Mr. and Mrs. Adam Passick
Deborah Christiansen and Adam Passick were united in marriage on June 14, 2008. Pastor Benjamin Dose, cousin of the bride, Arcadia, officiated at the ceremony at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion, S.D. Deborah is the daughter of Gary and Diane Christiansen, Peterson, and the granddaughter of Esther Lamb, Storm Lake. Adam is the son of Raymnod 'Dusty' and Cinda Passick of Vermillion.
Kara Engstrom, friend of the couple served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Larson, sister of the groom, Kirsten Passick, sister-in-law of the groom, and Melissa Dean, friend of the bride.
Best man was Chad Passick, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Bryan Beringer, friend of the couple, Ryan Annis, friend of the groom and Daniel Christiansen, brother of the bride.
Flower girls were Keeley and Tatem Passick, nieces of the groom. Ringbearer was Cade Larson, nephew of the groom. The bride's personal attendants were Brooke Perry, Amanda Dose and Rainie Perry, cousins of the bride.
Ushers for the wedding were Herbie Koerner, friend of the couple, Matt Smidt, friend of the groom and Dereck Iverson, cousin of the groom. Wedding music was provided by the University of South Dakota Chamber Singers, Chad Passick and Christy Kimball.
A reception and dance was held at the Eagles Club, Vermillion, following the ceremony.
Deborah graduated from Sioux Central High School, Sioux Rapids, in 2004 and is a senior vocal music major at the University of South Dakota. She is student teaching this fall at Viborg, S.D. and will graduate with a degree in Music Education in Dec. 2008. Adam graduated from Vermillion High School in 2002 and from the University of South Dakota in July 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Recreation. He is a park ranger with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks in Yankton, S.D. Following a honeymoon to Yellowstone National Park, the couple resides in Vermillion, S.D.