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Heiling -- Koenen

Aric and Aftan Koenen

Aftan Heiling and Aric Koenen were united in marriage June 5 at Heiling's home.

The bride is the daughter of Ron and June Heiling of Maynard. The groom is the son of Ron and Karin Koenen of Clara City.

Maid of honor was Whitney Heiling, sister of the bride. Matron of honor was Brandy Lanning, sister of the bride. Bride's attendants were Jenny Heiling, sister-in-law of the bride, and Keisha Hebrink and Rita Stevermer, friends of the bride. Flower girl was Allison Siverhus, cousin of the bride.

Best men were Adam Anderson and Ryan Condon, friends of the groom. Groom's attendants were Ethan Koenen, brother of the groom; Joe Koenen, cousin of the groom; and Josh Schmaedeka, friend of the groom. Ring bearer was Brady Heiling, nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Chris Bosch, Justin Priebe, Steve Rudd and Reed Davids, friends of the groom.

The couple lives in Clara City where the groom is co-owner of Hinterland Vineyards and Winery. The bride is employed as a dental hygienist at Lakes Area Dental in Willmar.