Last and Stanley Wed
Gretchen Last and Michael Stanley, both of Fort Dodge, were united in marriage on December 21, 2002 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with Pastor Arnold Flater, Bishop Michael Last, and Pastor Sara Hildreth officiating.
Parents of the couple are Bishop Michael and Colleen Last, Storm Lake, and Raymond and Jean Stanley and the late Dorine Pitsor of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Megan Last. Best man was Greg Conrad. Bridesmaids were Jean Davis, Tobi Roesler and Michelle Turner. Groomsmen were Nick Stanley, Zach Stanley, Alex Stanley. Flower girl was Taylor Stanley with ringbearers Christian Davis and Ryan Stanley. Ushers were Ralph Beach, Murray Stanley, Andrew Last and Joseph Last.
Gretchen graduated from Dana College in Blair, NE with a BA in music. Michael graduated from Buena Vista University with a BA in Elementary Education.
The couple now reside in Fort Dodge where Gretchen and Michael are employed at Fort Dodge Community Schools.