Melisa López Aquino and Nathan Bruce Franzen were married Jan. 14, 2006, at Rincon Beach Resort in Añasco, Puerto Rico with Reverend Francisco Gonzalez officiating at the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Agapito and Iris Lopez of Aguadillo, Puerto Rico, and James and Nancy Koetter of Little Falls and Dave and Maureen Franzen of Darwin.
Attending as maid of honor was Yanira López Aquino. Bridesmaids were: Taina Oliver, Yanice Colón, Sara Nelson, Georjan Oquendo and Suheily Rivera. Flower girls were Grace and Katherine Nelson.
Groom’s attendants were Kevin Becker as best man; Shane Baum, Zack Coelius, Todd Doroff, Eric Franzen and Patrick Freeberg as groomsmen. Ringbearer was David Hernández.
The reception, dinner and dance were held at Rincon Beach Resort.
Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple is at home in Edina.
The groom is employed as an Entitlement Manager at Plow Shares Development in Chanhassen and the bride is employed at Hennepin County Office of the public defender in Minneapolis as a law clerk and attends Hamline University School of Law.