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McKenna/Reitsma wedding

Monday, May 9, 2011

Molly Kathleen McKenna and James Donald Reitsma were united in marriage on Oct. 9, 2010 at Storm Lake St. Mary's Catholic Church. The ceremony was presided over by Father Bruce Lawler. Parents of the bride are Stephen McKenna, Storm Lake and Joni and Thomas Lownik, Verona, Wis. The groom's parents are Donald and Marilyn Reitsma of Cherokee. Special wedding guests included the bride's grandparents, James F. McKenna of Storm Lake and Evelyn Simon of Estherville. Maid of honor was Abby McKenna, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Allison White, Linette Lundberg, Meghan Cavanaugh, Tammy K. Miller and Christy Horan, all friends of the bride. Abby Cook, niece of the groom served as flower girl. Matt Stephen, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Brandon Lucas, Jason Rupp, Kevin Woods, Brian DuVall, all friends of the groom, and James McKenna, brother of the bride. Jason McKenna, cousin of the bride, Tony Steward and Nick Smith, friends of the couple, served as ushers.Landon Lundberg, friend of the couple, served as ring bearer. During the ceremony, Teresa Caslavka, aunt of the bride, played the piano and organ. Scott Strader, Meghan Osterman and Tim Osterman, all cousins of the bride, provided vocals. Lectors during the ceremony were Kate McKenna, cousin of the bride and Meghan Cavanaugh, friend of the bride.Guest book attendants were Ashley and Stephanie Wolf, cousins of the bride. Personal Attendants to the Bride were Kim Cook, sister of the groom, and Tiffany Rupp, friend of the groom. Sharon and Mike Helmke, cousins of the groom, and Kathleen and Bruce Osterman, aunt and uncle of the bride, served as Host /Hostess at the reception. The reception was held at the Alta Community Center. Music was provided by Mr. Tunes Music. After the wedding the couple enjoyed a honeymoon on the island of Aruba. Molly is a graduate of Storm Lake St. Mary's and Iowa Central Community College. She is a Realtor and insurance agent at Colburn & Elk Insurance and Real Estate in Storm Lake. Jim is a graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and Iowa Central Community College. He works as a supervisor and machinist at Prairie Fabrication in Storm Lake. The couple makes their home on a acreage outside Alta.