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Evanson / Karlson

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Laurie Katherine Evanson and Scott Harris Karlson were married Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Zion Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, S.D., with Pastor Randall Pekari officiating.

Parents of the couple are Robert and Karen Evanson of Hudson, S.D. and Darrell and Barbara Burns of Sheldon and the late Bradley Karlson. Grandparents are Carl and Fran Karlson of Cherokee.

Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Jenn Lee. Bridesmaids were Julia Wheeler, Heidi Larson, and Sheryl Konz, friends of the couple, and Kelli and Kristi Karlson, sisters of the groom.

The best man was Chad Houtsma, with Chris Nielson, Gabe Garcia, Derek Venenga, friends of the couple, Jeff Karlson, brother of the groom and Jud Evanson, brother of the bride serving as groomsmen.

The ringbearer was Dawson Lee, nephew of the bride and the flower girl was Erica Crawford, cousin of the bride.

Following a honeymoon to the Mexican Riviera, the couple is at home in Watertown, S.D.

The bride is a high school special education teacher in the Hamlin school district and a realtor with Re/Mas Preferred in Watertown. The groom is the Northeast South Dakota marketing representative for Federated Insurance.