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Lorry Erickson 1983
married Cranberry Grower Jack Potter on Aug. 29, 2009. Formerly the director of the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center in Warrens, Wis., Erickson is now doing free-lance writing and marketing, along with working on her husband's 108-acre cranberry marsh. The couple's cranberry-themed wedding was featured in The Country Today newspaper and on Country magazine's Web site blog.

Kelly Steinmetz and Kirsta Majerus 1991; 1992
are married with two great kids enjoying Minnesota’s northland.

Shirley (Dommer) Walczak     1984
and Jim Walczak of Mequon were married on Dec. 30, 2007. Shirley is a botanical gardens director for Milwaukee County.


Barbara (Kasuboski) Van Moorlehem     1993
married Aaron Van Moorlehem in November 2007. They had a baby girl, Lucy, in August 2008.

Michelle (Sammon) Wilson     1996
married Tim Wilson on May 10, 2008, in Waterloo, Iowa. She works for John Deere in supply chain management.

Jill (Miller) Lee 1996
married Doug Lee on April 25, 2009.

Lynn Clement 1997
married Greg Belken on October 24, 2009 in Madison, Wis. The couple resides in Sun Prairie, Wis. 

Aliesha R. Crowe     1998
married Andy Albarado on March 29, 2008. 

Sara (Deutscher) Adlington     1999
married T. J. Adlington on Jan. 3, 2009, in Bozeman, Mont. Sara works for Montana State University Extension while T. J. works for Life-Link International. The couple resides in Bozeman.


Dawn (Pechacek) Benoy     2000
married Michael Benoy of River Falls, Wis., on May 16, 2009.  In October 2008 she passed the test to become a certified ophthalmic assistant with St. Paul Eye Clinic.

Scott and Leslie (Shuler) Svacina     2000; 2004
were married Oct. 11, 2008, in Rice Lake, Wis. They reside in Baldwin, Wis. 

Jill (Olsen) Miller     2002
married Jake Miller on Dec. 13, 2008. She is in her first year as a kindergarten teacher in Woodbury, Minn. They live in River Falls, Wis.

Jennifer Straub     2002
married Ravi Hasanadka in August 2007.  They currently reside in Milwaukee, Wis.

Casey Schroeder 2002
married Blake Olson on September 6, 2008 and changed careers from a USDA-NRCS Soil Scientist to a USDA-NRCS RC&D Coordinator.

Kristen Marie Tetzner 2002
married Randy Winter on July 18, 2009, in the bride's parents' backyard in Washburn, Wis.

Matthew and Erin (Donley) Kerttula 2002; 2003
were married August 7, 2004, and have one daughter, Elizabeth (Libby) Megan, born January 26, 2009. Matt completed his MBA through St. Cloud State University in 2007 and is an Accountant for the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Erin completed her Master of Library and Information Science degree at the College of St. Catherine in 2007 and is an eighth grade Language Arts Teacher for Woodbury Middle School. They currently reside in Cottage Grove, Minn.

Nicole Nohl     2003
and Kevin C. Ress were married in May 2008. They reside in Green Bay with his three children. Nicole manages the family, volunteers for Junior Achievement, and runs her own business.

Laura Siverling     2003
and Jacob Jonker were married Oct. 4, 2008, in Lake Nebagamon, Wis. They currently reside there.

Michael Soley and Maria McGinnis     2003; 2004
were married on March 29, 2008. Michael works for Land O’ Lakes in Adams, Wis., and Maria works for World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis.

Matt and Vicki (Smith) Jahnke     2004; 2005
were married on Oct. 18, 2008. Matt has been dairy farming since his graduation in 2004. Vicki has worked since 2005 at Rademann Stone and Landscaping Co., Inc. ,of Fond du Lac, Wis., as a landscape designer. She also hosts her own gardening radio show. They reside in Markesan, Wis. 

Brian and Jennifer (Dahlke) Hanson     2006; 2008
were married on Aug. 9, 2008, in Eagan, Minn. Brian is a technician for DataTrend Technologies, Inc., in Minnetonka, Minn. Jennifer is a toddler teacher at Little Acorns Learning Center in Long Lake, Minn. The couple now resides in Delano, Minn.

Martin and Sarah (Feda) Jorgensen     2006; 2007
were married in Aruba on Aug. 1, 2008. The couple resides near Copenhagen, Denmark. Martin is an SAP consultant and Sarah is a teacher at an international school.

Helen L. Clarke and Eric M. Ebert 2006; 2006
were married Sept. 12, 2009, in Green Bay, Wis. Helen is the Public Relations Specialist at Lakeshore Technical College, and Eric is the Presentation Editor for the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Molly Murtaugh and Andy Larson 2007; 2007

were married on August 8, 2009. They reside in Hastings, Minn., where Andy is a teacher for the Hastings School District and Molly works in Eagan for the Minnesota Department of Revenue.




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