Jesse Joel Kerkman and Lindsay Elizabeth Harman were married on May 23, 2009 at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe, MN. Parents of the couple are LeRoy and Linda Kerkman of Elgin, and Sam and Cindy Harman of Glencoe, MN. Attending the bride and groom were: Maid of Honor – Jen Rehnelt, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids Jaime Kerkman, sister-in-law of the groom, Lindsey Harman, sister-in-law of the bride, and Jennie Gollehan, friend of the couple. Best Man – Jeremie Kerkman, brother of the groom. Groomsmen Jared Kerkman, brother of the groom, Keenan Harman, brother of the bride, Adam Starman, friend of the groom, Jeff Nicklas, friend of the groom. The flower girl was Elle Kerkman, niece of the groom. Nephew and Godson Tyler Kerkman was the ringbearer. Guests were ushered in by Jeremy Hippen, cousin of the bride, and Dan Miller, friend of the bride.
The bride, dressed in white, was walked down the isle by her father. She paused part way and sang ”I Will Be There” to her groom. The Rev. Terry Brandenburg officiated as the couple committed their lives to each other and their marriage to the Lord. “The Prayer” and “God Knew That I Needed You” were duets sung by Ruthanne Telander, aunt and Godmother of the bride, and Keenan Harman, brother of the bride. The final blessing “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” was sung by an a cappella quartet before the couple left the sanctuary.
A cocktail reception, dinner and dance were held following the wedding at the Plato Community Center, in Plato, MN. Ron and Julie Sathoff, brother-in-law and sister of the groom were host and hostess.
Guests in attendance traveled from Elgin, Lincoln, Omaha, York, NE as well as Michigan, Iowa, South Carolina, Arkansas and Oregon.
The couple is planning a honeymoon to the Cayman Islands in November. They currently reside in Lincoln, NE. The groom is a Project Manager for Service Master and the bride is a Data Coordinator for Verizon, both of Lincoln.
A reception will be held in honor of the couple on Saturday, June 27th at the home of LeRoy and Linda Kerkman, Elgin, NE.