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Taffe-Smith Wedding

Bryan Taffe and Becky Smith were united in marriage on July 23, 2011 at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris. Pastor Dell Sanderson officiated at the ceremony and Pastor Todd Mattson read scripture. A reception and dance followed at the Best Northland Prairie Inn in Morris.

The bride is the daughter of Richard and Suzanne Smith, and the groom is the son of Dave and Cindy Taffe, all of Morris.

Special guests were their grandparents, Pauline Smith from Morris, Clazina VanEps from Grand Forks, Bernice Madsen and Doris Taffe both from Graceville.

Maid of honor was Rachel Longnecker, friend of the couple. The bride's attendants were Amanda Blom and Lacey Veenendaal, sisters of the groom, Heather Smith, sister-in-law of the bride, Robyn VanEps and Alyssa Belker, cousins of the bride, Bethany Jones and Megan Erickson, friends of the couple. Flower girl was Kiya Blom, niece of the groom.

Best man was Levi Windingstad, friend of the couple. The groom's attendants were Eric Smith and Nathan Smith, brothers of the bride, Aaron Blom and Greg Veenendaal, brothers-in-law of the groom, and Matt Hegdahl and Xavier Pastrano, friends of the couple. Ring bearer was Paxton VanEps, cousin of the bride.

Ushers were Shawn Taffe, Christopher Taffe, Matthew Taffe, and Jordon Hennessy, all cousins of the groom.

Music was provided by pianist Andrea Limoges, guitarists Xavier Pastrano and Levi Windingstad, and soloists Bethany Jones, Xavier Pastrano and Levi Windingstad.

Becky is a registered nurse in the Pediatric ICU at Amplatz Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, and Bryan is attending Luther Seminary in Lauderdale, where the couple resides.