Standen-JaransonRachael Standen, daughter of Kirsten and Doug Standen of South Range, exchanged vows with Chris Jaranson on June 12. He is the son of Sally and Steve Jaranson of Bemidji, Minn.
Rachael Standen, daughter of Kirsten and Doug Standen of South Range, exchanged vows with Chris Jaranson on June 12. He is the son of Sally and Steve Jaranson of Bemidji, Minn.
The couple was married at Lakeside Presbyterian Church with the bride’s grandpa Rev. David Heyser officiating.
Nicole Jaranson of Bemidji served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Leslie Hagenson of Hawthorne, Lisa Fellows of Black Duck, Minn., Sarah Johnson of Hawthorne, Katy Zietz of Bemidji and McKenzee Jaranson served as the flower girl.
Travis Jackson of Brainerd, Minn., served as the best man. Groomsmen were John Strawbridge of Sioux Falls, S.D., Kyle Standen of South Range, Anthony Dahl and Jimmy Wheeler of Bemidji. Ushers were Kevin Morehouse, Ryan Downs, Mikey Hanson and A.J. Dahl served as the ring bearer.
Music was provided by Bill Bastian.
A reception was held at the Greysolon Plaza in Duluth and the couple honeymooned at the Riviera Maya in Mexico.
The bride graduated as an LPN from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji.
The groom is a youth counselor at the Oshki Manidoo New Spirit Center in Bemidji. He served in Iraq from 2005-2007 with the National Guard.
The couple will reside in Bemidji.