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Janssen — Eklund

Jake and Shelly Eklund

Shelly Janssen and Jake Eklund were united in marriage on Sept. 21 at Salem Covenant Church in Pennock.

Shelly is the daughter of Ken and Karen Janssen of Kerkhoven. Jake is the son of Conard and Sheila Eklund of Dent.

Matron of honor was Emily Kubat, sister of the bride. Shelly’s attendants were Rachel Rambow, Jenna Brakke and Kelsey Jeseritz, friends of the bride, and Cameo Fetyko, sister of the groom. Flower girl was Averi Fetyko, niece of the groom.

Best man was Zach Jorgenson, friend of the groom. Jake’s attendants were Juan Garza, John Kennedy, Nathan Pearson and Gene Villarreal, friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Mason Kubat, nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Brett Kubat, Brian Fetyko, Andrew Eklund and Anthony Eklund.

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

Following a wedding trip to Duluth and Lutsen, the couple resides in Fargo, N.D., where Shelly is employed by Easter Seals and is attending graduate school studying early childhood special education. Jake is employed by Robert Gibb and Sons of Fargo as a journeyman plumber/pipefitter.