Thayer -- Penner
Gail Thayer and Kristofer Penner were united in marriage Dec. 6 at Northwestern College Chapel in St. Paul.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Karen Thayer of Kerkhoven. The groom is the son of Larry and Irene Penner of Simi Valley, Calif.
Maid of honor was Gwen Thayer, sister of the bride. Bride's attendants were Mary Thayer, sister-in-law of the bride; Jen Hehir, sister of the groom; Anne Penner, sister-in-law of the groom; and Rachel Shadis and Sarah Arvan, friends of the bride. Junior attendant was Amber Penner, niece of the groom. Flower girl was Brooke Thayer, niece of the bride.
Best man was Mike Knowles, friend of the groom. Groom's attendants were Andy Penner, brother of the groom; Chad Hehir, brother-in-law of the groom; Greg Thayer, brother of the bride; and Ryan Brandt and Steve Leach, friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Joseph Penner, nephew of the groom.
Ushers were Eric Landgaard and Al Ouellette, friends of the groom.
A reception and dance were held at Four Points Sheraton in St. Paul.
After a trip to Mexico, the couple lives in Coon Rapids.