Wayne & Nielsen

Published 9:00 am Sunday, February 21, 2016

Wayne & Nielsen

Wayne & Nielsen

Jessica Wayne and Matt Nielsen, both of Austin, were married Sept. 12, 2015, in Albert Lea. The Revs. Matt Griggs and John Mitchem officiated.

Bridesmaids were  Trisha Wayne, sister of the bride; Remi Wayne, sister of the bride; Jade Kampsen, friend of the bride; Sam Pederson, friend of the bride; Cassi Larson, friend of the bride; and Amanda Hanna, friend of the bride. The flowergirls were Addie and Lindsey Nielsen, nieces of the couple.

Groomsmen were Tony Walk, friend of the groom; Luke Nielsen, brother of the groom; Heath Rippentrop, friend of the groom; Derek Lau, friend of the groom; Erik Nelson, friend of the groom; and Justin Pederson, friend of the groom. The ring bearer was Alex Nielsen, nephew of the couple.

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Ushers were Justin Stieglbauer, cousin of the bride; Geoff Stieglbauer, cousin of the bride; Kris Knutson, friend of the groom; and Spencer Kral, friend of the groom. Personal attendants were Jodie Lewer and Alisha Dryden, friends of the bride.

The bride’s stepsisters are Taylar and Alexis Tieskotter and Tess Heyer.

The bride is the daughter of Rodney and Dana Wayne of Geneva and Barb and Kipp Heyer of Geneva, and the granddaughter of Shirley Jensen of Albert Lea and Roger and Joyce Wayne of Geneva. She is a 2008 graduate of NRHEG High School and a 2014 graduate of Rochester Community College. She graduated with an associate degree in applied science and is a veterinary technician.

The groom is the son of John and Sue Nielson of Albert Lea and the grandson of Bob and Donna Nielsen of Albert Lea and Agnes Waters of Austin. He is a 2003 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2005 graduate of North Iowa Area Community College, where he majored in agricultural sales and service. He is employed as a farmer.