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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2002 12:00 am


Fae Wiggins and Dave Schunk were married July 7, 2001, in Britt. Steve Olsen officiated.

Parents of the couple are Gwendolyn Wiggins of Duluth and the late Jerry Wiggins and Dave and Jessie Schunk of Britt.

Maid of honor was Diana Robertshaw of Grand Rapids.

Best man was Dave Schunk of Britt.

Bridal attendants were Sage Wiggins and Jori Agastino, both of Duluth, AJay Johansen of Esko, Nikki Erickson of Cloquet and Amanda Weaver of Superior. Flower girls were Aurora Wallace, McKenzie Schreffler and Adrian Engen.

Groom's attendants were Nick Schunk of Virginia, Jeremiah Schunk of Britt, Chad Gustafson of St. Croix Falls, Steve Alford of Austin, Texas, and Jeremy Weaver of Superior. Ringbearers were Cole Wiggins, Kyle Wiggins and Justin Engen. Ushers were Jerrett Wiggins, Jeremy Wiggins, Chance Wiggins, Tim Watkins, and Eric Hansen, all of Duluth, and Andy Tuttle of Esko.

A reception was held at the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia.

The couple is residing in Duluth. (Photo by McKenna Studio)


Christine Eskeli and Jeremy Hendrickson were married Sept. 8, 2001, at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Nashwauk. The Rev. Ron Gagney officiated.

Parents of the couple are Dennis Eskeli of Nashwauk and Julie Eskeli of Nashwauk, and Milt and Kathy Hendrickson of Hibbing.

Maid of honor was Karly Dotzler of Baxter, Minn. Matron of honor was Denise Clusiau of Nashwauk. Bridal attendants were Aimee Terzich of Hibbing, Elayne Eskeli of Nashwauk and Kassie Zaitz of Chisholm. Flower girl was Cecilia Clusiau.

Best man was Jim Perocheski of Hibbing. Groom's attendants were Jason Hendrickson of Aurora, Gary Tuin of Minneapolis, Jesse Dumond of Hibbing and Darryl Eskeli of Nashwauk. Ushers were Eric Eskeli and Kris Clusiau, both of Nashwauk. Ringbearers were Devin Eskeli and Ryan Willard.

A reception was held at the Androy in Hibbing.

The couple is residing in Hibbing. (Photo by Grove Studio)


Renae M. LaTendresse and Douglas M. Rajkovich were married August 25, 2001, at Immaculate Conception Church in Hibbing. The Rev. Clem Gustin, OSC, officiated.

Parents of the couple are Emily and Maurice LaTendresse of Hibbing and Janemarie Rajkovich.

Maid of honor was Ann Emerson of Hibbing. Bridal attendants were Jackie Rajkovich of Hibbing and Cathy LaFave of Grand Rapids. Flower girl was Angela LaTendresse of Chisholm.

Best man was Roger Lind of Hibbing. Groom's attendants were Darryl Rajkovich and Bob Staudahar, both of Hibbing. Ringbearer was Tyler Rajkovich of Hibbing. Ushers were Alan LaTendresse of Chisholm and Ed LaTendresse of Hibbing.

A reception was held at the Elks Lodge in Hibbing.

After a wedding trip to the Bluefin Bay, the couple is residing in Pengilly. (Photo by Grove Studio)


Rhonda Hayden and Todd Paine were married Aug. 4, 2001, at their home in Aurora. Judge David Ackerson officiated.

Parents of the couple are Corky and Linda Hayden of Embarrass and Peggy Hayden and Dick Perala of Lake Vermilion, and Ben and Myrna Paine and the late Donna Paine.

Matron of honor was Kelly Laugen of Biwabik.

Best man was Ben Paine of Aurora.

Bridal attendants were Dawn Schultz of Ely Lake, Lisa Laugen of Biwabik and Mischa Vaughn of Houston, Tex. Flower girl was Logan Tuomala of Biwabik. Personal attendants were Cindy Koller and Beth Dewhurst, both of Biwabik.

