Exchange vows Marcy Welden, daughter of Jim and Mary Ann Welden of Vermillion and Andrew Rigney, son of Nickie Rigney of Des Moines, IA were wed in Sioux City, IA on Saturday, Oct. 2. The ceremony, reception, and dinner were held at the Hamilton Inn, Sioux City. Rev. Frank Evans of the Vermillion United Methodist Church officiated.
The bride is a 1994 graduate of USD with a bachelor's degree in elementary education, and a 1998 graduate of USD with a master's degree in educational administration. She teaches kindergarten in Sioux City.
The groom is a 1994 graduate of the DeVry Technical Institute of Kansas City in information services technology. He is currently the network administrator for State Steel of Sioux City.
Participating in the ceremony were Michelle Mount of Vermillion, matron of honor and friend of bride. Cindy McKee, Des Moines, sister of groom, was a bridesmaid. The best man was Norman McKee, Des Moines, brother-in-law of the groom, and Adam Rigney, Des Moines, nephew of groom, was the groomsman. The flower girl was Melissa McKee, Des Moines and Jacob McKee, Des Moines was ring bearer. They are niece and nephew of the groom.
After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, the couple resides in Sioux City.