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Miscellaneous Information

Colors were PurpleTeal and Silver

Guest attire was formal.

Ceremony was informal Lutheran.

Professional photos were taken at the church before the ceremony.

Additional photos were taken after the ceremony.

The Groom did not see the Bride before the wedding.

Seating at the church was limited to less than 130 friends, family & guests.




Wedding Details

About Shannon

Shannon Osmon, R.N. was raised in Casper, Wyoming. Her parents are Dave Osmon, Sr. and Bill & Jenny Hjelmstad.  Shannon graduated from Kelly Walsh High School and Dickinson State University; and is currently employed as a registered nurse with Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health and on "help-out" status at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck.

About Justin

Justin McLean Griffin, P.E. was raised in Mott, North Dakota.  His parents are Jack Griffin and Jim & Mary Ann Foss.  Justin graduated from Mott High School and the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.  Justin became a Registered Professional Engineer in 2003 and is currently employed as an Environmental Engineer with the North Dakota Dept. of Health in Bismarck.

When & Where

 The wedding ceremony was performed at 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 3, 2002, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Casper, Wyoming.  The reception included a social hour (5:30 pm), supper (6:30 pm) and dance (8:00 pm) at the Eagles Club in Casper following the ceremony.

The wedding rehearsal took place on Friday, August 2, 2002, at the church at 4:30 pm. The rehearsal supper at "Poor Boys" started after the rehearsal (about 6:00 pm).

The Wedding Party

Shannon's Attendants:
Jodi Wilson, Matron of Honor - Friend of Bride/Cousin of Groom
Codie Belle Bailey - Friend of Bride
Jessica Benson - Cousin of Bride
LaRae Frisby-Griffin, Flower Girl - Niece of the Groom
Tiffany Warner, Personal Attendant - Best Friend of Bride
Andy Hjelmstad, Usher - Cousin of Bride

Justin's Attendants:
Jack Griffin, Best Man - Father of Groom
Steve Kautzman - Best Friend of Groom
Danny Frisby-Griffin - Brother of Groom
Bo Wilson, Ring Bearer - Son of the Matron of Honor
Mike Kautzman, Usher - Friend of Groom

Celebrant: Pastor Hazlett

Special Music by: Caroline Schwartz, Bradley J. Schwartz and LaRae Frisby-Griffin

Parents: Bill & Jenny Hjelmstad; Jim & Mary Ann Foss and Jack Griffin; Honorary Mother of the Groom - Patricia Schwartz

Grandparents: Lucille Griffin and Alex Gullickson, Thecla Hjelmstad and George and Clara Osmon; and in Loving Memory of William A. Griffin, Spencer & Eleanor Schwartz, Ann (Foss) Swedlund and Al Hjelmstad.

Shannon's Brother Dave Osmon, Jr. escorted the Bride down the aisle.

Detailed Information for Wedding Party - Adobe Acrobat (*.pdf) format

The Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony Program - Adobe Acrobat (*.pdf) format

Special Readings by: Greg Gusweiler and Wendy Clayton
Scripture Reading by Pastor Hazlett: I Corinthians 13:4-8

Vows & Ring Exchange text used during the wedding

Special Music by LaRae Frisby-Griffin - "Love Makes a Friend"

Guest List

See who attended the wedding and/or wedding showers by clicking through the names in our online GUEST LIST Use the "Back" button on your browser to return to this page when finished.

The Couple was Registered at:

bullet Target
bullet Marshall Field's
bullet The Bon Marché (Includes: Burdines, Macy's, Rich's, Lazarus and Goldsmith's)

Click the links above to visit the registries online.  You may have to do a search for the bride or grooms name (Justin Griffin or Shannon Osmon) and the wedding date (August 3, 2002).

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