Wedding: Watney & PetersonPublished 9:15am Saturday, August 4, 2012
Sarah Watney and Brent Peterson were united in marriage on Feb. 18 at Living Word Christian Center in Brooklyn Park. The Rev. Dave Nizoik performed the double-ring ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Gary and Kathy Watney of Albert Lea. Parents of the groom are Terry and Ellen Peterson.
Grandparents of the bride are Bill and Lucille Watney of Northwood, Leonard Frazier of Albert Lea and the late Marian Frazier. Grandparents of the groom are Pete and Barb Peterson of Owatonna and Jorgen and Marge Johnson of Afton, Tenn.
Matron of honor was Amber Johnson, sister of the bride, of Sun Prairie, Wis. Bridesmaids were Jamie Park, cousin of the bride, of Blooming Prairie, Lindsay Johnson, cousin of the bride, of Owatonna, and Elissa Jessup, sister of the groom, of Maplewood. Flower girl was Aubrey Jacobson, cousin of the groom, of Northfield. Personal attendant was Carolyn Park, aunt of the bride, of Blooming Prairie.
Best man was Marc Cardenas, friend of the groom, of Tulsa, Okla. Groomsman were Trey Peterson, cousin of the groom, of Lakeville, Ryan Jacobson, cousin of the groom, of Northfield, and Marc Jessup, brother-in-law of the groom, of Maplewood. Ring bearer was Micah Jacobson, cousin of the groom, of Northfield.
Ushers were Phillip Hammitt, friend of the groom, of Owatonna, Derek Harvey, friend of the groom, of Owatonna, Bryan Bemhart, friend of the groom, of Hillsboro, Ore., and Eric Johnson, brother-in-law of the bride, of Sun Prairie, Wis.
Musicians were Julie Stoneking, friend of the bride, of Albert Lea, and Michael Johnson, cousin of the bride, of Owatonna.
Hosts were Troy, Laura and Spenser Timmerman, family of the bride, of Blue Earth.
A lunch reception was held following the ceremony.
Sarah is a 2006 graduate of Alden-Conger High School and a 2009 graduate of Minnesota School of Business-Rochester with an Associate of Applied Science degree. She is employed as a certified medical assistant at Mayo Clinic Health System in Owatonna.
Brent is a 2005 graduate of Owatonna High School and a 2009 graduate of Oral Roberts University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He is currently employed with Fanners Insurance as a medical/personal injury protection claims representative in Bloomington.
After a week long cruise to the Mexican Riviera, the couple resides in Owatonna.