanied by his children, Gavin and Sloan Garst. The ushers were Craig Crowley, Steve Crowley, Jason Jones and Chris Vojack.
The couple took a wedding trip to Hawaii.
The bride is a graduate of Normal Community West High School, has a bachelor of science in psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University and a master of science in family and consumer sciences from Illinois State University. She is a registered dietitian/senior manager with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago.
The groom is a graduate of Hononegah Community High School and has a bachelor of science in business management from Bradley University. He is the director of business development–retail with Markel Insurance, Chicago.