Wedding: Porter & CurtissPublished 9:40am Saturday, August 6, 2011
Danika Porter and Nathan Curtiss were married at 5 p.m. April 29, 2011, at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids. The Rev. George Gilbertson performed the double-ring ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Darris and Jeren Porter, of Rosemount, formerly of Albert Lea. Grandparents of the bride are John and Joleen Domes, of Albert Lea, and Loren and Elaine Porter, of Albert Lea.
Parents of the groom are Mark and Marlys Curtiss, of Grand Rapids. Grandmother of the groom is Joan Curtiss, of Grand Rapids.
Maid of honor was Jasey Olsen, sister of the bride, of Fergus Falls. Bridesmaids were Aaryn Tavis, cousin of the bride, of Grand Rapids, and Nikki Beecher, sister of the groom, of Clear Lake.
Flower girl was Lucy Beecher, niece of the bride, of Clear Lake.
Best man was Michael Solem, friend of the groom, of Grand Rapids. Groomsmen were Zach Kline, of Eagan, and Mike Palmer, of Grand Rapids, both friends of the groom.
A private reception was held at the Forest Lake Restaurant in Grand Rapids.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of South St. Paul High School and is attending University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of Grand Rapids High School. He is Private 1st class with the 82nd Airborne and is currently stationed in Afghanistan.