Our wedding party


JANELLE's attendants
  • Kate Bergstrom, Matron Of Honor
    Friend of the Bride, Kate was Janelle's college roommate. Kate, with a masters degree, teaches health and physical education classes in Cleveland, MN. Kate and her husband Brian are parents to Krayton (DOB 1/13/2007) and Beckett (DOB 4/5/2010). Kate is a native of Cannon Falls, MN.
  • Sarah Wolter, Bridesmaid
    Friend of the Bride, Sarah and Janelle were college roommates and golf teammates (Kate too). Sarah is completing her doctoral degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis on Media Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Her research interests include representations of female athletes in the media and popular media directed toward adolescent girls. Sarah and her husband Blake Kane are parents to Sullivan (7/13/2008). Sarah is a native of Red Wing, MN.
  • Dr. Katti Woerner, Bridesmaid
    Friend of the Bride, Katti and Janelle have been friends since competing against each other in junior high basketball and golf. Katti graduated from Barnesville HS and St. Thomas College but please don't hold it against her :). After completing her medical degree from an Osteopathic Medical school in Kansas City, Katti is a practicing doctor in Minneapolis while further specializing in Nephrology (Kidneys). Janelle cannot even spell all those words. Katti and her husband Pat live in St. Louis Park, MN with son Kyle (DOB 8/29/09).
  • Kristin Knutson, Bridesmaid
    Friend of the Bride, Kristin "KJ" is also an alumni of Gustavus Adolphus College. Janelle and KJ became close after college when Janelle lived with KJ and her sister Andi in Hopkins, MN. Have you ever seen three girls jumping on the sofa when they were celebrating the success of the MN Twins?! KJ and her husband Steve live in Hopkins with their son Brady (DOB 4/3/2010).
  • Candace Knutson, Bridesmaid
    Cousin of the Bride, Candace and Janelle together survived years of teasing from brothers (Candace has three and Janelle two). Candace is currently finishing her degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and plans to be a Registered Dietitian with an eventual private practice in Nutrition Counseling paired with private cooking instruction. Candace lives in Lonetree, CO.
  • Kristin Westby, Bridesmaid
    Cousin of the Bride, Kristin and Janelle have always had a special bond. Kristin is in her junior year at Luther College in Decorah, IA. Kristin is the daughter of Allen and Linda Westby.
  • Jennifer Carney, Other
    Personal Attendant, Jennifer and Janelle became fast friends while watching Nathan and Jennifer's husband Jeremy ref basketball. Jennifer has a degree in mass communications from MSUM and is employed at NDSU. Jeremy and Jennifer live in Moorhead, MN and have two children, Ian (19) and Katie (15).
  • Jessica Gauslow, Other
    Personal Attendant, Jess has become the hometown best friend. The Gauslows and Berseths will have a lifetime of adventures to experience together. Scott and Jess live in Colfax with adorable daughter, Ina (DOB 4/6/10).
NATHAN's attendants
  • Ryan Edwards, Best Man
    Nathan and Ryan "Shooter" met while working at Community First Bank in 2001. Ryan is a native of Detroit Lakes, MN and now lives in Fargo. The adventures these two have shared are endless. Recently, Nathan, Janelle, Ryan and his girlfriend Krissy took in a Shooter Jennings concert at Mille Lacs Casino and Hotel (Nathan and Ryan share a great appreciation for Elvis and old country music...Waylan Jennings, TJ Sheppard, Kenny Rogers...)
  • Darin Perius, Best Man
    Darin and Nathan referee basketball and work together through Impact Foundation. Darin is a native of Langdon, ND. Nathan has enjoyed getting to know Derin's extended family.
  • Justin Berseth, Groomsman
    Big Bro Justin Berseth is known as "Brute" or more affectionately "Brute-a-licious". Justin is engaged to marry Kitri Rowland in Wahpeton, ND on Oct 1, 2010. Brute operates heavy equipment at Minn-dak in Wahpeton, ND.
  • Jonah Evenson, Groomsman
    Brother of the bride, Jonah is 2 years younger than Janelle despite having had to take on the role of older brother many times. Jonah is a CPA in Minneapolis. The siblings share a passion for sports and family and share a close friendship.
  • Andrew Evenson, Groomsman
    Brother of the Bride, Andrew is 6 years younger than Janelle. Andrew is through his first year of Law School at William Mitchell in St. Paul, MN. Nathan and Andrew spar on politics many times and share a great sense of humor.
  • Scott Gauslow, Groomsman
    Friend of the Groom, Scott and Nathan grew up together in Colfax. Scott is an NDSU alum and farms next to amazing neighbors ;) The Berseth and Gauslow farms are adjacent to each other. Scott and his wife Jessica have one daughter, Ina (born April 6, 2010) and have been great friends to Nathan and Janelle with many fun years to come.
  • Luther Sannes, Usher
    Luther and Nathan became close friends on and off the basketball court through refereeing. Luther retired last year from many years of teaching at Wahpeton High School. Luther and his wife Barb have three children, Lance, Val and Lindsay.
  • Dr. Jeremy Carney, Usher
    Friend of the Groom, Jeremy and Nathan met over ten years ago while refereeing basketball. Dr. Carney is Assoc Prof and Chair of the School of Social Work at MN State Univ - Moorhead. Jeremy received his Doctorate in Philosophy from North Dakota State University. Jeremy’s practice experience has emphasized the areas of child welfare, both public and private, and mental health care....Janelle is his best case study :). Jeremy is married to Jennifer and they have two children, Ian (19) and Katie (15).
  • Brock Evenson, Usher
    Cousin of the bride, Brock is Janelle's Godson. Brock turned 17 in June and plays basketball and baseball for West Fargo High School. Janelle enjoyed teaching Brock's confirmation class for the last two years.
  • Brett Lambrecht, Usher
    Brett is a fellow basketball official and previous roommate to Nathan during college. Brett is the Emergency Management Director for Richland County.
  • Reggie Jackson, Usher
    Reggie is Nathan's token republican friend and fellow basketball and football referee. These two can go around and around on all sorts of topics for hours on end. Reggie and his wife Joni live in Fargo.
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