Weddings from January 2008
Ryan and Tanya LaBahn
Tanya Sitzmann and Ryan LaBahn were united in marriage on Saturday July 7, 2007 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Kevin Richter officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. Tanya is the daughter of Todd and Lisa Sitzmann of Merrill and Ryan is the son of Jan Harms of Le Mars and Wayne LaBahn of Greeley, Colo...
Crystal and Ben Farnan
Crystal Kellen and Ben Farnan were united in marriage on Aug. 18, 2007, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. James Tigges officiating. Crystal is the daughter of Chuck and Kay Kellen of Le Mars. Ben is the son of LeeAnn and Dave Holley of Bellevue, Neb., and Bill and Susan Farnan of Pensecola, Fla...
Mollie and Timothy Klein
Mollie Marie Arens and Timothy Matthew Klein were united in marriage on June 9, 2007, at St. Mary's Church in Remsen, with the Rev. Bill McCarthy officiating. Parents of the couple are Louis and Peg Arens, and Marlene and the late Donald Klein, all of Remsen. Grandmothers of the bride are Valeria Schroeder and Doris Arens. Grandfather of the bridegroom is Bernard Thiel...
Aaron and Ashley Prieksat
Ashley Barfels and Aaron Prieksat were married May 26, 2007 in Waterloo. Parents of the couple are Dan and Kathy Barfels of Cedar Falls and Carl Prieksat and Diane Prieksat, both of Le Mars. The Rev. Dr. Scott Paczkowski performed the 5 p.m. ceremony at Westminster Presbyterian Church...
Joshua and Jacki Kooistra
Jacki Lynn Weiler and Joshua Samuel Kooistra, of Sioux Falls, S.D., were united in marriage on Sept. 1, 2007, at the Foster Park Carousel in Le Mars. Pastor Don Dekok officiated the 3:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Doris and Loran Weiler of Le Mars. The bridegroom is the son of Marie and Michael Kooistra of Le Mars...
Kristen and Michael Matgen
Kristen Stafford and Michael Matgen of Remsen, were united in marriage on Sept. 8, 2007, in an outdoor ceremony in Burlington, Ky. The Rev. Jim Dickson, uncle of the bride, officiated the 4:30 p.m. ceremony. Music was provided by violinist, Kathryn Cannon, cousin of the bride...
Joshua and Jacki Kooistra
Jacki Lynn Weiler and Joshua Samuel Kooistra, of Sioux Falls, S.D., were united in marriage on Sept. 1, 2007, at the Foster Park Carousel in Le Mars. Pastor Don Dekok officiated the 3:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Doris and Loran Weiler of Le Mars. The bridegroom is the son of Marie and Michael Kooistra of Le Mars.
Samantha Hill was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Shanda Weiler, Dawn Weiler, and Heidi Weiler, all sisters of the couple, along with Jacci Borchers, and Jessica Harringa.
Dru Vollmecke and Tessa DeKam, cousins of the couple, were flower girls.
Jeffrey Nobel was the best man. Groomsmen were Zachary Kooistra, Loran Weiler, and Jeremy Weiler, all brothers of the couple, along with Shane McCarty and Jordan Peskey.
Kyler Weiler, nephew of the couple, was the ring bearer.
A dinner and reception was held at the Le Mars Convention Center.
Jacki is a 2004 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and received her B.A. degree in elementary education in May 2007 from the University of Sioux Falls. She is currently substituting in the Sioux Falls School District and outlying areas.
Josh is a 2004 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and received a degree in network engineering in May 2006 from Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls. He is currently employed at the Department of Veteran Affairs Hospital in Sioux Falls as a network engineer.
Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple is at home in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Amber and Todd Kowalke
Amber Hall and Todd Kowalke were united in marriage on Sept. 1, 2007 at Christ United Methodist Church in Davenport. Todd is the son of Lynda Kowalke and Dennis Kowalke of Le Mars and Amber is the daughter of Bart and Holly Hall of Davenport. After a wedding trip to Aruba the couple resides in Davenport...