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Lavalier & Souvannasoth

Derek Lavalier and Mina Souvannasoth

Dave and Cheryl Nelson of Albert Lea and Wayne Lavalier of Sheridan, Wyoming, announce the engagement of their son, Derek Lavalier, to Mina Souvannasoth, daughter of Noi and Mara Souvannasoth of Chanhassen.

The groom is a 2007 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2011 graduate of Concordia University in St. Paul, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in theology. He has been employed at Concordia University for the past four years.

The bride is also a Concordia University alum, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in theater in 2012 and her master’s degree in 2015. She has been employed at Concordia University for the past three years.

An Oct. 10, 2015, wedding is planned at First Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea.