Goens - Mohning
Patty Goens of Watertown, S.D., and Ben Mohning of Marcus, were united in marriage June 19, 2004, at New Life Evangelical Free Church in Watertown. The Rev. Kelly Mahoney officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony.
Parents are Myron and Nancy Goens of Watertown and Loren and Lynn Mohning of Marcus.
Providing nuptial music was organist was AJ Sherrill.
The bride wore a white satin halter gown embellished with beaded crystals on the bodice, skirt and chapel length train.
Maid of honor was Lisa Goens of Watertown, sister of the bride, with Rachel Fischer of Watertown, Katie Mohning of Marcus, sister of the bridegroom, and Natasha Ramsburg of Estherville as bridesmaids.
Paul Jorgensen of Estherville was best man. Joe Mohning of Marcus, brother of the bridegroom, Tom Cronin of Marcus and Pat Mohning, brother of the bridegroom, were groomsmen.
Seating the guests were Joe Dylla and Ben Dylla, cousins of the bride.
The dinner and reception was held at 6 p.m. for 200 guests at the Ramkota Hotel.
Patty graduated in 2000 from Watertown High School and in May 2004 from South Dakota State University in Brookings. She is employed at Sioux Valley Wellness Center in Cherokee.
Ben graduated in 2000 from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and also graduated in 2004 from SDSU. He is employed with L & L Homebuilders of Marcus.
The couple traveled to Cancun, Mexico for their wedding trip.