FAIRMONT - Melissa Bratland and Tyler Horkey were married July 25, 2009, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Livermore, Iowa. The Rev. Schon performed the ceremony.
Parents are Bruce and Jan Bratland of Livermore, Iowa, and Tom and Karen Horkey of Fairmont.
Matron of honor was Nikki Babcock of Eagle Grove, Iowa, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Miranda Bratland of Newton, Iowa, sister-in-law of the bride, Courtney Luniewski of Fairmont, sister of the groom, Gina Paulsen of Vermillion, S.D., and Jamie Schoenherr of Dow City, Iowa, friends of the bride. Flowergirl was Kenlie Luniewski of Fairmont, niece of the groom.
Best man was Jeremy Horkey of Mankato, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jered Bratland of Newton, Iowa, brother of the bride, Tim Luniewski of Fairmont, brother-in-law of the groom, Joel Babcock of Eagle Grove, Iowa, brother-in-law of the bride, and Mitch Giese of Rock Valley, Iowa, friend of the groom. Ringbearer was Drew Bratland of Newton, Iowa, nephew of the bride.
Guests were ushered by Josh Banwart of Ottosen, Iowa, cousin of the bride, Mike Laue of Fairmont, Randy Peters of Spencer, Iowa, and Eric Amdor of Corning, Iowa, friends of the groom,
Wedding music was performed by Janet Berte.
A reception was held at Rustix, Humboldt, Iowa.
The couple plan to live in Sioux Falls, S.D.