Melissa Marie Loutsch and Justin Michael Firme were united in marriage August 14, 2010, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Oyens, with the Rev. Bill McCarthy officiating the 2 p.m. ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Mark and Lori Loutsch of Le Mars and Mike and Cindy Firme of Redwood Falls, Minn.
Providing music for the wedding ceremony were organist Sue Evans and soloist Jacob Ahlers.
Maid of honor was Samantha Loutsch, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Firme, sister of the bridegroom and Natalie McManus.
Best man was Justin Pohlen. Groomsmen were Jon Green, and Adam Loutsch, brother of the bride.
Seating the guests were Tyler Firme, cousin of the bridegroom and Tyler Prescott.
The wedding reception and dance was held at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen.
Melissa is finishing her internship in the Alexandria School District for a master's degree in counseling. Justin works a a landscape designer for Exterior Designs of Alexandria.
The couple is at home in Alexandria.