Exchange vows JoAnn Christenson, and J.R. "Russ" McChesney were married Nov. 20, 1999 at Messiah New Hope Church with the Rev. Charles Cimpl officiating. Honor attendants were Julie DeGreeff and Earl Budde. Flower girls were Rachel DeGreeff and Desiree Muth.
The couple will reside in Sioux Falls. The bride, a graduate of Presentation School of Nursing, is a registered nurse employed at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls and Sioux Valley Hospital in Vermillion.