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Nancy Montgomery-Ralph Larson
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Nancy Jane Montgomery and Ralph Simon Larson, both of Corvallis, Mont., were married Aug. 24 at Sierra Presbyterian Church in Nevada City. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Bruce Heiple.

The bride, formerly of Grass Valley, works for WIC of Montana. She is a former employee of Nevada County’s Adult and Family Services.

The groom is a shorthorn cattle breeder in Montana.

The bride wore her sister’s 1964 white lace wedding gown, and a white Western-style hat.

The maid of honor was the bride’s niece, Kindra Samuelson of Sacramento.

The flower girl was the bride’s daughter, Miriam Montgomery, age 5, of Corvallis, formerly of Grass Valley.

The ring bearer was the bride’s son, Thor Montgomery, 5, of Corvallis, formerly of Grass Valley.

The best man was the groom’s brother, Dan Larson of Lakeside, Mont.

The ushers were John Carroll of Niantic, Conn., and Erik Samuelson of Chico.

Candlelighters were the bride’s niece and nephew-in-law, Leslie and John Samuelson, and their 3-month-old daughter, Aoife.

Music was provided by organist Jonathan Steel and vocalist Sarah Hernandez, both of Nevada City.

Approximately 100 guests attended the ceremony and buffet reception at Ryosa Hall in the Sierra Presbyterian Church.

Special guests included the groom’s uncle, Leroy Larson of Choteau, Mont.

The reception was catered by Paula DeGiorgis, Deborah Hollier and Linda Bolelli, all friends of the bride. There were two cakes: a traditional wedding cake and a sheet cake with a picture of the family at their Montana home.

The guest book attendant was Corinne Montgomery.

The photographer was Darolyn Mason.

The couple honeymooned at Lake Tahoe.

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