Gary and Mary
Gary and Mary
Gary and Mary Bishop were united in marriage by Pastor Zittergruen at Stavanger Lutheran Church near Ossian Aug. 12, 2017.

Mary wore her mother’s wedding dress. Matron of honor was Kari Dirks, cousin of the bride. The bride’s sister, Lynn, was personal attendant, and the bride’s sister, Joy, was reader.

Music was provided by the groom’s family with sister, Carol Davidson, playing keyboard and uncle, Russ Guyer, playing guitar. The groom’s brother, Paul Bishop, sang a solo, “In Christ Alone” while Gary and Mary braided three cords.
The bride was given in marriage by her uncle, Jared Hills. The wedding party drove vintage cars to the reception at Chase the Adventure near Calmar.

Mary is a special education teacher at Crossroads in Decorah and Gary farms and runs a trucking business. The couple lives on Mary’s home farm. Gary and Mary will honeymoon in Cancun during Christmas break.

Gary is the son of the late Clarence and Lucia Bishop and Mary is the daughter of the late Art and Marlene Tangen.