Kersting - Rice

Heather Marie Rice, daughter of Terry and Toni Rice of Elko and Risa Rice of San Tan Valley, AZ, and Zachary Joseph Kersting, son of Mike and Marleen Kersting of Prior Lake, were married Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Historic St. Boniface Church in Hastings, with the Rev. Dr. Steve Trewartha of FaithPoint Lutheran Church in New Prague officiating.

The bride was escorted by her father. Brandi Rice, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristine Rice of Elko, sister of the bride, Stephanie Olson of Lakeville, cousin of the bride, KalliJo Olson of Prior Lake, sister of the groom, and Kjerstin Kersting of Prior Lake, sister-in-law of the groom. Sophia Turbett and Katie Ewing were flower girls.

Kevin O’Keefe of Prior Lake was the best man. Groomsmen were Nicholas Kersting of Prior Lake, brother of the groom, Jacob Kersting of Prior Lake, brother of the groom, Brandon Rice of Elko, brother of the bride, and Stephen Fabian of Prior Lake.

Ushers were Jeff Beuch, Gavin Beuch and Taylor Beuch of Jordan. Jodi Beuch and Kelley Wickenhauser were the bride’s personal attendants.

A reception was held at the Little Log House Pioneer Village Banquet Hall in Hastings.

The couple honeymooned in Playa del Carmen.

Grandparents of the bride are Raymond and Eloise Moen of Apache Junction, AZ, William and Kathleen Olson of Lakeville, Carol Rice of Shakopee and Norman and Lois Rice of Shakopee. Grandparents of the groom and Clifford and Kathleen Kersting of Jordan and Herman and Virginia Beuch of New Prague.