Sorenson & Tomlinson
Published 9:00 am Sunday, April 17, 2016
Allyssa Danielle Sorenson and Brian Royce Tomlinson were married at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 22, 2015, at Three Oaks Vineyard in Albert Lea. The Rev. Joshua Enderson officiated. A wine reception followed after the ceremony, which was then followed by a dinner reception at Diamond Jo Casino.
The maid of honor was Nichelle Klatt, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Katie Cords, cousin of the bride; Lauren Sorenson, sister of the bride; and Krista Jopp, friend of the bride. Personal attendant was Amy Tomlinson, sister-in-law of the bride.
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The best man was Aron Block, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Kellen McMillen, friend of the groom; Christopher Massey, friend of the groom; and James Tomlinson, brother of the groom.
Ring bearers were Christian Cords and Max Mauloff, cousins of the bride.
Ushers were Cole Sorenson, brother of the bride; and Joshua Cords, cousin-in-law of the bride.
Reader was Ashley Steward, friend of the bride.
Musicians were vocalist Jaclyn Weitzel, cousin of the bride; violinists Elsa Block and Siri Block, friends of the groom; and harpist Marit Block, friend of the groom.
Host and hostess were Julie Soreson, godparent of the bride; and Tim Lenhardt, friend of the couple.
The bride is the daughter of Dan and Sandi Sorenson of Albert Lea, and the granddaughter of Wayne and Helen Leidal of Albert Lea and the late Rodger and Vivian Sorenson of Albert Lea.
She is a 2009 graduate of Albert Lea High School, a 2013 graduate of St. Olaf College — where she received her bachelor degree in biology — and a 2015 graduate of the University of Minnesota — where she received her master’s degree in occupational therapy. She is currently completing her second rotation in occupational therapy at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
The groom is the son of Bonnie and James Tomlinson of Rochester, and the grandson of Geraldine and Winfred Tomlinson and Shirley Willoughby and the late Byron Willoughby. He is a 2009 graduate of Cypress Creek High School in Orlando, Florida, and a 2013 graduate of St. Olaf College, where he received a degree in psychology. He is employed as a digital analyst for Marketing Architects in Minnetonka.
The couple honeymooned in Door County, Wisconsin, and will reside in St. Louis Park.