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Joyce & Matson

Published 6:30am Sunday, February 16, 2014

Megan Joyce and Arik Matson were married at 3 p.m. Feb. 4, 2014, at Fiesta Americana Condesa in Cancun, Mexico, in a double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mitch Johnson and Michelle Joyce, both of Freeborn.

The groom is the son of Tim and Sheila Matson of Albert Lea.

The bride’s grandparents are Sidney and Marlyss Johnson of Wells. The groom’s grandparents are Janice Matson and the late Darryl Mattson and Ray and Joyce Langerud, all of Albert Lea.

Joyce & Matson
Joyce & Matson

The maid of honor was Rhoni Larson, friend of the bride, of Albert Lea. Bridesmaids were Jill Tweed, friend, and Macey Johnson, sister of the bride of Freeborn. The flower girl was Audrina Matson, daughter of the bride and groom, of Freeborn. Personal attendant to the bride was Ashlyn Nasby.

The best man was Jared Matson, brother of the groom, of Albert Lea. Groomsmen were Brent Tweed, friend, of Hayward.

The bride will be attending Riverland Community College for cosmetology in the fall.

The groom is a graduate of Minnesota State University Mankato with a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement. He is employed at the Waseca Police Department.

A reception will be held for family and friends at 7 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Fairlane building in Albert Lea.  The honeymoon will be to Mexico at a later date.