Karen Paulsen and JP Kellen exchanged marriage vows on July 9 at Blackstone Country Club in Aurora, Colorado, with Rev. Andy Hamer officiating. The bride was given away by her father.
A reception was held at Blackstone Country Club. The couple celebrated with a wedding trip to Bermuda before settling at home in Aurora.
The bride graduated from East High School. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa and her master's degree from the University of Colorado-Denver. She is a teacher at Vassar Elementary School in Aurora. Her parents are Jeff and Becky Paulsen of Sioux City.
The groom graduated from North High School. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa. He is a compliance analyst in Denver. His parents are John and Sandy Kellen of Dakota Dunes.
Included in the wedding party were: Anne Fuchtman, matron of honor; Patrick Kellen, best man; Ella Fuchtman, Airlie Locken, flower girls; Garrett Fuchtman, ring bearer.