Groom's attendants were Mike Miller of Bass Lake, Bob Rozinka of Ely Lake and Marty Vaughn of Houston. Ringbearer was Zachary Gregorich of Aurora.

A reception was held at The Lodge at Giants Ridge.

The couple is residing in Aurora. (Photo by McKenna Studio)


Yvonne Yapel and Christopher Fink were married Aug. 18, 2001, at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Tower.

Parents of the couple are Richard and Diane Yapel of Sebeka, Minn., and Jerry and Linda Fink of Ely.

Maids of honor were Anita Yapel and Lori Yapel, sisters of the bride.

Best man was Leonard Groom.

Bridal attendants were Erin Swanson, Valerie Just, Mary Tammaro and Cindy Holthusen. Personal attendant was Denise Mickle

Groom's attendants were Anthony Fink, Robert Fink, Steven Yapel, Brad Anderson and James Barich. Ushers were Dean DeBeltz, Thomas Nemanich, Jamie Pucel and Michael Zgonc. Ringbearer was Dean Mickle.

A reception was held at the Ely Community Center.

The couple is residing in Mountain Iron. (Photo by McKenna Studio)


Shannon Radtke and Spencer Gunderson were married Aug.18, 2001, at the bride's parent's home in Embarrass. The Rev. Nathan Sager officiated.

Parents of the couple are Daniel and Teri Radtke of Embarrass and Beverly Gunderson of Walker and Jerome Gunderson of Biwabik.

Maid of honor was Michelle Brandenburger of Mountain Iron.

Best man was Dale Davis of Duluth.

Bridal attendants were Deanne Radtke and Donna Radtke, both of Embarrass. Flowergirl was Alexis Gunderson.

Groom's attendants were Eric Nilsson of Virginia and Ben Gunderson of Rochester. Ringbearer was Garrett Seglar of Aurora. Ushers were Ben Gunderson and Brandon Gunderson, both of Rochester.

A reception was held at the Pike Town Hall.

The couple is residing in Virginia.


Holly Ann Biondich and Larry Michael Welborn Jr. were married Oct. 2, 2001, at Couples Swept Away Resort in Negril, Jamaica. The Rev. Winsten G. Lewis officiated.

Parents of the couple are Curt and Ann Biondich of Gilbert and Larry

Sr. and Vicky Welborn of Coon Rapids.

The bride is an international tax manager with St. Jude Medical Inc. and the groom is a credit manager with Fingerhut Companies Inc.

The couple is residing in Champlin, Minn.


Illa Kingston and Richard Aaseng were married Oct. 20, 2001, at Gethsemane Lutheran Church. The Rev. Nathan Sager officiated.

Mother of the bride is Harriett Swarthout of Brainerd.

Matron of honor was Kelly VanHee of McAllex, Texas. Bridal attendants were Nancy Lustila and Alicia Lustila, both of Eveleth. Junior bridesmaid was Katie Kingston of Mountain Iron.

Groom's attendants were Roger Aaseng of Maple Plain, John Kingston of Mountain Iron, LeRoy Lustila III, Luke Lustila, and Gabe Lustila, all of Eveleth, and Tyler Kingston of Mountain Iron.

A reception was held at the Vermilion Club, Tower.

The couple is residing at Lake Vermilion, Tower. (Photo by GWTucker)


Leslie A. Skarich and Charles R. Peterson were married Aug. 25, 2001, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in East Bethel, Minn. The Rev. Steven Melander officiated.

Parents of the couple are Brad and Virginia Skarich of Lake Vermilion, and Charles and Jan Peterson of Isanti, Minn., and Bill and Kathy Powlus of Maple Grove, Minn.

Matron of honor was Carrie Patee of Blaine.

Best man was Jeff Anderson of Oak Grove, Minn.

Kali Quaid was flower girl.

Ushers were Nick Skarich of Hugo, Minn., and Billy Collins of Phoenix, Ariz.

A reception was held at the couple's home in Andover, Minn. (Photo by Wheeler Photography, Champlin)

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