Brittany Nelson – Matthew Hanneken

Brittany Nelson and Matthew Hanneken were married Oct. 1, 2011, at St. John’s Church in Lastrup with Fr. David Maciej officiating at the ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Mitch and Chris Nelson of Pierz; and Reiny and Ramona Hanneken of Pierz.

Music was provided by Katie Seppelt and Jim Dottenwhy.

Attending as maid of honor were Morgan Hanneken and Danielle Nelson. Bridesmaids were: Kayla Banick, Becky Kapsner, Jojo Varner, Hannah Kapsner, Emily Hayes and Katie Seppelt, with Lexi Hanneken and Brianna Hanneken as flower girls.

Groom’s attendants were Noah Hanneken and Chris Hanneken, best men;  Eric Hanneken, Mike Korf, Keith Kowalczyk, Jake Nelson, Ryan Brown and Harry Kern. Ushers ere Todd Sanquist and Pat Moore. Ringbearer was Preston St. Sauver.

The reception, dinner and dance were held at the Pierz Ballroom.

Following a wedding trip to Northome, the couple is at home in Pierz.

The groom is employed as an insurance agent at Hanneken Insurance in Brainerd and the bride is employed at Renneke Chiropractic in Brainerd as a chiropractic assistant.