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Emily Summer Partin of Grass Valley and Jason David Doud of Sioux Falls, S. D., were married June 29 at Glenn Jones Park in Grass Valley. The ceremony was officiated by Sandy Fleming.

The bride, a 1995 Nevada Union High School graduate, is the daughter of Bonnie Partin-Barton of Grass Valley and the late Garry Partin. She works at KinderCare in Elk Grove.

The groom is the son of David Doud of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Valerie Staton of Sioux Falls. He is executive manager for Target Corp. in Elk Grove.

The bride wore a shoulderless satin Empire gown with beaded and pearled spaghetti straps and Elizabethan sleeves. A cathedral-length veil was attached to a crown of fresh flowers and satin ribbons. She carried a hand-embroidered hanky given to her by the groom and wore her grandmother’s pearl-and-ruby earrings and necklace.

The matron of honor was the mother of the bride.

The bridesmaids were Katie Partin of Grass Valley, the bride’s sister; and Lindsay Norton of Grass Valley.

The junior bridesmaid was Justine Doud, daughter of the groom, of Chewelah, Wash.

The best man was the father of the groom.

The groomsmen were Ross Elkholm, the groom’s cousin, of Rapid City, S. D.; and Allen Skidmore of Puyallup, Wash.

The junior groomsman was Wade Harris of Grass Valley.

Music was provided by vocalist Jamal Walker of Grass Valley.

Approximately 125 guests attended the ceremony and reception at the L.O.V.E. Building in Grass Valley.

Special guests traveled from Washington, Tennessee and Arizona, with grandparents from South Dakota, Kentucky and Southern California.

The photographers were David and Patty Austin of Bagdad, Ariz.

The couple honeymooned at Lake Tahoe and in Reno.

They live in Elk Grove.

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