Scheske, Freeman exchange vows


Daisy Scheske and Chance Freeman were joined in marriage on Friday, October 23, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada. Crystal Campbell, better known as Rita Ballou from KOKE Radio, officiated the ceremony.

Witnesses to the matrimonial vow exchange were Ken David Dubose, Best man; Michael Philbrick, Groomsman; Mary Scheske Wharmby sister of the bride, Matron of Honor; Katherine Miller Harkey and Jamie Pettijohn, as Partners in Crime, served as bridesmaids.

The wedding was attended by close family and friends, many who came from out of state, including special guests from Wales and Scotland.  The ceremony and reception were held live on 1 Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada outside the Golden Gate Casino while Entertainment was provided by 80s Station and Spandex Nation who played until 2 a.m.  An engraved 3 ft. ice sculpture in the shape of a slot machine, served as the centerpiece along with a 3-tiered wedding cake topped with a symbolic caricature of Daisy and Chance riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle.  The couple truly was born to be wild.

The meal was catered by The D Casino and served marinated chicken skewers with onions and peppers, wasabi-ginger pulled pork sliders, roasted artichoke and boursin crostini, marinated grilled vegetables with chipotle remoulade, roast tenderloin beef, and Andiamo meatballs.

The bride's parents are Lynn Silver of Austin, and Robert Scheske and TJ Newberry Scheske of Gonzales. Daisy is the granddaughter of the late Fred and Mary Elizabeth "Goose" Scheske of Gonzales, and the late Earl and Madie Silver of Marion, NC.  Daisy is 2001 graduate of Gonzales High School and received her Bachelor's Degree from Texas State University in 2006.  She is employed by the Gonzales Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture as the Executive Director.

The groom's parents are Byron Allen and the late Linda Freeman of Porthill, Idaho. Chance is the grandson to Inez and the late JD Gray of Gonzales, and the late Byron and Alleen Freeman of Gonzales.  Chance is a 1989 graduate of Gonzales High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Southwest Texas State University in 1995. After serving 13 years as the Manager for the Disaster Behavioral Health Division with the Department of State Health Services, Chance currently serves as the Executive Director for the Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation.