Taglauer, Hein married in double-ring ceremony
Whitney Taglauer and Benjamin Hein were married in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Wade Reddy at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Wayne Lutheran Church in Monticello.
The bride is the daughter of Brian and Sherry Taglauer of Fairfield.
The groom is the son of Lee and Jacquelyn Hein of Monticello.
The bride was escorted to the altar, decorated with a unity candle, by her father. Her dress was a mermaid silhouette, with a strapless form-fitting bodice with sweetheart neckline, covered with lace embroidery and beading that ended with a sweep train. She also wore a chapel-length veil. She carried a bouquet of white roses, lavender roses and purple carnations. A bow made from her late grandfather’s bib overalls was attached at the base of the bouquet.
The maid of honor was Courtney Taglauer, sister of the bride. The five other attendants included Amy Totten, sister of the groom. The attendants wore A-line floor-length eggplant-colored dresses featuring a tulle and lace applique top with bateau neckline over a sweetheart bodice, a ribbon band at the waist and a pleated skirt. Each carried a bouquet of a white rose, lavender rose and purple carnation.
Best man was Jacob Schulte, friend of the groom. The five other groomsmen included Brandon Taglauer, brother of the bride.
The flower girls were Harper Hein, Gracen Hein, Vivian Hein and the couple’s bulldog Emma. Ryker Hein was ringbearer.
The four ushers included Trent Taglauer, cousin of the bride.
Jolaine Coop was pianist.
An outdoor reception followed the ceremony. The reception, with 375 guests, was held at the Jones County Fairgrounds on the stage. The rehearsal dinner had been held at the groom’s parents’ home, with the Jones County Cattlemen serving rib eye steaks for the meal.
The bride graduated from Iowa State University in 2013 and is a crop insurance agent for Midwest Insurance Corp.
The groom graduated from Iowa State University in 2012 and is a field manager for JBS Pork.
The couple reside on the groom’s family farm in Monticello and are planning a wedding trip to Jamaica this winter.