Katherine Lauren Newman and Jared Leon Nelson, both of Washington, were united in marriage June 8, 2013, at Wine Country Gardens, Defiance. Minister Dave Armstrong officiated at the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.
Bride’s parents are Jeff and Linda Newman and Dan and Mary Overschmidt. Groom’s parents are Dan and Dee Nelson.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Serving as matrons of honor were Carrie Howard, Allen, Texas, and Lynsey Foster, Columbia. Bridesmaids were Hannah Overschmidt, Hallie Overschmidt, both of Washington, Jamie Wildt, Labadie, Gretchen Homeyer, Marthasville, Casey Wunderlich and Danielle Newman, both of Washington.
Best man was Sean Rothschild, Washington. Groomsmen were Jacob Nelson, Troy Hellmann, Joe Leesmann, Eddie Rector, Nick Brinker, John Wunderlich and Max Straatmann, all of Washington.
Flower girl was Ella Ruether, Marthasville. Ring bearer was Owen Wunderlich, Washington.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Mollie Rose and Amanda Mora.
Ushers were A.J. Straatmann, Tim Isgrig and Joel Luelf, all of Washington.
A reception was held at Wine Country Gardens, Defiance. Music/entertainment was provided by All Mixed Up.
After a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico, in October 2013, the couple reside in Washington.