Breaking News Bar
updated: 6/26/2012 12:08 AM

Images: Flash mob wedding surprises Schaumburg party guests

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • A group of 25 gather inside a trolley as they prepare to go to the home of Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura to set up a wedding that only the couple knew about.

       A group of 25 gather inside a trolley as they prepare to go to the home of Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura to set up a wedding that only the couple knew about.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Members of the flash mob wed team pull the runner for the ceremony out of a truck that was "late" carrying tables and chairs for Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura's retirement party. They surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to get married at their home in Schaumburg.

       Members of the flash mob wed team pull the runner for the ceremony out of a truck that was "late" carrying tables and chairs for Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura's retirement party. They surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to get married at their home in Schaumburg.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Katie Rieger goes over the flash dance with about 20 volunteers in preparation for Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura's surprise wedding.

       Katie Rieger goes over the flash dance with about 20 volunteers in preparation for Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura's surprise wedding.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Mario Reyes directs the flash mob wedding team members as they quickly set up chairs for Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura's flash mob wedding.

       Mario Reyes directs the flash mob wedding team members as they quickly set up chairs for Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura's flash mob wedding.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Mario Reyes makes sure Mike Rizio has the flowers centered on the arch before the wedding.

       Mario Reyes makes sure Mike Rizio has the flowers centered on the arch before the wedding.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Katie Watkins explains to Libby Watkins and her father Judge Edward Fiala how they are going to walk down the aisle during their surprise wedding.

       Katie Watkins explains to Libby Watkins and her father Judge Edward Fiala how they are going to walk down the aisle during their surprise wedding.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Miriam Cruz reacts when she found out her neighbors of 18 years were getting married in a flash mob style service.

       Miriam Cruz reacts when she found out her neighbors of 18 years were getting married in a flash mob style service.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and her father Judge Edward Fiala prepare to walk down the aisle.

       Libby Watkins and her father Judge Edward Fiala prepare to walk down the aisle.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins wipes away tears as she sees the crowd of people that are welcoming her and her father before they walked down the isle on Sunday.

       Libby Watkins wipes away tears as she sees the crowd of people that are welcoming her and her father before they walked down the isle on Sunday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and her father Judge Edward Fiala walk down the aisle.

       Libby Watkins and her father Judge Edward Fiala walk down the aisle.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Family members of Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura get out their cellphones for photos as Libby appears in her wedding dress. The family was surprised on Sunday when the couple decided to turn their retirement party into a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.

       Family members of Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura get out their cellphones for photos as Libby appears in her wedding dress. The family was surprised on Sunday when the couple decided to turn their retirement party into a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.

       Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Conjura makes a face to the crowd after Libby Watkins made a funny remark during their vows.

       Mike Conjura makes a face to the crowd after Libby Watkins made a funny remark during their vows.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins laughs with excitement before getting married to Mike Conjura.

       Libby Watkins laughs with excitement before getting married to Mike Conjura.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • John Schomer, a friend of Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura, gives the wedding rings to Kim Panzarella who helped set up the event.

       John Schomer, a friend of Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura, gives the wedding rings to Kim Panzarella who helped set up the event.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.

       Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.

       Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura get ready for some pictures and try to relax after quickly getting married in a flash mob styled event.

       Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura get ready for some pictures and try to relax after quickly getting married in a flash mob styled event.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Conjura hugs Rob Ruisz and Libby Watkins hugs Maria Vasquez after their flash mob wedding.

       Mike Conjura hugs Rob Ruisz and Libby Watkins hugs Maria Vasquez after their flash mob wedding.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Conjura dances with excitement before his soon to be wife Libby Watkins walks down the isle.

       Mike Conjura dances with excitement before his soon to be wife Libby Watkins walks down the isle.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.

       Libby Watkins and Mike Conjura surprised their family and friends on Sunday when they decided to have a flash mob wedding at their home in Schaumburg.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

 

3

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close
Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.