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Diederich — Taylor

Alissa and Richard Taylor

Alissa Diederich and Richard Taylor were united in marriage July 6 at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar.

Alissa is the daughter of Tom and Mary Diederich of Willmar. Richard is the son of Bill and Mel Taylor of Backus.

Matron of honor was Bethanie Strom, sister of the bride. Alissa’s attendants were Rachel Diederich, sister-in-law of the bride; Melinda Thein, sister of the groom; and MaKenna Taylor, daughter of the groom. Flower girl was Rikka Thein, niece of the groom.

Best man was Dat Nguyen, brother of the groom. Richard’s attendants were Kyle Diederich, brother of the bride; Jay Thein, brother-in-law of the groom; and Josh Scharlemann, friend of the groom. Ring bearer was Andrew Diederich, nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Mike Strom, brother-in-law of the bride, and J.J. Skramstad, friend of the groom.

A reception and dance were held at the Holiday Inn and Willmar Conference Center.

Following a wedding trip to the Cayman Islands, the couple resides in Kandiyohi. Alissa is employed by Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar as a teacher. Richard is employed by Divine House in Willmar as a registered nurse.