Tanya Carlson and Justin Klemm were united in marriage in a private family ceremony on March 5, 2011, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Benson. Pastor Dennis McManus officiated the ceremony.
A reception and dance were held at the Dakota Magic Casino in Hankinson, N.D.
Matron of honor was Stephanie Kleindl, cousin of the bride. Jr. bridesmaid was Katlyn Suess, daughter of the bride. Flower girl was Lindsey Suess, daughter of the bride. Personal attendant was Shanna Nelson, friend of the bride. Best man was Jay DeToy friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Parker Klemm, son of the groom and Chad Arndt, son of the bride.
Parents of the couple are Brenda and Mike Taffe of Graceville and (the late) Dale Carlson, and Gary and Beverly Klemm of Benson.
Tanya is employed as a dietary manager with West Wind Village in Morris. Justin is employed as a route salesman for Old Dutch Foods.
Tanya and Justin reside in Morris.