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Claussen -- Apfelbacher

Mark Apfelbacherand Anna Claussen

Anna Claussen and Mark Apfelbacher were united in marriage Sept. 12 at Willow Lake Farm in rural Windom.

The bride is the daughter of Stan and Katherine Claussen of Benson. The groom is the son of Steve and Nancy Apfelbacher of South St. Paul.

Maid of honor was Patria Lawton, friend of the bride. Bride's attendants were Leah Claussen and Angie Hockett, sisters-in-law of the bride, and Nikki Jaeger, Nicole Staples, Kendall Baumgartner and Hannah Loope, friends of the couple.

Best man was Kurt Apfelbacher, brother of the groom. Groom's attendants were Matt Claussen, Phillip Claussen and Thomas Claussen, brothers of the bride, and Justin Wakem, Jeff Michel and Matt Kumka, friends of the couple.

Ushers were Kris Apfelbacher, Jon Herbranson and Brian Herbranson, cousins of the groom.

A reception and dance were held in the barn and on site at Willow Lake Farm.

Following a wedding trip to Italy and Greece, the couple lives in Minneapolis. The bride is employed by Hoisington Koegler Group in Minneapolis as an urban designer and the groom is employed by Solution Blue in St. Paul as a sustainability consultant.