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Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Shanda Ayala and Timothy Otten were united in marriage on Aug. 5, 2000, at Christ the King Church in Des Moines. Deacon Dan McGuire performed the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Salvador Ayala, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Campisi, all of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Otten of Linn Grove and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kleinweber of Algona.

Honored guests included Everett and Elayne Grapenthin of Linn Grove, Mary Belle and Sal and Angie Ayala, all of Des Moines.

Kelly Bellinghausen was in charge of the guest book. Guests were ushered to their seats by Brian Keith, Don Quinn and Daniel Quinn, all of Des Moines.

Music was provided by Alma Brown, who accompanied vocalist Jan Frey of Sibley. Cindy Grapenthin and Julie DuBois read the scriptures.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her daughters Michaela and Montana Kinter.

The maid of honor was Janelle Ochoa of Des Moines. Bridesmaids were Mendi, Carrie and Marci Michaelson, all of Des Moines. Julie DuBois of Des Moines served as the bride's personal attendant.

Randy Hoyle of West Palm Beach, Fla. served as best man. Groomsmen were Corey Bellinghausen, Des Moines, Troy Martinson, Sioux City and Dick Grapenthin of Alpharetta, Ga.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Firestone Union Hall, hosted by Leann and Sarah Quinn of Des Moines.

Following a honeymoon trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple are at home in Des Moines. The bride is a graduate of Iowa State School of Beauty and is a stylist at Salon ZaZa in Clive. The groom graduated from Grandview College with a BA degree. He is an adjuster with EMI Insurance.

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