Flaa & Hopp

Published 9:00 am Sunday, August 2, 2015

Samantha Flaa and Jeffrey Hopp

Samantha Flaa and Jeffrey Hopp of Johnston, Iowa, were married in a double ring ceremony at 4 p.m. June 6, 2015, in Des Moines. The Rev. Bill Ekhardt officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Steve and Kim Flaa of Albert Lea and the granddaughter of Buzz and Bobbie Hagen of Hawthorne, Iowa.

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The groom is the son of Ron and Vicki Hopp of Des Moines.

Shateau Hartney of Waukee, Iowa, college friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Robyn Hendrickson of Albert Lea, high school friend of the bride, and Ashley Sisk of Bondurant, Iowa, friend. Indy Ekhardt of Des Moines, daughter of Bill and Tracy Ekhardt, friends of the bride, served as the flower girl.

Adam Byersdorfer of Story City, Iowa, college friend, served as best man. Groomsmen were Seann DeMaris of Ames, Iowa, college friend, and Jeremy Sisk of Bondurant, Iowa, friend. Caleb and Grady Hopp of Johnston, Iowa, sons of the groom, and Asher, Liam and Miles Ekhardt, sons of Bill and Tracy Ekhart, friends of the bride, served as ring bearers.

Taylor Peek and Kris Flaa were musicians.

A reception immediately followed the ceremony at the Holiday Inn in Urbandale, Iowa.

The bride is a graduate of Albert Lea High School. She attended Simpson College for her undergraduate studies and attended graduate school at Buena VIsta University. She is currently employed at Des Moines Public Schools.

The groom is a graduate of Iowa State University. He is currently employed by ADP.