Thursday, November 18, 2004

Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Klein

Heather Anderson and Shawn Klein were united in marriage on December 20, 2003 at St John's Lutheran Church of Hanover. Pastor Mark Abraham officiated the evening ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Paul Anderson of Alta. She is the granddaughter of Andy and Joyce Anderson of Alta; Norma Nelson of Ames; and Richard Nelson of Spirit Lake. The groom is the son of Dave and Barbara Klein of Dell Rapids, South Dakota. He is the grandson of Benjamin and Olga Abraham of Ramona, South Dakota and lrene and the late Art Klein of Dell Rapids, South Dakota.

The bride, escorted down the candle lit aisle by her father, wore a white off the shoulder satin a-line gown accented with pearls, sequins, and lace. She carried a cascading bouquet of white roses, lilies, ming fern, and ivy.

She was preceded by her maids of honor, Keisha Anderson, sister of the bride, and Angelina Anderson, sister of the bride. Attendants were Tammie Klein, sister of the groom; Nicole Kjolhede, cousin of the bride; and Julie Klein, cousin of the groom. Personal attendants were Julie Miller and Larra Petersen, both friends of the bride. The flower girl was Chloe (Kjolhede) Woods, cousin of the bride.

Best men were Mitchell Klein, brother of the groom and David Miller, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Josh Smith, friend of the groom; Paul Anderson, brother of the bride; and Aaron Kjolhede, cousin of the bride. The ring bearer was Spencer Anderson, cousin of the bride.

Canldes were lit by Meagan Abraham, cousin of the groom, and Kimberly Meyer, friend of the bride. Guests were ushered by Darian Klein, cousin of the groom, Josh Nein, cousin of the groom; Ian Anderson, cousin of the bride; Mike MolsEness, friend of the groom; and Mitchell Philliber, friend of the groom. Laura Anderson, cousin of the bride, was the pianist. Vocalists were Laura Anderson, Tom Anderson, uncle of the bride; Tim Anderson, uncle of the bride, and David Miller. Sacha Anderson, sister-in-law of the bride, and Wendy Vandenbrink, cousin ofthe groom, attended the guest book registry.

A reception was held at the Alta Community Center following the ceremony. Hosts and hostesses were Jeff and Laurie Kjolhede and Randy and Jolene Williams, uncles and aunts of the couple. Wine was served by Ron Anderson and Bill Anderson, uncles of the bride. Cake cutters were Judy Sherwood, aunt of the bride, and Jody Haas, cousin of the groom.

The couple resides in Minneapolis where Heather is a mental health therapist for Fairview-University Medical Center, and Shawn is a lead application engineer for Johnson Controls. Incorporated

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