Simmons, Nation wed

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

K. Megan Simmons and Michael R. Nation were untied in marriage on July 25, 2009 in Winter Park, Colo.

Their parents are Lee and Eileen Nation of Spirit Lake and Michael and Linda Simmons of Marengo/ Winter Park, Colo.

The outdoor ceremony took place at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Columbine Chapel, Snow Mountain Ranch, in Granby, Colo.

The groom's attendants included Caleb Mathews, Travis Mier, and Duane Tidwell. The brides attendants were Diana Castor, Kate Simmons/Wilson, Devon Simmon. Flower girls were twins Alexis and Emily Vogt, daughters of Gary and Nicole Vogt. Music included guitarist and soloist Doug Orth and soloist Lee Nation who sang "I Was There To Hear Your Borning Cry." Sisters of the groom, Nicole Vogt and Jennifer Jungers presented a reading for the couple.

Michael and Megan met while both attended Grinnell College. Megan is in the nurse practitioner program at the University of Minnesota, Fairview Hospital. Michael is the network administrator in the IT department of Centre for Victims of Torture, St. Paul, Minnesota. They will reside in Minneapolis.