DeGrote -- Platt
Alissa DeGrote and Justin Platt were united in marriage July 24 at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar.
The bride is the daughter of Kelly Benson of Morton and Jeff DeGrote of Clara City. The groom is the son of Jerry and Dawn Platt of Willmar.
Maid of honor was Jenny Platt, sister of the groom. Bride's attendants were Allison Mickels, Jenna Gorans and Danielle Meinert, friends of the bride. Junior attendant was Grace Johannes, friend of the couple. Flower girls were Abbigail Johannes and Faith Johannes, friends of the couple.
Best man was Josh Platt, brother of the groom. Groom's attendants were Jesse DeGrote, brother of the bride, and Max Nelson, Jaden Zaeska and Wes Greeley, friends of the groom. Junior attendant was Chase DeGrote, brother of the bride. Ring bearer was Walker Greeley, friend of the groom.
Ushers were Reed Davids, cousin of the groom, and Ryan Miller, friend of the groom.
A reception and dance were held at the Holiday Inn and Willmar Conference Center.
Following a wedding trip to St. Petersburg, Fla., the couple lives in Willmar where the groom is employed by Cub Foods as a department assistant manager. The bride expects to graduate in December from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.