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Thissen -- Childers

Krista and Paul Childers

Krista Thissen and Paul Childers were united in marriage June 20 at St. Clara's Catholic Church in Clara City.

The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Kerri Thissen of Clara City. The groom is the son of Randy and MaryAnn Childers of Fairmont.

Maid of honor was Abbey Thissen, sister of bride. Bride's attendants were Ann Strommer, cousin of the bride; Miranda Childers, sister-in-law of the groom; and Carly Hagemeyer, Jayme Battaglia and Mandi Vlach, friends of the bride. Flower girl was Caryn Childers, niece of the groom.

Best man was C.R. Childers, brother of the groom. Groom's attendants were Zach Thissen, brother of the bride, and Brandon Larson, Zach Walders, Steve Thate and Jim Marushin, friends of the groom.

Ushers were Josh Kleven, friend of the couple, and Dan Fordice, Austin Quade and Colin Schulze, friends of the groom.

A reception and dance were held at Prairie's Edge Convention Center near Granite Falls.

The couple lives in Granite Falls. The bride is employed by Citizens State Bank of Clara City, and the groom is employed as an Aflac insurance salesman.