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Kolas & Yenser

Antonia Kolas and Nicholas Yenser, both of Mankato, were married July 9, 2016, at Holy Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church in Rochester. The Rev. Mark Munoz officiated. A reception followed at Doubletree Hilton in Rochester. 

The matron of honor was Terin Schumann, friend of the couple. Bridesmaids were Jenn Guerra, friend of the couple; Nicole Greibrok, friend of the couple; Wendy Loos, friend of the couple; Deanna Kolas, niece of the bride; Theoni Kolas, niece of the bride; and Alexandra Kolas, niece of the bride. The bride’s personal attendant was Addison Holland, cousin of the bride.

The best man was Jeremy Yenser, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Brandon Egnarski, friend of the couple; Antonio Mares, friend of the couple; Tim Schlatter, friend of the couple; Jake Rowoldt, friend of the couple; Dan Novak, friend of the couple; and Nicholas Kolas, nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Rob Kubes, Ben Smith, John Pape and Josh Jordahl, all friends of the couple. The Koumbara for the Greek Orthodox ceremony was Penny Kolas, sister-in-law of the bride.

The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Gladys Ehn of Northfield and Nick and Ann Kolas of Rochester. She is a 2006 graduate of Albert Lea High School. She graduated from Minnesota State University in 2011 with an undergraduate degree in school health education. In 2014, she received her graduate degree from the university. She is an alcohol and drug prevention grant coordinator at Minnesota State University-Mankato.

The groom is the son of Dan Yenser and Cora Yenser of Watertown, Wisconsin. He is a 2007 graduate of Watertown High School. He graduated from Minnesota State University in 2013 with an undergraduate degree in school health education. In 2015, he received his graduate degree in educational leadership from the university. He is a physical education teacher at Mankato East High School.

The couple honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico, and reside in Mankato.