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Thom-Riester wed

HAGER CITY--Carrie Thom of Hager City and Kevin Riester of Red Wing were married at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Red Wing on Sept. 17, 2011. Deacon Pat Evans officiated.

Carrie attended Winona (Minn.) State University, getting a degree in 2006 in nursing. She is employed at Children's hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota as a registered nurse.

She is the daughter of Mike and Carol Thom of Hager City.

Kevin attended UW-Stout in Menomonie, getting a mechanical engineering degree in 2005. He is employed at Automated Equipment in Red Wing as a mechanical engineer.

He is the son of John and Vicki Riester of Red Wing.

The Maid of Honor was Katie Acker (sister of the bride). Bridesmaids were Katie Johnson (sister of the groom), Jessica Riester (sister-in-law of the groom), Hilary Johnson (friend of the bride), Leann Pogatchnik (friend of the bride), Dana Brenhaug (friend of the bride), Kendra Chavin (friend of the bride) and Sarah Brunner (friend of the bride). Ava Acker (niece of the bride) was flower girl.

Best Man was Ryan Riester (brother of the groom). Groomsmen were Matt Thom (brother of the bride), Craig Johnson (brother-in-law of the groom), Adam Witt (friend of the groom), Paul Gordon (friend of the groom), Andy Oldenburg (friend of the groom), Joe Mahn (friend of the groom), Jerry Vinopal (friend of the groom), Chuck Stricklin (friend of the groom) and Pat Noll (cousin of the groom).