Swee & Gengler

Published 9:00 am Saturday, October 28, 2017

Kayla Swee and A.J. Gengler of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, were married June 17, 2017, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. The Rev. Chris Zuraff officiated. A reception followed at Callaway’s in Sioux Falls.

The bride is the daughter of Daryl and Judy Swee of Albert Lea and the granddaughter of Francis and Viola Swee of Faribault, Dale Henry of Chatfield and the late Lavonne Henry. She is a 2011 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2015 graduate of Augustana University, where she majored in nursing. She is a registered nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit.

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The groom is the son of Mike and Mary Gengler and Robin Gengler, all of Colman, South Dakota, and the grandson of the late Bob Reimers, the late Roberta Reimers, the late Jerome Williamson, the late Milton Gengler, the late Geraldine Gengler, Duane and Marilyn Schreurs of Baltic, South Dakota, and the late Shirley Schreurs. He is a 2010 graduate of Colman-Egan High School, a 2013 graduate of Casper College, a 2015 Avera School of Emergency Medical Services graduate and a 2017 graduate of the University of South Dakota. His majors included fire science and paramedics, as well as receiving a bachelor’s degree in general studies.

The maid of honor was Elisa Berndt, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Emily Lawley, Ali Ramsley, Alissa Allison, Hannah Kroona and Kate Mydland, all friends of the bride. Personal attendants were Ellen Nelson and Morgan Henry, cousins of the bride. The flower girl was Avalon Gengler, niece of the groom.

The best man was Cory Haugen, friend of the groom. Groomsman were Parker Lawley, friend of the groom; Sam McMullen, friend of the groom; Connor McDowell, friend of the groom; Nick Gengler, brother of the groom; and Abraham Swee, brother of the bride. Ring bearers were Bennett and Trace Dykhouse, nephews of the groom.

Ushers were Brady Haugli, friend of the groom; Tim Sweeney, brother of the groom; and Nick Sweeney, brother of the groom.