Karla is the daughter of Glen and Betty Swenson of Albert City. Joshua is the son of Brenda and Dan Dodge of Sutherland and Chris and Sue Dahlin of Thief River Falls, Minn.
Jillian Turner, cousin of the bride served as Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids included Caryline Lowe, friend of the bride; Brooke Thompson, friend of the bride; and Jennifer Swenson, sister-in-law of the bride. The flower girl was Khloe Turner, Goddaughter of the bride. Karla's personal attendants were Chelsea Hogrefe, friend of the bride; and Ashley Betz, cousin of the bride.
Matthew Dahlin, brother of the groom served as Best Man. Groomsmen included Scott Girard, cousin of the groom; Justin Klein, friend of the groom; and Kyle Swenson, brother of the bride. Tyler Girard, cousin of the groom, served as ring bearer.
The ushers were: Alex Dodge, Myles Keefe, Bryan Keefe, and Zach Guillemette; brothers of the groom.
Karla and Josh are both graduates of Buena Vista University. Following a honeymoon in Las Vegas, Nev., they are residing in West Des Moines.