FAIRMONT - Leah Elizabeth Rode and David John Mulder were married Aug. 2, 2008, at Heritage Acres, Fairmont. The Rev. Steve Berkeland performed the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Wendell and Helen Rode of Welcome, and Bruce and Cathy Mulder of Luverne.
Maid of honor was Erin Andersen of Sioux Falls, S.D., friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kendra Kurseth of Welcome, cousin of the bride, Lisa Erickson of St. James and Danielle Deragisch of Owatonna, friends of the couple. Flowergirl was Katie Romero of Brandon, S.D., niece of the groom.
David John Mulder and Leah Elizabeth Rode
Best man was Chris Wiebe, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Jeff Mitchell of Fargo, N.D., Ryan Erickson of St. James, friends of the groom, and Brian Rode of Welcome, brother of the bride. Ringbearer was Kasey Buss, nephew of the groom.
Guests were ushered by Justin Charron of Minneapolis, friend of the couple, and Adam Barvels of Hopkins, cousin of the bride.
Wedding music was performed by Marilyn Oelke, soloist/organist, and Patrick McCormick, bagpiper.
A reception was held at the Horse Barn and Hunt Club, Lakefield.