Melissa Hinners and Matthew Osen were united in marriage on September 4, 2010, at Holy Family Parish in Emmetsburg. The ceremony was officiated by Fr. Clem Currans.
Melissa is the daughter of Randy and Cheri Hinners of Emmetsburg. Matt is the son of John and Geralyn Osen of Eldridge, and Barbara Osen from East Earl, Pennsylvania.
The bride wore a beautiful ivory satin A-line gown. The gown featured a strapless, semi-sweetheart neckline with an overlap designed bodice, embellishments around the neckline and skirt, a panel of lace drifting toward the hemline, and a sunburst pleated train. The bride also wore her mother's garter and her grandmother's Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary medal. Her bouquet was an arrangement of orange calla lilies, roses, carnations, and alstromerias, accented by various greenery and berries. The couple's wedding colors were tealness, orange, brown, and ivory.
Melissa Hinners and Matthew Osen
The maid of honor was Chasity Lohmann, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jenn Osen-Foss, sister of the groom; Sadie Hill, Holly Davidson, and Monica Hansen, friends of the bride; and Amanda Winkel, cousin of the bride. The flower girl was Ava Kaiser, the groom's niece. The personal attendant was Tricia Kremmin, friend of the bride.
The best man was Andy Lekin, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Travis Osen-Foss, brother-in-law of the groom; Travis Hinners and Ryan Hinners, the bride's brothers; and Darin Frerker and Shayne Larson, friends of the groom. The ring bearer was Ryan Hinners, the bride's cousin.
Ushers were Tony Rouse, cousin of the bride, and Branden Kellenberger, friend of the groom.
Melissa is a graduate of Emmetsburg High School and the University of Northern Iowa. She is an accountant at Cobham Mission Systems in Davenport. Matt is a graduate of Davenport West High School and also received his bachelor and master degrees from the University of Norther Iowa. He is employed by Community Health Care in Davenport. Both have successfully passed their Certified Public Accountant examinations.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They reside in Davenport.