Wedding: Bernau & Bohonek

Published 9:45 am Saturday, March 31, 2012


Emily Bernau and Jordan Bohonek of Austin were married at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2011, surrounded by their close family and friends, in the backyard of the bride’s parents home in Alden. The Revs. George and Jill Marin performed the double-ring ceremony.


Parents of the couple are Martin and Julie Bernau of Alden and Julia Bohonek of Albert Lea. Grandparents of the bride are Richard and Leona Bjelland of Albert Lea, and the late Otto and Alice Bernau. Grandparents of the groom are the late Richard and Carol (Cookie) Bohonek.

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Assisting the couple on their wedding day were close friends: Glen and LeAnn Juveland of Albert Lea, Brandon and Andrea Harmdierks of Austin, Holly and Aaron Rocklin of Albert Lea, Amanda Thoendel of Iowa City, Iowa, Bill and Stephanie Weber of Stanchfield, Jessica Hodgson of Milwaukee, Wis., and Jeanne and Rick Herman of Emmons.

The bride and groom were accompanied down the aisle by their dog, Charlie.

Soloist was Madonna Boss of Kansas City, Mo. Pianist was Lora Virgil of Albert Lea.

A reception featuring the sounds of the Austin Big Band was held following the ceremony.

Emily is a graduate of Glenville-Emmons High School and has an accounting and business management degree from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She is employed as a senior accountant at Hormel Foods in Austin. Jordan is a graduate of Albert Lea High School. He is employed as the service manager for Holiday Ford Lincoln in Austin.

Following a honeymoon to Bora Bora, French Polynesia, the couple resides in Austin.