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Westheim -- Ruka

Melinda and Nathan Ruka

Melinda Westheim and Nathan Ruka were united in marriage May 30 at Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg.

The bride is the daughter of Dean and Cheryl Westheim of Sunburg. The groom is the son of Steve and Pam Ruka of Kerkhoven.

Matron of honor was Amy Goldenstein. Bride's attendants were Krystal Ruka, Kiera Jacobson, Whitney Tofte and Melissa Neal. Flower girls were Tayler Haats and Caleigh Carlson.

Best men were Ben Godbee and Cody Ruka. Groom's attendants were Brandon Ruka, Josh Wentzel and Brady Amundson. Ring bearers were Matthew Goldenstein and Drew Goldenstein.

Ushers were Josh Ruka, Chris Goldenstein, Matt McCleary and Trevor Jacobson.

A reception and dance were held at Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood.

The couple resides in Sunburg. The groom is employed by Monsanto Seed Company, and the bride is employed by YMCA Childcare Center.