Carlson-Mortensen married

FAIRMONT – Tonya Carlson and Ryan Mortensen were married April 6, 2013, at Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fairmont with Pastor Jerry Bertholet, officiating.

Parents of the couple are Chris and Kathy Carlson of East Chain, and DeWane and Jeanne Mortensen of Granada.

Matron of honor was Danielle Blazejak of Rochester, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kayla Huper of Wells, Katie Blazejak of East Chain, Kaitlyn Melody of Savage, friends of the bride, Jamielee Bahr of Brandon, S.D., cousin of the bride, Katie O’Shea of White Bear Lake and Rachel Mortensen of Sarasota, Fla., sisters of the groom. Flowergirl was Delaney O’Shea of White Bear Lake, niece of the groom.

Best man was Bobby Henry of Fairmont, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Todd Thompson of East Chain, Chad Smith of East Chain, Jason Stine of Blue Earth, Justin Moen of Spirit Lake, Iowa, friends of the groom, Chad Carlson of Fairmont and Ben Carlson of Sioux Falls, S.D., brothers of the bride.

Ringbearer was Levi Hartman of Lincoln, Neb., godson of the bride.

Guests were ushered by Heather Larsen of Cloquet and Melissa Schrick of Katy, Texas, sisters of the groom and Mark Drever of Fairmont and Dustin Anderson of Brookings, S.D., friends of the groom.

Wedding music was performed by Pat Fisher of Windom, pianist, and Ann Goebel of Delano, vocalist.

A reception was held at the Fairmont National Guard Armory.

The couple lives in Windom.