Thompson and Swenson

Elizabeth Thompson and Ryan Swenson were married on April 2, 2016, in a beautiful ceremony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Helena, followed by a wonderful reception at the Kleffner Ranch. Father Marc Lenneman, Carroll College’s Chaplain, officiated.

Liz is the daughter of David and Linda Thompson of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Ryan is the son of David and Lori Swenson of Helena. The newlyweds are 2013 graduates of Carroll College, where Liz earned a degree in elementary and special education and Ryan a degree in math for secondary education. Both are teachers in the Helena school district.

The maid of honor was Heather Thompson, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mariah Swenson, Rachel Avila, Micaela Tams, Hayley Dahlem, Amanda Wreggelsworth and Isabel Nolan. Liz’s special friend Josephine Nolan was the flower girl.

The best man was Nicholas Swenson, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Chris Kiefer, Kevin Marsh, Mark Oshie, Ryan Anderton and Jake Winegart. Ryan’s cousins Lucas and Jonah Brady were ring bearers.

Following a honeymoon in Disneyland, the couple resides in Helena.