FAIRMONT - Krista Ann Thissen and Paul Andrew Childers were married June 20, 2009, at St. Clara's Catholic Church, Clara City. The Rev. Jim Dvorak performed the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Ralph and Kari Thissen of Raymond, and Randy and MaryAnn Childers of Fairmont.
Matron of honor was Abby Thissen, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Carly Hegemeyer, Jayme Battaglia and Mandi Vlach, friends of the bride, Ann Strommer, cousin of the bride, and Miranda Childers, sister-in-law of the bride. Flowergirl was Caryn Childers, niece of the groom.
Best man was C.R. Childers, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Zach Thissen, brother of the bride, Zach Walters, Brandon Larson, Steve Thate and Jim Marushin, friends of the groom.
Guests were ushered by Josh Kleven, friend of the couple, Colin Schulze, Austin Quade and Dan Fordice, friends of the groom.
Wedding music was performed by Tim Thissen, vocalist, and Chelsey Runia, pianist.
A reception was held at Prairie's Edge Casino, Granite Falls.
The couple plan to live in Granite Falls.