Gierke-O’KonekTiana Gierke and Nathan O’Konek were married on Aug. 22 at the home of her grandmother in Riverdale, Iowa.
Tiana Gierke and Nathan O’Konek were married on Aug. 22 at the home of her grandmother in Riverdale, Iowa.
Parents of the couple are Sally and Budge Gierke of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Linda and Joe O’Konek of Bellevue, Wash., formerly of Superior, Wis. Nathan is the grandson of Ruth O’Konek and Don and Pat DeMeyer of Superior.
Tiana is a graduate of Bettendorf High School, Bowdoin College with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, and the University of Iowa College of Law. This fall, she will be attending the London School of Economics to earn her LL.M in human rights law.
Nathan graduated from the Taipei American School, Carleton College with a bachelor’s degree in history, and the University of Minnesota Law School. He is currently practicing law in London, England.
The couple honeymooned hiking in the Grand Tetons, near Jackson Hole, Wyoming and resides in London.