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Crystal and Derek Kragenbring

Mattheisen -- Kragenbring


Crystal Mattheisen and Derek Kragenbring were united in marriage Aug. 28 at the home of the bride's aunt and uncle in rural New London.


The bride is the daughter of Brenda Torgerson of Spicer and Mike Mattheisen of Paynesville. The groom is the son of Kern and Denise Kragenbring of Atwater.

Maids of honor were Britany Erpstad, sister of the bride, and RaeAnn Kragenbring, sister of the groom. Bride's attendants were Ashley Sommers, friend of the couple; Charline Bengston and Brittany Doty, friends of the bride; and Stephanie Pennings and Kim Looman, cousins of the bride. Flower girl was Summer Pennings.

Best men were Matt Sommers and Tyler Barker, friends of the couple. Groom's attendants were Nate Haag, Brad Detlefson and Steve Pennings, friends of the couple; Brandon Robbin, cousin of the bride; and Jonathon Hanson, cousin of the groom. Ring bearer was Blake Robbin.

Ushers were Justin Hanson, Aaron Robbin, Chris Carlson and Brad Hopp.

A reception and dance were held at the home of the bride's aunt and uncle.

Following a trip to the North Shore, the couple resides in rural Atwater. The bride is employed by Copperleaf, and the groom is employed by Miller Sanitation.