FAIRMONT - Laura Ann Backer and Joseph Robert Heiderscheidt were married Oct. 26, 2012, at Holy Family Catholic Church, St. Louis Park. Father Joseph Johnson performed the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Nancy Backer of Fairmont, Tom Backer of New Ulm, Debbie Heiderscheidt of Sleepy Eye, and the late Laverne "Trixie" Heiderscheidt.
Maid of honor was Emily Brolsma, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Amina Ibrahim, Brittany Paskey, Sara Ollmann, friends of the bride, Lindsay Backer and Tisha Backer, sisters-in-law of the bride, Heather Hoffmann and Nikki Heiderscheidt, sisters of the groom.
Flower girls were Evie and Sawyer Backer, nieces of the bride.
Best man was Andy Huiras, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Joe Backer and Ryan Baker, brothers of the bride, Steve Eckstein, Andy Konz, Chad Armbruster, Brian Schwartz, and Chris Hager, friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Charlie Hoffmann, nephew of the groom.
A reception was held at Carlson Towers Rotunda, Minnetonka.
The couple currently resides in St. Louis Park.