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Wedding Jennifer Bongard and Brad Shonkwiler

Jennifer Bongard and Brad Shonkwiler were married on June 1, 2013, at the LeDuc Historic Estate. Gordon Gathright officiated.

Jennifer is the owner of Property Tenders LLC and the daughter of Beth Bongard of Cannon Falls. Brad is a supervisor at GaMera Composites and the son of Brenda Kromer of Hastings and Keith Shonkwiler of Ellsworth.

The maid of Honor was Melissa Myers, a friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Krista Finch, a friend of the bride, and Kayla Norstad and Marissa VonBargen, daughters of the bride. The flower girl was Audrey Gerlach, a cousin of the the groom.

The best man was Al Schifsky, a friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Joe Strandlof, a friend of the groom, and Matthew Norstad and Andrew VonBargen, sons of the bride.

The ring bearer was Skyler Bongard, a nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Alison Kromer, Mariah Shonkwiler, Cyrese Shonkwiler, Sabrina Shonkwiler, Cole Shonkwiler, Conner Shonkwiler, all of whom are sisters and brothers of the groom. After a road trip to the mountains for their honeymoon, the couple will reside in Hastings.