Exchange vows

Exchange vows
Lonna Larson and Matthew Thelen were married Oct. 9, 2005 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, LCMS, Sioux Falls, with Pastors Michael Boykin, Vermillion, and George Sagissor, Sioux Falls, officiating.

Parents of the couple are LeRoy and Marlys Larson of Vermillion and Jim and Joannie Thelen, of Sheridan, WY.

Matron of honor was Leslie Larson, Vermillion. Bridesmaids were Charissa Covey and Melanie Klawiter, Sioux Falls, and Amy Thelen, Sheridan, WY. The bride's personal attendants were Lynn Pick, Tampa, FL, and Katie Hoffman, Sioux Falls.


Derek Thelen, Sheridan, WY, was best man. Groomsmen were Nate Galloway, Baltimore, MD, and Chris Bradford, Sioux Falls. Ushers were Angela Hansen, Vermillion, Trisha Justice, Sioux Falls, Stephanie Kreie, Brookings, Tricia Lewison, Pierre, and Sarah Spader, Denver, CO.

Flower girl and ring bearer were Jacee and Jayden Johannsen, Sioux Falls. Music was provided by the University of South Dakota String Quartet. Vocalists were Mitchell Olson, Nashville, TN, and Angela Cable, Harrisburg.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Radison Encore, Sioux Falls, with Jim and Susan Johannsen and Erlan and JoAnn Olson as hosts and hostesses.

The bride received her bachelor's degree from Augustana College (2002), Sioux Falls, and master's degree in urban planning from the University of Kansas (2004). She is an urban planner for Nakata Planning Group in Colorado Springs, CO.

The groom is a 2004 graduate of Augustana College, Sioux Falls. He is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at the Colorado School of Professional Psychology in Colorado Springs, CO.

The couple resides in Colorado Springs, CO.

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