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Emily and Codie Kellen

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

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Emily Whitver and Codie Kellen of Ames were united in marriage July 18, 2009, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating.

Emily is the daughter of Brian and Jodi Whitver of Le Mars. Codie is the son of Glenn and Connie Kellen of Le Mars.

Providing nuptial music were Colleen Scholten and Kevin Ohrlund.

Maid of honor was Amanda Arens of Le Mars. Bridesmaids were Rachel Hakseth, Jessica Giese, Megan Alons, Katie Gerloff and Samantha Beeck.

Flowergirls were Callie Jo Hoffman and Kayla Kellen.

Best man was Kurt Kellen of Le Mars. Groomsmen were Brady Hettwer, Nate Holck, Greg Miner, Carl Friedmann, Ben Lehner and Colten Gerloff.

Ringbearer was Caleb Gerloff.

Seating the wedding guests were Joseph Stonesifer, Neil Epling, Corey Arens, Rob Arens and Chad Jones.

The reception followed the ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at the Le Mars Convention Center, upper level.

Emily will receive her bachelor of science degree in psychology from Iowa State University in summer 2010. She is employed as an office assistant at Iowa State University.

Codie received his A.S. in Ford Asset Program from Des Moines Area Community College in May 2008. He is employed with Gookin Ford dealership in Story City.

The couple is at home in Ames.