Jessie O’Connor and Joseph Nelson were united in marriage on July 13, 2013 at St. Cecilia Church in Ames, Iowa at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon. A dinner and dance was held following the ceremony. Jessie is the daughter of Jim and Nancy O’Connor of Story City. Joey is the son of Brian and Laurie Nelson of Thor.
Jessie is a 2008 graduate of Roland-Story and a 2012 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. She received her degree in Elementary Education and currently works as a 1st grade teacher at Roland-Story Elementary. Joey is a 2008 graduate of Eagle Grove and a 2012 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. He received his degree in Economics and currently works as a consultant at Sogeti in West Des Moines, IA. The couple celebrated with a honeymoon to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. They have made their home in Story City, Iowa.