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Weddings: Gudal & Stadheim

Published 6:02am Sunday, December 23, 2012

Hannah Gudal and Alex Stadheim, both of Albert Lea, were married at 3 p.m. July 28 at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Revs. John Holt and Greg Gudal.

Parents of the bride are Greg and Robin Gudal of Albert Lea. Grandparents are Andy and Shirley Gudal of Bricelyn and Tracy and Janel Beckman of Boise, Idaho.

Parents of the groom are Mark and Terri Stadheim of Albert Lea. Grandparents are Arnold Stadheim and the late Evelyn of Albert Lea and Eugene and Marion Fourniea of Bloomington.

Honorary matron of honor was Robin Gudal, mother of the bride. Bridesmaids were Renata Bryson, Kristen Nelson, Kayla Jorgenson, Jenna Olberding, Mandy Kimzey, Samantha Harrington and Abbey Hempen, all friends of the bride.

Best man was Ross Stadheim, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Grant Stadheim, Nathan Stadheim, Scott Gudal, Isaac Gudal brothers of the couple, Ben Kelly and Matt Wampler, friends of the groom.

Flower girl was Mariska Gudal, niece of the bride. Ring bearer was Edward Gudal, nephew of the bride.

Organist was Brock A. Besse. Soloists were Lauren Hanson, friend of the bride, and Jennifer Ordalen, cousin of the groom.

Host and hostesses were Jeff and Lori Stadheim, aunt and uncle of the groom and Michelle Alimoradi, friend of the bride. Reader was Katie Fink. Personnel attendants were Charlene O’Daffer, sister of the bride and Andrea Gudal, sister-in-law of the bride. Candle lighters were Tyler Haines and Ted Bender, friends of the groom. Ushers were Alex Lair, Nate Ley, Brian Edwards, Andy Buboltz and Luke Hanson, all friends of the groom and Brian O’Daffer, brother-in-law of the bride. Guest book and gift attendants were nieces and nephews of the bride: Janae, Talitha and Aria Gudal, Shawna Johnson, Jon and Josh O’Daffer. Gift attendants were John and DeeAnn Berglund. Photographer was Agape Moments. Decorating coordinators were Barb Anderson and Judy Mummert. Decorators were Amanda Dierenfeld, Lisa Hill, Ebony Krosch and meal coordinator was Bev Leonard, all friends of the bride’s family.

Special bridal lockets in memory of Carey Ann Olson, a friend of the bride’s family, and Evelyn Stadheim, grandmother of the groom. Altar bouquet also in memory of Evelyn Stadheim.

The bride is a graduate of Albert Lea High School and Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. She is employed as a human resources generalist with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

The groom is a graduate of Albert Lea High School and the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. He is a student at Hamline University School of Law and is an intern at Hoffner Law Firm.

A reception and dance were held at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club following the ceremony. After a cruise in the Caribbean in August, the couple resides in St. Paul.