Olson-Slaughter married Oct. 5
FAIRMONT — Kelsy Marie Olson and Derek Duane Slaughter were married Oct. 5, 2019, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Alex “Bill” Nuy officiated the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Terri Wihlm Leonard of Sioux Falls, S.D., Jeff Olson of Harrisburg, S.D, Jen Slaughter of Fairmont, and Duane Slaughter of Shakopee.
Maid of honor was Katelyn Olson of Valley Springs, S.D, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Haley Reed of Madelia, cousin of the bride, Danielle Herrera of Sioux Falls, Missy Kangas of Madison, Wis., and Cayce Craig of Eagle Lake, all friends of the couple.
Best man was Dustin Slaughter of Eagle Lake, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Joey Duflo of Mankato, cousin of the groom, Dylan Post of Sherburn, Spenser Meadows of Sioux City, Iowa, and Jacob Liljenquist of Mequon, Wis., all friends of the couple.
Ring bearers were Ivan Henry of Madelia, cousin of the bride, and Jase Duflo of Mankato, cousin of the groom.
Guests were ushered by Brandon Olson of Sioux Falls, brother of the bride, Jordan Henry of Madelia, cousin of the bride, and Josh Duflo of Hillman, cousin of the groom.
After the ceremony, a reception was held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato.
The couple reside in Mankato.