STORIES: Jamee and Kelley

October 24, 2012 at 9:55 am

Photos courtesy of Courtney Cook

Jamee and I were married in Spencer, Iowa on October 19, 2012. We came to Iowa from Minnesota because Iowa recognizes the love and the commitment that Jamee and I have for one another.

When we first decided to come to Iowa to get married, we reached out to One Iowa to figure out how to go about this process. Not knowing anyone in Iowa made it difficult and a little daunting, but we were able to find a great judge, a talented photographer, and a few amazing witnesses to make our marriage ceremony “official.” Judge Walloway had beautiful things to say, and the witnesses were very nice. Our photographer, Courtney Cook was amazing. Jamee and I don’t like having our pictures taken, but she made it so fun.

We couldn’t have picked a more beautiful place to get married. Spencer in autumn is breathtaking and we have had a blast celebrating in Okoboji, Arnold’s Park, and Spirit Lake.

As we head back to Minnesota, we are grateful for Iowa, a state that understands exactly why marriage matters.


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