Wedding: Christenson-Gulbrandson

Published 9:20 am Saturday, August 18, 2012

Dawn (Christensen) Gulbrandson and Eric Gulbrandson were married at 4 p.m. June 2, 2012, at First Lutheran Church of Albert Lea. The Rev. John Holt performed the double-ring ceremony.


The bride is the daughter of Paul Christensen and Betty Schultheis, both of Albert Lea. She is the granddaughter of Audrey Christensen and Donald Schultheis, both of Albert Lea.

The groom is the son of Marvin and Judy Gulbrandson of Albert Lea.

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Matron of honor was Brandy Wilkinson of Corning, Iowa. Bridesmaids were Jenna Lageson of Clarks Grove, Andrea Colstrup of Fairmont, Katie Sollid of Austin and Michelle Thompson of Owatonna.

Flower girl was Lauren Wilkinson of Corning, Iowa, daughter of Brandy and Corey Wilkinson.

Best man was Jeff Draayer of Albert Lea. Groomsmen were Kurt Cheever of Albert Lea, Kenny Dennison of Albert Lea, Steve Butler of Albert Lea, Brent Fjermestad of Albert Lea.

Ushers were Jason Christensn of Albert Lea, Jeff Kalis of Rochester, Cody Fugate of Northfield and Hunter Fugate of Northfield.

Ring bearer was Blake Chapek of Albert Lea, son of Shane and Tiffney Chapek.

Musician was Brock Besse.

A reception was held at America’s Best Value Inn in Albert Lea.

The bride is a graduate of Albert Lea High School and South Central College in North Mankato with a degree in dental assisting. She is employed at Advanced Family Dental in Albert Lea.

The groom is a graduate of Albert Lea High School. He is employed with the Minnesota Department of Transportation in Albert Lea.

The couple resides in Albert Lea.