Exchange vows

Exchange vows Megan Tolsma and Ryan O'Connor were married July 5 at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Judy Johnson and the Rev. Joe Forcelle officiating.

Parents of the couple are Lauren and Joan Tolsma, Vermillion, and Dan and Dot O'Connor, Burbank.

Maid of honor was Whitney Tolsma, Vermillion. Bridesmaids were Mandy O'Connor, Billings, MT, Nicole Ludens, Sioux Falls, and Melissa O'Connor, Vermillion.

Flower girls was Makenzie Graebow, Minneapolis, MN. The bride's personal attendant was Jana Prasek of Illinois. Flower pinner was Jane King, Hinckley, OH.

Danielle O'Connor and Katie Carlson, Vermillion, attended the guest book.

Casey O'Connor, Vermillion, and Jason O'Connor, Billings, MT, were best men. Groomsmen were Dan Tolsma, Vermillion, and Jordan Lembke, Sioux Falls.

Ushers were Chad Tolsma, Sioux Center, IA, Brad Ludens, Kentucky, Justin Griffith, Ames, IA, and Josh Porter, Sioux Falls.

Wedding music was provided by organist Christy Kimball, Vermillion, and soloist Erin Austin, Vermillion.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Buffalo Run Winery, Vermillion, with Merlin and Cindy Tolsma, Prior Lake, MN, and Donna and Dennis Heide, Omaha, NE, as hosts. Punch was served by Tausha Ludens, Springfield, and Alisha O'Connor, Vermillion,.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of USD and is employed as a kindergarten teacher at Harrisburg Elementary, Harrisburg.

The groom is a 2003 graduate of USD and is employed as a financial consultant with AXA Advisors/Equitable.

The couple resides in Sioux Falls.

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