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Michelle and Chris Nilles

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

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Michelle Popken and Chris Nilles were married May 12, 2007, at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Le Mars. The Rev. Daniel Gerrietts officiated the 4p.m. double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Duane and Sharon Popken, Le Mars. The bridegroom is the son of Daniel and Sandra Nilles, Le Mars.

Maid of honor was Rebecca McGinnis, Sioux City, with Shanelle Rolling, Sheila Yamada, and Danielle Nilles, all of Le Mars, as bridesmaids. Junior bridesmaid was Jaina Popken of Gilbert, Ariz.

Bestman was Dennis Cunningham of Le Mars. Groomsmen were Randy Bridgford, Le Mars, Adam Carroll of Cedar Rapids, and Steve Schmillen of Marcus

Flowergirls were Alexis Popken, niece of bride, and Chloe Bridgford, friend of couple. Honorary flowergirl was Laikyn Popken, niece of bride.

Ring bearers were Corbin Popken, son of bride, and Bryson Nilles, nephew of bridegroom.

Seating the wedding guests were Chris Popken of Gilbert, Ariz., Jeff Popken of Norwalk, and Brandon Popken of Le Mars, all brothers of the bride.

Personal Attendants: Stephanie Loutsch and Stacie Groetken served as personal attendants.

The wedding reception and dance was held at Le Mars Convention Center, upper level.

Michelle is a graduate of Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is employed with First National Bank as a loan support specialist and at Maurices as a sales associate.

Chris is employed with Wells' Dairy, Inc. as a panel board operator.

Following a wedding trip to Las Vegas, the couple is at home in Le Mars.