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MEMORABLE MOMENT: Ogard, Koelling wedding

Ogard, Koelling

Jennie Ogard and Christian Koelling, both of Duluth, were married June 8 in Vineyard Church in Duluth.

Her parents are Greg and Sharyl Ogard of Frazee, Minn. His parents are Tom and Cindy Koelling of Bloom­ington, Minn.

The bride chose Kari Ogard as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erika Anderson, Kendal Ware, Nicole Westensee, Rachel Wrenn, Laura Krause, Stephanie Hauer and Alexandra Robillard. Junior bridesmaid was Estella Kooy.

The groom chose Tommy Koelling as best man. Groomsmen were Dan Pickens, Jon Hendrickson, Michael Strub, Chad Koehnen, R. J. Lange, Brian Amundson and Kyle Robillard.

The bride, a 2002 graduate of Frazee High School, graduated from the University of Min­nesota Duluth in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in athletic training. She is a certified athletic trainer for Essentia Health in Duluth.

The groom, a 2000 graduate of Bloomington Jefferson High School, graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He is the director of hockey operations for the men's hockey team at UMD.

The couple resides in Duluth.

Photo by Anne Victoria Photography.

Groom has only one date to remember

June 8 was my 30th birthday. Some people looked unsure when we told them the wedding date was the same as my birthday, but we thought it would be fun. Christian surprised me by having our guests sing "Happy Birthday."

I couldn't have asked for a better way to celebrate!

Jennie Koelling