Married at Mary Greeley

Father with lung cancer gets to walk daughter down the aisle

Married at Mary Greeley

Pictured with the newly married couple
is Mary Greeley patient John Sheldahl
and his nursing team, who planned the
hospital wedding.

Congratulations to Dennis and Sheila Atkinson, who were married on the rooftop garden at Mary Greeley Medical Center!

Sheila's father, John Sheldahl, has lung cancer and was not able to leave the hospital. So Mary Greeley nurses and staff helped the couple plan their wedding at the hospital, where John walked his daughter down the aisle!

Watch the emotional events unfold in this video from KCCI.

  • John Sheldahl walks his daughter down the aisle.
  • Dennis and Sheila get married on the rooftop garden at Mary Greeley.
  • Wedding Kiss
  • Wedding Cake

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