Mary Elise Nelson and Mark Jason Schlangen were married Oct. 28, 2016 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cushing with Pastor Jean Megorden and Pastor Steve Molin officiating at the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Vic and Jan Schlangen of Avon and John and Phyllis Nelson of Cushing.
Music was provided by Mary Guggemos and Brad and Amy Schaack.
Attending as matron of honor was Nicole Holten. Bridesmaids were Mary Noteboom, Blair Jedinak, Amy Smith, Kandy Olson, with Cora, McKenzie, Bailey, Avery and Mirabel as flowergirls.
Groom’s attendants were Jake Schlangen, best man; Darrell Schlangen, Jason Stanoch, Evan Nelson and Tom Ristow. Ushers were Terry Schlangen, Nate Smith, Jenny Schlangen and Dawn Easton. Ringbearers were Wyatt and Foster.
The reception, dinner and dance were held at the Falls Ballroom.
The groom is employed as a sales representative at Archery Country in Brainerd and the bride is employed at Lowell Elementary in Brainerd as a teacher.