McDonald-Ray wedding


Brent S. McDonald and Kelsey N. Ray, both of Sioux Falls, S.D., were married Oct. 28, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Worthington, with Father Jim Callahan presiding.

Parents of the bride are Ron and Kris Ray, Worthington. Parents of the groom are Steve and Lori McDonald, Fairmont.

Maid of honor was Lauren DelCore. Bridesmaids were Georgia Larson, Angie Langel, Rachel Henderson, Raquel Munhofen and Shaylee McDonald. Flower girl was Olivia Christians.  Personal attendants were Christina Bangui and Mara Zahorsky.

Best man was Jon Hughes. Groomsmen were Darek Ekeren, Eric Timmerman, Nathan Ray, Michael Lunde and Jesse Zubke. Ringbearer was Hudson Marco. Ushers were Dustin Henderson and Mitchell Zahorsky.

Music was provided by Linda Lang, organist/pianist, and Rita Beecroft, soloist. Reader was Maggie Fornoff.

A reception and dance followed the ceremony at the Worthington Event Center, with Rodney and Renee Ray and Tim and Joyce Eisenmenger serving as hosts and hostesses.  

The bride is a 2010 graduate of Worthington High School and a 2014 graduate of South Dakota State University, Brookings, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse in the NICU at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls.

The groom is a 2010 graduate of Fairmont High School and a 2012 graduate of Riverland Community College, Austin, where he earned a degree in law enforcement. He is currently attending Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, where he will earn a network administration degree. He is employed as a correctional officer at the South Dakota State Penitentiary, Sioux Falls.

Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple resides in Sioux Falls.