Wangen & Houston
Published 9:00 am Saturday, December 29, 2018
Casey Wangen and Tobias Houston of Albert Lea were married Nov. 3, 2018, at Oakland Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Rev. Peter Soli officiated. A reception followed at the National Guard Armory in Albert Lea.
The matron of honor was Mandy Johnson of Champlin, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Breanna Munson of Albert Lea and Emily Nelson of Glenville, both friends of the bride.The flower girl was Camille Houston, niece of the groom and daughter of Nick and Stephanie Houston.
The best man was Nick Houston, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Brian “Geese” Rubner of Strawberry Point, Iowa, cousin of the groom, and Dustin Wangen of Albert Lea, brother of the bride.
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Ring bearers were Marek and Arlo Johnson, nephews of the bride and sons of Mandy and Zach Johnson.
The bride is the daughter of Larry and Robin Wangen of Albert Lea and the granddaughter of the late Orin and Martha Wangen of Albert Lea and the late Ben and Donna Winkels of Austin. She is a 2004 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a graduate of Minnesota State University in Mankato. She is a registered nurse.
The groom is the son of Karen Houston of Pueblo West, Colorado, and Norm and Donylle Houston of Eldora, Iowa, and the grandson of Robert Kirscht of Pueblo, Colorado, the late Joanne Kirscht and the late Dale Mark, both formerly of Pueblo and the late Philip and Viola Houston, formerly of Arlington, Iowa. He is a 1999 graduate of Ackley-Geneva High School and a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, where he majored in agricultural business. He is employed at Wangen Excavating.