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Wedding: Spatenka & Emery

Published 9:20am Saturday, November 3, 2012

Katelyn Spatenka and Trinity Emery of Owatonna were married at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Owatonna. The Rev. Julie Malone performed the double-ring ceremony.

Spatenka & Emery

Parents of the bride are Curt and Rhonda Spatenka of Owatonna. Grandparents are Ronald and Dolly Abbe of Owatonna and Bob and the late Lois Spatenka of Owatonna.

Parents of the groom are Greg and Nancy Emery of Albert Lea. Grandparents are Everlyn and the late Ronald Carlson of Albert Lea and the late Curly and the late Dorothy Emery of Owatonna.

The maids of honor were Annette Spatenka, aunt of the bride, of Owatonna, and Therese Wagaman, aunt of bride, of Owatonna.

Bridesmaids were Stacy O’Rourke, friend of the bride, of Clarksville, Tenn., Brooke Radel, friend of the bride, of Owatonna, Marissa Noble, friend of the bride, of Blooming Prairie, Kali Sletten, friend of the bride, of Owatonna, and Julia Spatenka, cousin of the bride, of Owatonna.

Flower girls were Jenna Spatenka of Owatonna, daughter of Annette and Dave Spatenka, cousins of bride, and Natalie and Halie Wagaman of Owatonna, daughters of Tim and Therese Wagaman, cousins of the bride. Honorary flower girl was Hannley Emery, daughter of the bride and groom.

Personal attendant was Taryn Abel.

Best men were Shane Spilde, best friend of the groom, of Freeborn, and Joe Messiah, best friend of the groom, of Albert Lea.

Groomsmen were Alex Sheetz, friend of the groom, of Owatonna, Kory Spatenka, cousin of the bride, of Waterville, Landon Spatenka, brother of the bride, of Minneapolis, Erik Wencl, friend of the groom, of Owatonna, and Dylan Heuer, friend of the groom, of Owatonna.

Ushers were Dave Spatenka of Owatonna, uncle of the bride, Tim Wagaman of Owatonna, uncle of the bride, Jim Abbe of Owatonna, uncle of the bride, and John Abbe of Blooming Prairie, uncle of the bride.

Pianist was Sandy Brooks. Singers were Mike and Tammy Ferk.

The bride attended Owatonna High School and Regency Beauty Institute. She is employed at Blown Away Salon.

The groom attended Albert Lea High School and is employed at Viking Auto Salvage LKQ.

A wedding trip is planned to a sandy beach in February.