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Nelson and Knock Exchange Vows

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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Mr. and Mrs. Jared Knock
Kati Lynn Nelson and Jared Dean Knock were united in marriage on July 31st, 2010 at an outdoor ceremony north of Akron, Iowa. Officiating was preacher Jason Hawk, from Sheriden, Missouri, uncle of the bride. Parents of the couple are Kirk and Marcia Nelson of rural Aurelia and Wally and Kathy Knock of rural Willow Lake, South Dakota. Grandparents of the bride are Darlene and the late Dean Nelson of Aurelia and Esther and the late Wally Erickson of Cherokee. Grandparents of the groom are Inez and the late Arthur Knock of Willow Lake, S.D. and Roger and Sharon LaMont of rural Carpenter, S.D. Great-grandparents are Walter and Olive LaMont of rural Willow Lake, S.D.

Representing the bride were Marcy Nelson of Spencer, aunt of the bride, and Mary Schulenberg of Aurelia, friend of the bride. Serving as bridal attendants were Roxanne Knock of Tulare, S.D., sister-in-law of the bride and groom, Ashley Knock of Brookings, S.D. and Jennifer Knock of Madison, S.D., sisters of the groom, and Julie Thome of Mason City and Amanda Day of West Des Moines, friends of the bride.

Eric Knock of Tulare, South Dakota, brother of the groom, and Derick Hofer of Carpenter, South Dakota, friend of the groom, stood up on behalf of the groom. Ushers were Tyler Nelson of Sioux City and Kale Nelson of Aurelia, brothers of the bride.

Serving as flowergirls were Brenna, Sadie, and Averie Nelson of Spencer, cousins of the bride, and Rylee Knock from Tulare, South Dakota, niece of the groom. Serving as ringbearers were Ben and Grant Nelson of Pella, cousins of the bride.

Immediately following the ceremony, guests made their way across the lawn to the reception in the Hole In The Wall Lodge north of Akron. Dinner was served while cake and punch were enjoyed for dessert. Dancing and visiting continued after the meal, late into the evening.

After a honeymoon to the Riviera Maya in Mexico, the couple settled into their home south of Canton, South Dakota. Jared works as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Trans - Ova Genetics in Sioux Center and Kati works in the Quality Control Lab for POET, Biorefining near Hudson, South Dakota.