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Albertson-Van Auken wed

Therese Albertson and Robert Van Auken were married Sept. 2, 2012, at Crosslake Lutheran Church, Crosslake.

Parents of the couple are Nancy and Allan Albertson of Merrifield, and Alice and Howard Van Auken of Ames, Iowa.

Officiating at the ceremony were the late Pastor Len Anderson and Father Charles Flynn. Following the service, the wedding party cruised on the Whitefish Chain to Camp Knutson where the reception was held.

The bride is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School, the College of St. Benedict and the University of California, San Diego. She is in finance at Starbucks headquarters.

The groom is a graduate of Ames High School, Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. He is a merchant at

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple resides in Seattle, Wash.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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