Wedding: Honsey & IbbersonPublished 1:13pm Monday, November 28, 2011
Kara Honsey and Paul Ibberson were married at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 2011, at Emmons Lutheran Church. Julie Fiske performed the double-ring ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Clark and Lori Ericksen, of Glenville, and Richard and Bobbie Honsey, of Forest City, Iowa.
Parents of the groom are Julie Ibberson, of Sleepy Eye, and Jerry and Karen Ibberson, of Ellendale.
Grandparents of the bride are David and Ruth Christenson and Berdine Honsey, both of Emmons, and Ramona Ericksen, of Glenville.
Maids of honor were Jordan Claussen, of Mabel, long-time friend of the brides, and Chelsey Ziebell, of Mankato, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mary Whittmar, of Albert Lea, and Bryanna Schroeder of Easton, both friends of the bride.
Personal attendants were Anna Mattson, of Emmons, friend of the bride, and Katie Honsey, of Forest City, Iowa, sister of the bride.
Flower girl was Taylor Vanek, cousin of the bride, daughter of Lane and Sandy Vanek of Twin Lakes.
Best man was Robb Huber of Madison Lake, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Nathan Christenson, of Emmons, cousin of the bride/friend of the groom, Josh Rucker, of Mankato, friend of the groom and Jon Ericksen, of Albert Lea, brother of the bride. Ushers were Keith Guhlke of Mankato, uncle of the groom and Greg Guhlke, of Mankato, uncle of the groom. Usherettes were Liz Guhlke, of Mankato, and Jordyn VanRsywk, of Glenville.
Ring bearer was Jonas Engelbrecht, nephew of the groom, son of Tom and Jackie Engelbrecht, of Rockford, Ill.
Musicians were Krista Reeder of Albert Lea and Tonia Lauer, family friends of the bride of Albert Lea.
Kara is a 2006 graduate of Glenville-Emmons High school and a 2010 graduate of Minnesota School of Business in Rochester with a bachelor’s degree in business management with a emphasis in human resources. She is currently employed at Taylor Corporation in Mankato.
Paul is a 2002 graduate of Minnesota Valley Lutheran High school in New Ulm and a 2004 graduate of South Central College in Mankato with an associate’s degree in carpentry. He is the owner of Dream Craft Homes in Mankato.
A reception was held at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club following the ceremony.
A honeymoon is planned to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, in January. The couple resides in Lake Crystal.