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Wedding – Childers-Larsen

Submitted photoAlisa Childers and Thor Larsen
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Alisa Childers and Thor Larsen, both of Grass Valley, were married July 24 at Miners Foundry. The ceremony was officiated by family friend, Tom Rackerby.

The bride, a Nevada Union High School graduate, is the daughter of Yvette and Jerry Dunn and Brian and Becky Childers, all of Nevada City.

The bridegroom, also an NU graduate, is the son of Patty and Gary Larsen of Nevada City. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.



The couple was voted “Most Likely to be Married” by their high school senior class.

The bride wore a strapless gown with beaded bodice, train and layered veil secured by a tiara borrowed from the matron of honor. She carried a bouquet of white and yellow roses.




The matron of honor was Cortney Hayden of Grass Valley.

The bridesmaids were Lauren Rochholz of Chicago Park, Cindy Eveler of Lincoln and Marne Larsen, the bride’s sister-in-law, of Chico.

The flower girl was the bride’s cousin, Taylor Gemignani, age 5, of Grass Valley.

The best man was the groom’s twin brother, Broc Larsen, of Chico.

The groomsmen were Josh Brown of Sacramento, Owen Griffin of Kansas City, Mo., and Jeff Brand of Chicago, Ill.

Approximately 250 guests attended the ceremony and buffet reception at Miners Foundry. Family and friends traveled from Florida, Colorado, Chicago, Kansas City, Arkansas, Oregon, Nevada, San Diego, Southern California, North Carolina, Boston and Indianapolis to attend the wedding. Special guests included the bride’s grandparents, Robert and Raymonde Gemignani, and the groom’s grandmother, Barbara Elkins.

The caterer was A Family Affair.

The wedding cake was decorated with yellow roses by Carrie Richards.

Music was provided by George Rath.

The guest book attendant was the bride’s cousin, Stephen Brown.

The photographer was Chris Harada.

The couple honeymooned at Lake Tahoe and in Mendocino.


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