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Nelms, Jensen wedding

Friday, February 12, 2010

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Kelli and Justin Jensen
NORTH PLATTE -- Kelli Leann Nelms and Justin Tobey Jensen, both of North Platte, were united in marriage on Oct 10, 2009, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in North Platte, with the Rev. Frank H. Fitch III officiating.

Parents of the couple are Dann and Sue Nelms of Benkelman and Jerry and Gail Jensen of North Platte. Grandparents are Richard and Yvonna Hayes of Cambridge and Don and Shirley Nelms of McCook, the late Milton and Carolyn Tobey and the late Herb and Mildred Jensen.

Honored guests in memory of Craig Nelms, brother of the bride, were Jesse Henry of Colby, Kan; Zach Loker and Kiley Roundtree of Benkelman, Ken Simons of Omaha, Ira Spanel of Anselmo; Brian Stittle of Ravenna and Jeff Stittle of Gothenburg.

Cousin of the bride, Kelsey Klein of Kearney, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin (Musgrave) Norman of Crawford, Jessica Davis of Holyoke, Colo., and Melissa Nelms, sister-in-law of the bride, of Eagle.

The bride's personal attendants were Abbie Florian, cousin of the bride, of Akron, Colo., and Megan Hale of Lompoc, Calif.

Jason Bomark of North Platte was the best man. Bridegroomsmen were Ben Peters of Worms, Joel Jensen, brother of the bridegroom, of North Platte and Brent Nelms, brother of the bride, of Eagle.

Hannah Jensen, niece of the bridegroom, was the flowergirl and Mark Nelms, brother of the bride, was the ring bearer. Candlelighters were Julie and Laura Nelms, sisters of the bride.

Ushering guests were Josh Dye of North Platte, Clint Osborne of Venango,Todd Schaeffer of Stapleton and Eric Schrader.

Shalee Roundtree of Colby, was the guest book attendant and Lyndsey Mueller of North Platte and Chelsea Tecker of Benkelman were the program attendants.

The pianist was Kassandra Brent of Chadron. Tim Vanderheiden of North Platte and Laura Nelms were the soloists. Scripture readers were Lexin Brent of Chadron and Braden Brent of Akron, cousins of the bride.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in North Platte. Cake servers were Jolene Jensen, of York, aunt of the bridegroom, Tammy Musgrave of Ong, Sharon Mills of Adam, aunt of the bride and Linda Wiegman, of Estherville, Iowa, aunt of the bridegroom. The host couples were Spencer and Peggy Parker of Benkelman and Virgil and Sue French of North Platte.

After a honeymoon at Napili Kai beach resort in Maui, Hawaii the couple is making their home near McCook where the bride is employed by TierOne Bank as a retail banking representative and the bridegroom is employed by Servi-Tech as a crop specialist.