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Vreeman -- Nelson

Joel and Ashley Nelson

Ashley Vreeman and Joel Nelson were united in marriage July 31 at the home of the bride's parents on Eagle Lake.

The bride is the daughter of Nathan and Wendi Vreeman of Willmar. The groom is the son of Keith and Kammy Nelson of Willmar.

Maid of honor was Hailey Vreeman, sister of the bride. Bride's attendants were Emily Ellingson and Addi Bergstrom, friends of the couple, and Tami Nelson and Mandy Nelson, sisters-in-law of the groom. Flower girl was Sadie Kleinhuizen, cousin of the bride.

Best man was Manny Flores, friend of the groom. Groom's attendants were Tim Chermak, friend of the couple; Nathan Hirsch, friend of the groom; and Jayme Nelson and Jeremy Nelson, brothers of the groom. Junior attendant was Sam Vreeman, brother of the bride. Ring bearer was Joshua Nelson, nephew of the groom.

Ushers were Jon Leaks and Jake Kassel, friends of the couple, and Noah Vreeman and Phil Freiborg, cousins of the bride.

An outdoor reception was held at the home of the groom's parents.

Following a wedding trip to Newport, R.I., the couple lives in St. Anthony. The bride is employed in retail at the Rosedale Mall and is enrolled to attend Aveda Cosmetology School next year. The groom is employed by US Bank in Minneapolis and is a student at Liberty College.