Wedding: Papenfuss & Knutson

Published 10:05 am Saturday, February 11, 2012


Janine Papenfuss and Jeffrey Knutson were married on Nov. 19, 2011, at Fort Snelling Chapel, St. Paul. Judge Thomas Armstrong performed the double-ring ceremony.

Papenfuss & Knutson

Parents of the bride are Arland and Judith Papenfuss, of Cottage Grove. Parents of the groom are Roger and LeAnn Knutson, of Albert Lea.

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Matron of honor was Sarah Dallum, friend of the bride, of Minneapolis. Best man was Jonathan Zabel, brother-in-law of the groom, of Eagan.

Janine is a 1997 graduate of Park High School, a 2001 graduate of St. Norbert College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a 2008 graduate of St. Cloud State University with a master’s degree in college counseling and student development. She is employed as associate director for Career Connections at St. Olaf College, Northfield.

Jeff is a 1997 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2001 graduate of St. Mary’s University, Winona, with a double major in public administration and business management, and a 2002 graduate of Alexandra Technical College with a degree in law enforcement. He is employed as a police officer with the City of Mankato.