Earl W. Koester and Amber L. Beckner were married at their home in Helena on July 8, 2017. The bride and groom were attended by her daughter Annika, his sister Jo, his son James, and his friend John. Flynn served as dog of honor.
Despite breaking a 131-year-old record-high temperature of 102 degrees, the afternoon was filled with food, music and fellowship for family and friends in the newlyweds’ front yard following the ceremony.
Earl is the son of the late Dale and Patrica "Pat" Koester of Helena. Amber is the daughter of Lon and Dixie Underhill of Lolo, who attended the ceremony.
Special guests also included Amber’s sons, Justice and Duncan of Great Falls, as well as Earl’s daughters, Natosha and Ashley (Brandon), and grandchildren, Gage, Chloe, Sophia, Brock and Emma, all of Belgrade.
Earl is a longtime escrow officer at Helena Abstract & Title Co. Amber works as a technical writer at Montana Interactive.
The couple is planning a fall honeymoon trip to Yellowstone.