Jen and Russ Foster's Wedding

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 Jen and Russ's engagement photo
Jen and Russ's engagement photo
 At the Comfort Inn
Sign at the Comfort Inn
 Jen's grandfather Larry
Jen's grandfather, Larry, at the very casual rehearsal dinner
 the Pig
the Pig at the 4th of July Picnic
 Flowers at the Church
Flowers at the Church
 Lighting the Candles
Lighting the Candles
 Parents with the bride
Parents escorting the bride down the aisle
 the Ketubah
the Ketubah
 Mr. & Mrs. Foster
The newly-married couple begin their life together
 Leaving the Church
Leaving the Church
 The cannon
Firing the cannon
 Sign at the Reception
Sign at the Reception
 Cutting the Cake
Cutting the Cake
 The wedding party
The wedding party

More photos:

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Date and Time:

July 4, 1998

Fourth of July Picnic at 3 P.M. (519 Thomas, Vermillion, SD)
Ceremony at 7 P.M. (United Church of Christ, Congregational, Vermillion, SD)
Reception immediately following (Dakota Dunes Country Club, Dakota Dunes, SD)


See directions on a separate webpage.

Cast of Characters:

Maid of Honor: Brenda Ramaswamy (Jen's college roommate junior & senior year, at the College of Wooster)

Best Man: Brian Welch (Russ' college roommate, at SDSU)

Bridesmaids: Mary Paterson (Jen's soph. year college roommate); Donna Thompson (Russ' older sister); Camille Gilligan (Donna's daughter, Russ' niece)

Groomsmen: Dustin Foster (Russ' nephew); Scott Thompson (Donna's husband, Russ' brother-in-law); Adam Foster (Russ' nephew, Bob's son)

Ushers: Bob & Joel Foster (Russ' oldest brother & his son); Dale & Dustin Foster (Russ' next oldest brother & his son)

Flower Girl: Danielle Thompson (Donna & Scott's daughter, Russ' niece)

Places, places:

Fourth of July Picnic (519 Thomas, Vermillion, SD)

Map showing location of picnic (at MapBlast.  You can click on Driving Directions and enter your address to get directions and a route map.)

United Church of Christ, Congregational (226 East Main Street, Vermillion, SD)

Steve Miller, minister
Jack Noble, Professor Emeritus of Music, USD, organist

Map showing location of church (at MapBlast.  You can click on Driving Directions and enter your address to get directions and a route map.)

Description and Pictures of Church: Exterior (Black and White Drawing)Exterior (Color Photograph)Interior: Apse

Reception at Dakota Dunes Country Club (960 S. Dakota Dunes Blvd., Dakota Dunes, SD 57049; exit 1 off I-29; just north of Sioux City, Iowa)

Exterior View of the Country ClubInterior View of the Country Club


See Hotel Information on the Directions webpage.

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. . . as of August 17, 1998