Fredeen -- Mertz
Heather Fredeen and Jeremy Mertz were united in marriage June 4 at Peace Lutheran Church in New London.
The bride is the daughter of Brad and Vel Fredeen of Spicer. The groom is the son of Randy and June Mertz of Olivia.
Maids of honor were Kari Stai and Megan Urban, friends of the couple. Bride's attendants were Nicole Urban, friend of the couple, and Josselyn Finstrom and Jennifer Carl, sisters of the groom.
Best man was Robb Zenk, friend of the couple. Groom's attendants were Aaron Kopel, friend of the couple; Josh Fredeen, brother of the bride; and Aaron Finstrom and Michael Carl, brothers-in-law of the groom. Junior attendants were Cole Fredeen, son of the bride; Tucker Fredeen, nephew of the bride; and Lucas Finstrom, nephew of the groom.
Ushers were Jeff Jenniges and Matt Lippert, friends of the couple.
A reception was held at the American Legion in Paynesville.
The couple resides in Olivia where the bride is a stay-at-home mom. The groom is employed as an applicator by Bird Island Soil Service in Bird Island.