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Fondroy and Tjelmeland exchange vows

Friday, May 16, 2008

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tjelmeland
Mollie Lynn Fondroy and Robert Kirk Tjelmeland exchanged marriage vows on August 25, 2007, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Nevada, Iowa. Fr. Rick Dagit officiated the ceremony. A reception and dance were held at the American Legion Hall in McCallsburg, Iowa.

The bride is the daughter of Fred and Pat Fondroy of Cherokee and the groom is the son of Rick and Denise Tjelmeland of McCallsburg.

Serving the bride as the matrons of honor were Stephanie Edler and Tami Allbaugh, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids included Jennifer Voss, friend of the bride; Lisa Galetich and Stephanie Tjelmeland, sisters of the groom; Heather Wenke, friend of the bride; Mailey Allbaugh, niece of the bride.

Serving the groom as best men were Kyle Galetich, brother-in-law of the groom and Dustin Springer, friend of the groom. Groomsmen included Matt Fritz, Brandon Handsaker and Corey Morris, friends of the groom; Todd Eshelman, future brother-in-law of the groom; Jeff Edler, brother-in-law of the bride.

Ushers for the ceremony included Gary Allbaugh, brother-in-law of the bride; Keith Christianson, Chad Tjelmeland and Travis Meimann, cousins of the groom; Ryon Allbaugh and Wyatt Edler, nephews of the bride.

Flower girls included Whitney Edler, niece of the bride; Makena Galetich, niece of the groom.

Ring bearer was Brock Galetich, nephew of the groom.

Personal attendants for the bride were Danielle Springer and Lindsey Suchomel, friends of the bride and Annie Tjelmeland, cousin of the groom. Guest book attendants were Abby Bierman, Krista Miller and Katie Robinson, friends of the bride. Reception hosts were Kevin and Cecelia Christianson and Gary and Theresa Donald, uncles and aunts of the groom; Lynn and Louise Faust, uncle and aunt of the bride.

Music at the ceremony was provided by Marcy Phillips and vocalist Andrea Tuttle. Lector was Stuart Smith.

The couple is at home on a farm near Roland. The bride is attending Iowa State University and will graduate on May 9 with a degree in Logistics Supply Chain Management. The groom farms in the McCallsburg area. Rob and Mollie spent their honeymoon at Disney World in Orlando, Florida in January 2008.