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Thorson — Westcott

July 6, 2014

Melissa Renee Thorson and Ryan Neil Westcott were united in marriage on May 24, 2014, at the John Ernest Vineyard and Winery in Tama by Jason Vajgrt, officiant.

Parents of the bride are Rochell Wireman and Stuart Fox, of Waterloo, and Philip and Sandi Thorson, of Marshalltown. Grandparents of the bride are Bob and Laura Wireman, of New Hampton. Melissa was escorted down the aisle by her step-father, Fox.

Parents of the groom are Vickie Westcott, of Ferguson, and Richard Westcott, of Marshalltown. Grandmother of the groom is Melba Phillips, of Ferguson.

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The maid of honor was Amber Hill, of Marshalltown, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were: Anna Dobyns, of Williams; Mikki Potter, of Toledo; Kelly Lewis, of Des Moines; and Emily Biehn, of Newton. The flower girls were Jayla Westcott, groom's daughter, and Anara Hill, bride's niece.

The best man was Marcus Geers, of Indiana, close friend of the groom. Groomsmen were: Tanner Westcott, of Ferguson; Justin Phillips, of Cedar Falls; Stanley Zesch, of Sheffield; and Chad Craun, of Tama. The ringbearer was Rhys Potter, Mikki Potter's son.

A reception followed at the vineyard.

The couple spent their honeymoon visiting museums in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.



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