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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: ROBERTA CLOUTIER, HOLLAND STUDIO - Mr. and Mrs. Brannon HalvorsenJennifer Rieser and Brannon Halvorsen were married Aug. 25, 2012 at Mount Hood Bed and Breakfast in Parkdale. Yehudah “Alan” Winter officiated at the double ring ceremony.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father, John Rieser. She wore an ivory Spanish lace mermaid-style gown with a sweetheart neckline. She created her bouquet of Patience and Shakespeare heirloom roses, white and blue veronica with mint and rosemary sprigs.

Matron of honor was the bride’s sister, Jacqueline Crimes of Washington D.C. Bridal attendants include Melissa Jasko, Madison Zettle, Joanna Rieser, Alexandra Rieser, Ellie Halvorsen and Dianna Rieser. Laila, the bride’s niece, and Dillion, her nephew, served as flower girl and ring bearer.

Serving as best man was the groom’s brother, Spenser Halvorsen of Redondo Beach, Calif. Groomsmen included Lucas Zettle, Jordan Zettle, Stephen Bolen, John Duffy, Scott Miller, Trevor Resar and Patrick Mullen. Mitchell Halvorsen, the groom’s cousin, and John Rieser and Michael Rieser, brothers of the bride, served as ushers.

Honored guests were the bride’s grandmother, Anne Rieser of Dayton, Ohio; and the groom’s grandparents, Norma and Bob Harper, Bend, and Karen Halvorsen, Bakersfield, Calif.

The bride is the daughter of John and Lynne Rieser, Palm Beach Shores, Fla. She graduated in 2003 from Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio, attended St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind., and graduated from University of Notre Dame in 2007. She is employed as a senior allocation analyst at Columbia Sportswear.

The groom is the son of Steve and Pam Halvorsen of Lake Oswego. He graduated from Lakeridge High School in 2003 and from University of Notre Dame in 2007. He is employed as a technology manager at Nike.

The couple honeymooned at La Blanc Resort in Cancun, Mexico. They are at home in Northwest Portland.



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