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Michael and Dawn McLaughlin

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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Dawn Utesch and Michael McLaughlin of Le Mars were united in marriage Sept. 10, 2011, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness officiated the ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Sharon Utesch and the late Roger Utesch of Brunsville and William Jr. and Kathy McLaughlin of Fonda.

Kay Koch was organist and Allyn Anderson was soloist for the ceremony.

The bride was given away by her two older brothers, Brian and Brent Utesch, of Le Mars.

Laurie Rowe, sister of the bride, of Le Mars, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Lancaster, sister of bride, of Le Mars, Allison Rolfes, of Le Mars, Alisa Utesch, sister-in-law of the bride, of Remsen.

Jaiden and Jordyn Davison, daughters of the bride were junior bridesmaids.

Flowergirl was Morgan Lancaster, goddaughter of the bride.

Andrew McLaughlin, brother of bridegroom, of Grimes, was best man. Groomsmen were David Utesch, brother of bride, of Remsen, Wayne Lair, of Estherville, Kelsey Staiert, of Fonda, Chance Wells, of Fonda, and Eric McLaughlin, brother of bridegroom, of Estherville.

Ringbearer was Ethan Utesch, godson of the bride.

Seating the wedding guests were Jim Weber, Tyler Lancaster, Brady Lancaster and Kendrick Rowe

The reception was held at the Le Mars Convention Center following the ceremony.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Le Mars Community High School, and attended Morningside College in Sioux City. She is employed with Premier Communications in Le Mars.

The bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Newell-Fonda High School and a 2005 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College. He is employed as a technician at ICON Ag & Turf in Le Mars.

The couple is planning a wedding trip to Hawaii in February. They are at home in Le Mars.